mountain bike trails

Woody’s Bike Park

The South West’s ultimate playground for mountain bikers less than half an hour from Butterwell! Woody’s Bike Park, near Fowey, opened it’s doors only a year ago and has quickly become one of Sam’s favourite locations when he’s allowed some time off! From flowy blues to double blacks and plenty in-between there’s something for everyone -…

Table laid for dinner

Butterwell Newsletter July 2018

Buzzard Barn ~ Fishing ~ Lambing ~ Family ~ Wildlife notes ~ Privacy policy The Latest from Butterwell Farm Buzzard Barn We completed a full internal renovation and damp proofing of Buzzard Barn on time this June and we have already had a month worth of guests.  We are very pleased with the feedback received so far and…

Visit Cornwall fishing Camel

Fieldsports Magazine April/May 2018

Salmon fishing in December as experienced by Patrick Tillard, writer for Fieldsports magazine.  This article paints a wonderful picture of what it’s like to walk the banks of the River Camel at Butterwell Farm and seek out the wild salmon and sea trout that venture our waters here in Cornwall.   Fishing in the UK in…

Cardinham woods, Cornwall

The Highway Rat Trail at Cardinham Woods

Following the success of the Forestry Commission’s Gruffalo Trail, this new year saw the launch of ‘The Highway Rat’ Activity Trail at Cardinham Woods on the outskirts of Bodmin, just 20 minutes from Butterwell Farm. Cardinham Woods are one of our go-to destinations for a family day out in Cornwall. With biking and walking trails to suit…

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Butterwell Farm Newsletter January 2018

Buzzard Barn renovation progress ~ Cottage improvements ~ Wildlife notes ~ Estate Management ~ Fishing Season Summary 2017 Buzzard Barn The Buzzard Barn renovation project is well underway.  We started in November last year and we are still on schedule for completion in June.  Three skip loads of material have been removed and the new…

Views of the Camel Valley

Summer Newsletter 2017

A round up of this years news and next years plans! Buzzard Barn Renovation Plans After much consideration and careful planning we have decided to commence renovation of Buzzard Barn from November this year to be completed by June 2018.  The intention is to retain all of the charm and character our guests, and we ourselves,…

Agricultural show Cornwall

The Royal Cornwall Show 2017

Despite the weather (torrential rain) we had a brilliant family day out at the Royal Cornwall Show a couple of weeks ago. It’s such a great event for all of the family and easy to spend a full day there or even two! There are numerous tents packed with fascinating and beautiful farm animals which…