West Cornwall

Why visit West Cornwall?

A large part the peninsula here was once an island, and even though nowadays joined to the mainland, a feeling of individuality remains. Heathland covers the granite outcrops and the area is scattered with remnants of an incredibly ancient heritage. As you slip off the edge of the map into rocky gorges where tiny fishing villages face a wild ocean it’s as if you have slipped off the edge of time where Cornwall reveals its most individual and captivating side.

You'll find:

  • Long stretches of golden sand
  • Inspiring artists colonies
  • Smugglers coves
  • Historic mining settlements
  • Surf spots
  • Boat trips
  • Harbour towns
  • Ancient stone circles and Iron Age villages
  • St Michael's Mount
  • Lizard Peninsula
  • Minack Theatre
  • Land's End

Places to visit include:

St Ives, Hayle, Zennor, St Just, Cape Cornwall, Land's End, Sennen, Porthcurno, Penzance, Mousehole, Marazion, Helston, Lizard Point, Praa Sands, Porthleven, Mullion, Kynance Cove, Podhu Cove, Cadgwith, Coverack, St Keverne and The Helford River.

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West Cornwall > Lands End
Comfortable, well equipped family holiday accommodation on a quiet attractively landscaped site. Close to beaches, coves & Minack Theatre. Well placed for coastal footpath. Local shops within 5 minutes drive.

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West Cornwall
Family owned, luxury self-catering accommodation overlooking the stunning Carbis Bay near St Ives. Hawke's Point consists of 15 beautifully appointed apartments, furnished with everything you could want on a bucket and spade holiday!

West Cornwall
Clowance has a selection of self-catering lodges, apartments and cottages in Camborne set within the beautiful 97 acre grounds.  A large array of facilities onsite including an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts and beauty treatments.

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West Cornwall > St. Ives
Trevalgan is a coastal farm surrounded by magnificent scenery just 2 miles from St. Ives in west Cornwall. Enjoy walking the farm trail to the cliffs overlooking the sea. 

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West Cornwall
High quality Victorian cottages, maisonettes and apartments in the Mount's Bay area of Marazion, just 50yds from beach. Superb panoramic bay views of St Michael's Mount, Mousehole, Newlyn, Penzance. Sleeps 2-5.

West Cornwall > Penzance
Tucked away in the old quarter of Penzance in a historic Georgian House, this is a fun & friendly boutique retreat with 23 bedrooms, perfectly located for discovering West Cornwall.

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West Cornwall > Penzance
A Grade II listed town house offering bed and breakfast less than 4 minutes from Penzance bus and rail stations. The shopping area and the seafront are close by with easy access to St Ives, Land's End, coastal paths, beaches, St Michael's Mount and cycle paths

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West Cornwall
Chyandaunce, with WiFi & parking, sleeps 8. It’s a spacious village house, near Mount’s Bay, Penzance & St Ives. Ideal for families with both shower & bath rooms, it is comfortable without losing its 19thcentury charm. Secure courtyard garden.

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