The village of St Breward!

St Breward is a small rural village nestling on the Northern edge of Bodmin Moor. It was built around the china clay and granite quarries where hundred’s worked in the 1800’s. It made it a thriving village that boasted a milliner’s hat shop, boot makers, dressmakers, a petrol station, butcher, baker’s  Now it is home to around 600 residents and has a busy shop and post office run by Christine and Denis Lusby. It is open all year apart from Christmas day, when they take a day of rest.

The village pub, the Old inn, is situated in Churchtown at the top of the village, next to the Parish Church. It is owned by Darren & he and Ben run it together. They offer  a large, varied menu and serve delicious food and great beer all year round. The Sunday  carvery is very popular with county wide visitors who

  mingle with  locals  throughout the day. They also offer specials during the week including sizzler night, burger night and fish shop night.  It has recently been updated giving it a fresh more modern feel without losing the old world charm. It ‘s a great place to enjoy a night out.

Christine & Denis Lusby St Breward stores and Post office

The Camel trail cycling path is 1 mile from the Darrynane and offers 171/2 miles of uninterrupted walking or cycle path passing by

Bodmin, Wadebridge and finishing in Padstow. Many of our visitors enjoy a peddle along it or like ourselves a leisurely walk with the dogs. Whether old or young it offers a great day out and you can finish your sojourn with a cup of tea or coffee at the Snail’s pace at Wenfordbrige. An eco friendly cafe offering breakfast, morning coffee. light lunches and afternoon tea – the cakes are yummy.

For the younger members of the family St Breward has a dazzling new play area – fully fenced and gated for 2 – 12 year olds.  There are swings, slides, climbing frames, see saws and many other delightful rides to enjoySt Breward is a great place to live and a fab place for a holiday. The local road network makes it easy to visit

the many South west destinations including the North and South beaches, Eden Project, Port Isaac, Padstow, Tintagel

Boscastle and Darrynane cottages, nestling in a beautiful Bodmin moor valley, make it the perfect getaway whether

for a short break or longer holiday. For more details see our website or call us on 01208 850885.

Hope to see you next year if not before.


Best wishes,


Angela & David Clark

Article by Darrynane on 11/11/2015 Read more articles like this