The Old Cows House in Helston has accommodations with free WiFi, 11 miles from The Cornish Seal Sanctuary. Located 8 miles from The Flambards Experience, the property provides a garden and free private parking.

The vacation home features 1 separate bedroom, 1 bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, and a TV.

If you would like to discover the area, golfing, cycling and fishing are possible nearby.

The nearest airport is Land's End Airport, 29 miles from the vacation home.

The Old Cows House has been welcoming guests since Sept 30, 2019

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property info

The Old Cows House is a wonderful, cowshed conversion settled in Porkellis near Helston, Cornwall. Hosting one double bedroom and wet room, this property can sleep up to two guests. There is also a kitchen and living/dining room. Outside there is ample off-road parking, and a front patio with furniture. For a romantic break in this lovely part of Cornwall, choose The Old Cows House. Please note: can be booked with other property Sycamore Lodge (ref 1085332) which also sleeps 2. Please Note: As this property is based on a working farm, pets must be kept on the lead at all times and must not go in the bedrooms or on top furniture.

Neighborhood info

Resting on the western gateway of the Lizard Peninsula is the thriving market town of Helston. Visitors can enjoy visiting the Museum of Cornish Life to learn about the local area, or venture to the nearby Flambards Theme Park for a day filled with fun in the sun. The town enjoys access to Loe Bar beach and Carminowe Creek, where visitors can sunbathe on the soft sands, before returning to the town for a bite to eat at one if its several eateries.

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What's nearby
  • The Cornish Seal Sanctuary
    4.3 miles
  • The Flambards Experience
    4.9 miles
  • Trebah Gardens
    5 miles
  • Pendennis Castle
    7.6 miles
  • St Mawes Castle
    8.6 miles
  • Trelissick Garden
    9.2 miles
  • Truro Cathedral
    10.5 miles
  • Tregothnan
    11 miles
  • Carbis Bay
    11.3 miles
  • St Michael's Mount
    11.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Restaurant
    1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Pub
    1 miles
Top attractions
  • Tate St Ives
    12.4 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bar Beach
    5 miles
  • Helford Passage Beach
    6 miles
  • Durgan Beach
    6 miles
  • Maenporth Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Land's End Airport
    20.4 miles
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport
    22.2 miles
  • St Mary's Airport
    50.4 miles
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Amenities of The Old Cows House
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Heating
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Sit back and relax
  • Garden
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
  • Wireless internet
  • Smoke-free property
Safety & security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 3:00 PM

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Until 10:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa The Old Cows House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Old Cows House

  • The Old Cows House can accommodate this group size:

    • 2 guests

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  • The Old Cows House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beach

  • Check-in at The Old Cows House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Old Cows House is 4.3 miles from the center of Helston.

  • The Old Cows House has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

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  • Yes, The Old Cows House is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at The Old Cows House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.