Big Blue

4.1 miles SE of Port Isaac

Sleeps 2

£145 per night

Horse lorry in Cornwall with a hot tub: One for the lovers of quirky countryside escapes. Big Blue is our spectacular hideaway with an abundance of unique charm and full of little luxuries.


As soon as you arrive at Big Blue you will be completely captivated by this incredible hideaway. Flowing landscape surrounds your hidden haven in the Cornish countryside. Take in the unspoilt views of rolling green pastures and relax into the peace and quiet that is host to your quirky glamping abode. For those looking to re-awaken their connection to nature, look no further than Big Blue. This hideaway is perfect for those seeking an earthy yet romantic retreat to natures paradise.

As you step into your characteristic hideaway you'll be blown away by the light and airy interiors. This horse lorry has had a real makeover from its days of travelling up and down the UK. The warm wooden floors, mixed with the fresh white walls and rich soft furnishings make this humble abode a real wonderland for switching off from everyday realities. Light the wood-burner on soft, snug evenings and prepare a delicious dinner in the well-equipped kitchen. There are 2 electric hobs, a full fridge, toaster, and kettle for that all important morning brew. Once the night draws to a close climb the ladder to your cosy elevated bed that has a large window for stargazing… just dreamy. Your w/c is also situated within the main horse lorry meaning there's no need to find your wellies in the middle of the night.

Now this Unique hideaway really is a little bit eccentric, as your shower room is situated in Bertha, the neighbouring horsebox. This space is beautifully designed and there's plenty of room for freshening up after a day of salt kissed, sandy beach dips. Please note that Bertha is a traditional horsebox, so you will experience a little bit of alfresco showering through the gap between the door and roof. This only adds to the uniqueness of your time spent in nature. A little bit of re-wilding is good for the soul, and you can take comfort that your hideaway is completely private!

And just when you thought Big Blue couldn't be any more amazing, this secluded sanctuary also has the added luxury of your own private, wood fired hot tub. Enjoy golden mornings from the warmth of your heavenly tub, coffee in hand as the birds start to sing the dawn chorus. We told you, Big Blue truly is a magical hideaway, nestled in glorious unspoilt countryside.

Out and About

Whether you are new to this part of Cornwall or it's a firm favourite, this is a great spot for exploring this popular area of the Duchy. Swap the countryside views for those of the coast which is only a short drive away. The charming village of Port Isaac is well and truly on the tourist map being home to TVs Doc Martin, The Fisherman's Friends and not one but 2 Nathan Outlaw restaurants. For the adventure seekers, try your hand at coasteering, sea kayaking and paddle boarding.

For further thrills, Polzeath is a popular beach for surfers', or for calmer waters head to Daymer Bay. The historic houses and gardens of Pencarrow and Lanhydrock are worth a visit and from Rock you can hop on the foot ferry to Padstow, where there are more well-known chefs serving up their culinary delights. Right on your doorstep the local farm shop has a great café, or you might like to pick up some local goods to cook up a treat back at Big Blue. In the local village, you can grab a Pasty from Aunt Avice. It wouldn't be a trip to Cornwall without a coastal walk with a pasty picnic! Have a wonderful stay!


The shower at Big Blue is powered by gas. There's no TV or Wifi, offering you the chance to reconnet with your loved ones in a truly peaceful setting! The hot tub is also powered by wood-fire.


Horse Lorry

Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Wood-burner. 2 ring induction hob, fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster

Separate WC and wash-basin

Mezzanine Bedroom with double bed (4'6'')

Outside Access to Horsebox (Bertha)

Shower-room with shower and wash-basin

Please note, the bed is accessed via a ladder therefore the property is not suitable for those with limited mobility.

Extra Information

There is no TV or WiFi so you are in for a digital detox, enjoying everything that surrounds you and most importantly time together.

Availability, reservations and pricing: £145 per night

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

A non-refundable booking fee of £38 is payable per booking.

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Located 4.1 miles SE of Port Isaac powered by the classic guide


The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.