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Penarwyn House

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Penarwyn House, Par, Cornwall

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Type: Bed & Breakfast

Built in 1894 by John De Cressey Treffry (High Sheriff of Cornwall), Penarwyn House is a large gentleman's residence with the size and style of a bygone age. Entering the large drive with its roundabout (built to enable horse and carriage forward travel in and out) you will find ample parking. The house stands in its own very private, mature gardens with a variety of plants and trees. It also has a walled garden with a Victorian fernery where you can sit in the sun or in the shade of an apple tree.
Mike and Jan offer a true Cornish welcome to one and all who stay with them. They have been in the hotel business since 1993 when they bought Chy-an-Mor in Penzance being one of the first to go totally non-smoking and taking it to the first 5 diamond rating in Penzance and St. Ives. They purchased Penarwyn in 2003 and have restored it to its former glory with the extras and thoughtful touches gained from their previous hotel experience, mixing antique and modern to give you the best of both worlds. They have been busy with all aspects of refurbishment, from 40 feet below ground level capping a mine shaft in the garden with 150 tonnes of concrete, to re-leading the roof, and with Jan's skill at interior design coming to the fore revamping the guests rooms and the 50 foot long hallways.
Opening in June 2005 they were delighted to be awarded 5 diamonds with the AA egg cup award for the very best of breakfasts. They offer 3 rooms, all with luxury sparkling clean en-suites with invigorating showers, and separate roll top baths, piles of fluffy white towels, bathrobes and candles for those romantic soaks. All rooms have digital TVs with DVD players, hair driers, room safes, tea/coffee, biscuits and the use of a guests fridge with fresh milk and water.
Nearby you will find the Eden Project and the beautiful Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Treffry - Double room with king sized bed, dressing room and en suite.

Prideaux - Large twin/triple/super king, en suite with slipper bath and separate shower.

De Cressy - Suite with living room, large bedroom with either twin or super king size bed, with en suite.

Drawing room - for guests to relax with comfortable seating featuring a boudoir grand piano. Snooker/games room - a good way to unwind particularly in the cooler evenings with the log burner glowing.

Dining room - Wood panelled with oak furniture, a fine setting to enjoy one of Jan's award winning breakfasts served until 09:30
With fresh fruit, a selection of natural and fruit yogurts, cereals and the option of porridge as well as the cooked selection from the full Cornish to fish, croissants or a stack of pancakes breakfast is sure to satisfy all appetites.


Accommodation Details

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeCapacityRoom / Unit Tariff*
Decressey2from £60.00 to £80.00 per person (breakfast included)
Prideaux or as a double3from £45.00 to £65.00 per person (breakfast included)
Treffry2from £40.00 to £60.00 per person (breakfast included)

*Prices for double rooms are per person for 2 occupants. Single occupancy in a double room will incur a single supplement.

Availability Calendar

Availability Calendar
Rooms/Units Qty Cap Pricing Tue
Decressey 1 2 PPPNBI
£75.00Possible Availability.
£75.00Possible Availability.
£75.00Possible Availability.
£75.00Possible Availability.
£75.00Possible Availability.
£75.00Possible Availability.
£75.00Possible Availability.
Prideaux or as a double 1 3 PPPNBI
£60.00Possible Availability.
£60.00Possible Availability.
£60.00Possible Availability.
£60.00Possible Availability.
Treffry 1 2 PPPNBI
£55.00Possible Availability.
£55.00Possible Availability.
£55.00Possible Availability.
£55.00Possible Availability.
£55.00Possible Availability.
The calendar above shows availability for 7 day(s) starting 29/07/2014. To check for a different start date use the search to the right
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= Price Per person (breakfast included)

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Contact Details

St Blazey
PL24 2DS

Tel: +44 01726 814224

Fax: +44 01726 814224


  • 5 AA Stars
  • 5 AA Gold Stars
5 AA Stars 5 AA Gold Stars


  • Visit EnglandBreakfast Breakfast 2014



  • Accept Children over 7

Provider Preferences

  • Country house
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Minimum age 10

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Leisure Facilities

  • Games Room


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Establishment Features

  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) - Internet access for visitors
  • Central heating throughout
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Open all year
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Road Directions

BY CAR: From the mini roundabout on the outskirts of Fowey take the exit signed Bodmin/Lostwithiel. Continue for 5 miles and turn left onto the A390. Carry on over the level crossing and through St Blazey. Turn left at Doubletrees school, drive past the school and the entrance to Penarwyn House is straight ahead.

Public Transport Directions

By train to Par station then regular bus service to St Blazey.