A wonderful cottage in an outstanding part of the country. A real "homely" stay with thoughtful touches. Toby liked the biscuits so much we've more to take with us. Thank you for the break we needed.
Wonderful place, everything has been so carefully thought out. We'll be back as it's ticked all the boxes! Thank you so much.
This was our third visit and we'll keep coming back as long as Nick will let us!
Absolutely beautiful place, so calm, weather was perfect, cottage is a delight. Thank you!
A perfect example of a natural retreat with no distractions - except nature itself...
A place where time does not exist. Another super week of trips and walks
Everything is just wonderful - you have created a heaven in a turmoiled world - we'll be back in Feb! Yipee!
8th visit - had a great time as always
A stunning, cosy cottage in a beautiful part of the world. Thank you!
What an amazing place, fantastic surroundings views to die for and such a comfortable cottage. A wonderful weekend, thank you.
Keith and Mary Spencer November 2021
So enjoyed our first time at Okel Tor Mine - a great base for walks locally or to explore the area
Paradise. Never so "de-stressed" so much. Perfect walks, Perfect weather. Lush...
An idyllic location, a cottage with everything we needed and fantastic walks from the door
As peaceful and restorative as last time - thank you!
Once again - Perfection!!
A lovely week, better than we could have imagined. Comfortable cottage, excellent local walks, good pub, good weather
Better than ever - just what we needed! Thank you Nick (& Jess!) - see you October 2022
Had an amazing relaxed week - we have booked for next year! Lovely...
Absolutely fab stay. Kayaking on the Tamar, biking Tamar Trails. Evening walk for drinks in Tamar Inn. Heaven!
Enjoyed our stay in the Smithy. Great walks and then back to the peace of the cottage and the fantastic view. Loved it!
We've thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely cottage. The peace and tranquility has been idyllic. Calstock is so pretty and the locals are very friendly. We shall definitely return. Thank you.
Absolutely stunning! The most perfect setting. Every detail considered in the cottage. Perfect! We will be back. Thank you.
Thank you for a wonderful stay. The birdsong this year was amazing! So wonderful to see the trees and blossom in first flush. We've soaked in all we can to last until next time!
A surprise for Julian and for once he was gobsmacked! says it all. We loved it.
What an idyllic retreat! Bustle-free relaxation and exploring the local coastlines. Gorgeous cottage. We'll be back!
What a find! We felt right at home - even Charliedog settled in in no time. We loved our stay and it made a perfect car-free holiday. We'll be back. Thank you Nick and Greg.
We absolutely loved the time we spent here! Amazing winter break for us both. Will definitely recommend to family and friends.
Absolutely wonderful in every respect. So relaxing, comfortable and beautiful walks. We'll be back!
Another perfect stay. It is complete bliss here and we will definitely be back again. We have left totally relaxed and batteries fully recharged. Thank You.
Postponed break (lockdown intervened). Well worth the wait. Beautiful area, fantastic walks. Already booked return visit!
A truly wonderful place! Time went far too quickly. We loved the Count House and great walks from here. Brilliant weather and lovely people we have met. Hope to return soon!
2nd visit to Okel Tor - lovely cottage with great walks and amazing weather, washed down with the Tamar Inn's finest!
We had a lovely week in this little piece of paradise. Just what we needed after 4 months of lockdown!! We'll be back...
Perfect as always - particularly perfect in a pandemic! See you soon...xx
Beautiful, Tranquil - a lovely place away from it all. Thank you.
Such a lovely relaxing, beautiful haven. The dog walks were so enjoyable. Would love to come back again!
Hard to leave!
What a hidden gem! We stayed for the weekend, to get away and celebrate my wife's birthday. We were not disappointed (other than all the rain - and we can't hold Nick responsible for that!!) The cottage (we were in The Smithy) has everything that you could need for a few day's stay. The walk down to Calstock is short enough not to be a chore. The local area is charming, as only this part of the world can be. The amount of wildlife (mostly heard rather than seen) is impressive - we were woken in the pre-dawn on two mornings with owls terwit-to-wooing one another!
Definitely worth a return visit if we can manage it.
How wonderful to have found this lovely hideaway. We have had a lovely time here and cannot wait to come back.
The Smithy and its surroundings has worked its magic - healing the soul and restoring our equilibrium. The ever changing view with rolling mist, light rain & hail was a beautiful sight - tucked up warm and embraced by the rejuvenating walls of our cottage. We will return to this wonderful place - a little gem of pure loveliness. Thank you Nick, Greg & Jess!
We had a very peaceful and memorable NYE in the Count House. Thank you for being so attentive, even on New Year's Day! We hope to come back.
Another perfect stay here in this wonderful place. Can't wait to get back here again. Thank you Nick & Greg.
Booked here for our 10th (Tin!) wedding anniversary - the first time away with our dog. Lovely cosy and warm with plenty of interesting walks to entertain us. We had a fabulous time - thanks X
We had a wonderful time in this lovely cottage. Great views, very pretty village, astonishing nature. Holiday paradise!
Our 2nd stay - a lovely peaceful week - this place is definitely good for the soul. Doesn't matter what the weather is - The Smithy is warm and welcoming to come back to.
Our first time stay and already planning a return visit. Amazing place, so peaceful and relaxing. many thanks.
Fantastic short break. Great location with wonderful views. Perfect dog walks right on the doorstep. Stayed in The Smithy which was well equipped and comfortable. A lovely retreat. Will be booking our next visit today!
Fantastic place to spend our honeymoon - can't wait to stay in The Smithy next year!
An amazing and unique spot in a beautiful part of Cornwall...Alfie will look forward to seeing his new friend Jess again very soon!
We stayed at the Smithy in April 2019 and it far exceeded our already high expectations. Communication with Greg in the lead up to the stay was helpful and informative and Nick was on hand should we need anything but he wasn't intrusive and he leaves guests to it. It really is a wonderful getaway, it was so romantic something must of got to my boy friend because he proposed!! We look forward to making a return visit as soon as we can. Thank you so much.
The perfect getaway. Nick & Greg both do a super job with the booking process and making you feel welcome. Will really miss sitting out on the veranda and taking in those incredible views. everything was spot on with the Smithy. We would definitely return!
Wonderful place to stay. So quiet and peaceful. Smithy very comfortable and cosy. We must come back! Monty had the holiday of a lifetime - I don't think he wants to leave either! Thanks to Nick, Greg and Jess.
A truly idyllic spot. We've enjoyed every minute of our stay in the Smithy. Thank you Nick, Greg and Jess for having us and for the delicious fudge! The girls enjoyed their doggy treats too!
Our third stay at the Count House - this time even more special as we celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary. Such a peaceful and tranquil location that we admire dearly. We most definitely will be back!
Lovely peaceful short break. The views are amazing. Plenty of great walks to tire Flossie out! All the locals are very friendly too.
Once we drive through the gate we feel no need to drive anywhere else, until it's time to go home. For the fourth year running Okel Tor is the place to greet the spring - apple blossom and the first returning swallows - with our family as neighbours (in the other cottage). As always, many thanks to Nick & Greg.
Beautiful setting, cosy cottage, good walks, friendly people in Calstock. Very comfortable and homely base with a view that you never tire of. Wish we were here longer...
Thank you Nick for another truly spectacular wee at the Smithy. We can't believe we have been out in shorts and t-shirts in February! We are now fully re-charged and ready to go. See you again soon no doubt.
The first time in 30 years plus together that we have returned for a second holiday at one site. The chance to hear a proper dawn chorus and to spend a week not using the car equals total relaxation.
Such a gorgeous place - we had a lovely few days. We'll be back!
Had the best week escaping the city and enjoying the peace and quiet. Definitely will be coming back again. Thank you! P.S. James loved driving on the roads!!
Just what we all needed. We have fallen in love with the place
Wish we could have stayed longer! We will be back!
Our second new year spent here and another memorable visit in this idyllic location. Thank you Nick - we can't wait to come back again xxx
Another great stay at Okel Tor. Great fun in the village at the Tamar and Boot Inns. Merry Christmas!
Came to stay to celebrate our 10th anniversary in the shadow of the tin mine. What a lovely way to mark our "tin" anniversary. A lovely relaxing stay.
Our second visit to yokel Tor and again another relaxing and fantastic time. Tilly our Lab loves the freedom too! We had a lovely Christmas dinner at the Boot Inn, people are all so friendly. Many thanks and Happy New Year!
Lovely retreat. Enjoyed the view and walk to Calstock by moonlight. Great place. Had everything we needed.
Amazing views and beautiful cottage. Cannot say a bad word - just perfect!
First visit! Will definitely return - booked for 25th wedding anniversary break. Just what we were expecting - going by the pictures. Even better in the flesh. Thanks Nick and Greg
A very pleasant stay. Comfortable and fantastic location. Autumnal colours and somehow avoided worst of weather. Owls at night and a friendly badger!
A perfect way to spend our 10th wedding anniversary. We loved your beautiful cottage and quiet location. We will definitely return soon.
What a magical place!! A perfect week away in the Smithy, so peaceful and relaxing. Beautiful walks into Calstock and Cotehole, us and the dogs absolutely loved our stay here. Will definitely be returning.
Janet & Micky
Beyond expectations!! We both loved every second - will be back for more. Thanks Nick and Jess. X
We came across your advert whilst browsing Facebook and knew instantly it was perfect for us! Stunning views, peace and quiet all around, beautiful nature is what we were looking for. We are utterly impressed with what you have created here and loved every minute of being here!
What a beautiful place! Enjoyed exploring the local area and beyond. The walk along the river to the village is easy and pretty - and further to beautiful Cotehele.
A blissful week, such a restful and carefully restored oasis of calm and tranquility. Just what we needed. Thank you.
Wonderful relaxing stay in a beautiful setting - thanks Nick
We've had another fantastic stay - the boys so enjoyed playing with the dog and walking in the woods - and what perfect weather. A true delight. Sad to leave as always - until the next time.
Brilliant weather, fantastic views in the glorious surroundings. Thank you.
Superb! The accommodation, the view, the neighbour Nick. Yes - superb! A big thank you.
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