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 > Redruth
Little White Alice a sustainable luxury collection of 2 cottages and 2 Eco Arks offers greener holidays in West Cornwall with a new Wild Spa area and 30 acres of farmland to explore and enjoy.

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West Cornwall
Situated on the edge of the sand dunes, bordering St Ives Bay, close to the village of Gwithian. The park itself is on level ground with the sand dunes as a backdrop.

West Cornwall
A magical self-catering holiday home, lying within a peaceful valley near Porthcurno, west Cornwall, just a few minutes walk from the beautiful sandy beach. Ground floor apartment sleeps 4. Parking.  

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West Cornwall > Penzance
The Ship Inn, Mousehole, two miles south of Penzance, is the archetypal Cornish village and boasts what is said to be one of the most beautiful harbours in Britain, once a thriving centre for pilchard fishing.

West Cornwall > Penzance
Set in the grounds of historic Kenegie Manor, overlooking Mounts Bay; Mousehole and Penberth Bungalows are ideally placed for exploring West Cornwall, with St. Ives and Penzance both close by.

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West Cornwall > Hayle
The luxury Riviere Sands Holiday Park is situated in Hayle, West Cornwall boasting a fantastic range of family activities, swimming pools and top of the range caravans.

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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
A range of self-catering apartments and bungalows available all year. Nestled in the sand dunes of St Ives Bay, West Cornwall, an ideal location, whatever your personal holiday passion. 

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