The Old Rectory North Cornwall

“The house where Thomas Hardy met his wife, now a welcoming b&b - secluded, tranquil, romantic with seaview.”

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“Who could resist staying in the very house where Thomas Hardy met and fell in love with his wife, Emma Gifford? Hardy, then an architect, was working on the church and Emma was the rector's sister-in-law; the Old Rectory later featured in Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes. Even better, the house is now a welcoming b&b, run with warmth and efficiency by owners Sally and Chris Searle, who grow much of the fruit for the locally sourced breakfasts in their garden, over which the cosy guest sitting room looks.”

Written by  Fiona Duncan

They say

“The house has been recently updated and decorated in period style. It is centrally heated throughout. Guests have their own Sitting Room which they can use during the day with seasonal log fires. They can also help themselves to fruit from the fruit bowl.
The walled garden supplies ample fresh fruit and vegetables in season, as well as free range eggs. Breakfast, cooked on an Aga, is served in the Entrance Hall and consists of a wide range of Cornish produce including our home made marmalade and preserves.”

Address

The Old Rectory
St Juliot
Boscastle
Cornwall
PL35 0BT
United Kingdom
01840 250225
www.stjuliot.com

What's Nearby

Facilities

Garden
Restrictions on children
No children under 12
Not suitable for disabled guests
Pet friendly
Sitting Room

Activities

Great walks
Lots of great walks on the doorstep
Croquet
Surfing
Nearest surf beach Crackington Haven (10 mins)

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4 rooms from $114 per night

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Recommended for

Garden
Eco
Greenest' B&B in Britain 2012

Activities

Great walks
Lots of great walks on the doorstep
Croquet
Surfing
Nearest surf beach Crackington Haven (10 mins)

Other highlights

Views
Secluded setting
Quiet
Organic food
Restrictions on children
No children under 12
Literary
Romantic
Traditional
Seaviews
B+B
Historic
Pet friendly
Beach nearby

Hotel size

4 rooms
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