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 > Camborne
A large detached bed and breakfast set within two acres of gardens near Tehidy park in Camborne, west Cornwall. Offers spacious accommodation and furnished to a very high standard. Excellent local tourist attractions within a 20 minute drive.

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West Cornwall
Tregathenan, a peaceful rural hamlet two miles outside Helston, is the perfect base for exploring the Lizard and West Cornwall. Our three well-equipped holiday cottages, set in a sunny enclosed courtyard, sleep 4/5.  There’s a playbarn and alpacas to meet.

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West Cornwall > St. Ives
The Carbis Bay Hotel in St Ives, West Cornwall is situated above golden sands in a beautiful bay, making it the perfect place to relax and unwind. The Carbis Bay Hotel has been welcoming guests for over a century.

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West Cornwall > Hayle
Treglisson is a rural touring park surrounded by trees but close to St Ives Bay. We are a family site ideally placed for touring Cornwall's coast and countryside.

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West Cornwall > St. Ives
Trevalgan is a coastal farm surrounded by magnificent scenery just 2 miles from St. Ives in west Cornwall. Enjoy walking the farm trail to the cliffs overlooking the sea. 

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West Cornwall > St. Ives
A first floor self-catering holiday apartment, in St Ives, west Cornwall. Conveniently located for the full range of holiday attractions and activities. Ideal for couples looking for a romantic break.

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West Cornwall
A warm welcome awaits you at this small secluded family-run park with panoramic sea views. Short walk through nature reserve to safe beach. The perfect

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West Cornwall > Hayle
A 17th Century farmhouse set in pleasant tree lined pasture and gardens. Easy access for exploring both coasts, the Great Gardens of Cornwall, and Cornish Mining heritage. The harbour town of Porthleven, St Ives and St Michaels’ Mount are nearby. There are thr

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