About Us

Matthew and Allison have been farming at Markwell Farm since March 2000. They are now helped by their son James & daughter Louise. The farm is a 400 acre mixed farm rented from Port Eliot Estate at St Germans. The holiday cottages were converted in 2001. We have a suckler beef herd which is mainly spring calving, 300 ewes which lamb in February / March and about 200 acres of arable crops - mainly cereals. There is also an assortment of ponies, goats, Llamas, dogs & Tom our ginger cat. You are welcome to walk around the farm to enjoy the views and meet the animals.

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 I thoroughly enjoyed my single stay at the Stable. Very Rural, lovely walks without keep getting in the car. The whole family made me very welcome and I enjoy being amidst the working part of farm life...…... I will be back! 

Pat June 2018

 The Shippen was very well equipped and spacious, particularly upstairs. The view was breathtaking in every direction. It was perfectly situated to explore some of Cornwalls loveliest beaches, fishing villages and countryside. We ventured further afield to Salcombe, Falmouth and the beautiful Lydford Gorge in Dartmoor. I would recommend the cottages to friends and family. 

Julie C May 2018