Hi! We’re Sam and Rachel, Resident Managers and dedicated hosts at Butterwell Farm. We live here with our 3 children, 2 dachshunds, tortoise, 23 sheep and 30 chickens (numbers accurate at the time of writing!)
We took over at Butterwell Farm in 2014, an already established holiday and fishery business. Butterwell Farm in the Camel Valley is a unique and special location, which has been enjoyed across the generations for over 50 years. The number of returning guests year on year is testament to its wonderful charm and appeal.
We’re both great lovers of the outdoors and the natural environment. We’re passionate about protecting and preserving the magical place that Butterwell is for future generations to come, and sharing this special place with our guests. Projects since our arrival have included designing and building Kingfisher Cabin (Sam has an engineering background), fully renovating Buzzard Barn, improving the size and health of our flock of Jacob sheep, planting over 700 trees (and more to come), re-fencing the estate, laying a new 1km(!) water pipe, and many other smaller projects on the estate. Next up is Cobnuts Cottage renovation project. Work starts in November and we’ll be excited to show you the results in early 2023.
Butterwell is a family run business and you will therefore feel immediately at home and relaxed in your environment. “Uncle Rick” is also on hand, with his lifetime of fishing experience and knowledge to help us run and manage our successful sea trout and salmon fishery. Rick has fished Butterwell for over 30 years!
We couldn’t run Butterwell without the fantastic team we have of cleaners and gardeners helping us to keep the place spotless for our guests to have the best experience we can offer. We are very proud of the reputation and consistent 5 star reviews we’ve built up since we arrived here. Head over to our review pages to hear what our guests have to say about their time at Butterwell.
Whether it’s a short break with friends, a romantic getaway or your annual family summer holiday, we can’t wait to welcome you all to Butterwell Farm and share our slice of Cornish heaven with you.