bike stopped on bridge overlooking river

Always wanted to cycle the Camel Trail?

If you’ve always wanted to cycle the Camel Trail in Cornwall, then Butterwell Farm is the ideal base to start your cycling adventure. We have 4 holiday cottages sleeping 2-7 each on a 40-acre nature reserve on the banks of the River Camel. All of our properties have suitable private bike storage if you want…

Fresh sea trout on night fly at Butterwell

Angling Spring Newsletter 2023

As we write our thoughts are now firmly focused on the coming season which starts as usual on 1st May. Despite a very dry February I’m pleased to say either side of that we have had decent rains and the river is running high and clear. The water table is still on the low side…

Season Opening of the River Camel

This months fishing report for the River Camel in Cornwall for Trout and Salmon magazine: Sam Hamilton at Butterwell reports the river was low and very clean at the start of the season on 1 May. A tiny amount of rain during the opening day lifted the water an inch or two and coloured it a…

Bike Trip to Cornwall

Cornwall’s highest peak on Bodmin Moor This group of 8 mountain bikers from Guernsey recently enjoyed a 4 night stay at Butterwell Farm in Cornwall, taking both Buzzard Barn and Apple Tree Cottage to have plenty of space and bathrooms. They went for miles every day and explored many incredible trails all directly accessible from…

Good sea trout on night fly being released at Butterwell

Fishing Report August 2021

Over the last month Sam @butterwell_fishery reports from the River Camel: The last week of July and the majority of August here at Butterwell have fished well, if not a little slow but reassuringly consistent. Though the last 4 weeks have been lightly fished, the Sea Trout landed have been on the larger side with…

Camel Trail North Cornwall

Cycle the Camel Trail

Butterwell Farm has the ideal accommodation solution for anyone looking to cycle the Camel Trail in Cornwall With it own private gateway onto the Camel Trail, Butterwell Farm is ideally situated between Bodmin and Wadebridge on the Camel Trail opposite the Camel Valley Vineyards and just a few minutes cycle ride or a 10 minute walk…