About us

Rich and Hellen the owners of Trewena Cottages sit together under a tree in the back garden under the shade of a pine tree. The woman sits on a swing and the man sits on the floor next to her stroking a dog.

Hi, we’re Rich and Hellen, the husband and wife team behind Trewena. 

Growing up in different parts of the world (Rich is from Plymouth, Hellen grew up in Hong Kong and Canada), both of us have always loved natural landscapes and places. After meeting in Hong Kong we slowly began to plan a life away from the hectic life of the city and dreamed of creating a place that would enable people to enjoy the outdoor life that we so love, in a place that we call home.

In February 2021 we moved onto our 3 acre smallholding and set about transforming it into Trewena, a small holiday cottage complex that is now home to three 1 bed cottages on the edge of Falmouth and a stone’s throw from the best Cornwall has to offer. 

We live onsite and manage and maintain the place ourselves. This also means we’re always on hand to help if needed during your stay. Our mission is to make sure that you have the most comfortable stay possible, and to help you discover the best of Cornwall.

Home is at the centre of our vision for Trewena. This is our home, and we also want it to feel like yours during your stay with us! 

About Trewena

Trewena Cottages are set across in 3 acres in the breath-taking Cornish countryside on the edge of Falmouth and Penryn.

We offer stunning views, space to roam, relax and recuperate in nature, plus the best of Cornwall and sandy beaches nearby. The perfect rural stay for an adventurous holiday, relaxing get together, romantic hideaway, or serene work retreat.

We’re aiming to connect you to the hidden treasures, stunning coastline and glorious nature that makes this part of the world so special. As a result, when you stay with us we promise that our part of Cornwall will stay with you for a lifetime…

Located just outside the village of Mabe Burnthouse on the edge of Falmouth, Trewena cottages are just a ten minute drive from the bustling centre of Cornwall’s cultural capital. Nestled amongst some of the UK’s best beaches with tons of water and outdoor sports on the doorstep, as well as a thriving restaurant scene, the Falmouth area is one of the UK’s most sought after holiday destinations.

Our cottages have far reaching views across the countryside towards Falmouth Bay. There’s excellent cycle routes, dog walks and beautiful rambling paths on the doorstep, as well as an abundance of open space and seclusion onsite, offering guests both convenience and tranquillity. Trewena is the perfect spot to enjoy this special part of  Cornwall.

What makes Trewena special...

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