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Little Gillyflower is a beautifully romantic self-catering cottage set in the lush Tamar Valley near Gunnislake on the Cornwall and Devon border. With its peaceful river setting and outside fire pit (perfect for toasting marshmallows under the stars), this luxury self-catering cottage offers lovebirds a blissful escape for two.

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Once upon a time visitors used to travel upstream on boats to gaze at the blossom that clothed the valleys and the daffodils grown for picking to sell to florists in London. The pretty interiors at Little Gillyflower take their inspiration from this wonderful valley heritage, with ditsy florals and delicate hues sprinkled all throughout. Lovebirds and nature lovers alike are sure to fall for this luxury self-catering cottage in Cornwall's stunning Tamar Valley.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

This sweet-as-pie love nest in Gunnislake has one king-size double en suite bedroom bedecked in a French style with a gorgeous soft furnishings continuing the romantic theme. The cosy en-suite bathroom has a bath with shower over. The goose-down duvet and luxurious bed promises a blissful uninterrupted night's sleep, making it all the more tempting to enjoy a lazy morning in bed!


The wildlife-spotting opportunities all around this UNESCO site are vast; keep eyes peeled for osprey, barn owls, spoonbills, peregrine falcons, the beautiful kingfisher and conferences of dragonfly. You might even be lucky enough to spot the shy otter fishing for his lunch on the river banks! Romantic afternoons are best spent picnicking in the wild flower meadows which surround the cottage, or sat daydreaming with your beloved alongside the meandering river. Evenings snuggled up by the outside fire pit with fluffy blankets, marshmallows and hot chocolates will be just heavenly.

For Relaxation

Head to the nearby South Hams to explore the golden beaches and characterful seaside villages to enjoy a good old fashioned day at the beach. The adventurous among you will be bewitched by the dramatic Dartmoor with its rugged landscape, magical folklore, and dramatic granite tors; a rambler's paradise! But if all that sounds like too much hard work just sit back and enjoy the serenity and relaxation on offer at this beautiful luxury bolthole for two.


There is parking directly outside the house for two cars. There is a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric oven and hob, a microwave, and washer/dryer. Please note that the lane approaching the property is long and narrow.


  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
  • Your Home Stay IncludesDigital Property GuideA Unique Boutique welcome hamper and more...
  • Personally VisitedYes
  • BedroomsDoubles: One king-size bedroom
  • BathroomsBathroom suite with bath and shower over
  • FamilyChildren: Sorry no children or babies
  • BBQYes, a charcoal BBQ is provided
  • FacilitiesFire pit
  • PetsOne large or two small dogs are welcome
    Each pet is charged at £50.00 for the first 3 nights plus £10.00 for each subsequent night
  • Mod Cons32" voice-controlled TV with Freesat and Netflix, iPod docking station with speakersInternet & Communications:Wi-Fi internetMobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Monday or FridayArrival Time: Arrival is at 4pmDeparture Time: Departure is 10am
  • Other InformationProperty Terms and ConditionsFrequently Asked QuestionsRecommend to a friend

Style: Home-Sweet-Home is the flavour at this romantic love nest in Cornwall; flowery pastels fuse with a bright white backdrop and romantic flourishes to create a peaceful haven immersed in luxury.

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Our Take

Property Consultant Clare says

Just sat listening to the birds singing in the trees and watching the river meander its way out to sea are simple pleasures guests will cherish here at Little Gillyflower. With meadow views and a delightful charm, this property is very special indeed.

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Unique Extras

Added extras to enhance your self-catering holiday... from fresh picnics to afternoon teas, seasonal wine selections to tried and tested caterers and more

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The well-equipped open-plan living and kitchen area creates a social space for cooking a romantic supper for your loved one using the freshest of local produce. The table and chairs provide a sweet place to sit and reflect on the day's adventures over a hearty meal with a glass of something delicious.

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).

Eating Out

The Tamar Valley has a wealth of friendly pubs serving traditional dishes, good cask ales, and welcoming locals. The Rising Sun pub is not far away and comes highly recommended! For a fine dining experience there are several renowned restaurants for a genteel afternoon tea or a decadent supper nearby.

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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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