Get Hooked in Cornwall

Sea Trout Fishing at Butterwell Farm

The perfect family holiday in Cornwall for the fly fisher in the family   Although Butterwell is a fantastic destination for nature loving families, for the dedicated Sea Trout fly fisher, it comes alive during Summer nights. I had a chat with one of our regular visitors who told me the story of how he…

Lit fire in log burner in cottage

Newsletter September 2019

Another busy Cornish summer is over and we now look forward to quieter Autumnal days enjoying the crisp air and changing colours of the season.  Book your 2019 Autumn/Winter stay at Butterwell Farm within the next week and receive a special 5% discount when you use the code Discount05 to book online. All of our properties…

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We are now taking bookings for 2020

Book your 2020 holiday within the next two weeks and receive a 5% discount All of our properties are now open for direct bookings on our website and if you use the discount code: Discount05 you will automatically receive a 5% discount if you book within the next two weeks. For 2020 Buzzard Barn and Butterwell Cottage…

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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…

Seals off the Cornish Coast

Cornish Sea Life

One of the fantastic things about being in Cornwall is that you are never far from the sea! There are a few high points in the County where we can see both coasts ….on a clear day! The River Camel that flows through Butterwell is tidal to just a few miles downstream, approximately eight miles…

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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…