What our guests say


Farmer James Showreel

“There are places where you can stay on a farm and then there is Farmer James!Lance, Jacquie, Amy & Charlotte, Hampshire

“A truly memorable few days – great hospitality, beautiful winter weather, wonderful location, most comfortable beds and beautiful view to wake up to – thank you!Duncan, Zoe, Max, Hugo and Laila, Sydney Australia

“Just what we have come to expect – brilliant! Back for visit 14 next year!”Dave, Amanda, Alex and Cam, Cheshire

“Our 8th year and definitely the wettest, but more rain means more mud so roll on next year whatever the weather!”Dave, Ruth, Hannah, Charlotte and Shaun, West Midlands

“Thank you for a lovely week and for letting the grown ups play on the farm too – and thank you for being the best farm ever! See you next year!”Helena, Adrian, Dan, Izzy and Magic the dog, Essex

“A huge thank you to our fabulous hosts Farmer James and Tracy – you couldn’t have done more to make us feel at home and so welcome – we’ve had such a fun filled week on the farm and the children have learnt so much from you. We will certainly be back for more!”Paul, Jo-Anne, Evie, Alastair and Christopher, West Midlands

“Thank you for the greatest holiday we ever had – if we could we would stay forever!”Claudia, Jochen, Alina, Leonie and Chico the dog, Germany

“It’s like we have never been away – thanks to you all for another great holiday. We’re not happy to leave but will live for another 12 months on all the amazing memories of the last week, counting the days already – not a joke! (PS if you’re missing a dog don’t worry, he’ll be well looked after)!”John, Margaret, Rosie and Luke, Lancashire

“Another lovely week – great to see you all again and the animals! Our 7th year – really relaxing break – many thanks”Kim and Jeff, and Bart and Bailey the dogs, West Midlands

“Really lovely as usual thanks! The children have had a fantastic, memorable and magical time and we were able to relax and really enjoy our home away from home! The Farmer James brand is a success and really unique because you both do it so well – you’re both real naturals, so relaxed, kind, friendly and completely chilled and extroverted – fabulous. Viva Farmer James and Tracy!”Jeremy, Charlotte, Emily and Ben, Buckinghamshire

“Thank you for a lovely holiday – a haven of peace in this mad world!”Sally and Richard, Somerset

“This was an amazing experience for my Grandchildren staying at your farm and helping Farmer James with his chores every morning, feeding all the animals – a truly memorable experience! St Kew Inn was superb (and the mussels, exquisite)!”Dana & family, Kent and Singapore

“For 4 star accommodation this has been a five star week! We have been to a few self-catering cottages over the past few years and this has got to be the best one yet – it has a lovely vibe”.Eleanor and Gwen, Somerset

“We have all loved our holiday here on your farm and are going home feeling rested and refreshed – thank you for another blissful and relaxing holiday”Mark, Hannah, Tom and Emma, Leicester

“There is a lovely friendly atmosphere at Higher Trevinnick and our dogs are made welcome too, which is so important to us”John and Rita, Teddy and Pip the dogs, Sheffield

“Thank you for another amazing holiday – 12 years and it just gets better and better! See you all next year!”Cheryl, Phil, Victoria and Elizabeth, Buckinghamshire

“All expectations outdone! James you are the best farmer we know – thank you for all!”Kolja, Monika and Anton, Germany

“A huge thank you for a wonderful weekend. So many memories have been made that will firmly stay with us for many years to come. You have been so welcoming and made us feel right at home. Owl Barn and your farm is one very special place with one special family!”Kelly, Dave and Mollie, West Midlands

“We had a lovely time – the cottage was even nicer than the photos on line. Thank you for everything – Jack enjoyed the change of scenery!”Carol, Shaun & Courtney, and Jack the pony, Bristol

Until 2008 our business was based at Newquay, Cornwall – see what The Sunday Times said about us here. According to our guests, the magic we created there has come to Higher Trevinnick with us, plus more!