Looking for a solo escape with your dog? Come and explore the natural beauty of our farm! Join us for a long weekend Thursday – Monday with an optional itinerary that includes hot tubs, wild food foraging, stand-up paddleboarding and bushcraft skills. And don’t forget to book massage treatments during your stay! We’re sure your dog will love it too! Prices from £420.

Next dates are 4 nights from Thursday 5th to Monday 9th October ’23.

What is on offer?

4 nights stylish comfortable accomodation, either self-catering or catered, nestled on a peaceful estate with extensive grounds of over 40 acres including woodland, river frontage, tennis, games room and a Salt Marsh Nature Reserve.

~ Relax in stunning Cornish location

~ Meet new friends

~ Cosy up in front of a log burner with a book from our library

~ Play some board games or perhaps some tennis?

~ Walks from your door with your dog

~ Try a new Experience, how about SUP or wine tasting?**

~ Soak in a hot tub

~ Sleep in luxury Egyptian Cotton bed linen

Accomodation options

Bulrush Barn
Bulrush Barn – private 1 bedroom accomodation @ £565
Super luxurious bathroom, large securely fenced garden, private log-fired hot tub.****
Orchard Cottage
Orchard Cottage – private studio accomodation @ £505
Gothic Victorian style, ground floor cottage with securely fenced garden & private hot tub.
Glamping in your own yurt @ £420
King-sized double bed, log burner, outside fire pit set in meadows with fantastic rural and river views.
Kingfisher Barn – shared accomodation @ £325 – £420
Book a room in this comfortable 4 bedroom property, with large upper floor open plan living space.

Upgrade to join group dining or book some of the experiences available over the weekend…

Upgrade to fully catered @ £160. (or you can choose to join just some of the group meals***)
Wild Food Foraging workshop @ £20
Stand-up Paddleboarding from £30
Massage treatments from £40
Wine Tasting evening from £20
Dog day care (in the village) from £15

When can you begin your adventure?

Currently we have availability on the following dates:

  • A 4 nights stay from Thursday 5th October ’23 arriving from 3pm, through to Monday 9th October ’23 for departure by 10am.

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Indicative itinerary


  • Arrival from 3pm, time to settle into your accomodation and take your dog for a quick walk before orientation at 4.30pm with refreshments and snacks.
  • Dinner at 7.30pm


  • Breakfast from 9 – 10am
  • 11.30am – A lesson to learn to start a fire without matches after hunting around the farm for plants useful as tinder
  • Lunch at 1pm
  • 3pm – Wild food foraging workshop
  • Dinner at 7.30pm
  • Wine tasting at 8.30pm


  • Breakfast from 9 – 10am
  • Stand-up paddleboard class – time is tide dependant
  • Lunch at 1pm
  • Massage treatments can be booked during the afternoon
  • Dinner at 7.30pm


  • Breakfast from 9 – 10am
  • Lunch at 1pm
  • Massage treatments can be booked during the afternoon
  • Dinner at a local pub


  • Breakfast from 8 – 9.30am
  • Depart by 10am

Indicative menu

Breakfast – Selection of cereals with milk or yoghurt, Fruit salad, Sourdough bread, butter, jams, honey & peanut butter, Eggs (from the farm), individual yoghurt pots topped with crunchy granola and berry compote.

Lunch – Sourdough bread & dip, pickled vegetables, and a main dish such as soup with croutons, sweet potato hash or quiches.

Dinner – A main dish such as lasagne, tagine or curry plus a pudding such as chocolate torte, Cherry Bakewell cheesecake or Apple pie. If you want an alcoholic drink with your dinner, you are most welcome to bring your own (there is no corkage fee).

Meals will be served in our shared dining space seated around a communal table. Service times will be detailed in the itinerary.

We specialise in vegetarian and vegan food normally offering these options for meals but if you prefer a meat based dish, please just let us know.

What do you need to know?

  • There are resident chickens, ducks, peacocks, dogs and cows so dogs need to be well behaved and kept under control at all times.
  • Booking deposits are non-refundable and the balance is due 6 weeks prior to your arrival date. We do not provide holiday insurance and would recommend you take out your own cover.
  • The holiday itinerary is indicative and subject to change (for example due to weather, tide times and guest numbers).
  • Activities are undertaken at participants’ own risk.
  • We can provide dog towels, feeding mats and bowls, poo bags and have a selection of beds. You will need to bring everything you need for your pets comfort, especially their food :-).
  • You must keep your dog under control and pick up their poo for disposal in the bin provided. The farm is not a suitable place for reactive or agressive dogs. Dogs are not allowed on your bed (unless you bring your own bed linen and blankets) and should be washed down before being brought into your accomodation after a muddy etc walk. If you are joining a catered meal in the group dining room, then you must leave your dog in your accomodation.

About Lower Marsh Farm, Cornwall / Devon border

Lower Marsh Farm, in the stunning Tamar Valley on the border of Cornwall and Devon, is the perfect setting for your multigeneration holiday. Perfect for those large family getaways. Our accommodation sleeps from 1 to 19 people in our comfortable award-winning dog friendly accommodation.  This country estate is set far from the madding crowd yet within easy access of all that Cornwall and Devon have to offer which includes beaches, moorland walks and gorgeous gardens.

Silver award winner in the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2017 / 2018 Self Catering Property of the Year category and awarded Highly Commended in their Wildlife Friendly Tourism Business Award category, you will be staying in one of the best locations in Cornwall. Find out more about our awards and what people say here.

The facilities at Lower Marsh Farm include:

  • Tennis CourtOver 40 acres of grounds to explore including Salt Marsh Nature Reserve, river frontage, beach, woodland, pastures and also an orchard,
  • Tennis court (rackets and balls provided),
  • Hot tubs,
  • Games room with table tennis, a wide selection of welly boots that can be borrowed for country and even beach walks,
  • Basketball hoop,

The farm is managed in an eco-friendly sustainable manner and you can find out more about this here – we are happy to explain how this works during your visit. On the farm there is wildlife galore including deer, badgers, otters, owls, bats and numerous ground wading birds plus chickens, ducks, Highland Cows and a dog!


Taylor H said “Would recommend 100%.” Oct ’22

Things to do locally

There are a fantastic selection of beaches to visit, walking routes, places to dine out and days out for everyone – you can find out more here.

We are Cornwall Wildlife Trust Members which gives our guests access to their wildlife education sessions for children which include mini-beast safaris, rock pooling events and bird box making. Some of these sessions are held at the farm!

We can also offer our guests discounted tickets for the Lost Gardens of Heligan.


Vanessa G said “Absolutely fantastic place to stay.” Oct ’22


* – on a self catering basis, ** – subject to sufficient numbers of bookings. *** – which costs £9 for a breakfast, £12 for a lunch, and £22 for a 2-course dinner). Alcohol is on a bring your own basis. **** – The living room is above the shared dining space and some noise may travel during meal times and wine tasting.