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“A piece of Cornish Heaven”
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Crugkern Barn.  Double doors lead out to the patio where you can...
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Crugkern Barn.  Double doors lead out to the patio where you can...
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48 reviews
Crugkern Barn.  Double doors lead out to the patio where you can...
Relax, sit in the sun...
Enjoy a cool glass of wine and read a book.
Artwork alongside the double doors - one of the owner's own mosaics.
The owners coastal themed silk paintings and appliqued cushions add Cornish flavour
Comfort in style. High quality Jonh Lewis cotton sheets and duvet covers. Melin Tregwynt blanket.
Relax, put your feet up, and watch TV.  WiFi available.
Settle back into the hand-made cushions...
...and read a book or two.
New, well equipped modern kitchen with granite work surfaces, electric oven, induction hob.
Shaker style shelf storage
Cornish studio pottery mugs.  We source things locally wherever possible.
Essential supplies readily to hand
Dualit toaster and fast boil kettle. Unique, hand made, original fused glass splashback.
Shaker style dining.
Home made bread and Cornish Yarg cheese go VERY well with a glass of wine
Bathroom, with more original artwork, has a toilet, sink and shower. Quality toiletries provided.
Pebble mosaic provides a coastal twist.
Take it easy in the Cornish sun...
...and enjoy a cool drink in the garden.
The spectacular West Penwith Coast near Land's End, only 10 minutes drive away.
Porth Nanven - Cot Valley, one of West Penwith's hidden gems.  A haven for Choughs and seals.
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
St Just, Cornwall, England

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Charlotte...
1 review
“A piece of Cornish Heaven”
Reviewed 14 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

I can honestly say that we couldn't have had better hosts than Rick and Chris. They were so friendly and helpful, yet not at all intrusive. It was Andys birthday and Rick and Chris thoughtfully gave him a lovely card and a bottle of prosecco. How did they know that's our favourite tipple?! This was in addition to all sorts of 'welcome' goodies. The accommodation was spotless, warm, comfortable and furnished to the sort of high standard that we would like to aspire to at home. It was just all brilliant. The view from the barn is wonderful and we both felt so rested after our three night stay. There are walks and footpaths and wildlife galore all straight from the barn, and there is so much to do. We are keen bird watchers and were very pleased with all the birds we saw, including choughs, kestrels, a great auk, buzzards, and peregrine falcon, amongst many others.
If you're looking for somewhere really comfortable and beautifully furnished with everything you could possibly want, with lovely hosts, in a wonderful, quiet area, yet very close to St Just, then look no further. Crugkern Barn is the place for you.

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Liked best: Everything
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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
15 Oct 2016
Thank you for your kind words Charlotte. It was a pleasure to have you here at Crugkern, and we are delighted that it lived up to expectations. It was lovely to see you and Andy sitting on the bench 'up the wilderness' enjoying a glass or two of prosecco in the evening sun to celebrate his birthday. It's one of our favourite spots too. I was up there today doing a bit of 'estate work' and saw a large flock of redwing and fieldfare fly over and land in Tommy's field. The winter migrants are here. Autumn has well and truly arrived now.
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Nat W
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Cosy compact barn retreat in peaceful setting”
Reviewed 26 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We spent four nights at Crugkern Barn after a recommendation from a friend and it was a real treat. It's been thoughtfully kitted out with everything you could need for a relaxing stay (including a very useful daysack with OS map, sun cream, tupperware and blanket!) and beautifully decorated with handmade artwork. The setting is wonderfully peaceful with plenty to see and do nearby, and our hosts Rick and Chris could not have been more friendly or helpful. We had a fab holiday and hope to return!

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Liked best: The modern but homely feel of the barn and the thoughtful extras (such as the day-sack)
Liked least: Kitchen is a little cramped (e.g. not much space on draining board etc) but wasn't really a big problem
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Sep 2016
Thank you for your kind words Natalie. It was a pleasure to have you here and we are delighted that Crugkern Barn lived up to expectations. The daysack has seen a lot of action this summer - seems to do the trick. Do come and see us again so we can induct you into some more of the mysteries of West Penwith.
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Wander641...
1 review
“Memorable stay, wonderful accommodation in a beautiful location.”
Reviewed 22 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

First of all, the hospitality from Rick and Chris sets this accommodation apart. Their welcome and concern for your well being is second to none. They gave us excellent advice on beaches, places to eat and to visit. The surrounding area is fascinating with a stark beauty at times that lets you discover its hidden gems. I have to say that the beaches are outstanding. Some of the very best we have visited. Even at my middle aged years I was tempted to use the body board again that Rick offered and loved it.
The accommodation has been lovingly put together, with wonderful personal touches. We particularly appreciated the beach bag with everything you needed folreadyr the day. We used it on two of our three days. The barn is cosy and comfortable. We enjoyed preparing meals, sitting outside and barbecuing in the barn's amazing private garden.
We look forward to another visit and are already planning for next year.
Thanks so much Rick and Chris. Hope to see you soon.

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Liked best: The location and the hospitality.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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marietalb...
Luton, United Kingdom
1 review
“A gem of a place, defintely one to return to - again and again”
Reviewed 10 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

I can't praise Crugkern Barn or Rick and Chris enough. The barn has everything you need, no beach pebble left unturned! Right from booking, Rick was in contact to ensure our stay was as memorable as it could be. My husband and I are vegans, "provisions" were adapted to meet our dietary needs - the most scrummy home made bread, lovely local jam from "The Gull at the Gate" and Chris had been busy making us flapjacks for our arrival, a really kind gesture. I was celebrating my birthday while we holidayed and travelled to Carbis Bay to eat at The Bean Inn (even if you're not vegetarian or vegan, check it out). Rick had popped in to say "Happy Birthday" and handed me a card and cakes that Chris had made. I was so touched. Lovely people with such personal attention to detail, such natural hosts. We were lucky enough to get to Sennen beach for body boarding on two of the days and took a short walk to St Just for entertainment in the evenings. Thank you Rick and Chris for your hospitality, we will certainly be back.

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Liked best: Such an amazing location and welcoming hosts
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Aug 2016
Thank you for your kind words Marie, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and had a great birthday. We are so lucky to have places around here which celebrate what is best about locally sourced Cornish food. We have every intention of following your lead and trying the Bean Inn. Thank you for the recommendation. It was a pleasure to have you here, and we look forward to seeing you, as you say above, again and again. You will always be welcome.
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Gps G
Skipton, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Quiet and comfortable in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 21 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Crugkern is a compact modernised barn expertly converted into holiday accommodation for two people. My wife and I loved staying here, as despite its compact dimensions, it has everything we needed and even better, it is situated in the most beautiful location not far from St Just in Penwith, near the coast (1.2 miles) & with a very attractive aspect. Located in the owners well tended gardens, it is both luxurious and comfortable and everything a holiday maker could wish for has been thought about and provided. The kitchen area is fully equipped, modern & easy to keep clean so self catering is made simple. The shower room is spacious and the sleeping area is cunningly arranged so that despite the small dimensions there is plenty of storage room for your clothes. Radio and TV/DVD are provided, but we never switched them on! We were so tired from walking and exploring on the Cornish coast and countryside we had no need for any other distractions. We were able to send a few emails while staying in the barn as good Wifi is provided. The afore mentioned gardens are extensive and are visited by a large number of garden birds. For anyone interested in wildlife, particularly those who like bird watching, this place is a paradise. Small details like the welcome pack consisting of tea, coffee, milk, bread, butter and local cheese were really appreciated too.
Finally mention must be made of the owners, Rick & Chris, who are the brains behind this tiny but perfectly formed miracle. We received a warm welcome and nothing was too much trouble, added to which Rick is a mine of local information about St Just and the best kept local secrets to visit, so we would not hesitate to recommend the barn to any one (or two) ! .

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: No dislikes
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
24 Jul 2016
Chris and I are really pleased that you enjoyed your time here and that you were blessed with good weather. The good thing about the compact nature of the barn with its thick, granite walls is that it is cosy and warm in cold weather, but remains cool in the heat of summer. Always comfortable to return to after a hard day on the coast path, or hot day on the beach. Glad you enjoyed the birds. The bullfinches were on the feeders again this morning, and all in all the birds and their young are getting through the feed in industrial quantities! I'm pleased that you got the opportunity to visit some of the out-of-the-way places we have discovered, and it was great that I was able to join you in the Star for the Irish music session on the Monday night. Always a good do, and a nice way to round off your week.
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