St Neot Cottages
Named after a diminutive saint, Neot, who was a friend to the animals and had a bottomless well of fish. His story is told in the church of St Anietus at the edge of this hilly village at the southern edge of Bodmin Moor. St Neot is a great base for walkers and hikers who want to discover the moors. Scale Brown Willy or Rough Tor for the highest views in Cornwall. On a very clear day, you can see the north and south coast.
Why visit St Neot?
St Neot is a superb location for those looking for a moorland break in Cornwall. This is a hiker’s dream, being so close to many of the area’s best trails and some astonishing beauty spots. St Neot is also within a few miles of the A30 which is the express route that links all the major county towns.
Things to do in St Neot?
Take a hike up to the twin peaks of Brown Willy and Rough Tor for views and a sense of achievement. Carnglaze Caverns is located in a slate quarry; it contains a mysterious subterranean lake. Also, visit Golitha Falls and the local church of St Anietus which has a history to rival most.
Why stay in a St Neot cottage?
A stay in one of the many cottages in St Neot ensures that you are well placed for making the most out of Bodmin Moor. You also have great access to the road network for touring the county. All our Cornwall cottages in and around St Neot offer spacious comfort throughout to unwind in after a long day of hiking on the moors.
Three must-see places to visit in St Neot
- Stop in at St Anietus Church and cemetery to learn about local legends and more
- Visit Carnglaze Caverns with its underground lake
- Hike across Bodmin Moor to the county’s tallest spot, Brown Willy