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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North Coast > St. Agnes
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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Cornwall
4* rated self-catering holiday accommodation for up to 4 people in the heart of North Cornwall. This is the original 17th century farmhouse, nestled in the grounds of Wheal Basset Farm, and is just over a mile from the award winning Porthtowan beach.

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North Coast > St. Agnes
The Driftwood Spars, St Agnes has epic sea views and ample car parking. Under one roof there's a traditional Cornish pub that serves hearty food and real ales, 4* guest accommodation and a contemporary seafood bistro. 

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Cornwall
Cornish Horizons is one of Cornwall’s leading accredited holiday cottage agencies, based in Padstow, with a collection of over 500 holiday cottages around the Cornish coast and countryside. Locations include Padstow, Newquay, Looe, Fowey and St Ives.

Cornwall
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.

Cornwall
A stunning collection of Grade II listed cottages close to Cornwall’s Atlantic coast. Set in eight acres of private and peaceful grounds, the five cottages are handy for all that Cornwall has to offer. Free eggs every morning from our hens and ducks!

Cornwall
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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Cornwall
Quiet family run site, spacious level pitches and modern facilities, ideal touring base, close to sandy surfing beach, coast path and Portreath-Devoran cycle trail.

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