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…

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Trebah Garden

Trebah Garden, just South of Falmouth, is a magnificent sub-tropical garden well worth a visit Trebah is about a 55 minute drive South from Butterwell and would be great to visit in combination with some other destinations in the South East.  Spring was a wonderful time to visit with 100-year old rhododendrons in bloom and also magnolias…

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Pencarrow House and Gardens

Pencarrow House and Gardens less than 10 minutes from Butterwell Farm were an unexpected delight We’ve been incredibly lucky with the weather in Cornwall recently and all of our guests have been out and about making the most of it.  We managed to head out ourselves recently and visited Pencarrow House and Gardens which has…

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Fishing Summary 2016

Sea Trout The 2016 sea trout season at Butterwell was mixed but a return to better times. The total of 66 sea trout (61 returned) on night fly does not do justice to the number of sea trout running the river. Large numbers of fish were seen regularly in June and July, even running during the day in tinged…

Kingfisher feeding on the River Camel

Wildlife at Butterwell Farm

Wildlife holiday at Butterwell Farm Cornwall We are so lucky at Butterwell to have some incredible wildlife right on our doorstep. We have a 2 mile stretch of the River Camel and this year we were paid a visit from local wildlife photographer, Adrian Langdon. Adrian has an incredible portfolio and regularly posts his Cornish Wildlife photos…

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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…