History The House

Established by an Andrew or a James Vowler as a small farm during the early years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Parnacott evolved over successive generations to become a country gentleman's estate.

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Parnacott House

Guest Comments

"Parnacott really was the perfect location to get together with old college friends and for all our children to play together.  They really loved the dressing-up box and put on a spectacular 'talent show' for us all on New Year's Eve.  'Grown-up' dining after they had all gone to bed was such a treat in the beautiful dining room!  My family enjoyed cycling the Tarka Trail and a sunny coastal walk around Hartland Point.  It's a lovely house and so great to see layers of family history all around.  Thank you."

Jan Dinsdale, a freelance Ecologist from Cornwall, added:

"I wish you well in attracting another pair of barn owls to your tea chest next year.  I regularly see short-eared owls in west Cornwall - they hunt in the day time - but I have yet to see a little owl.  Hope you are lucky.  Do you think your dragonfly was perhaps a female emperor?"

January 2014