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“Paradise found!”
Welcome to the quiet calm of Boscrowan
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Welcome to the quiet calm of Boscrowan
Peace and Plenty Ring and Thimble next door - a thatched cottage for two
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38 reviews
Welcome to the quiet calm of Boscrowan
Peace and Plenty
Ring and Thimble next door - a thatched cottage for two
Relax in the sitting room with views over the gardens and orchard
The exceedingly well equipped kitchen
Twin  room
Half tester bed with silk drapes in the master bedroom
Friendly horses
Free rangers!
Enjoy afternoon tea in the summerhouse
Relax on a patio in the sunshine
Daffodil fields to enjoy
Peacefully located Boscrowan is a gateway to the Far West of Cornwall
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Penzance, Cornwall, England

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pp221
Derbyshire
1 review
“Paradise found!”
Reviewed November 7, 2009 for a stay in April 2008

Boscrowan is a truly marvellous piece of Heaven in the heart of the most scenic part of western Cornwall. From the moment you arrive, the peace and tranquility capture your hearts and the warm welcome from Elizabeth and David (and the farmyard friends!) sets the scene for a truly memorable stay. Whether staying in Peace and Plenty (sleeps 4 in luxury with all the facilities you have at home) or Ring and Thimble (luxurious and sumptuous!) you'll be bowled over by the cleanliness, attention to detail and the peace and tranquility of the farm. Guests are warmly welcomed and can stroll the grounds, collecting eggs for breakfast from the ducks or simply playing with the dogs and cats.

Log fires, warm baths, bracing walks across the local fields and hills, all these and much more make Boscrowan the perfect base from which to explore the far end of Cornwall, which still retains an air of remoteness and avoids to worst of the 'mass toursim' trends. Many fabulous beaches are only 10-20 minutes away, on the south coast at Marazion, Porthcurno or the beautiful Porth Chapel, and on the north coast at Hayle and the National Trust's Godrevy Point. Penzance is close by, with its shops and excellent pubs/restaurants, and St Ives is a 20 minute drive across the remote and wild moors.

Boscrowan simply enchants from the moment you arrive, and when the day comes to leave, you know you'll be booking a return visit! After 28 years of holidays in Cornwall, nowehere else has come close in terms of overall quality.

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Countrylo...
Gloucestershire
1 review
“Boscrowan - a little slice of heaven where peace and plenty prevail".”
Reviewed November 5, 2009 for a stay in May 2009

We're about to make our third visit to Boscrowan - a relaxing Christmas break just for two (we'll make up for our absence from our family at New Year). Ring and Thimble is as warm and comfortable as home, immaculately clean and well furnished and full of thoughtful touches, such as fresh flowers in every room, croissants in the freezer, and a picnic hamper, rug and binoculars to make a day out in the wonderful Cornish countryside even more enjoyable.

We particularly love Boscrowan out of season, when you can take fantastic walks around the rugged south coast or along the miles of pale gold sand east of St Ives to Godrevy, battered by wind, spray and spume, and return to a hot bath, a warm fire and a comforting casserole that's been simmering in the Aga. Equally lovely is a springtime break with the hedgerows full of wildflowers, and beautiful gardens like Trengwainton and Trevarno to visit.

Elizabeth and David, our brilliant hosts, couldn't be more kind or helpful and are always seeking to improve what is already a perfect holiday venue. Without being intrusive, they have the knack of quickly making you feel like an old friend and are always happy to let you explore their farm (with their friendly dogs in tow of you like) or to recommend special walks or days out - a visit to the nearby Minack Theatre is unmissable.

Although we haven't stayed there, we've had a tour and Peace and Plenty looks like a really superb cottage for small families. One thing we really like about Ring and Thimble is that it is especially designed for couples, so you are not paying for bedrooms you don't use - an annoying drawback with many holiday cottages. It's exquisitely pretty and romantic for honeymooners, excellently well equipped, great value and just darn comfortable for us oldies - like a five star hotel but with all the freedom to do as you please. As Pop Larkin would say, "Perfick!"
The Bowens, Gloucestershire

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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WiganLanc...
Wigan
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“THE finest holiday cottage”
Reviewed November 5, 2009 for a stay in June 2009

June this year was our third visit to Ring & Thimble, one of 2 adjacent holiday cottages in the village of Heamoor near Penzance, and we have already booked again for 2010. The cottage offers luxury and comfort throughout, from the moment you arrive you start to unwind and David & Elizabeth are the most welcoming hosts, without ever intruding on your holiday. All rooms are well equiped and cooking on the Aga is good fun, producing great tasting food.
The village of Heamoor has a couple of stores and a bakery for you daily needs, in addition to a friendly, refurbished village pub and an excellent fish & chip shop. For everything else Penzance is a 20 minute walk and has an abundance of shops and eating places. The cottage is ideally situated for visiting all of Cornwall's far west and whilst a long drive from home it is most definitely worth the journey. Alan & Lesley, Wigan

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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ivegotasi...
northumberland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A wonderful world of luxury and relaxation - better than a 5* hotel”
Reviewed November 1, 2009 for a stay in December 2008

I first discovered Boscrowan five years ago when I stayed in Peace & Plenty and watched the next door property, Ring & Thimble being restored. Elizabeth, the owner, proudly showed me the chandelier she had bought for the master bedroom and the cream AGA intended for the kitchen. There was to be one, luxurious bedroom, a place designed to indulge couples. I was hooked - I booked another stay, there and then, standing amongst the half built walls with the thatchers still working on the roof. This wasn't a leap of faith on my part. I had met Elizabeth, I understood her philosophy, I knew it would be perfect. It was. We stayed at New Year that year and have done so every New Year since. Each year, I look forward to my week in Boscrowan, as my grown-up Christmas treat. Although I now know it well, Elizabeth & David do not rest on their laurels - every year reveals further improvement - a newly paved patio, helpful additions to the kitchenware - additional service of fish and yogurt in the fridge on arrival.
I was first drawn to Boscrowan because it undoubtedly met my somewhat exacting standards of wanting a comfortable high quality space. Both cottages have beautiful soft furnishings, extremely confortable beds and gorgeous bathrooms and kitchens. What keeps me coming back is the warmth and real care of the welcome provided by Elizabeth & David. We have recommended several fireinds, but don't go at New Year - it's ours!

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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PuffedDad...
England
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sheer luxury whatever the weather”
Reviewed May 29, 2008 for a stay in February 2008
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We have stayed at Boscrowan in both Peace & Plenty (Sleeps4) and also Ring & Thimble a luxury sleeps 2 thatched cottage. The owners could not do enough for us without being obtrusive in any way. The facilities are second to none and the decour and furnishings are what you would wish for at home. The cottages are conveniently situated 2 mins from the A30 but near to Penzance and the glorious Cornish Coastline. Our three children love to fuss over the animals (farmyard friends) and help feed the ducks and chickens as well as dogs and cats. Infact this is the ideal place for young children who like animals.

We have been back to Boscrowan three or four times each year for the last four years and never tire of the surroundings and warm welcome from the owners and animals.

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Liked best: THe luxury Accomodation
Liked least: Having to go home
Visit was for: Quality time with family
Travelling group: Family with young children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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