The Shippen

West Country Wildlife Haven

Coombe Mill, Launceston, Cornwall, England

Tel: 01566 784196



Bookings can be made by telephone or email or online via our listing on OwnersDirect.


Rental Period Price
1st October 2017 - 22nd December 2017 £315 per week
28th December 2017 - 4th January 2018 £490 per week
5th January 2018 - 25th March 2018 £315 per week
26th March 2018 - 30th September 2018 £475 per week
1st October 2018 - 22nd December 2018 £315 per week
28th December 2018 - 4th January 2019 £490 per week
Minimum stay three nights at between £45-£70 per night, depending on the season

Changeover day

Our dates are very flexible. Arrival after 4pm and departure by 10.30am please.

If you wish to arrive earlier or leave later please ask; we will try and help but we do want to ensure the property is clean and welcoming when guests arrive.

Booking notes

A 20 per cent deposit required to secure booking. Final balance due six weeks before arrival. Bookings made within one month of arrival require full payment at the time of booking by cheque or bank transfer.

You can pay us directly by cheque or BACS or pay by credit card on the Owners Direct website.


A welcome food pack of local produce can be ordered for your arrival for a small extra charge.

Guided Tour

For a small fee the owner of Coombe Mill will give visitors a guided tour of the reserve which may be useful for those wishing to see particular species.

Natural History Courses and Visits

We may be able to arrange for natural history courses, such as bird watching or plant identification to take place on site and for guests to be taken on visits to other nature reserves.

The reserve

Woodland Walk The River The Reserve The Lake (in Winter) The Drive The River


This is one of the most magical hide-aways. We had the Easter break of our dreams.

A hidden gem

This has been such a magical peaceful place; we have loved being so close to the wildlife.

Lovely hosts, cottage and setting. Perfect peace.

What a lovely place; lots of wildlife and lovely walks

A superbly presented beautifully located hideaway

If you are interested in wildlife, it's sheer heaven

The perfect location to unwind

Fantastic watching the wildlife from our window. We'll definitely be back

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