Darrel and Lucy Wheeler bought Merlin Farm in 2003, after previously being hoteliers for many years in the Newquay area and have built the farm up from two existing 2* holiday units to a complex of six 4-5* award winning cottages. It has been a labour of love and the farm has evolved in many ways. Darrel is a classic car enthusiast and collector (be warned if you start a conversation on this subject you may find it hard to escape!). Lucy has an interest in interior design and much of the soft furnishings have been made by Lucy herself. Daughter Ashleigh is currently travelling the World and son Ruben is a budding Actor.
Darrel and Lucy's years of experience in the hospitality industry ensures you have everything you need at your fingertips to get the most from your holiday. "Our love of Cornwall and time spent exploring has meant that we can share with our guests some of our favourite things to do, this is contained within in our comprehensive guest information folder in each cottage. In fact we are still exploring and finding new experiences to share, just how many cream teas can we research on your behalf?!"
Even though Darrel and Lucy live onsite, they do not impose on their guests in any way. They are there should you need them (simply just a text away) and if not, you will most probably bump in to them during your stay.
At Merlin Farm you can be guaranteed of exclusivity, it is not a holiday park but instead a small secluded complex surrounded in acres of beautiful Countryside, you get a sense of 'being away from it all', so even in the height of Summer you can experience the tranquillity and relaxation that can be enjoyed at Merlin Farm all year round.