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. There's a thriving community with a choice of shops, as well as galleries and craft workshops where beautiful gifts are made by hand. There are also friendly hotels and bars serving good food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

From the main village, walk down to Trevaunance Cove with it's ruined harbour. There's four different beaches easily accessed from the village and dramatic coastal walks with some breathtaking scenery filled with relics from the past. These include the iconic Wheal Coates engine house, now part of Cornwall's World Heritage status and the inspiration behind the original Poldark books.  

Reasons to visit St Agnes:

  • Superb coastal walks 
  • Four fabulous beaches 
  • Cornish Mining World Heritage area
  • 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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★★★☆☆ AA
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
Ropers Walk Barns offers a comfortable and attractive environment that all guests can enjoy close to many top attractions in Cornwall.

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.

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!

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Cornwall
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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Cornwall
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
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.

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.

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