We moved to West Tremaine at the end of June 2012.

Below are some of our guests’ comments written in our ‘Visitors Book’ to give you an indication of the welcome you will receive at our cottages

Little Barn and the Roundhouse.







2nd January: Brendon,  Jools & Izzy: Another warm welcome from Helen & Rory  in this lovely place. Exceptional start to the New Year (again) looking forward to our next visit.

2nd January: Sue, Mike & Barney: A wonderful start to our holiday. The cottage is beautiful and so cosy in cold , wet January.The perfect place to relax, thank you.


28th December: Boris,Pat & Irina:Had a fantastic holiday and New Year, it has been a lovely stay.

21st December:Lorraine & Ian:5* for a reason -  it’s perfect! Thank you for a very pleasant  Christmas stay in your beautiful Roundhouse.All good wishes for 2016

19th December:Chris & Bea: What a home away from home! Thank you for such a lovely christmassy’ retreat. All the little touches make the cottage homely and it has been so lovely to get away from the  business of life and relax. We look forward to coming back

26th November: Gennie & Suzie: Had a fantastic ‘mini moon’ Lovely cottage. Excellent welcome, can’t wait to come back!

5th November: Tony & Juliette: A lovely retreat midway between summer and Xmas. Weather ranged from 20 deg and sunshine ( in November !)  to  foggy wet and windy. All good though with such a beautiful location surrounded by beautiful countryside.

9th October: Constantin & Christina:This was our first visit to Cornwall, but not our last, I hope!We felt very comfortable in this cosy cottage. Many thanks to our friendly hosts! Even the weather was fine.We never expected so much sunshine in England !

24th October:Darren  & Janice: Another lovely week in this fairy  tale  Roundhouse! It’s in a superb location, and Helen and Rory are so friendly and helpful. We love everything about the house, the kitchen, the log burner and the well maintained garden. 5* accommodation!  We visited Port Issac, Trebarwith Stand, Boscastle, Crackington Haven, Bude, Rock, Daymer bay, Polzeath, Padstow, Looe & Polperro on the  south coast. this is a lovely part of the world!

5th September: Marc & Nicole: It was heaven on earth being here. Thanks to Helen & Rory for such a lovely place and fantastic weather so we could use the BBQ every evening . We have to appreciate the hospitality, the suggestions , the lovely bunch of flowers for welcoming including Rosemary for cooking and delicious cookies. we like to come back and assign five stars to Rory & Helen for a wonderful cottage and amazing garden.

29th August: Christine, John, Francesca & Lexi the dog: ’’A little bit of heaven’’ Thank you Helen & Rory for a wonderful week in your beautiful cottage. You have thought of everything and we appreciate your hospitality. Looking forward to returning in warmer weather to make the most of the gorgeous garden and able to have some BBQs. it was a great place to bring Lexi too. We all go home much rested.

15th August: Heidrun & Martin: We spent a great week in a tasteful furnished cottage in a great landscape with very friendly hosts. our dog enjoyed it too. Thank you Helen!

11th August: Anne & John: Thank you Helen & Rory! We have enjoyed  a lovely restful week at Little Barn. The information and facilities provided have all been first class! We have walked, chilled, dodged the rain, soaked up the sunshine & relaxed on the beaches as well as taking in the waves… all the more enjoyable knowing we can soak in a hot bath & relax in front of the wood burner! Monty has had a great holiday too! Many thanks!

1st August: Sue, Ken, Eleanor  & Tom:A fabulous weeks holiday wish we could have styed longer. Thank you Rory & Helen you were so welcoming and helpful, a super cottage & gardens, ideal, peaceful and homely. We want to come back . Fudge is adorable too. see you again soon.

25th July: Silke Torsten & Louan (dog) :Three amazing weeks enjoying very much Cornwall & Devon particularly this lovely cottage and the garden. Thank you Helen &  Rory ! Dear Helen I hope my ‘ Cornish Plants ‘ will grow well in Switzerland! I love your garden!

27th June: Sivia & Hanny: Lovely cottage feels like home, nice places near here, great weather all the time perfect! highlight  cycling the Camel Trail!

12th June: Helmut & Sabine: A great lovely and week in cornwall with very nice tours from Bude to St Ives. We enjoyed very much the nature here, unbelievable views  to the atlantic and of course the warm welcome here in the Roundhouse cottage. Hope to have the chance to come back.

5th June: Christof,Jutta & Michael: Had a wonderful time here. Great cottage and beautiful nature. It is our first time here but not our last. thanks for this great  lovely place.

29th May:Dean, Lisa, Tom & Toby(dog): Thank you Helen  & Rory for your hospitality: all the ‘little special touches@made or stay very relaxing and enjoyable. The cottage is lovely and the gardens beautiful

23rd May: Daniel,  Yvonne & Helene:  Thank you for two weeks of lovely holiday. we enjoyed every minute in your wonderful cottage and cornwall. We hope to be back soon.

6th May:Steffi & Jen: Best place we could imagine for our honeymoon. Thanks for everything especially this lovely place.

11th April: Barbara & Michael: It has all been said: just one word  ‘’Perfect’’. Thank you Helen and Rory

4th April: Claudia, Selcuk, Jan & Lars: We really had a wonderful stay here in ‘windy ‘ cornwall. your cottage and the truly magnificent Roundhouse made more than up for the ‘mixed ‘weather. Many thanks for this opportunity to stay here.

8th March : Jools, Brendon & Izzy: Another fabulous weekend had by all. See you again soon!

14th Jan: Sheila, Ash & family: Lovely week in first class accommodation & brilliant, sunny weather, many thanks

11th Jan:Ed, Chloe, Nick & Lydia: Really lovely cottage & very relaxing stay. We will certainly be back. Thank you so much.


30th December: For a last minute booking we have been very impressed with our stay. The cottage is lovely and  cosy & has everything we needed. Barney absolutely loved the garden & we certainly loved the fire Thank you and Happy New Year.

24th December:Jan, Leslie & Daisy the dog.We arrived late on Christmas eve A lovely warm welcome, a christmas tree and lights- the log fire prepared ready to light, Heating on. It was a lovely relaxing  christmas break & we wanted for nothing. Lovely walks & the  surroundings great.Hope to see you again Felt like ‘home sweet  home’.

20th December: Vivienne, Declan Eleanor & Fergus: We had a wonderful time here in your beautiful cottage. It was a super spot for exploring North Cornwall. All our needs were catered for and more. Thank you Helen & Rory for making our stay relaxing , such kind and caring hosts.

26th November:John & Auji, Germany. What a lovely place to stay! Ideal to relax and recharge our batteries. Thanks to Helen & Rory ordering ‘spring weather’ in November - just for us to explore Cornwall from north to south!We had a wonderful sunny week with everything we could wish for. Hope to book for a longer stay.

8th November: Denise & Andrew  (Archie & Maisie) Newton Poppleford. We enjoyed our stay here in cottage. We enjoyed our evenings with the log fire. Went on lots of cliff walks, didn’t get too wet!

8th November:This is our second time we have stayed at Little Barn and we can safely say it was as lovely this time as i April 2013. We’ve had a lovely time exploring the local area and as always we love the Cornish coastline. Highlights this time were a walk along Daymer Bay in the wind and rain!! Also would highly recommend St Kew Inn - food is beautiful, generous portions and lovely historic and dog friendly bar! Thanks Helen  & Rory- see you again

5th November: Juliette, Tony & Ember Leamington Spa. Everything you need in one beautiful little cottage. We’ve had a lovely few days, exploring the local area & walked for miles. We will definitely be back. Thank you so much to Helen & Rory.

25th October: Janice & Darren. Kent: What an amazing cottage and set up. Just perfect! Everything we needed, we found in a cupboard and upon our arrival we felt very welcomed! A fairytale cottage in a beautiful setting- don’t want to leave!

20th October: Jools, Ben  Wootton Bassett. Yet another relaxing stay - Be back soon!

11th October:Gen & Susie. Surrey; Just stunning! Thank you for all your hospitality & the perfect cottage for our stay. ‘Roughtor’ was walked. Look forward to  coming back next year & bringing our friends with us!

19th September: David, Jacqui & Winnie.We had a brilliant time. Very relaxing , beautiful cottage. Winnie loved the cows. We hope to return next year, thank you.

12th September: Nick, Lesley % Smudge. Very relaxing week in a wonderful location. Great food at the Weir, Hilltop Farm shop & Tea room, Blisland Inn, St Kew Inn and the Bush Inn. Great to return to the log burner and cosy cottage each evening, thanks

30th August: Mark, Tracy Jessica  & Alice Kent.; We have had   a wonderful holiday staying at the  Roundhouse The house is stylish yet cosy and absolutely immaculate. We found everything we needed and Helen and Rory were very hospitable. We spent most of the week at Widemouth  Bay- what an amazing beach!

16th August: Foss Family, Germany; We stayed her for two weeks and had wonderful holidays. It was a very good place to relax. We drove many kilometers in Cornwall and Devon and visited beautiful places. Thank you Helen and Rory for your warm welcome, your helpful information and your hospitality.

1st August:Gerold & Ulrike, Osnabruck. We spent two exciting weeks here in Cornwall- a perfect place to relax as well as going on sightseeing tours. Thanks a lot for your friendly and warm welcome and your helpful hand.Your cottage was perfect for us and we will recommend it to our friends in Germany. If we come back to Cornwall we want to stay in your cottage in Tremaine.

25th July: Debbie & Andy. Thank you for a lovely holiday in beautiful Cornwall. A fantastic with everything you need.

26th July: Promnick family Germany: 3 weeks in this fantastic , romantic Roundhouse cottage and lovely Cornwall/ Devon. Most of the time with nice and warm sunny weather sunny weather.That is summer holiday like it should be! Thank you Helen and Rory for your perfect hospitality!

11th July:Hanna & Markus Switzerland, We spent wonderful and relaxing days in this cottage. The weather was nice and warm and we could explore wonderful  Cornwall.We will recommend this place to all our friends. Thank you Helen & Rory.

12th June:Family Andres Blanllenlfeldel Germany We spent very nice holidays in a great landscape and a very beautiful house. The weather was fantastic, thanks al lot  dear Helen and Rory for your nice support and your tips for tours like Rocky Valley and Camel Bike Trail!

5th June: Kevin, Sue, Dale Denise, Molly &  Basil (the dogs)Surrey. A wonderful week in your lovely accommodation, real home from home- lovely garden, we had some great BBQs too- thank you.

29th June:Graham & Janine Worcestershire. Very relaxing week, great cottage and lovely garden. Recommend the ferry from Rock to Padstow, Hartland Quay as usual spectacular. Rising Sun pub at Altarnum excellent for food.

28th June: Moira, Mark & Daisy , Had a lovely relaxing stay. The cottage is wonderful and had everything we needed.Thank you for al your local knowledge.

14th June:Frank Sandra & Fredrick, Mammendorf,Germany.We had an excellent time here in your wonderful house and took about 500 pictures of the area so that we will remember every rock and creek. We will surely be back. Thank you.

13th June: Carola Berlin, We have had a wonderful holiday in a lovely cottage. Nice area, best weather and a wonderfulgarden.Thank you so much, we will come back.

7th June:Ralf, Tanja & Fynn.Schlangan, Germany.We have  a wonderful time in this cottage. Beautiful weather has made this days unforgettable. We hope to come again soon.

31st May: Sabine, Anton Chris. Germany.We had a beautiful week. A wonderful house, a very nice arrangement and we had a warm welcome. There are nice places near here. Bude is a nice town for shopping and walks.We say thank you to  Helen and Rory.

 25th May : David and Bea, Bath. We stayed for just a couple of nights whilst visiting family – but we will be back for a longer stay very soon. The cottage is lovely, very comfortable. Helen and Rory very friendly and helpful hosts and the immediate area is beautiful for walking . And it’s a nice place to hear birdsong from the moment one awakes!

24th May:Liesel, Kurt and Manfred. Hermer. Germany.We have found a very beautiful Roundhouse. It is a nice place to relax and you can visit interesting old towns at the coastside.

17th May: Klaus,Mittelhof, Germmany.As avery big fan and author of the first german biography about late actress Dame Margaret Rutherford it was a great xperience to follow her steps as Miss Marple in Murder Ahoy in St Mawes. Best Start in a wonderful cottage here and very nice hosts Helen  & Rory. All was top and we had a warm welcome. First, but surely not the last time..

9th May: Jane and Malcolm , Oxford.Lovely stay in Little Barn very comfortable & very peaceful listening to the birdsong and sitting in the beautiful garden. Rory & Helen   thank you. Friendly attentive hosts. Time to leave this haven comes all too quickly. Hope to see you next year – Bude very nice, Farmers market on the wharf- Friday and ‘Olive Tree ‘ very good. Carry on to Morwenstow – Rectory Farm  for cream tea. Not to be missed!

2nd May: Julie, John & Georgie (basset) W Sussex. Cosy,   comfy cottage, well equipped and beautiful garden. Loved the wood burner! Helen and Rory lovely hosts,  always  pleased to help. Good location to visit the south and west Cornwall. Had a relaxing stay and hope to return.

19th April:Rachel & Andrew, Pratts Bottom. Kent.A wonderful week in a lovely cottage. peaceful, relaxing we will be bback again. Thank you.

12th April: Charlotte, Chris & Alfie the spaniel W Berks. We found Little Barn on a last minute booking site, what a discovery. The attention to detail inside & out of the house has been really appreciated. Alfie loved the garden and found a hole under a tree to get his tennis ball stuck which pleased him greatly, as he had to work out how to get it out. We will be sure to return for longer next time. Thank you for your generosity with the logs, milk, tulips & more.

5th April:Julie Vinod, Manchester: Had another lovely relaxing week here! Cottage feels like a home from home, love it and love the area.

17th March: Colin, Madge & Alfie.  Had a wonderful relaxing   time. The cottage was perfect n every way. Couldn’t ask for more. Host Helen and Rory are a lovely couple and great hosts, thank you.

22nd February: Heather, Stuart & Barney. Absolutely fantastic cottage with everything you need so warm & cosy. Thank you very much Helen and Rory for your hospitality. A perfect place to stay.

14th February: Tom and Amii. Had a lovely time couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay. The fire was amazing and even though it rained we barely noticed as we were so relaxed. Thanks so much Helen and Rory.

13th Dec 2013: Cat Angus & Hilda the cat. Another chilled stay. The rain and wind came and never went away. But it didn’t matter as we were here. The Rising Sun Altarnun is very relaxed place to eat and it’s good food. Man  build fire. Man not very good at building fire so woman  build fire for the rest of the week. Thanks again C, A and Hilda the cat.