The Smithy At Okel Tor Mine

Calstock, Tavistock, Cornwall, Countryside

Unique Retreat

" The Smithy has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Unique Retreat Award. Built in the 1840s on the old Okel Tor Mine in Cornwall these buildings are steeped in history. What was once the Mine Captain's Office and Blacksmith’s Workshop, these buildings are now beautiful holiday cottages that are Scheduled Ancient Monuments in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Books are available for guests to read about the history and after recent funding there are also interpretation boards explaining all about the ruins and mines. It’s an incredible place to stay. Peace and tranquillity within walking distance of a lovely village. "

The Smithy is a beautifully appointed Cornish holiday cottage for two offering cosy self-catering accommodation in what was once the former blacksmith’s workshop at Okel Tor Mine. It’s one of two cottages, the other being The Count House. Set in 16 acres of natural woodland, this romantic country getaway offers a relaxing, peaceful getaway in the Tamar Valley AONB and World Heritage Site.

This cosy cottage retains its traditional charm with country style furnishings throughout. The covered verandah provides an opportunity to eat al fresco, or simply watch and listen to the local wildlife whatever the weather!

You can now reserve dates from 4th July 2020 onwards with only a £50 deposit - including 2021 dates at 2020 prices - with no more to pay until 8 weeks before your holiday start date or until the government confirms when holiday travel restrictions will be lifted (if it’s not clear by then). Should guests not be able to stay due to lockdown, travel restrictions, illness or isolation related to COVID-19 they will be able to get a full refund. Changeovers will now include a rigorous disinfecting and steam cleaning protocol in accordance with the government’s guidance "COVID-19: cleaning in non-healthcare settings" (15th May 2020).