Welcome to Downs Barn Farm

Downs Barn Farm provides a peaceful retreat for two, where your time is your own and you can appreciate all that nature has to offer amidst 5* Gold luxury and comfort!

Our award winning bed and breakfast and luxury self–catering cottages, designed exclusively for couples, have lots of thoughtful touches that will make your stay something special. The beautifully presented accommodation, attention to detail and our wish for you to have a memorable holiday, are of the utmost importance to us.

Choose one of two newly-converted, contemporary styled cottages, with everything you could need for a relaxing or romantic break for two. Or indulge yourself in a traditional Cornish farmhouse, with luxurious en-suite guest rooms with king size beds and delicious, locally sourced breakfast choices.

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Luxury Five Star Accommodation in West Cornwall


Stylish 5* self-catering with freedom to enjoy Cornwall’s peaceful & natural environment



Perfect for a relaxing break or romantic getaway for 2 – luxury and comfort all in one place!



Walk the coastal path, visit iconic villages and heritage sites and enjoy local Cornish fayre!



Luxury Bed & Breakfast and Self–Catering Holiday Cottages near Penzance


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5 Star Gold Award bed and breakfast and holiday cottages in West Cornwall

Special Occasions

Downs Barn is the perfect venue for a special occasion. We are happy to arrange flowers, champagne, chocolates or wine. Maybe you would like us to reserve you a restaurant table or book you a taxi. Nothing is too much trouble to make your stay at Downs Barn Farm extra special!

We are the fifth generation of the Care family to farm here and consider ourselves very lucky to be surrounded in such glorious countryside with views of the sea wherever you look.  For lovers of the great outdoors, Cornwall is a paradise and we look forward to welcoming you to our home!


News & Events

November Deals

October 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Special November Offer Complimentary breakfast hamper of local produce and 10% off stays of three or more nights during November.  Bridie's Barn and Skylarks are two 5 star luxury self-catering cottages. Wonderfully peaceful and [...]

More Poldark!

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Series 2 -  only five more days to go! Poldark series 2 begins on Sunday 4th September.  Fabulous film locations right on our doorstep. Come and discover beautiful places like Penberth, Porthgwarra and Botallack and follow [...]

VisitEngland Awards

April 11th, 2016|0 Comments

VisitEngland 5 Star Gold Award for cottages and bed & breakfast We are delighted to announce that both our farmhouse bed & breakfast and our two luxury self-catering cottages have been awarded a VisitEngland  5 Star [...]

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Just one of the many places to visit in our beautiful area. Fabulous views of Mounts Bay from the top.


Guest Comments

“A wonderful stay. Thanks Carolyn for superb breakfasts, you deserve the award. Thank you to both of you for making us so welcome, will be back.”
Sheila & Brian, B&B Guests
“What a fantastic place. We have had a brilliant stay. We couldn’t fault it. It is stunning and the accommodation comes with everything you could need. We will definitely be back.”
James & Lee, Skylarks
“My husband is really good at finding places to stay but I don’t think he has done himself any favours here. He will never improve on Bridie’s Barn! It’s in a fabulous location with peace and quiet and amazing views. The accommodation is fantastic! Thank–you Carolyn & Richard for providing everything we needed and a bit more…we will have to come back”
Trevor & Ann, Bridie's Barn