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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Atlantic View Restaurant, Mullion, West Cornwall

West Cornwall
The Atlantic View Restaurant in Mullion, west Cornwall boasts fresh fish and seafood and was awarded a Rosette for food excellence by the AA in August 2010.

West Cornwall > St. Ives
Part of Una St Ives 5* resort, Una Kitchen is nestled in the countryside, only a stroll away from Carbis Bay, offering local seasonal and Cornish produce 7 days a week, all year round.
Polgoon Wine, Cornwall, Food & Drink

West Cornwall > Penzance
Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard, successfully produce a range of new classic Cornish Wine including an award winning rosé, two English white wines an English red wine and a sparkling white.
The Golden Lion Inn and Lakeside Restaurant, Stithians Lake, Redruth, West Cornwall

Cornwall
Dine in the light & spacious restaurant with views of Stithians Lake, or the traditional oak-beamed bar with real log fires whilst enjoying the quality of the food, full table service & friendly atmosphere.
The Lookout Restaurant, St Ives, West Cornwall

West Cornwall > St. Ives
The Lookout Restaurant at The Pedn-Olva Hotel, St Ives, west Cornwall is a perfect spot if you like relaxed dining in an airy, elegant modern restaurant, with a tranquil and friendly atmosphere.
The Old Coastguard Restaurant, Mousehole, west Cornwall

West Cornwall > Mousehole
The Old Coastguard is beautifully positioned above the rocks in Mousehole, west Cornwall with some of the best Cornish views. Boasts a menu that changes a little through the seasons.
Bird in Hand Pub and Brewery, Hayle, West Cornwall

West Cornwall > Hayle
The Bird In Hand Pub and Brewery at Paradise Park. Victorian Coach House offering hot meals,  beer garden, big screen sports, real ale,  pool, darts, live music, quiz nights and friendly atmosphere.

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