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The Japanese Garden, St Mawgan

Our recent visit to The Japanese Garden in St Mawgan near Newquay Whilst everyone else was buying their Halloween costumes we decided to visit The Japanese Garden on the last day of October, and coincidently, the last day of their season as they are now closed until 1st March 2017.   The Japanese Garden in…

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Newsletter October 2016

Recent news from Butterwell Farm What a year we have had and we are very excited to announce the completion of our brand new holiday accommodation: Kingfisher Cabin.  Designed and built by Sam, it’s fair to say we are very proud of what has been achieved and we are already receiving some fantastic feedback from our first guests.…

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Estate Management

Spring Watch – Cornish Wildlife at Butterwell Farm It’s been a busy June at Butterwell farm getting on top of the Estate during a particularly strong growing season. We have given our plantation of a thousand deciduous trees, which we manage under a Forestry Commission scheme, a good overhaul.   Pheasant Camel Valley Vineyards Roe…

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Sea Trout Fishing Season So Far

We are seeing fresh sea trout every day We are now well into the swing of things with the West Country sea trout fishing in Cornwall on the River Camel. It was a quiet start to June with brief sightings of fresh sea trout.  Although fishing has been light Butterwell got moving following the big…

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Bodmin Moor

A great day out in Cornwall walking on Bodmin Moor We had some fantastic weather in Cornwall last month and we made the most of it by getting out and about as much as possible. Cornwall is a walkers paradise with the south west coastal path, Bodmin Moor and everywhere in between.  It’s always great…

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Butterwell Newsletter 2016

Dear Friends A happy New Year to you all!  We hope you all enjoyed the festive period with friends and family.  It was our first Christmas with our new baby boy, Jack.  He was born a healthy 8lb 13oz on 27th September 2015.  It was a bit of a shock to the system at first but…

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Bodmin Jail

An all-weather spooky and fascinating experience! Located just a stones throw from the Camel Trail, Bodmin Jail is a unique tourist attraction offering a real and engaging insight into Cornish penal life over the centuries.  Recently featured in BBC’s Poldark drama. Originally built in 1779, and bought by its current owners in 2004, the jail…

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Dairyland Farm Park

An all-weather family fun destination near Newquay!   I recently had a friend and her three year old (going on ten year old!) son Charlie, come to stay with us and it was the first opportunity I had had to really investigate local attractions suitable for families with young children.  It also happened to rain…

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Welcome to our new website

It’s our one year anniversary at Butterwell and we are excited to share with you our new website! The new website showcases the best of what Butterwell Farm has to offer to both new and returning guests. You will find details about all of our accommodation options, detailed information about fishing at Butterwell, as well…