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Milly & Martha / Real Cottage Holidays in Cornwall

Welcome to Cornwall, our wild and magical home. Come and discover this beautiful, rugged coast. Embrace the elements. Soak up the sun. Set your children free to splish splosh their way around rock pools and secret coves.

Indulge in Cornish ice creams, hearty pasties, fresh mackerel and wonderful local beer. Watch outdoor theatre with the glistening sea as the backdrop. Explore the rich and diverse pleasures of Cornish art.

Experience the real Cornwall.

Come and get snug in your home for a week or two. Each of our homes have plenty of our touches to make it a special place for you. Every guest receives their own Bespoke Holiday Guide. We have the perfect places for you to stay whilst discovering this remarkable and wonderful place.

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Milly & Martha / Real Cottage Holidays in Cornwall

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  • The Tack House Cottage
  • Sleeps 2 Prices £319 - £704
  • Location Hayle
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A cute and quirky escape. Hidden down a little lane in Hayle and set in its own garden is the delightful little Tack House.

Previously the Tack House for the horses and carriages of the Foundry estate and now restored to a lovely one bedroomed home.

Private gardens for summer evening BBQs. Cosy log burner for snuggling up on colder nights.

Perfect for a romantic break, a surf trip or a bit of time out.

Friday changeover, flexible in low season

Short breaks available

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom

Wi Fi

Wood burning stove

Walking distance to the pub

20 minute walk to beach

2 dogs welcome

Located at what is known as the Foundry end of Hayle, the Tack House is a perfect base for exploring this wonderful part of Cornwall.

It’s just a 10 minute walk to the Hayle estuary and onto the coastpath which joins Hayle’s 3 miles of golden sands.

10 minute drive to St Ives with its stunning harbour and cobbled streets…art, pasties and ice cream!

Plenty of varied walks up hills (Trencrom), along rivers (St Erth), in the woods (Tehidy), in the dunes (Hayle Towans) and along beaches (Porth Kidney our favourite)!

Breakfast at Godrevy café

Roast lunch at Trevaskis Farm

Amazing burgers at the Salt bar

Perfect base for surf with any swell

The nearby walk from Lelant church and along the coast path with stunning views to St Ives and to Godrevy lighthouse.

Kite surfing at Hayle Estuary.

Pub lunch at the nearby Halsetown Inn followed by a walk overlooking the Atlantic.

A trip to the Minack theatre for an evening performance (and the odd basking shark spotting).

Sunset BBQs at the Hayle river mouth

Ice cream from local Mr Bs

Grab a pasty from Philps

Early morning walks on the beach

Step out of the front door onto the decking for al fresco dining.

Sun loungers and BBQ are all provided.

There is parking for one car (please note that it is a narrow space so please check with us if you have a particularly large vehicle).

The Tack House is within walking distance of Hayle train station.

Private garden

Sun loungers

Private parking

Close to public transport


The Tack House is compact and cosy. Walk through the front door and into the living area. There is a well equipped kitchenette, comfy sofa and dining table perfect for two.

Walk down the narrow stair case and into the sleeping area. The low level bed is nestled under the stairs and there is a shower room off the bedroom.

The Tack House was originally part of the Foundry Estate and where all the tack for the horses and carriages were kept. The cottages in front of the house were the carriage and horse drivers’ cottages.

1 bedroom / 1 shower room

Stylish décor


Wood burning stove

Well equipped kitchenette with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge.

TV and plenty of books for you to read.

WiFi provided.

Linen is included (as well as towels)

Books and chess


We had a super stay in Tack House and loved Hayle as our base, great facilities in the town and central to all the places we wanted to visit. :-) - Turnbull - May 2016

Would highly recommend this property for a single person or a couple. Plan to rebook at another time. Murphy - March 2015

Thank you for a wonderful holiday in Cornwall. We have recommended you to friends and family and we look forward to coming back to you at some point in the near future. Claire - August 2015



We really enjoyed staying at this property. It was ideal for travelling by transport. Hooper - September 2015


Linen Hire - Additional towels can be provided for an additional charge of £6 per bath sheet.  

Please contact Milly & Martha for more information.

Bespoke Craft Holidays - Chose from a range of workshops created for you by professional print maker & designer Dena O'Brien. There are workshops to suit all ages, levels and experience. 

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The Tack House, 34 Off Foundry Hill, Hayle, TR27 4HW