Enjoy this charming rustic holiday barn conversion
Access to the beautifully tended grounds of the main farmhouse
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Bodrean Manor Farm - The Trap House

Truro (3mls N), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • One of four character cottages
  • Tranquil location, accessed via a farm lane
  • Couples’ retreat
  • Experience the real Cornwall
  • Within easy reach of many of Cornwall’s top attractions
  • Short breaks available between September and April and for last minute dates only
Property code: BODTR

Characterful property, occupying a wing of a traditional Cornish longhouse, within easy reach of beaches and harbour towns.

Ideal for a beach holiday, city break and walking retreat, this stunning property ticks all the boxes of what Cornwall has to offer. Perfectly suited to an anniversary getaway, this romantic cottage hosts two guests. It also welcomes your beloved four-legged pal, as we’re sure the pampered pup won’t take kindly to being left behind. Be sure to pack your doggy towel, as there’s going to be wet fur and sandy paws after some exciting trips to Cornwall’s glorious beaches.

Converted from an old Cornish farmhouse, this cottage retains dark oak beams that contribute to the wonderful character of the place. The countryside charm is continued in the decor, with traditional paintings, floral soft furnishings and antique style furniture found in every room. After a long day of exploring, curl up on the sofa and watch a DVD with your loyal dog lounging at your feet, exhausted from fetching sticks chasing wildlife. In warmer weather you can enjoy the property’s beautiful gardens, shared with a complex of four cottages and an ideal space for al fresco drinks whilst your dog has free reign of this safe, enclosed space.

Take the lead and head to the local city of Truro, located just 3 miles down a tree-lined road. Wander its historic streets before visiting a pup friendly pub, grabbing a bite to eat before embarking on the walk home. No stick should go unfetched in the 300-acres of parkland that surrounds the Tresslick Gardens, a popular tourist attraction just 8 miles down the road. In fact, all of Cornwall’s attractions are within close proximity, including the artistic hub of St Ives (23 miles), bustling dog-friendly Newquay (22.5 miles) and the southerly beauty of the Lizard Peninsula (20 miles).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, and WC; separate WC
  • TV and DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric oven and hob and microwave
  • Utility room with fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Enclosed garden with seating
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Pub and shop 2 miles, beach 7 miles
  • Off-road parking
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Complex of properties

This property is personally managed by Joseph.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Alyn 3rd March 2020

Good hot shower & comfy bed. Hosts were friendly & helpful. They then left us to do our own thing.

Reviewed by Catherine 15th February 2020

Great location just a couple of miles from Truro. Quiet and good for dogs. Small garden.

Reviewed by Raymond 12th December 2019

Everything was good, comfortable and warm, no improvements needed, thoroughly enjoyed our visit...

Reviewed by Kenneth 17th November 2019

Went to Trap Cottage and it was lovely, friendly, and free eggs and biscuits! You do a marvellous job and we always have a lie in as the bed is soooo comfy. Well done - we will be back! xxxxxx

Reviewed by Ruth 6th October 2019

Wonderful location.so many places stopped easily visit in Cornwall. Llama Lland and walking with the llamas was the best experience and we spent 4 hours there! My husband is 82 and I am 77 and we thoroughly enjoyed the walking........and the lunch.

Reviewed by Laura 28th September 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Trap House, beautiful surroundings and so quiet! The enclosed garden was perfect for our dog. Location is perfect for exploring all of Cornwall, never more than an hour away from anywhere!

Reviewed by Pauline 7th September 2019

The trap house was lovely and we would visit again it was clean and we had all we needed the gardens surrounding it were beautiful

Reviewed by David 31st August 2019

The cottage was beautiful, lovely outside private space, ample room inside, the bedroom was absolutely stunning. Great location, only 2 miles into the town of Truro and good connections to all other towns and ports.

Reviewed by Caroline 19th August 2019

Property was comfortable, lovely peaceful location beautiful grounds. Ourselves and our dog were very happy there. Would definitely book this property again

Reviewed by Linda 29th June 2019

second visit to this cottage its the perfect place to go for a quite relaxing holiday but yet not far to drive to either coasts

Reviewed by Bethany 2nd June 2019

Great location to use as a base to travel around Cornwall.

Reviewed by Kate 25th May 2019

A fabulous property if you want peace & tranquility, all you can hear is bird song, amazing! Unbelievable that this little gem is so close to Truro & beaches such as Perranporth & Newquay.

Reviewed by Aimee 6th May 2019

This cottage is beautiful, exactly what we hoped for. The bedroom and bathroom is of a very good size with an extremely comfortable bed! We took our dog with us and we were very happy to find we had a secure garden area so he could have a run around. Would happily book to stay here again!

Reviewed by Debbie 29th April 2019

We had a wonderful stay at The Trap House. The location is beautiful and the cottage is very sweet and well equipped.

Reviewed by Kenneth 9th March 2019

Excellent cottage lovely welcome from the owners could recommend to anyone. Everything there well equipped cottage

Reviewed by Ruth 7th October 2018

Comfortable, warm, everything available,totally perfect for us and felt like a little bit of quiet heaven I would give it 100 stars!

Reviewed by Sally 11th August 2018

The Trap House was the perfect holiday cottage. Very well equipped and tasteful interior. It was surrounded by pretty cottage gardens. Great location for exploring Cornwall. A wonderful escape from busy every day life. The owner was very helpful sharing local knowledge and suggesting good places to vist. Would definitely recommend to my friends.

Reviewed by Judith 21st July 2018

The cottage was comfortable and peaceful. The location was good for visiting different areas of Cornwall. It was just what we wanted for our holiday this time. However, you do need to be prepared to drive to all amenities.

Reviewed by Hazel 14th July 2018


Reviewed by Linda 30th June 2018

the cottage was beautiful set in lovely gardens so quite and peaceful the entrance was down a tree lined lane with pheasants wandering about will definitely make a return visit

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