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 > 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. 

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North Coast > St. Agnes
Rosemundy House is a charming 3 star Georgian hotel in St Agnes, with restaurant & bar and en-suite accommodation. Extensive gardens & woodland, Free Wi-Fi, outdoor swimming pool and parking.

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North Coast > Perranporth > St. Agnes > South Coast > Truro
Farmhouse B&B converted to a high standard, at Penhallow between Truro and Perranporth. Nestled in 2 acres of mature gardens, woodlands and orchard, it's a haven for wild life, including rabbits, foxes, and variety of garden & wild birds.

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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. 

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North Coast > St. Agnes
Rose in Vale Country House Hotel is an award winning luxury hotel dating from the 18th century, hidden away in its own wooded valley just outside the picturesque village of Mithian on the North Cornish coast near St Agnes.

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Truro > North Coast > Perranporth > St. Agnes > South Coast > 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 > 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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