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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★★★★★ AA
West Cornwall > St. Ives
Idyllic surroundings and first rate facilities await you. Less than ½ a mile away of St. Ives beaches, town and harbour, all within easy walking distance.

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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

Cornwall
From shepherd’s huts to ‘hobbit’ style pods to beautiful yurts to enormous safari tents sleeping up to six, Classic Glamping offers outstanding luxury glamping accommodation throughout the West Country all with en suite facilities.

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West Cornwall
Mounts Bay Caravan Park is a small exclusive, family run park of 18 caravans, catering for families and couples only, and is just 50 yards from Marazion beach.

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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.

★★★★AA
West Cornwall > Penzance
Dunedin is a large Victorian house in Penzance, Cornwall built in 1886, it has eight tastefully furnished bed and breakfast rooms. Just a few minutes walk from the Promenade and Bay where you can See spectacular views of St Michael's Mount.
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West Cornwall > St. Ives
A spacious tranquil house and garden has an unrivalled view of sea, sand and the beautiful Hayle Estuary bird reserve.  Appealing both to adults and families this well-appointed 5 Star accommodation offers both short and long breaks.” 

West Cornwall
Self catering holiday cottages at Trenance on the outskirts of Mullion village. Set in 13 acres of peaceful countryside and mature gardens our one, two and three bedroomed cottages surround the old farm yard.

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