The beautiful rural hamlet of Kestle Mill in Cornwall is not far from the North coast hot spots of Newquay, Watergate Bay and Padstow.
Kestle Mill near Newquay This peaceful rural idyll enjoys a slow pace of life reminiscent of a bygone age, when most of the villagers were farmers and village life centered around both the old chapel and the mill. The mill eventually became disused and all that remains of it are two old millstones which can still be seen in the village of Kestle Mill by the farmhouse.
Trerice Manor in Kestle Mill This beautiful Elizabethan Manor House owned by the National Trust boasts a plethora of interesting nooks and crannies, as well as expertly-tended rainbow-hued gardens for exploring. From wooden skittles to an enormous table and a 300-year-old longcase clock, the collection on show at Trerice will delight anyone on holiday in Kestle Mill and the surrounding areas. If not for the history and grandeur, then Trerice Manor in Kestle Mill is definitely worth a visit for the scrumptious cakes alone!