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Herons, the unique and impeccably furnished 6- ensuite bedroom Holiday Home with private pool. Book your next stay in North Cornwall today.

Stunning entertaining spaces await in your gorgeous holiday home with private pool on Retallack resort, North Cornwall. The stunning ground floor entertaining space is a show stopper. Home to the elegant dining area, sumptuous living room and open plan kitchen all creating an incredible social space. Also your private holiday home benefits from two stunning sitting rooms, a Netflix cinema room and ground floor living room. Dine indoors, a beautiful dinning space with views out across the garden and pool. Entertain alfresco on the terrace with the Green Egg BBQ, perfect to create a culinary masterpiece!

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Amys’ insight

Herons is our flagship holiday home, unique to every lodge on Retallack Resort. Take a dip in your private heated pool, relax in the sauna and bubble away in the hot tub. Set within a huge landscaped and astro lake fronted garden.  Take the garden path down to the terrace with poolside sun loungers and monogrammed towels. The entertaining spaces at Herons are quite beautiful with spaces for all to enjoy. Firstly the cosy cinema room then the gorgeous dinning room to the to the huge living room. With under flooring heating, large TV’s and huge plasma sound fire place. Everything has been thought of here and my favourite part, the Green Egg BBQ!

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Gather Together

Your luxury holiday home benefits from two stunning sitting rooms. The first floor sitting room with balcony is your Netflix cinema room, a great space for all guests to watch a film, or just curl up with a book overlooking the rolling countryside and lake.

The ground floor is an outstanding entertaining space with high specification contemporary kitchen with huge breakfast bar Island creating an incredible social space. This wonderfully light & expansive living space welcomes you with sumptuous sofas, 50 inch plasma TV, plasma fire with speaker system.

Entertain in style with a statement dining area with views out over the pool and garden enjoys spectacular rope chandeliers, equipped to a superb standard The Herons is without doubt an exceptional celebration holiday home.

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Escape to Herons

Opening out through full width glass doors step into your garden with heated private pool, a Villeroy and Boch bubbling hot tub, sauna and stylish outdoor furniture and BBQ all ready for al-fresco dining.

The upper front terrace is private Cornish stone walled garden a beautiful secluded spot to enjoy the countryside views, take a strole down the pathway to your heated pool set within an astro-grass garden. Lap the pool and with views of the lake bubble away in your hot tub, relax in the sauna then stretch out on the loungers with monogramed striped towels. Your luxury holiday at Herons is the perfect relaxing escape to North Cornwall.


Kitchen in Herons at Retallack Resort

Herons Kitchen

A gorgeous kitchen in a large social space, with views to the garden and lake beyond.

The breakfast bar at the Herons is perfect for morning coffee or chatting as you prepare dinner. Fully fitted with all you or your chef could need with two ovens, dishwasher, Kenwood Mixer, American Fridge Freezer and wine fridge. Dine in style with a full dinner party crockery set, champagne flutes for inside and plastic glassware for poolside.

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Dine with a view

Dine in and enjoy time together, book one of our fabulous chefs or visit one of the local farm shop for delicious Cornish produce.

The beautiful oak dinning for 12 at Herons enjoys dual aspect views to the garden, lake and pool. Set the evening with a variety of mood lighting with the hanging rope lanterns above. Choose from one of our chefs for a special evening to celebrate with family and friends.


Beautiful lodge in a wonderful setting - great activities and surroundings! You know you loved it when you are rebooking before you leave!! Highly recommend

Nicole - London


Herons is a luxurious house sleeping 12 with 6 en-suite bedrooms, offering sumptuous super king beds (available as king or twin), flat screen TV’s, Egyptian cotton linen and towels with feather duvets, pillows and luxurious dressing gowns.

Arrive at The Herons and enter the 1st floor with two beautiful bedrooms, one twin room with limestone shower ensuite and one superking bedroom with spacious bathroom with jucuzzi bath and separate double shower.

On the 2nd floor, there are four bedrooms, two superkings with terraces and two twin rooms all with beautiful shower rooms, one with a bath and separate shower.

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Your perfect stay

Herons, your luxury holiday home benefits from two stunning sitting rooms. A Netflix cinema room, a great space for all guests to watch a film, or just curl up with a book overlooking the rolling countryside and lake. On the ground floor the outstanding open plan kitchen, breakfast bar Island and expansive living space with sumptuous sofas, 50 inch plasma TV, plasma fire with speaker system.

Entertain in style with a statement dining area with views out over the pool and garden enjoys spectacular rope chandeliers, equipped to a superb standard The Herons is without doubt an exceptional celebration holiday home. Behind this opulent expanse of living space is a utility with extra kitchen preparation space, American fridge freezer including ice machine with washing machine and tumble dryer. The boot room with wellies for all, adjoins the utility room with WC cloakroom.

Luxury ensuite bedroom at 6 bedroom lodge on Retallack Resort

A great night sleep

Elegant en-suite bedrooms, offering sumptuous super king beds (available as king or twin), flat screen TV’s, Egyptian cotton linen and towels with feather duvets, pillows and luxurious dressing gowns.

Beautiful bedrooms, limestone shower ensuites and lake facing terraces.

Beautiful suites for a great sleep.

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Your Celebration

Herons, the home of celebrations for Christmas and New Year.

Entertain in style with a statement dining area, gather with family and friends. Cook with Cornish produce and enjoy the well equipped dinning space for a wonderful occassion.


This is a lovely lodge and really well positioned in the park. The upstairs lounge was my favourite space and so lovely for just relaxing. It was very clean and had all facilities we needed. I would definitely recommend staying here.



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Queenwood Concierge

Here to help plan your stay from choosing your private chef for your special occasion to the best beaches to suit your group. Amy, founder of Queewnwood Holidays is here with great knowledge on what’s on during your stay and with ideas for all age groups from Watersports to walks, also beach cafes to Michelin restaurants. Concierge for your luxury stay at Herons, is all part of our service. Please just ask!

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What's on Locally

Throughout the year there are superb events for everyone. Whether you are looking for an outdoor cinema experience, live foodie event with celebrity chefs, to kids shows with their favourite characters to music festivals to Ice Skating at The Eden Project to garden events at Heligan, surf competions to sand castle competions! Please get in touch here or follow our social media for weekly updates.



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Watersports in Cornwall

For a watersport holiday, you really couldn’t look anywhere else, to have all the facilities just steps from your front door!

The FlowRider surfmachine offers kid and adults the ultimate experience in bodyboarding and standup surfing. The AquaPark at Retallack Resorts own inland beach is a total wipeout-style adventure course with over 50 obstacles to concur. Fly from the pillow, then scale the ice-berg, before balancing the bridge and lastly, leap from the top! Learn to Wakeboard on the Resort system 2.0 cable ski or just have a serene paddle on the lake with one the SUPs or kayak.



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Chefs & Restaurants

With a great team off Chefs and Housekeepers on hand, choose to be fully catered by one of our talented chefs or indulge in one celebration night with cocktails, canapes, and dinner. Book a pre-prepared lobster menu to be delivered or cook up a storm on the charcoal BBQ and dine on the terrace. Book daily or mid-week housekeeping – Relax you are holiday!

Restaurant bookings and Taxis, its all part of the service we are here to help with bookings on resort and ideas on where to eat out, taxis to a take away. Please just send a request online here – include any special requests from dog friendly to Sunday lunch, log fire or beach front or family friendly to romantic occasion.


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Celebrations & Groups

Queenwood Holidays is on Retallack Resort, just a few miles inland from Padstow. On the resort we have the premium collection of homes, many sat side by side, or grouped around a lake, making this the perfect location for groups travelling or larger family celebrations.

For guests with celebrations, we have great contacts for chefs, florists, cake makers, photographers to help your planning!

With 14 houses on resort we can look after groups of over 100 for short breaks, holidays and working away accommodation.


Supermarket Deliveries

Arrive at your holiday home and have your supermarket shop meet you at the front door. Any time from 4pm o the day of your arrival, any leading supermarket or local store can deliver right to your door making the start of your holiday very relaxing.


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Holiday planning

Our passion is ensuring every step of your holiday is relaxing, just as it should be.

With a wealth of local knowledge Amy and her small team are here to ensure you of the best attention, to understand your needs for your group and guide to the best restaurants, activities or beaches to suit your needs. We book zoom meetings or group calls, to help you every step of the way, we are here as much or as little as you need.

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Dog Walkers & Child Care

Every holiday home with Queenwood Holidays is dog friendly, the dog bowls are under the sink and the patios are gated to give you the comfort form them to enjoy moving inside to out as they watch ducks on the lake or dry off after a long walk.

For those times when you need a dog walker or day care for your dog, we recommend a fantastic service close by to Padstow, just ask and we will send on their link.

Well known for being baby and toddler friendly holiday providers, each of our homes are well stocked with those items that lessen the load when packing. Included in each house is a travel coat, changing mat, potty, training seat, plastic plates, bowls, stair gates and more! For baby sitters or nannies, we have a great team, please just ask.

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Luxury travel Cornwall

Whether travelling within the UK or abroad, luxury travel with concierge can make the difference for a truly relaxing break with family and friends.

Amy and the team are hear to ensure that what ever you need, we are here to help. From Chefs and florists for celebrations to taxis for restaurants, surfing at Watergate to art lessons on Mawgan Porth.

From the extraordinary to the most simple, please just ask!

Book your holiday today!

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Camel Cycle Route

For the ultimate day, hire a bike at Bridge Bike Hire in Wadebridge, cycle the level 3km route along the stunning Estuary, arrive in Padstow, then secure the bikes, walk around the Harbour town and enjoy great food and even an ice cream with views over to Rock.

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Eden Project

The famous Eden Project, housed in tropical biomes known as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’ is only 20 minutes from Retallack Resort. Holding events year round from world famous bands to with the incredible ice skating at Christmas.

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Mawgan Porth Beach

Mawgan Porth Beach, minutes from resort with a huge expanse of sand with great surf and a stream running through it. Great for families, perfect for dog walks all through the year and great cafes, restaurants and beach shops on hand.

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Padstow Sealife Safaris

Sea Life Safaris, a Queenwood Holidays Partner offer exhilarating boat trips and tours from Padstow with opportunities to see Grey Seals, Dolphins, Porpoises, Basking Sharks and Sun Fish. Giving a unique view of the hidden headlands and caves in Cornwall.

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Camel Creek Adventures

Camel Creek is just around the corner from Retallack, a vibrant, year-round theme park for the whole family with indoor soft play, outdoor adventure play forts, huge rides, sweeping slides and pony rides.  The Park is an all-weathers’ attraction with annual activities reflecting the seasons.

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    Herons 200 Highlights

    • Fully dressed beds in white linen with towels and dressing gowns.
    • 3 Superking bedrooms – with superking size beds with.
    • 3 Twin bedroom – all beds flexible to be changed to superking / twins (Small charge)
    • Bathrooms – 1st  Floor master ensuite with Jucuzzi bath, separate shower, basin, toilet. 2nd Floor twin room jucuzzi bath, Separate Shower, twin basin, toilet. All other ensuites as Shower, basin and toilet.
    • Ground floor lounge, sofas for 4-6 and Smart TV
    • First Floor Cinema room with 3 rows of sofas for 8-12  with ROKU netflix system and balcony
    • Kitchen. Living and Dining Room– Dinning table with large kitchen, granite worktops, extensive kitchenware, Nespresso machine, microwave, full size American fridge-freezer, second fridge, wine fridge, dishwasher.
    • WIFI internet.
    • Complimentary welcome basket with Cornish Produce.
    • Ammenity collection – Bathrobes, toiletries, hairdryers, kitchen pack – fairy liquid, starter pack of dishwasher tablets, loo rolls, bin bags.
    • Utility room with Washing machine and Tumble Dryer, iron, ironing board
    • Large enclosed Astro garden with private Hot Tub, Private heated pool, Sauna, Green Egg BBQ and patio dining furniture.
    • Baby equipment pack ; 2 x Cots, 2x High Chairs, Baby bath, Changing Mat, Potty, training seat, toddler plastic plates and bowls.
    • Free private parking
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