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Tucked away in secluded spots along the coast, our collection of cottages are perfectly placed to explore this ancient and rugged area of outstanding natural beauty. Whether it’s rambling over moors, bathing in sandy coves, wild swimming, surfing or simply watching the wildlife, our friendly and knowledgeable team are on hand to help you plan your adventures and outings.


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St Michael's Mount

Accessed by boat or cobbled causeway, this tidal island is home to subtropical gardens, cafes, shops and a historic castle. All guests in our cottages will enjoy a 10% discount in the shops and the Island Café on St Michael's Mount.

Minack Theatre

This breathtaking open-air theatre is just four miles from Land's End and is home to regular performances between Easter and September from companies across the world.


This isolated sandy cove is often thought to be one of the most beautiful beaches in West Cornwall, and is home to the Song of the Sea - a tall natural arch that winks as the sun passes through.

St Ives

Home to shops, restaurants, galleries, and local artists, St Ives is a must-visit while you're here in Cornwall. Grab a pasty and stroll through the cobbled streets, or visit the Tate gallery overlooking Porthmeor Beach.

Carbis Bay

Just southeast of St Ives, Carbis Bay’s picturesque, golden beach is a firm favourite of families thanks to the relatively calm waters that wash up on its sandy shoreline.


Nestled in a sheltered cove, this sandy beach is a favourite with locals. Located between Porthcurno and Porthgwarra, this south-facing beach is encompassed by weathered granite cliffs.


Surrounded by wildflowers and seabirds, this picturesque cove was featured in BBC's Poldark. Stop off at the Porthgwarra Cove Cafe for fresh cakes, sandwiches, pasties, and ice cream.


Whether you're visiting with the family for a relaxed day at the beach or hoping to hit the waves, this long, sandy beach offers some of the best surfing and sunsets in Cornwall.

Gwithian Towans

Wind-swept and wild, this vast beach is a favourite with windsurfers and thrill-seekers. It's also the perfect place for some good old-fashioned kite flying thanks to the breeze that blows in off the Atlantic.


This incredible mine was once at the heart of the Cornish tin and copper mining industry, and is now home to an interactive museum where you can discover the history behind the area.

Carn les Boel

This Iron Age promontory fort is more than just a ruin of an ancient castle. The granite headland is also claimed by spiritualists to be the western end of the famous St Michael ley line.


Home to a busy fish market and steeped in history, the bustling fishing village of Newlyn is definitely worth exploring. The Newlyn School of Art is also just a short walk from the harbour.

Bottallack Mine

Perched on the very edge of Cornwall's wild Tin Coast, this iconic mine is now part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage site and a Poldark filming location.

Mousehole fishing village and harbour

This postcard-perfect fishing village is situated between Penzance and Land's End. It has a long, storied history, and was even raided by the Spanish in the 16th century.

Men an Tol

Thought to have been constructed around 3,500 years ago, this collection of standing stones has sparked a number of theories and tales over the years.

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