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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North Coast > St. Agnes
The St Agnes section of Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty (AONB) highlights the dominant character of St Agnes head, West Cornwall midway between Perranporth and Porthtowan to the west.

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We can offer you and your family an amazing activity experience, have fun, and improve fitness together with Falmouth Surf School, regardless of the weather.

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Koru Kayaking near St Agnes on the North Coast of Cornwall offer 2 hour stunning guided kayak adventures on the North Coast & Helford River.

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