Cross Close House used to be a farmhouse built in the 1860s and was converted into a comfortable B and B by the present owners ,Val and Alex. We are a small, friendly B and B , run by garden lovers, in the countryside hamlet of West Taphouse.
Situated on the A390 we are easy to find.
We have off-road parking and safe accommodation for bicycles,
On arrival you will be welcomed with a Cornish Cream Tea,
We have two en-suite bedrooms available. The double room has a kingsize bed and the other has twin beds. They each have a courtesy tray with a good selection of beveridges and home-made biscuits. Fresh milk is available.
There is a small charge for laundry service .
The comfortable guest lounge has books and magazines etc,
We have WiFi but it is slow.
You are also welcome to relax in the 1/3acre garden, which has several different seating areas and a summerhouse - perfect for a cream tea on a nice day !
Only the best ingredients are used for our breakfasts and whenever possible we use local produce - including eggs from our own chickens ,local honey and sausages from Lobb's Farm at Heligan.
We provide a Full English Breakfast (or a vegetarian version), cereals, fruit juice and homemade marmalade.You may also choose a lighter cooked breakfast,
Special dietary needs - please request prior to visit.
We are 4 miles from the ancient stannary town of lovely Lostwithiel, on the R. Fowey,with a wealth of History in it,s buildings. It has several good restaurants and various antique and gift shops, a mini-supermarket with ATM, a pharmacy, etc.
The stunning National Trust property of Lanhydrock is only 4 miles away ( and the wonderful Duchy Nursery is en-route ! )
We are also conveniently situated for The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and many other beautiful gardens,, Restormel Castle and Bodmin Moor; Looe, Polperro, Fowey and Mevagissey on the South coast and Padstow, Port Isaac, Tintagel etc. on the North coast.
Books, DVD, games
Free WiFi internet
Porter / concierge service
Activities and Experiences
Art galleries & museums
Antiques & fairs
Access to the house is via 2 shallow steps . The two guest bedrooms are up a curved flight of 12 stairs with appropriate handrails.
Bed and Breakfast
Booking Terms and Conditions
Roadfrom Tamar Bridge(20.0 miles)
Come into Cornwall on the A38 and follow this over the Tamar Bridge.
Stay on A38 until you reach a large roundabout at Dobwalls.
Take the 2nd exit , A390 , signposted to St. Austell.
We are 4 miles along this road on the right-hand side of the road opposite the turning to Braddock church.
Cross Close House is a white house with double garage .
Please park infront of the garages ( i.e. off the road )
Roadfrom Dobwalls roundabout(4.0 miles)
Follow the A390 towards St Austell for 4 miles, White house on the right.