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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 riverside self-catering cottage offers lovebirds a blissful escape for two.

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

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

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


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 Widemouth or Whitsand Bay (each 45 minutes away) to explore the amongst the best of Cornwall's golden beaches and characterful seaside villages. The adventurous among you will be bewitched by the dramatic Poldark territory surrounding Bodmin and Dartmoor; each with rugged moorland, magical folklore and iconic granite tors. If all that sounds like too much hard work, simply sit back and enjoy the serenity on offer at this beautiful luxury riverside bolthole for two.


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



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

Regional Partner 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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