Our Facilities

Our Rooms

We have 4 ensuite bedrooms with walk in showers, large sliding triple glazed doors opening onto a terrace with private seating area. All bedrooms overlook the Fowey Estuary, the village of Golant and surrounding countryside. Lighting is led, and we have underfloor heating powered by our log boiler. We regret that we are unsuitable for children under 12.

Bed Linen and Towels

All rooms have organic bed linen, bamboo & cotton towels are provided (not beach towels) reading lights, a USB charging socket, seating, books, clothes hangers, and a bottle of water, glasses and mugs. There are also kettles in the spring & summer months (we may remove them in the winter to conserve power), with tea and coffe. We also provide a small coolbox with blocks that can be changed daily on request.


You are welcome to take your breakfast either in the Breakfast room around the communal table, ot to your room, or terrace, but please return your crockery for washing up! – COVID AMENDMENTS…… at the moment, we can cater for two couples in the breakfast room – at either end of the 3m table, or we can bring your breakfast to your room. We cannot offer the normal buffet, but give you the same choice, individually presented – we just ask you to order the night before so we have time to prepare.

Meeting Room

Our spacious meeting room, with its kitchen and ensuite wetroom is available for courses, conferences, small weddings and parties. It has private space on the terrace overlooking the river.

Self Catering

When it is not used as a meeting room we convert it to a self catering apartment with the addition of a kingsize bed.


We have a small library area in our Breakfast room, with seating, magazines, books, jigsaws and some games, which guests are welcome to use. Please remember to leave things behind for the next guest.

Places to Sit

There are lots of places to sit – either on your own private part of the terrace, or there are various tables and chairs around the building, plus benches in every area of our wilder land. We also have a generous decking area around our wildlife pond, with more seating.


We have one parking space per room in our parking area halfway up our rather steep track. We ask guests to drive up to the top to unload, and then please leave the car in the parking area and walk the rest, in order to preserve the tranquility. If the track is too steep or daunting for you, you have the option to park in the village (P&D) car park, and either walk up, or if we are around, we may be able to come and pick you and your luggage up.

12 acres to explore

We have 12 acres of mixed wood and pasture, with a large wildlife pond, which guests are welcome to explore. There are lovely views, and seats in each area.

Miles of Walking

There are miles of walking paths to explore, including access to the Saints Way Path – running from Padstow to Fowey, and you can arrange kayaking tours and hire from Encounter Cornwall or paddleboard lessons and tours from Paddle Cornwall, situated in the village. We are very happy to advise/suggest routes.

We can connect you to a local practitioner of therapeutic massage and treatments, which you can enjoy in the comfort of your room, or a treatment room is available in the village.

Local Artwork

We have local artwork for sale in an ever changing display throughout the building.

Electric Cars

Although we cannot guarantee availability, we do have facilities to charge an electric vehicle (3 pin socket) from our solar power when we have excess (fingers crossed for a sunny day!) Our plan in 2021 is to be able to provide a dedicated charging area for electric vehilcles (there will be a modest charge).


The Sanctuary











What our guests say:

Such an inspiring place, you really couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting. The owners are so passionate and knowledgeable about nature, and so committed to environmental sustainability.


Coronavirus Update

We are delighted to say that we will be able to take bookings from now onwards, with limitations on the numbers of rooms that are available.

There will be hand sanitiser both outside, and inside the main door, which you will be asked to use, and we ask you to also bring one with you, and carry it at all times.

We have always taken a great deal of time and trouble to make sure everything is as clean as possible, but this will become of even greater importance to ensure that there is no transmission of the virus in every way we can.

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