Honicombe Manor near Callington
If you're looking for a peaceful rural break, you've found it at Honicombe Manor near Callington in Cornwall.
Set in 20 acres of rolling countryside, the holiday park is home to over 100 lodges, cottages and bungalows, nestled in amongst the natural surroundings of the ancient woodland.
Choose a family-friendly single-storey property, a quirky open plan cottage or a spacious two-storey lodge with balcony and hot tub, ideal for large groups.
The Park offers a quiet escape, while also providing simple facilities to keep the whole family happy.
Facilities available from 9am until 8pm most days - call Reception on 01822 25 80 90 for the latest opening times.
Tamar Valley Holidays
Tamar Valley Holidays, run by husband and wife team Robin & Dee Fry, looks after many of the properties at The Park. They also oversee the running of Reception, leisure facilities and shop.
Indoor heated pool
Bar & Restaurant
Outdoor heated pool*
Walking & nature trails
† Charges apply
†† Membership required. Pleae check that the lodge you book has the appropriate Level of Membership.
The story of Honicombe Manor
The Manor has not always been a Holiday Park
Dating back to the Middle Ages, the dwelling at Honicombe Manor has a long and rich history. Here's a brief look at how things have changed on the site over the last 700 years.
1300sFirst records of Honyacombe House
1300sThe country is ravaged by poor health - the House falls into disrepair
1337Ownership of Honyacombe moves to the Duchy of Cornwall
1400sThe spelling of the property changes to Honeycombe House
1485War of the Roses ends
1452Leonardo da Vinci is born
1500sProperty, now spelt Honicombe, reduced in size to 30 acres
15562 years before Elizabeth I became queen, Honicombe House was passed to Thomas Stentaford and William Bartlett
1936The last male Honeycombe to live in Cornwall passes away
1798During the reign of George III, ownership of Honeycombe moves from the Duchy of Cornwall to private owner
1850sName changed to Honicombe
1856House renovated and front porch added - you can still see the owner's initials carved into the stonework of this new structure
Early 1900sHouse bought by Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
1920sHonicombe is sold privately by Mount Edgcumbes
1950sHouse falls into state of disrepair
1950sHouse put on the market for £4,000 (£135,000 in today's money)
1977Becomes Honicombe Holiday Centre and Caravan Park
1980sHonicombe Manor purchased privately - addition of swimming pool, chalets & bungalows
1984Gathering of 160 Honeycombes from all over the world held at Honicombe
August 1999Honicombe hosts hundreds of visitors for total solar eclipse
TodayHonicombe Manor continues to welcome families to the holiday park