Discover the rugged landscape surrounding our coastal retreats

The best walks, attractions & beaches

About the area...

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.

Walking & Rambling

Nestled in the heart of a 5,000-acre estate, and with some of West Cornwall's most popular attractions right on our doorstep, our collection of cottages are the perfect base to discover the hidden gems that this incredible region has to offer, or to simply escape to for a well-deserved break away from the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day.

From vibrant heathland to rugged shorelines, West Cornwall is renowned for its beauty and character. This designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Site of Special Scientific Interest is perched on one of the country's best-loved coastlines and is home to seabirds, seals and a range of rare plants.

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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. Advance booking is recommended for all visits, tours and events.

      Nanjizal

      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.

      South West Coast Path

      The South West Coast Path can be picked up in Porthgwarra. Explore clifftop pathways, heathland and secluded sandy beaches, pass a holy well and keep your eyes peeled for rare wildlife along the way.

      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.

      Porthchapel

      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.

      Porthgwarra

      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.

      Sennen

      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.

      Geevor

      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.

      Newlyn

      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

      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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