Paradise Park

Wildlife Sanctuary • Cornwall

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Paradise Holiday Apartment in Hayle, Cornwall

Your very own wildlife themed holiday in the exclusive Paradise Holiday Apartment in Hayle, Cornwall.

To book
Please call the main office for more information on 01736 753365

Imagine waking up in Cornwall to the sounds of exotic birds, even in the wintertime. A lovely place to escape the everyday and rest, rejuvenate and recharge. A gallery of Glanmor House photos are at the bottom of the page, and read ‘Our Story‘ including the history of the Reynolds’ family, and the key conservation milestones in the last 50 years.

Below: Winter views at Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary. Glanmor House looking like a painting against the winter sky, and the view over Hayle Estuary.
Glanmor House in the winter 2 Winter view over the estuary

Below: Summer views at Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary. Glanmor House viewed from the butterfly garden, and the Caribbean Flamingos in the walled garden.
Glanmore House Paradise Park

The ‘Paradise Apartment’ is within Glanmor House, which is nestled at the heart of Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, home to the World Parrot Trust.

The award-winning sanctuary is home to an amazing collection of over 130 species of birds many of them parrots, plus Red Pandas, Asian Otters, Red Squirrels and farm animals.

This is your very own wildlife themed holiday! We can arrange for you to have entry to the Park during your holiday (see below), plus a guided tour by owner Nick Reynolds and exclusive access out of standard visiting hours.

Glanmor House was built by the famous ‘Harvey’s of Hayle’, who made beam engines for Cornwall’s tin mines. The sheltered Victorian walled garden made it the ideal place for Mike and Audrey Reynolds to start a paradise for birds back in 1973 where palms, tree ferns and a host of colourful exotic plants thrive.

Paradise apartment features and facilities

  • A first-floor apartment that sleeps up to six. One king, one double and 2 single beds and a cot available.
  • Family room with Smart TV and Freeview, and comfy sofas. Enjoys views over the Park.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher. Washing machine/dryer.
  • Bed linen and towels included.
  • Free Wifi.
  • Entry to Paradise Park including the JungleBarn can be added. The JungleBarn is great fun for the children with the youngest able to have a good romp in safety in the special toddlers’ area. Older children and adults can enjoy the massive, multi-level soft play area for a good scramble around.
  • A loyalty card for 10% off drinks at the ‘Bird in Hand’ Pub which is situated at the entrance to Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • There is a picnic table outside the apartment for your use. This is away from the usual visitor areas but the Keepers are back and forth looking after the animals and a few times a day the miniature train with its passengers passes right round the house (we said it was at the centre of the Park!).
  • You have your own front door with steep steps up to the apartment. People live on site and there are offices in the main house.
  • Plenty of free parking.
  • We have gates with vehicle access from 7am to 11pm, let your onsite contact know if you are returning later than this we will leave gates open for you.
  • No smoking in the apartment but you may smoke outside (near your picnic table, not near the animals).
  • Sorry, no pets.

About Hayle

Hayle is on Cornwall’s north coast, five miles from the holiday resort of St Ives and seventeen miles from Land’s End.

The town name ‘Hayle’ derives from the Cornish heyl, meaning estuary. Hayle’s position by the sea and its 3 miles of golden sandy beaches make it an ideal holiday destination. Gwithian beach near Godrevy is picturesque and a popular area for water sports including surfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding. The whole coast can be walked using the South West Coast Path, from St Ives to Hayle and on to Portreath via the cliffs known as Hell’s Mouth.

The estuary in Hayle is called the ‘Saltings’, and it can be viewed from afar while you are at Paradise Park. It is home to a wide variety of wetland birds and is especially famous for winter migrants.

The Towans sand dunes are home to many butterfly species, glow worms and orchids, and they are one of 57 nature reserves in Cornwall managed by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

Discover Hayle here.

GALLERY
Sitting Room
Paradise Holiday Apartment Sitting Room

Paradise View
Paradise Holiday Apartment view

Kitchen
Paradise Holiday Apartment Kitchen

Bathroom
Paradise Holiday Apartment Bathroom

Double Bedroom
Paradise Holiday Apartment Double bedroom

Twin Bedroom
Paradise Park Apartment Twin Bedroom

Second Twin Bedroom
Paradise Holiday Apartment Twin Bedroom 2

King Room
Paradise Park Holiday Apartment King

Glanmor House front lawn in the summer
Glanmore House front lawn

An view of two pathways in Paradise Park in front the the main lawn at Glanmor House.
An interesting view of two pathways in Paradise Park

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