Blackberry Jack's Wagon
2.8 miles E of Portreath
Wagon in Cornwall: Full of wholesome country charm, our unique former steam engine driver's wagon is a dreamy destination designed especially for two.
Sweetly appealing and cute-as-pie, Blackberry Jack's Wagon is a little gem of a romantic retreat. Perched in a delightful orchard that's quiet and peaceful, its only near neighbours are the donkeys who live in the adjacent field. Though located within the grounds of the owners' home, it's perfectly private and undisturbed. So what exactly is this wonderful wagon? Once the accommodation for the driver of the steam engine (named Blackberry Jack) that pulled it along from place to place, now it's a heavenly haven for anyone looking to unwind and relax. A barrel-topped beauty in green-painted timber with bold red wheels, it has its own decked outside area that's ideal for a coffee and a book or a little light sunbathing (or even napping). Inside, the open plan room features a bespoke double bed with storage beneath, a handy wardrobe, wall-mounted TV/DVD player, and a fold-down table with a pair of comfy wicker chairs. In cream and white, with ruffly gingham curtains and vintage-style bed linen, it's the picture of prettiness, and cosy, too, with a wood-burner effect electric stove to add to your comfort. Just a few steps away, past your garden furniture and BBQ, is the little cabin that houses all your extra amenities. Here you'll find a fitted kitchen with two-ring hob, fridge, microwave, kettle and a washing machine, as well as a dining area and a decent-sized shower-room with a shower and slimline wash-basin. A flushing loo and hot and cold running water are all included, naturally, as part of this luxury camping experience. At the back of the cabin, accessed from outside, there's a storage area for bikes, surf boards or any other bulky items.
Out and About
Whether it's walking, surfing, cycling or simply taking in the sights, this irresistible bolthole is perfectly placed for exploring the attractions of north Cornwall. The village of Porthtowan is just two miles away, with gift shops and cafés, a sandy beach and the much-loved Blue Bar. A short drive takes you to trendy St Agnes, where you'll find cool bars, boutique shops and loads of great places to eat. If you're feeling energetic, why not get pedalling along the tramways trails and venture as far as Portreath or Devoran? You could try a takeaway barbecue box from the award-winning Etherington Farm Shop, or eat at the friendly Treleigh Arms. Or simply relax and while away the time in your irresistible wagon made for two...
Wagon: Bedroom and living area with double bed (4'6'') and TV/DVD player.
Cabin: Kitchen and dining area with 2-ring electric hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle and washing machine. Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.
Children are welcome at Blackberry Jack's Wagon but please take care with the steps.
Hannah's Haven is also at this location, however both are totally separate from eachother and have their own private areas.
Availability, reservations and pricing : £267 to £540 per week
All prices are £ per week per cottage. Where applicable the prices are inclusive of VAT. The prices are specified for Saturday changeover dates.
For weekly holidays or short breaks beginning on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday the price for the following Saturday applies. For those beginning on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday the price for the previous week applies.
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. In addition, many cottages also include electricity and central heating within the price and this should be taken into consideration when comparing prices. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the Web site.
A non-refundable booking fee of £38 is payable per booking.
Blackberry Jack's Wagon Reviews
Good or bad, we publish all the reviews left by the guests who have stayed at this property.
Located 2.8 miles E of Portreath powered by the classic guide
Chilled out cafe in amongst the dunes at Godrevy Lighthouse National Trust car park. Bright and breezy with great views across the bay to St Ives from the deck and big plates of really fresh, imagi...
There's subtropical lushness around every corner at these stunning gardens on the banks of the Helford River. The views from the 18th Century house across the gardens to the river are not to be mis...
The Hidden Hut
A beach cafe in the most rustic sense - a beachside shed with some outdoor seating. It is a National Trust-owned hut, but run by a local couple who provide 'Feast Nights' - now made famous by their...
St Michael's Mount
This local landmark looks like something straight out of a fairytale; a medieval castle perched on top of a little tidal island, complete with cobbled streets and even its own harbour and gardens. ...
The Cornish theatre with real ‘wow’ factor is the Minack. Perched on the cliffs at Porthcurno, the Minack is an open-air theatre-in-the-round – and a triumph of vision over reality.
This light and airy bistro style restaurant offers delightful menus using the finest local produce. Whether it's a light lunch, evening meal or Sunday roast you are seeking, they are sure not to di...
Tricky's @ the Tolgus Inn
Open for both lunch and dinner you can opt for a lite bite or a hearty three course meal, the choice is yours. A great selection of wines and real ales are available and children are welcome.
Porthminster Beach Cafe
One restaurant, one beach, one menu, one excellent approach to food. Recommended in the Times (2012) as one of the top five places to eat fish!
Tehidy Park Golf Club
This picturesque course is suitable for golfers at all levels of skill. A warm welcome is extended to individuals and groups.
The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.