Luxury Cornish Cottage

Epic Welcome Hamper

Dog Friendly

Boutique Holidays for Couples

Romantic Roll Top Bath

Crackling Woodburning Fire

Walking & Cycling Routes on the Doorstep

Free Use of our Stylish Bikes

Close to Gastropub the St Tudy Inn

Covid 19 Policy

Should you not be able to travel due to COVID 19 travel restrictions, we offer the following:

*A change in dates, for either later in the year or the following year.

*A full refund (if paying via bank transfer).

*A full refund minus transactions fees (if paying via Paypal or Stripe). This works out as roughly 3% of the total booking fee.

Luxury Holiday Cottage for Couples

Poachers Pocket offers guests a boutique, luxury holiday experience in the heart of the rustic Cornish countryside....Think woodburning fires, luxury linens, Country walks, sublime smelling Cornish toiletries and the finest in Cornish local produce hand picked by us.

Our central location in North Cornwall makes for a great base to explore everything that Cornwall has to offer and makes for a perfect couples retreat.

Located just 1/2 a mile from the Camel Trail cycling route at Hellandbridge, we offer our guests full use of 'his and hers' bicycles for the duration of their stay.

A luxury welcome hamper awaits you on arrival, which will include a selection of Cornish produce...Award winning Cornish Camel Valley Wine, Cornish Sausages, bacon, Local free range eggs, Cornish milk, butter and artisan bread.

Celebrating a special occasion? why not treat yourselves to one of our Luxury Extras here.

Local Activities...


We are located 1/2 a mile from the Camel Trail cycling route, which offers miles upon miles of car free of cycling routes - head to Padstow, home of Rick Stein and feast on his famous fish and chips, or head to Camel Valley vineyard and sip on some award winning Cornish wine. If you're in need of a hearty breakfast before your day of exploring, look no further than the Snails Pace Cafe at Wenfordbridge.

Eating Out

Nathan Outlaw's award wining fish restaurant is located just 8 miles away in beautiful Port Isaac.  

Locally, the St Tudy Inn, St Mabyn Inn and the St Kew Inn offer great pub food using seasonal and local produce.

St Kew farm Shop is a must stop destination - located just outside of St Mabyn...offering the highest quality local produce and a fabulous Cafe with pop up evening food events during the Summer.

During the Summer months the Gastropod Cafe is a must visit food destination - with daily changing menus from around the world.

Walking and Hiking

Discover the wilderness of Bodmin moor located just 4 miles away, and explore the ancient moorland where wild ponies and highland cattle roam. For Poldark fans, many of the scenes featuring Nampara cottage and the miners cottages were shot close by in the neighbouring village of St Breward. 

Star Gazing 

The skies around Bodmin moor are some of the clearest in the World - wait until night draws in and head to the garden with a picnic blanket and a hot toddy, lay back and marvel at the night sky...

Port Isaac

Visit picture perfect Port Isaac - Located just 8 miles away, home of TV's Doc Martin.

North Coast Beaches

Visit some of the UK's best surfing beaches - The bustling beach resort of Polzeath is just 30 minutes drive away, The more Northerly coastline at Trebarwith Strand is just 20 minutes away and the long sandy beaches of Bude are 35 minutes away. We also have some excellent hidden gems for you to explore, away from the Summer crowds.

Haywood Cider Farm

Take a trip to Haywood Cider Farm - Located 2 miles away and enjoy a cider tasting experience.

Pencarrow House

Visit Pencarrow House and Gardens - Located 3.5 miles away. Stately home of the St Aubyn Family.

Eden Project

You can't leave Cornwall without a visit to the Eden Project - the Worlds largest greenhouse! These World famous tropical biomes are often dubbed the eighth wonder of the World and house plants from all over the globe. The rainforest biome has an aerial walkway giving you the chance to walk amongst the tallest of the rainforest trees. The Mediterranean biome houses olive and lemon groves, you can also dine in the Med biome surrounded by palm trees. Located just 30 mins from Poachers Pocket.

Location: Tredethy, Hellandbridge, North Cornwall, UK
Bedrooms: One King Size Bed
Sleeps: 2 Adults
Good For: Boutique Breaks, Couples holidays, luxury staycations
You’ll Love: The boutique décor, crackling woodburning fire, roll top bath and nespresso machine
Visit: Wild moorland, sandy beaches, stately homes, award winning winery’s
Don’t Miss: A visit to St Kew Farm Shop
Tech: Free Wi-Fi, HDTV with Netflix, Digital Radio, DVD Player with DVD library, record player
What’s Included: Breakfast items for your first morning, use of his and hers stylish bikes, firewood – enough to get you started, bed linen and towels, robes, toiletries.
Payment: 20% Due at time of booking, remaining balance 28 days before arrival. 
Check-in Days: Our check-in/out days for 2022 are Monday - Friday. 
Check-In/Out: Check-in is from 4pm on day of arrival, Check-out is 10am on day of departure 
Minimum Stay: Minimum stay - 3 nights. Please note during the Month of August we require a 7 night minimum stay.
Parking: Free off road parking for one car
Children: Suitable for babes in arms only – please contact to enquire, travel cot available
Dog:s Up to two non shedding dogs are welcome at the cottage, please visit our pet agreement page for more info Here
Disabled: Not suitable
Good to Know: Please check your mobile reception before travelling as reception at the cottage may be patchy depending on provider. Access to the Camel Trail is down a steep hill, please be careful going up and down the hill, it is advisable to walk the bikes up and down the hill for your safety.
Cancellation: We offer a flexible cancellation policy due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, please see our terms and conditions for more info.
Damage Deposit: A refundable damage deposit of £200 is due before arrival