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The Shippen
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The Shippen
The enclosed drive, garden and patio with a wooden gate at the entrance. The sunny patio area.
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36 reviews
The Shippen
The enclosed drive, garden and patio with a wooden gate at the entrance.
The sunny patio area.
The Shippen is the first barn on the right as you come down the lane.
Reception is at Pitt Barn, the second barn on the right as you come down the country lane.
Bodmin moor from The Shippen.
Sunset at Pitt lake. A double reflection on the lake from the solar farm.
The Shippen is behind the trees to the left of Pitt Barn.
See the moorhen with her chicks and nest of sticks.
See the mallard duck with her ducklings.
See the duckling in the garden.
Can you see the great spotted woodpecker in the tree?
See the sheep in the field beside The Shippen
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Callington, Cornwall, England

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Excellent - based on 36 reviews
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Ashers123
Chalford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Family Trip”
Reviewed 19 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Visited this week after my girlfriend had a look around to see what cottages where around the Cornwall area. The Shippen and The Stables kept coming out on search results, so we decided to book. Frances (the owner) kept in touch before our stay and came around to see us on the second day. Frances was very welcoming and gave us some ideas on places to visit in the local area (much needed as the last three days has seen nothing but rain). Frances ensured that we were happy with the accommodation and was more than happy to answer any questions. The accommodation itself was as described and couldn't be faulted for its location, amenities and price. If I was being picky, a few parts of The Shippen could do with updating such as one of the sofas which had dipped in the middle and a pump to increase the power of the shower. However, for £40 per night for The Shippen, I can't fault it and this was money well spent.

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Management Response
20 May 2017
So pleased you enjoyed staying at The Shippen. Thankyou
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LauraM167...
1 review
“Perfect for my needs”
Reviewed 9 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Nice quiet situation with in easy reach of Launceston and just what I needed. Accommodation is compact but has everything you need for a stay including a good wi-if service all at an excellent price. I will probably be back in Cornwall next year and the Shippen will be my first choice of accommodation.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 May 2017
Thank you. Always great to know you enjoyed your holiday and would like to return.
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Market Bosworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 May 2017
Thank yo so much for your wonderful review. So pleased you want to come back.
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mikedudfi...
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cottage in the countryside”
Reviewed 27 April 2017 for a stay in November 2016

My wife and I found this cottage very cosy the only thing you need to take with you is food all mod cons available in the cottage nice part of Cornwall if you like to travel about with tin mines down the road and stone circles about three miles

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Management Response
30 Apr 2017
Thank you for your wonderful review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Christoph...
1 review
“A wonderful stay”
Reviewed 2 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017

A very relaxing stay, every thing we needed was there, and easy reach to all the interesting places that are in Cornwall. I recommend it and you won't be disappointed.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Feb 2017
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Shippen in Cornwall.
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