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The Keep

The Keep at Cabilla Cornwall

If you are planning an escape to Cornwall then look no further! The Keep is an enchanting, secluded straw-bale cottage nestled away in the middle of Bodmin Moor at Cabilla Cornwall retreat. Set in more than 80 acres of ancient oak woodland, famous for its air-purifying lichens and wildflower meadows, The Keep is the most perfectly calm and uniquely wild place.

Everything has been beautifully created and designed at The Keep to provide guests with the ultimate environment to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Focusing on restoration, retreats and research, owners Merlin and Lizzie want guests to leave feeling happier than when they arrived. A vision that can be clearly seen throughout your stay at Cabilla Cornwall. This wonderful retreat offers numerous activities to fully immerse yourself in nature.

Inside The Keep

A tastefully decorated and beautifully bright accommodation awaits your arrival. A pretty, fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to cook up some delicious meals. Eggs (fresh from Cabilla hens), butter, milk, tea and coffee are all lovingly provided. A cosy sitting room makes the perfect spot to snuggle down with loved ones and catch up on lost time. A wide selection of DVD’s and a bookshelf full of interesting reads are all provided.  In the main bedroom you will find a sumptuous double bed with a memory foam mattress and Egyptian cotton bed linen. A comfy twin room has one very special feature, a Narnia wardrobe leading out into the stunning garden!


The Keep has a private outdoor terrace and garden with a fire pit and BBQ. Perfect for some alfresco dining! There is a full size tennis court with all equipment provided. And guests also have access to the Barns and Cabilla Cornwall land.

Nearby to The Keep

With plenty to keep you occupied on the 80 acres of luscious woodland and the tranquil river you may be content staying close by. However if you do wish to venture slightly further afield there is plenty to do.

Bodmin is the nearest town to The Keep, only twenty minutes away. This Cornish village is not short on historical interest and is home to the Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway. If you fancy doing something rather unusual, then visitors to Bodmin can take a tour round the 18th century jail. With a spooky ambience in the imposing old business this should definitely be on your to do list. Take a walk on Bodmin Moor, a great place of wilderness in North Cornwall. Owners Merlin and Lizzie also love Lostwithiel and recommend sampling some of the delicious food at The Duchy Nursery as well as perusing in the antique shops.

For keen cyclists, the 18 mile Camel Trail that links Padstow, Waderbridge and Bodmin is great for long and largely flat rides. For the wave hunters out there, George’s Surf School in Polzeath is great for those wanting to learn to surf.

There are numerous eateries nearby to indulge in. One of which includes The St Tudy Inn, a charming Cornish pub serving up the finest seasonal produce from the surrounding area. Or head to Coombeshead Farm for a delicious meal, where the food is foraged, grown or reared on the farm. You can also buy homemade bread from the on site bakery.

Best choice for…

Those wanting to escape to nature in Cornwall

Why it should be on your Wanderlist

A secret Narnia wardrobe leading to a nature haven




Price Information
Price per night: From £ 160
Minimum no of nights: 2
Available Check In Days: Monday,Wednesday,Friday
Nearest Town:
County: Cornwall
Postcode: PL30 4DW
Country: United Kingdom
Property ID: 42492
Number of guest: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Check-in Hour: 3pm
Check-Out Hour: 10am
Outdoor Facilities: BBQ, firepit, garden and access to tennis court, barns and land
The Little Extras
Other Features
DVD Player
Family Friendly
Flushing Loo
Fridge Freezer
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Games & Books
No Pets
Picnic Bench
Towels Included


December 2021
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From £ 160 per night

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Available Check In Days: Monday,Wednesday,Friday

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