Trethorne Leisure Farm:
Trethorne Leisure Farm, 15 minute drive to the west. Trethorne offers a wide range of activities, from golf, a driving range, bowling, crazy golf, farm animals which you can feed, pony rides and a large play area with ball pools, climbing wall, trampolines, and much more. Great place for all weather activities.
The Donkey Park, 15 minute drive south of Beera. Have a ride or feed the donkeys. Small indoor play barn and outdoor play area. Cafe and small animal area. Great for young children or people who love donkeys!
Dobwalls theme park, 35 minute drive, south west. Dobwalls has numberous miniature diesel locomotives which take you around the park. There is an outside play area, picnic area and a large indoor barn with fast food restaurant. Brilliant for rainy days with young energetic children!
National Trust Properties:
A few of the National Trust properties which are within easy reach of Beera Farmhouse.
About 30 mins away, this famous gorge is 1 miles long and can be viewed from a circular walk through woods and along the river. View the 30m high White Lady Waterfall and a series of whirlpools including the Devils Cauldron. Open daily from April to November.
Cotehele is only 15 mins away nestling into the hillside of the Tamar Valley built between 1485 and 1627, beautiful gardens with a medieval dovecote and Victorian summer house. The old Mill has been restored to working condition and at the Quay the old buildings house an Art and Craft Gallery. Open daily except Fridays.
Lanhydrock is about 45 mins away. A fascinating 19th century house, the magnificent 32m long gallery from the 17th century survived a fire in 1881. It was built with the latest in contemporary living, including central heating. There are wonderful gardens with magnolias, rhododendrons and camellias. Open April to November.
Saltram takes about an hour to reach but is well worth it. A remarkable George II mansion, complete with it’s original contents, including Chinese wallpaper, china, pictures and fine period furniture. The 18th century gardens house an orangery and chapel. Jane Austin’s Sense and Sensibility‚ was filmed here a few years ago. Open April to September.
The West Country has numerous other National Trust properties; Buckland Abbey once owned by Sir Francis Drake, Killerton, Knightshayes Court, St Michael’s Mount, Castle Drogo, Arlington Court and Finch Foundry.