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Ruthern Valley Holidays

Cornwall Bodmin
  • Ruthern Lodge
  • The park setting
  • The park setting
  • Camel Trail
  • Ruthern Valley Holidays, Ruthernbridge, Nr Bodmin
  • The park setting
  • Beeches Bungalow
  • Beeches Bungalow
  • Padstow Woodland Estate
  • Padstow Woodland Estate
  • Padstow Woodland Estate
  • Padstow Woodland Estate
  • Larches Lodge
  • Larches Lodge
  • Larches Lodge
  • Larches Lodge
  • Maple Bungalow
Adults 18+
Children 2 - 17
Infants under 2

With a spectacular location right in the heart of Cornwall, this is a first class holiday park with a tranquil and "away from it all" feel.  If you love nature then you'll be in your element here with the well known Camel Trail just a 5 minute cycle ride from the park.

Ruthern Valley will really appeal to families looking for a relaxing holiday base but who want to be close to various attractions for days out.  Of course the glorious, sandy beaches in this area are ever popular and the Eden Project is within easy reach too.

Facilities on the park itself include WIFI access in designated areas, a shop and laundrette.

Accommodation is a selection of caravans, bungalows and log cabins.  The Ruthern Lodges are a nice choice and also come with a timber decking area to make the most of the outdoors. We also recommend the Padstow Woodland Edge bungalow which sleeps up to 4.

This holiday park has been awarded the Gold David Bellamy Award for Conservation.

Park Facilities
  • Wi-Fi access (in designated areas)
  • Bicycle hire * †
  • Shop
  • Launderette * †
  • Subject to availability
  • All other facilities available for all dates.
  • * Charges Apply.
Accommodation features
  • Comfortable two bedroom bungalows and lodges.
  • TV
  • Wi-fi
  • Kitchen including microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Bath and/or shower
  • Towels
  • Picnic table
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Travel cots and highchairs £10pw each
  • No pets
  • Complimentary welcome pack
  • All non smoking accommodation
  • Please note: Bed linen is not included (except Larches Lodge)

Accommodation at Ruthern Valley Holidays


Beeches Bungalow

Bungalow with either two double or one double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower.

Larches Lodge

Log cabin with either two double or one double and one twin. Bath with overhead shower. Timber decking.

Maple Bungalow

Bungalow with one double and one with one single and bunks. Bath with overhead shower.

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Ruthern Valley Holidays Reviews

Hossein, Poole Dorset
Date of stay: 29th January 2018
Accommodation type: Larches Lodge
Best 3 days of staying
In our log cabin
Giles, Plymouth
Date of stay: 15th January 2018
Accommodation type: Larches Lodge
Excellent and would definitely return! We booked last minute and was very reasonable break from Friday to Monday .
Very clean and tidy.
Very tranquil setting .
Laurie, Isle Of Wight
Date of stay: 9th October 2017
Accommodation type: Maple Bungalow
Accommodation was comfortable and perfectly adequate for our needs, the only issue we had was an over sensitive fire alarm when cooking. I'd also recommend bringing a larger frying pan, especially if you're a family!
Probably the most relaxing holiday we've had, we'll definitely visit again.
Date of stay: 30th September 2017
Accommodation type: Larches Lodge
Every thing was just great.
Carole, Bedford
Date of stay: 15th September 2017
Accommodation type: Larches Lodge
Great lodge, maybe the bed could have been a little comfier
Lisa, Newmarket
Date of stay: 8th September 2017
Accommodation type: Beeches Bungalow
Perfect holiday, lovely chalet and great location.
Date of stay: 8th September 2017
Accommodation type: Beeches Bungalow
Edward, Wagga Wagga Australia.
Date of stay: 23rd September 2016
Accommodation type: Padstow Woodland Eagle
Couldn't be better.
Terence, Milton Keynes
Date of stay: 23rd September 2016
Accommodation type: Padstow Woodland Edge
We didn't stay at bungalow but at a lodge. Not sure why maybe overbooking? The lodge was lovely spotlessly clean, had everything you could want and heating was put on for our arrival. Couldn't fault the accommodation for the price we paid.
Great break was expecting a bath as per picture but lovely updated shower room
Beautiful place run by very nice people, couldn't fault it
We stayed at a Larches Lodge for 7 nights 24/11 - 01/12, 2017. By night number three we had booked again for next year. We were looking for a getaway from it all escape for our anniversary and we got an incredibly peaceful lodge spotlessly clean, lovely and cosy and well equipped with everything you need bar towels which we knew about anyway. Beds made up on arrival with spotless linen and when we got there the cabins more than sufficient heating had been turned on ready for us. Kitchen comprises of a four seater table, full size electric oven with hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, cutlery, utensils, cups, glasses, plates, dishes, pans, oven dishes etc (supply your own tea towels). Lounge comprises of 2 seater sofa bed, 2 tub chairs, lamp + table, coffee table, flat screen TV with freeview and wireless internet throughout the site, large patio doors looking out onto decked area (excellent for wildlife watching). Bedroom 1 comprises of double bed, two large bedside cabinets, single wardrobe, spotless beds made up on arrival with 4 pillows & quilt. (Very comfy) Bedroom 2 comprises of two regular sized single beds, wardrobe and bedside cabinet separating beds. Good sized room far better than any caravans we stayed in. Bathroom comprises of bath with overhead shower, WC & washbasin. Spotless again. Lovely outdoor area with decking to front with picnic table and a covered walkway to side. Handy for our very british unpredictable weather & bird watching. Lodges vary very slightly so don't use this as a checklist. We were in Lodge 2. Lots of wildlife around with plenty visiting Jays, nuthatches, woodpecker and many more common garden birds. The vast majority of the time we didnt't even notice other people on site staying at the same time. Bliss. The owner came to visit after we had settled to check we were happy and everything was working correctly and we were happy. Lovely touch thank you. Well equipped shop on site. Very sadly we had to leave a day early due to family issues but my husband and I have decided to make this our anniversary retreat as this really is a little gem of a place to stay with easy access to the rest of Cornwall should you wish to explore.
Peaceful site in beautiful wooded valley off the beaten track, just over a mile from the Camel Trail (from Grogley Halt it's 3miles to Wadebridge and 4 miles to Bodmin). Ideal for walkers, cyclists and runners or just to get away and relax for a few days. Perfect base for exploring Cornwall and close to Bodmin Moor.
A lovely haven of tranquility away from the hustle of work! The weather was against us but we still enjoyed our time at Ruthern Valley and aim to return some day.
Fantastic site, fabulous owners.
Fabulous holiday, perfect location, excellent customer service!
Wonderful peaceful place lovely to come home to after the varied and beautiful places and beaches to visit in the area
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