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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Truro > North Coast > Perranporth > St. Agnes > South Coast > Truro
A stunning traditional courtyard of barns with a Tuscan influence. Set in its own private grounds of 7.5 acres it boasts a small lake surrounded by gardens and overhanging trees. 4 cottages sleeping 2-4 people.

★★★☆☆ 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.

★★★★AA
North Coast > St. Agnes > Film and Literature > Poldark
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. 

★★★★Visit Britain
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.

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Bodmin > North Coast > Boscastle > St. Agnes > South Coast > Falmouth > West Cornwall > Lands End > Bodmin Moor + Tamar Valley > 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.

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North Coast > Newquay > Perranporth > St. Agnes > Film and Literature > Poldark
Family run business, specialising in self-catering holiday accommodation in the North Cornwall areas of Newquay, Porth, Holywell Bay, Perranporth and St Agnes with over 130 quality properties to choose from.

★★☆☆☆ AA
North Coast > St. Agnes > South Coast > Truro > Truro
Penkerris is an Edwardian house offering relaxed, affordable B&B in St Agnes. There is ample parking and a large sunny lawned garden. Walking distance of three beaches and magnificent cliff walks. Local shops and pubs nearby. 

★★★★AA
North Coast > St. Agnes
Small, secluded park on working family farm in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A few minutes walk to sandy Chapel Porth beach. 50 pitches in six landscaped paddocks. Spectacular sea and coastal views and lovely walks.

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