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 > St. Ives
With striking interiors, breath-taking sea views and a private cave, Black Moon is an extraordinary one bedroom holiday let providing a perfect, private, boutique hideaway in St Ives.

West Cornwall > Porthleven
30 self-catering cottages located on and around the unspoilt harbour in Porthleven, west Cornwall. Many of these properties have lovely views of the harbour, beaches or Mounts Bay and Porthleven.

★★★☆☆ AA
West Cornwall
The Mullion Cove Hotel, in West Cornwall stands on the cliff top overlooking the harbour and fishing cove with uninterrupted sea views. Surrounded by National Trust land with many secret coves nearby. 

West Cornwall > St. Ives
Saltings on Porthmeor is a collection of 3 properties each backing onto Porthmeor Beach, St Ives premier beach which is also home to Tate, St Ives. Ranging from 1 bedroom to 4 bedrooms.

★★★☆☆ Visit Britain
West Cornwall
Near Marazion. Comfortable, detached, traditional stone barn conversion, sleeping 2. A carport leads to a patio overlooking our meadow. Sole cottage, personally supervised. One mile to Prussia Cove superb coastal walks and sandy beaches.

West Cornwall > St. Ives
Unique, design-led and impeccably finished with direct access to the best beach in St Ives Coxswain’s Cottage has no equivalent and is the perfect destination for a big group.

★★★★AA
West Cornwall
Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing holiday in our beautifully landscaped park. Holiday homes and large touring pitches separated by shrubs. Short walk through The Lizard Nature Reserve to award-winning beach.

★★★★AA
West Cornwall > Penzance
A bed and breakfast overlooking the entrance of Penzance harbour in Cornwall with panoramic views of Mount's Bay, St Michael's Mount and the Lizard Peninsula Dolphins are sometimes seen directly in front of the premises.

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