Lower Barns Guest House

Top choice bed and breakfast in St Austell
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Now this is what rural B&Bs should be like. Fantastically secluded and wittily decorated, it's a couples' hideaway par excellence. All rooms are different, but share the same hippie-chic vibe – patterned throws and sunburst colours, plus surprises like a hot tub in the Nook suite, a wood-burner in the Cranny, and a gypsy caravan beside the Hideaway. Huge fun.

Evening meals are served in the garden shack on request. There's a minimum stay of at least two or three nights at certain times of year.

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Quick description

This award-winning boutique guest house is situated in the heart of the Cornish countryside, just 3 miles from the beach. You can enjoy fresh breakfast each morning and scenic walks in the surrounding area. With a hot tub in the property's own walled garden, Lower Barns Guest House is the ideal place to enjoy tranquility under the stars. Other rooms have unique features including a sauna or a fireplace. Each elegant suite is individually decorated with vibrant colours and bespoke furniture. All rooms have luxurious duckdown duvets and soft cotton sheets, as well as garden views, a flat-screen TV, and en suite bathrooms. Lower Barns Guest House serves a hearty breakfast each morning, with food made from local ingredients. Food is served around a huge dining table in the conservatory overlooking the garden. Evening meals are based around rustic home-cooking, and can be provided if booked in advance. With free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, Lower Barn Guest House is only a 20-minute drive from Truro. St Austell can be reached in 15 minutes’ drive.

Food and drink

  • Restaurant


  • Board games/puzzles
  • Kid meals
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Security alarm
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bridal suite
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Internet services
  • Cctv outside property
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Hiking
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Wifi
  • On-site parking
  • Family rooms
  • Terrace
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Designated smoking area
  • Free parking
  • Parking
  • Horse riding
  • Garden
  • Smoke alarms
  • Allergy-free room
  • Sun terrace
  • Wifi available in all areas


  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests


  • Room service
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage


  • Private parking


  • Massage
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Sauna


  • Free WiFi available