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 > Helston > Porthleven
A lovely fisherman's cottage, sleeping 4, dating from the 1830's, in the old part of the small fishing port of Porthleven, in west Cornwall. Within four minutes walk of the harbour. Near beaches/coast path.

West Cornwall > Helston > The Lizard
Luxury self catering cottage in West Cornwall, sleeps 4 plus cot. No pets, rural location close to Mawgan and Gweek.    

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West Cornwall > Penzance
Set in Penzance's beautiful Georgian square, Number Nine is a lovely, tatsefully decorated bed and breakfast with one en-suite bedroom with private dining/sitting room. Enjoy a hearty breakfast with locally sourced food.

North Coast > Polzeath > St. Agnes > South Coast > Mevagissey > West Cornwall > Mousehole > St. Ives
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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West Cornwall > Lands End > Marazion > Penzance
A bed and breakfast in St Just, near Land's End west Cornwall, offering 4 star accommodation, the Commercial is situated in the centre of St Just and an ideal base for exploring coastal paths, beaches and ancient sites of the Land's End area.

West Cornwall > Penzance
18 acre partly wooded park near St Michaels Mount. Located along the bank of a clear shallow stream, offering you a sense of utter peace and tranquility in this valley setting. The park boasts spacious well kept individual pitches.

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West Cornwall > Helston > Porthleven > Film and Literature > Poldark
A selection of 25 holiday lets in Porthleven, west Cornwall sleeping 2 - 8 guests. Many have sea views and all are close to harbour, beach and village facilities.

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