Explore the Cornish countryside with Tregoad Holiday Park

Tregoad Holiday Park is a 5-star rural hideaway situated in the Looe Valley, with breathtaking views overlooking the rolling Cornish hills and Looe Island. Each of their holiday homes and lodges, including our Faraday and Franklin lodges, have plenty of space for all the family, and have all the amenities you need whether you are looking for your next well deserved staycation or a break in your very own holiday home.


On the park you’ll find the Stargazy Bar & Grill, which serves family favourites and Cornish classics. If the weather’s nice, enjoy a tipple outside by the fire pit or spend a chillier evening listening to live music in the family room. To make the most out of your staycation, you can take a dip in their pool, explore their wildlife lakes and nature trails, or just put your feet up and relax in your holiday home.


When you want to venture outside of the park, we’ve put together a list of things to do in the local area to make it a family holiday to remember.


Take a scenic train ride on the Looe Valley Line


First built in 1860, The Looe Valley Line takes you on a picturesque railway journey that runs from Liskeard to the coastal town of Looe. The 8-mile journey winds through beautiful countryside, dense woodland, and quaint villages, and showcases the stunning natural beauty of the Looe Valley. It’s the perfect activity to relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery,  and the train even has special observation carriages with panoramic windows to help you make the most of the views.


Explore Bodmin Moor


Bodmin Moor is a wild and rugged upland area that’s renowned for its rolling hills, rocky tors, and vast open moorland. Throughout the landscape you’ll see ancient monuments, standing stones, and prehistoric remains - perfect for capturing Insta-worth snaps. Covering an area of around 80 square miles, it’s a popular destination for casual ramblers, seasoned hikers, and nature lovers. It’s home to a variety of wildlife, including ponies, sheep, and birds of prey so you’ll have plenty to see and do on your adventure.


Visit the Monkey Sanctuary in Looe


Home to a variety of rescue monkeys from around the world, The Monkey Sanctuary in Looe offers guided tours where you can learn about the monkeys' individual stories and how they’re cared for. Their enclosures mimic their natural habitats and they’re given plenty of space to roam and play. The sanctuary aims to raise awareness about conservation issues facing primates in the wild and encourages visitors to learn more about their furry cousins to help protect their habitats for the future.


Go fishing in Looe


Looe Harbour is a historic fishing port that’s been in operation for over a thousand years. The harbour is home to a fleet of fishing boats that go out to sea daily to catch a variety of fish, including cod, haddock, and mackerel. You can book fishing trips from the harbour and try your hand at angling, experiencing the thrill of catching your own fish. Suitable for all levels, from beginners to experienced anglers, the trips provide a unique way to experience the area's rich fishing heritage.


Relax on the beaches of Looe


East Looe Beach is a popular family-friendly beach ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and building sandcastles. The clear waters are perfect for water sports such as kayaking and paddleboarding and there are plenty of cafes and shops to keep you all entertained. For a more secluded spot, try Millendreath Beach, a sheltered cove near the village of Millendreath where you can relax with a good book while the kids play in the sand.


Visit the historic Looe Island


Looe Island is a small, privately-owned island located and a designated nature reserve. Home to a variety of wildlife, including seals, dolphins, and rare seabirds, you can take a boat trip to the island from East Looe harbour.  Explore the unspoiled landscape, with its rocky shoreline and secluded coves, and learn about the island's fascinating history. Tales of smugglers and pirates await you in the small island museum - keep an eye out for Jack Sparrow!


Go for a hike on the South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is a 630-mile footpath that runs along the entire coastline of the South West, from Minehead to Poole Harbour. Offering breath-taking views of rugged cliffs, secluded coves, and rolling countryside, you’ll pass through small villages and historic towns along the way. It’s a popular destination for walkers and hikers, and provides the perfect opportunity to experience the stunning natural beauty of the South West. It’s a well-maintained and well-marked route, so pack a picnic and get your walking boots on for a refreshing day out.


Explore the ancient ruins of St. Michael's Chapel


St. Michael's Chapel is a historic chapel located on the summit of Brentor, a rocky outcrop on the western edge of Dartmoor. With its bright white walls and prominent position overlooking the surrounding landscape, you can capture the perfect holiday snaps. Dating back to the 12th Century, this Grade II listed building is open to visitors throughout the year and is a popular destination for walkers and hikers exploring the nearby moorland.


Ready for your next staycation or to find out more about becoming a holiday homeowner in Cornwall? Visit Tregoad Holiday Park

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