August 2020

From Gary and Rachel:

A wonderful and restful stay in a most peaceful location. Thanks Sally and NIck for such a great holiday!
Jopes is located in a beautiful valley, whilst also very close to some of the most glorious coastal bays and towns.
The site itself is a fascinating places for rest, play and exploration - it's interesting that we, (2 adults, 2 teenagers), felt no need to leave at all on the first day - instead exploring the meadows, appreciating the Mill and playing in the river.
The Mill itself has been renovated so well, and is a unique and delightful place to stay. Clearly a product of much work and love.
We all wish we could have stayed longer!

a month ago

Response from Nick and Sally:

We’re so pleased you had such a good time - look forward to seeing you again!

From Julie, Dan & the girls:

Thankyou for such a lovely welcome to a beautiful setting, making our holiday just perfect. 
We ticked off all our holiday wish lists including: kellys ice cream cone & flake, Cornish pasty, stunning walks, glorious beach, 5* accomodation, 5* cleanliness. We enjoyed this as a family of  five, and can imagine visiting many times throughout our lives, later on when its just the two of us. It's not just for summer hols, we could all picture how magical it will be at Christmas - what an awesome place surrounded by valleys of woodland tucked up next to the roaring woodburner !
This is hotel quality but even better,as the homely feel relaxed you instantly. Sally & nick have a beautiful home and holiday business, book up quickly as this little gem will be fully booked in the blink of an eye! Don't forget to buy your Cornish pixie charm! Our only complaint is that we don't live there! 😊

a month ago

Response from Nick and Sally:

Thanks for your lovely comments, we are so pleased you had a great time and look forward to seeing you next time!

From Helen and Mike:

Thank you for a lovely time! We had a relaxing few days together before our son goes back to university. The Mill was very clean and tidy and well equipped. It was so peaceful and it was lovely hearing the river flowing past.
It was fantastically located to enjoy  the coastal path walks and beaches. We thoroughly enjoyed the Eden Project and the kids love the zip wire that was near  there. There are lots of amazing restaurants near by,  3 of which we visited. We walked to and from the Copley Arms which wasn’t too bad a walk although torches were needed which Nick kindly supplied. 
The grounds are amazing and we enjoyed wandering down by the river and around the lake.
We will certainly be back and will be recommending this to our friends.
Nick and Sally you have a fabulous home!

Response from Nick and Sally:

Thanks for your comments - it was a pleasure having you - and well done for braving the zip wire at Eden!  Do come again. 

July 2020

From Nick and Helen:


We had a delightful and comfortable stay - Monday to Friday - at Jopes Mill, and appreciated the genuine welcome we received as one of your first guests. The peaceful and idyllic location within easy reach of local amenities provided a beautiful backdrop for a relaxing break and base for exploration of the area. We thought the restoration of the Mill has been sensitively done to a high standard, very much with guest needs in mind, and were excited to hear of your plans to develop the site further. 

We slept well, and found the option of a topper the right addition to an otherwise firm mattress. A lovely, well equipped kitchen, though a little cool at the time. The introduction to a 'duck or grouse' type notice above the doorway to the master bedroom would be a good idea for anyone over 5' 10'', and the 'hot' and 'cold' bath tap signs are the wrong way round. An intelligence test failed by us! Although its early days, perhaps you would introduce a guest book as we often value the opportunity to read other guests comments, as well as being a source of valuable feedback for you. The set up option for wifi access to the internet, which was good and reliable, could be clearer.

We would certainly return, and have already recommended Jopes Mill to others.

Response from Nick and Sally:

Thanks so much for your comments - we're so pleased you had a good time.  Thanks also for your suggestions - these are really helpful.  We have got our laminating machine working now so will put up a couple of  "mind your head"
 signs - mostly for the top bedroom where most people have to duck a bit for the old doorway!  The plumber (slightly embarrassed!) is on the case with the hot and cold taps in the bath.  We are updating our guest information after every visit so the internet instructions should be clearer now.  
Thanks again for your recommendation - and we look forward to seeing you again soon

From Sarah and Richard:

Our family had a wonderful time at Jopes! The children had a fantastic time enjoying the river, the woods and the garden. The adults enjoyed this too - along with the comfortable bed, great kitchen, lovely space for family meals downstairs and relaxing in the lounge upstairs.  The watermill itself was a source of fascination throughout the week as it still sits within the beautifully renovated mill. We went on a great walk down to Seaton beach and enjoyed delicious ice creams once there. We were recommended a beautiful coastal walk and there are great rockpools and scrambling at Downderry beach. One day we went further afield to Mounts Bay and Praa sands. This was just over an hour, and a lovely chance to enjoy a different part of Cornwall. Most of all Nick and Sally made us feel so welcome and at home which gave a real warmth to our stay. Jopes mill is a very special place, Thankyou!

Response from Nick and Sally:

We're delighted that you had such a good time and look forward to seeing you again.  I hope the boys have dried out from their river adventures

Tel: 01503 240842

Jopes Mill, Trebrownbridge, Cornwall, PL14 3PX

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