The Woodland Lodges Cornwall Hotel
About the Resort
The Cornwall Estate lies in the countryside just outside the lively market town of St Austell. Our stellar location ensures guests get the best of both worlds as it is only two miles between the Estate and the town meaning visitors can switch environment with ease.
The Estate boasts a unique collection of luxurious self-catered Woodland Lodges plus onsite spa. Each holiday home is equipped to a very high standard and each room has been furnished by an award-winning interior design team using textures and materials inspired by the Estate’s abundant flora and fauna bringing the charm and beauty of the Estate indoors.
The Woodland Lodges are within easy reach of The Eden Project (5.0m) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (5.2m). The surrounding area offers exquisite beaches and bays (nearest 3m), quaint villages and traditional local pubs. Onsite you’ll find a vast array of facilities and things to do including the pool, with steam room, sauna and loungers, the spa with relaxation room and nail bar, 2 tennis courts, a gym, an onsite restaurant and miles of parkland to explore.
Things to Try
For some heart racing, hair raising thrills you can’t beat a visit to Adrenalin Quarry. Defy gravity on the giant swing as you plummet in freefall off a cliff before swinging skywards or perhaps travel a mere 40mph along a zip wire 50m from the ground.
Retallack Aqua Park
Try the big Wipeout-style aqua obstacle course on the Retallack Resort. Sessions cost £15 per person and include your wetsuit and buoyancy aids. The course can take up to 100 people so remember to bring all your friends and family!
Visit Charlestown and experience an incredible snapshot of the past at the unspoiled Georgian working port. Due to its old world look and feel Charlestown has been a popular location for TV and film crews, you may recognise it from episodes of Poldark, Mansfield Park and more.
Porfell Wildlife Park
Head to Porfell Wildlife Park and visit monkeys, meerkats and all other kinds of exotic creatures. Porfell wildlife park offers the opportunity to get up close to incredible animals, to feed and touch them and learn about the natural world.
Food & Drink
Head into St Austell for high street chains like Prezzo and Frankie & Benny’s or try Charlestown harbour where you’ll find Charlie's Boathouse, a cosy restaurant serving a rustic menu or the Longstore, serving delicious steaks. If you don’t fancy going out try the onsite restaurant, The Elephant Brasserie.
There are loads of fantastic attractions to experience during your holiday in Cornwall. The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The St Austell Brewery, The China Clay Trails are just some of the incredible choices available to you.
If you find time to venture beyond the numerous activities available onsite why not head to the beach for surfing or stand-up paddle boarding, there are plenty of beautiful coastal walks or alternatively explore inland along the Pentewan Trail.