Trewornan Manor, Wadebridge, Cornwall
Stay at one of the oldest houses in Cornwall for the ultimate countryside escape - Trewornan Manor is a 13th-century manor house, rescued from dilapidation by genial owners Paul and Lesley Stapleton. This Grade II-listed country pile, set in eight-acres of beautiful gardens, offering a peaceful, comfy and sophisticated base for exploring the north Cornish coast. The house has been refurbished immaculately to create a boutique luxury B&B just for adults. The husband and wife team are natural hosts, with a good knowledge of the area. Paul knows all the best-kept local secrets, including endless recommendations of where to eat, as well as suggestions on how to spend your day.
Your expert reviewer
The National Trust's Lanhydrock House is a 30-minute drive away, and well worth a visit with its stunning gardens and wooded estate.
The B&B has plenty of country walks on the doorstep and is one mile from Wadebridge, where you'll find shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants. Polzeath Beach is a 15-minute drive away.
By car: Trewornan Manor is just under 5 hours' drive from London, 2 hours 45 mins from Bristol and 4 hours from Birmingham. There is free parking on-site.
By train: London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway takes 4 hours. The hotel is a 25-minute taxi ride from the station. thetrainline.com
Style & Character
A boutique home-from-home for foodies, as well as anyone wanting to escape from the humdrum to the stone walls of a comfy country pile. Large velvet sofas set around original fireplaces create a cosy environment to kick back and relax in, perhaps with a Cornish gin from the honesty bar.
Service & Facilities
Reading the papers or playing backgammon over a late night tipple in the stylish snug is the perfect way to end the day.
- Honesty bar
- Breakfast included
- Free parking
- Free Wi-Fi
Trevone is a large sunny room, with the most gorgeous south-facing window seat to enjoy beautiful views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. It's the little things that won us over - fluffy-covered hot water bottles, cosy robes and jars of baked goods homemade by Paul's mother.
Lundy, Harlyn, Greenaway, Trevone, Daymer, Porthilly, Finisterre
Facilities include: ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, Emperor bed, bathrobes, hospitality tray, TV, free Wi-Fi
Food & Drink
Paul's mother's homemade granola is by far the best I've tasted - if you ask nicely, he just may divulge the recipe!
Breakfast: Continental choices and freshly cooked dishes to order. Served daily, 8-10am.
Rooms available from £265 per night
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