The Olde House
The Olde House has a mixture of purpose built cottages and converted farm buildings on a 500 acre working farm set around the hamlet of Chapel Amble. They are Visit England 3 star gold award, 4 star and 5 star rating.
There is a leisure centre with an indoor heated swimming pool, toddler’s pool, sauna, whirlpool bath, snooker table, darts and TV. Outside there are 2 tennis courts, a newly constructed Bird Hide and a 2 mile Farm Trail to walk. For our younger guests there is an outdoor adventure playground and a farm trail. Our indoor playbarn has a ballpool, wendy house, ropes to climb and slides to use, & an indoor pets corner. All onsite cottages have free Wi-fi.
Weekly activities run during the school holidays, including Falconry, Pond Dipping, Farm Ride, Communal BBQ and Den Building.
Nearby are the sandy beaches at Rock, Daymer Bay & Polzeath, for surfing, sailing, swimming and golf, also the Camel Cycle Trail, which is great fun for everyone. Only a short drive away is the spectacular Eden Project.
We are open all year. Out of season short breaks are available. See our website for details- www.theoldehouse.co.uk
From the M5:
From Exeter, take the A30 past Okehampton and the Launceston. Just after Launceston, take the A395 towards Camelford. When it joins the A39, fork left and follow the A39 through Camelford towards Wadebridge. Look out for a sign about a mile from St Kew filling station marked Chapel Amble. Take the right turn into Chapel Amble. Ridgeway Park is immediately on your left hand side.
Turn right at the next T-junction for The Olde House or Penpont Mill is directly opposite this T-junction. Travel down this road for approximately one mile. The Olde House is on the left, just before the small bridge at the edge of the village.
Travelling by air
Newquay Airport is just a 20 minute drive from us here at The Olde House. With flights operating regularly to and from London Gatwick, Manchester, Dublin and the Isles of Scilly, Cornwall is easily reachable from lots of areas across the UK.
Hiring a car is a brilliant way to explore Cornwall. Newquay Airport is home to branches of Hertz and Europcar. Both offer a fully manned rental location with various opening times. For the full details visit the website.
Newquay Airport’s official taxi provider, Coastline Travel Cornwall, is on hand in the Arrivals hall to transport passengers throughout Cornwall. you are able to book taxis on arrival, or have one waiting for you by pre-booking. A discount is available by pre-booking a taxi.
Coastline Travel Cornwall | 01637 860006 | www.coastlinetravel.co.uk
Come out of Bodmin Parkway and turn left onto the A38, travel through Bodmin and follow the A389 towards Wadebridge. At the large roundabout at Wadebridge, take the third exit towards Camelford. Along the A39 towards Camelford, turn left at the first Chapel Amble signpost. 1.5 miles further along this road on the left hand side is Penpont Mill. Drive one mile further along this road and The Olde House is on your left just before the small bridge at the edge of the village.