Trehellas Country House Hotel & Restaurant
AddressWashaway BodminSee nearby area
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Nestled amid the beautiful Cornish countryside, between Bodmin and Wadebridge, this charming hotel is beautifully set within a Grade II listed building, dating back to the early 18th century.
Situated in Washaway, Trehellas is a family-owned country house with real warmth and character, close to all that the county has to offer. A former courthouse, today, the building still retains many of its beautiful original features, including the ground floor’s Delabole slate floors and the external mounting block.
Close to the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydrock, Padstow, Rock, Wadebridge and numerous other beautiful towns and sites in Cornwall, Trehellas is perfectly situated for walking, cycling the famous Camel Trail, and exploring all that Cornwall has to offer.
The award-winning, beamed, romantic, candlelit restaurant, with its Delabole slate flagstone floor, offers the very best of locally sourced meats, fish, fruit, vegetables and delicious Cornish cheeses.
Trehellas started life in 1740 as a posting inn - the Washaway Inn - and was converted to a farmhouse in the late 19th century, subsequently becoming a private house in the 20th century. The elegant Old House and its neighbouring Coach House have since been completely refurbished to provide delightful hotel accommodation for couples and business people alike in the heart of Cornwall.
Trehellas has a heated outdoor swimming pool (open May to September), lovely gardens, a large patio area and ample parking for hotel guests and diners.
A range of jewellery and painted glass items by local artists are on display and for sale in reception.
By Car: From Bodmin: - Follow the A389 towards Wadebridge. - Cross the River Camel and pass signs for Camelford and Pencarrow. - The hotel is set slightly back from the road on the right-hand side - look out for the Celtic cross in front of the building. From Wadebridge: - Follow the A389 towards Bodmin. - Pass Eglos pottery (on your right) and Trelawney's garden centre (on your left). - After a mile of woodland, the hotel will appear on your left-hand side, behind the roadside Celtic cross.
Trehellas is a non-smoking hotel. Trehellas cannot guarantee a dinner reservation in the restaurant, unless it is booked prior to arrival.
Please note that pets can only be accommodated in certain parts of the building, and must be request on booking. Pets not arranged with the hotel in advance will not be allowed.