Millpool Carriage

St Germans / Hayle, Cornwall, England

Converted carriage for able bodied or those with mobility issues (wheelchair accessible) with its own private garden in St Germans.

The Quirky Tour

This carriage has been created with wheelchair users in mind using the GWR break third (where the guard sat) double doors for entry and exit to a decked area with outdoor seating and woodburner and fabulous view.

Jess' visit on 13th January during The Quirky Tour 2023

Key Points

  • Fully disabled accessible carriage offers a great holiday for 2+1 guests with double bed or single adjustable bed and single sofabed in St Germans.
  • The carriage has many original features making it a must for train enthusiasts.
  • Cook up a delicious meal in your galley kitchen or use the BBQ for al fresco cuisine.
  • St Germans is a delightful village with a welcoming community shop.
  • Take a visit to Portwinkle beach with its rock pools - ideal for shell hunters or take a hike down the cliffs to Whitsand Bay Beach.
  • Enjoy a drink at the nearby Scholars Wine Bar, dine on themed food at the village pub or enjoy fish and chips from a van on the first Monday of the month.
  • Delight in a trip to the stunning Mount Edgecumbe House and Gardens with views over Plymouth.

Special Offer

Receive a £50 discount if you come by train or from Devon & Cornwall postcode. Add comment regarding this at time of booking request.


Award-winning Rail Holiday at St Germans offers quality accommodations to create a delightful holiday in a picturesque Cornish village near the coast.

Millpool is a fully disabled accessible carriage with a dedicated car parking space adjacent to the carriage with level, step-free access to the accommodation. It is also suitable for the able-bodied and retains much of its railway carriage charm with many original features including picnic basket signs, cast iron luggage racks and brass match strikers. Sleeping 2+1, with a double bedroom (or single adjustable bed) plus another single/sofabed in the lounge diner area. It features a wet room with fold down shower seat and ample hot water. There is central heating and a galley kitchen with fridge, hob and oven with microwave and grill.

Outside there is an enclosed patio and garden area with BBQ facilities for your enjoyment. 

On site there is use of a children's play area, games room with air hockey table,washing machine, dryer and freezer plus unrestricted free broadband access. Guests also have access to 10 acres of woodland to explore! If coming with a little one, a cot and high chair can be used at no extra cost.

Dogs can be accepted with prior arrangement at a cost of £25 each per stay.

St German's is a small village with a population of 600. There is a great village pub, a community shop and Post Office. The Quay, with the viaduct towering above it and its sailing club, is a popular spot. The old part of the village, which includes the railway station, is virtually unspoilt and has been made a Conservation Area.

Rail Holiday St Germans have won Sustainable Tourism and Wildlife-Friendly awards.

Short breaks run from Monday to Friday for a 4 night stay and Friday to Monday for a 3 night stay in low season only - December - March. Other times of the year weekly stays with Friday arrivals only. 

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Room Types




 Wet room

 Wheelchair access

 Wheelchair friendly accom


 Hot water









 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance



 DVD player

 Games room




On Arrival

 Included - Linen








 Electric car charging

 Free parking


 Small site (2-4 accoms)


What should we bring?

Food and wellies or sturdy walking boots for exploring the woodland.

Can we get food delivered?

The local company Food4MyHoliday can deliver food in advance of your arrival.

Nearest Airport/s

Bristol / Exeter

Content updated on 19th January 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Lizzy from Millpool Carriage