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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Cornish hospitality at its very best. Enjoy quality self-catering cottages in Cornwall and farmhouse bed & breakfasts set in idyllic surroundings, close to the sea or deep in the heart of the countryside.

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.

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West Cornwall
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.

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West Cornwall
A self-catering holiday home for two people in a cosy, traditional granite dairy conversion, situated in a sheltered, peaceful valley at the end of a private lane near Hayle, West Cornwall.

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West Cornwall
The Chapel was built in 1888 and has been superbly converted to a very high standard with many of the original character features not least being the stained glass window over the staircase in the lounge, and also period stone and wood architectural features.

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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
A family-run public house with comfortable and reasonable bed and breakfast accommodation in the village of Longrock, 1 mile from Penzance and Isles of Scilly Ferry and 1.5 miles from St Michael's Mount and Marazion. Dogs welcome at no extra charge.

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West Cornwall
Detached two-bedroom bungalow near the north coast set in a peaceful valley designated as a local nature reserve. It sleeps four - bed linen and electricity included – and is comfortably furnished.

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