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Winding through verdant woodland past wild orchid meadows, bluebell woods, and the pretty church within the grounds, guests arriving at Valency Wood will feel as though they have stepped into a painting of an ambrosial countryside scene. This stunning family-friendly luxury self-catering holiday cottage is in a rural location, yet within striking distance of the coastal villages of Boscastle, Tintagel and Crackington Haven.

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Starting its life as a stable and tack room to the neighbouring Old Rectory, Valency Wood offers luxury cottage accommodation in Lesnewth near Boscastle. The cottage has been sympathetically renovated, retaining many quirky features including the stable partition separating the kitchen and living room. Contemporary local artwork peppers the walls, whilst muted hues and luxury fabrics take their inspiration from the flora and dramatic landscapes this part of North Cornwall is renowned for.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

An ornate spiral staircase leads up to the first floor, where three bedrooms and a family bathroom enjoy a peaceful and luxurious ambiance. The master king-size double bedroom has an en suite shower room, whilst the twin and single room share a family bathroom. There is an additional single room and wet room downstairs, as well as an outdoor shower for washing off sandy toes after a day at the beach!


Valency Wood lies in the centre of Lesnewth; a small hamlet in North Cornwall about six miles east of Tintagel Head and two miles east of Boscastle. The Valency Valley is a beautiful wooded tranquil idyll with farmland all around and a smattering of farmhouses punctuating the rolling landscape. Interestingly, there is an ancient Grade-II listed cattle pound in the woods; in days gone by the owners of an errant cow or pig taken there would have to pay a fine for its release. There are over 140 acres of beautiful pasture to explore, with a trickling river, reeded ponds, and a well-tended private garden for sunbathing and BBQs.

For Relaxation

Beachside barbecues, riverbank picnics, clifftop sundowners... put a big tick beside that summertime wishlist at Valency Wood. Nearby Tintagel is renowned for its association with the legend of King Arthur and the knights of the round table, the magic of which is captured particularly by the King Arthur's Castle. Harness the imaginations of children and adults alike with a visit to this legendary place, before returning for some family board game fun in front of the woodburner.


There is ample parking for up to two cars. The property is well-equipped with a washing machine, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave, tumble dryer, fridge and separate freezer. The owner lives adjacent to the property.


  • SleepsUp to 6 guests
  • Alternative Group OptionsUp to 2 or Up to 4 guests
  • Your Home Stay IncludesDigital Property GuideA Gourmet Welcome Hamper and more...
  • Personally VisitedYes
  • BedroomsDoubles: One double bedroomTwins: One twin bedroomSingles: Two single bedrooms
  • BathroomsOne family bathroom, plus an en suite and a wet room
  • FamilyChildren: Children are very welcomeCots: One cot is availableHighchairs: One highchair is available
  • BBQYes, a BBQ is provided
  • PetsTwo well-behaved dogs
    Each pet is charged at £60.00 per week or part thereof
  • Mod ConsTV, DVD, iPod dock, Nespresso machineInternet & Communications:Wi-Fi internetMobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Floor Plans Yes, View floor plan
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: FridayArrival Time: Arrival is at 4pmDeparture Time: Departure is 10am
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Style: Elegant understated luxury runs throughout this converted stable. Eclectic fabrics, eye-catching artwork and homely touches combine to ensure this deluxe pad is welcoming and restful.

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Our Take

Property Consultant Clare says

When I visited Valency Wood, I was lucky enough to have packed my wellies and thoroughly enjoyed a stomp through beautiful woodland which was simply breath-taking. The interiors and the characteful touches throughout make for a perfect home-from-home, I loved Valency Wood!

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Unique Extras

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The thoroughly modern kitchen and living area combines chic with comfortable and offers budding chefs the perfect self-catering space to really get creative. On a summer’s day the courtyard garden is the perfect setting for an al fresco breakfast, or a romantic sundowner dinner with a glass or two of local cider. 

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your self-catering break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for you and your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost). Local chef Alex Key lives on the farm next door and can be hired for creating delicious meals on request. 

Eating Out

At nearby Bude you’re spoilt for choice whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner or fish n' chip supper, although you can’t get much more coastal than Life’s a Beach at Summerleaze for relaxed dining. There are lots of welcoming pubs in the surrounding towns and villages serving hearty pub grub and cask ales.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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