St Agnes

Discover St Agnes

St Agnes is a picturesque village on the north coast of Cornwall. Steeped in mining history, the village retains a traditional friendly Cornish atmosphere and makes a wonderful base for your holiday, with four different beaches. There are dramatic coastal walks and breathtaking scenery filled with relics from the past, including the iconic Wheal Coates engine house, as well as friendly hotels serving good food in a warm atmosphere. You will discover a thriving community with a choice of shops as well as galleries and craft workshops where beautiful gifts are made by hand. Sample the beautiful scenic coastline, fantastic beaches, arts and craft shops and mining heritage

Reasons to visit St Agnes:

  • Superb coastal walks 
  • Four fabulous beaches 
  • Steeped in mining history 
  • Galleries and craft workshops to explore 
  • Great and diverse restaurants, cafes and pubs 
  • Sits in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 

Things to do in St Agnes:

  • St Agnes Museum on Penwinnick Road is open daily with free admission from Good Friday until the end of October and is full of fascinating artifacts and information about the Parish of St Agnes
  • A variety of craft shops, art galleries and workshops around the village well stocked with local artists’ works
  • There a four sandy beaches nearby to explore; Trevaunance Cove Beach, Chapel Porth, Trevellas Porth and Porthtowan. All unique and full of rock pools, caves and popular with families and surfers 
  • Great events calendar: including annual occasions like the Bolster Festival, St Agnes Carnival and the World Bellyboarding Championships, to one-off gigs, coffee mornings and market days 
  • Take a walk along part of the famous South West Coast Path and enjoy stunning scenery or choose one of the other 70 footpaths that St Agnes has on offer 

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★★★★★ Visit Britain
North Coast > Boscastle > St. Agnes > South Coast > Falmouth > West Cornwall > Lands End > Bodmin Moor + Tamar Valley > Bodmin > Bodmin
Cornish hospitality at its very best. Enjoy quality self-catering cottages in Cornwall and farmhouse bed & breakfasts set in idyllic surroundings, close to the sea or deep in the heart of the countryside.

North Coast > Polzeath > St. Agnes > South Coast > Mevagissey > West Cornwall > Mousehole > St. Ives
Combining the luxurious perks of a boutique hotel with the privacy and independence of a home away from home, each one of our properties has its own unique personality.

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North Coast > St. Agnes > South Coast > Truro > Truro > Film and Literature > Poldark
Ropers Walk Barns offers a comfortable and attractive environment that all guests can enjoy close to many top attractions in Cornwall.

★★★☆☆ AA
North Coast > St. Agnes > Film and Literature > Poldark
Country House Hotel set in 2 acres on the southerly slopes of St Agnes Beacon, with spectacular views over surrounding countryside and along the north coast to St Ives Bay.

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North Coast > Perranporth > St. Agnes > South Coast > Truro > Truro
Trevarth is a small and friendly family run holiday park in the heart of Cornwall. Trevarth captures all that is best in Cornish holidays – modern holiday homes set in idyllic and tranquil location just inland from the North Coast beaches.

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North Coast > St. Agnes > Film and Literature > Poldark
Family run site on working farm, unspoilt countryside with extensive views of the North Cornish Coast. Close to National Trust Moorland & sandy beaches. Ideal for picturesque walks. Suitable for disabled persons. Children made welcome.

North Coast > St. Agnes > South Coast > Truro > West Cornwall > Portreath > Redruth > Mid Cornwall > Truro
Towan Valley’s contemporary designed, eco-style holiday homes and close proximity to the surfers paradise of Porthtowan beach offer the perfect opportunity for a laid back Cornish break away. Situated perfectly in a peaceful valley on the North Cornwall Coast.

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