Our Location

 

 

Gwenver:

One of Cornwall’s most stunning beaches, secluded and sheltered. It is well known for excellent surfing conditions, and is ideal for families with small children who will love the rock pools. It is accessed very near our properties by a flight of steps. The beach has Lifeguards in the summer and is dog friendly. At low tide you can walk to Sennen very easily. When the tide is high, you can walk over the cliffs.

Sennen Cove:

Great place to spend the whole day. There is a surf school, plus a beach cafe, shop and upmarket restaurant. There are 3 car parks in Sennen. Sennen Cove also has a good pub ‘The Old Success‘, Fish and chip shop and General Store.

Nanjizal:

A real find! Hidden away, and well worth the walk to get there. Great for seal spotting .

Porthcurno:

Approx 3 miles away, this beach is owned by The National Trust. Lifeguards in the summer, and can be excellent for swimming. Beautiful walks around. The Minack Theatre is situated on the cliffs at the Western end of the beach.

Sennen

‘The Beach’ Restaurant. Well worth a visit. Great menu with locally sourced foods. Lovely for coffee or eating outside overlooking Sennen Beach. www.thebeachrestaurant.com

Pubs

The Old Success in Sennen Cove. Good beer and food. www.oldsuccess.com First and Last. Sennen Good home cooked food. www.firstandlastinn.com All of the above are within walking distance [approx 1 mile]

Fish and Chips

There are two fish and chip shops in Sennen.

St Just

Fish and Chips

Coffee shops

Keg and Teg. The Cook Book Cafe

Further Afield

The Gurnards Head. Great evening out, good local food. www.gurnardshead.co.uk Trewellard Meadery; A great experience for the whole family www.trewellardmeadery.co.uk

Watersports:

Sennen is the perfect area for watersports, at all levels. There are two local surf schools in Sennen, one right on the beach. They offer a variety of individual lessons and courses. Plenty of opportunity to practice at Sennen or Gwynver.

Surfing:

Sennen Surfing Centre: www.sennensurfingcentre.com Smart Surf School, Sennen: www.smartsurf.co.uk

Sailing:

Penzance Sailing club: www.pzsc.org.uk

Fishing:

Local Fishing trips: Viking Charters Penzance: www.pznow.co.uk St Ives Boats Mackrel Fishing: www.stivesboats.co.uk Boat Trips St Ives: www.stivesboattrips.co.uk

Windsurfing:

Marazion near Penzance is a spectacular location for windsurfing. The South West Cup competition has been held at this location. Gwithian is also a superb windsurfing location.

Paradise Park – Hayle:

Great for a day out with the kids. Birds of prey display, feeding of penguins and otters, hand feeding donkeys.Lots of interesting and small animals to see. Great indoor play area. Canteen style cafe for refreshments. Tel: 01736 751028 www.paradisepark.org.uk

Penwith Pitch and putt:

18 Hole Golf Course , Plus Crazy Golf Tel: 01736 754343

Land’s End:

Great for a walk from any of the properties, across the cliffs to Sennen and then on the coastal path to Land s End. Kids Play area, exhibitions: Dr Who, Search and Rescue. Tel: 0871 720 0044 www.landsend-landmark.co.uk

Geevor Tin Mine – Pendeen

‘The largest preserved mining site in the UK.’ Take the underground tour. ‘Pan for gold‘, and view above ground workers buildings. Restaurant serving home cooked food. Gift shop. Tel: 01736 788662 www.geevor.com

St Michael’s Mount – Marazion

One of Cornwall’s most recognisable features. A National Trust property. Well worth a vsist, either walking across the causeway at low tide, or by boat. Walk up through the delightful gardens and then tour the house. Restaurant. Tel : 01736 710507 www.stmichaelsmount.co.uk

Mousehole:

‘’the loveliest village in England’’ Dylan Thomas Visit this picturesque fishing village and harbour for a day out. Visit the local pubs and browse the small shops. Great local pubs and small shops. If there at Christmas, see the famous Christmas lights.

St Ives:

Visit this famous Cornish holiday town. Whilst therevisit the Tate St Ives, browse the art galleries and numerous little shops. Fishing trips available, plus two lovely beaches. Further Afield:

The Eden Project – Boldelva Nr St Austell

One of the UK’S most well known projects. A memorable day out. Visit the vast biodomes and gardens. Has a varied programme of musical events, plus and excellent cafe .

Gweek Seal Sanctuary

A great day out. Home to numerous seals who have been rescued. Picnic area and playground. Tel: 01326 221361 www.sealsanctuary.co.uk

National Maritime Museum- Falmouth

An interesting day out for the whole family. Situated at the edge of the harbour in Falmouth. Wander round the museum, climb up to the lighthouse, and descend to the below sea level windows. Museum shop, lectures, activities and workshops. Restaurant. Tel : 01326 313388 www.nmmc.co.uk

Crealy Adventure Park – Newquay

An adventure park for all ages. All types of rides, plus farm animals. Restaurant, gift shop. Tel: 01841 540276 www.crealy.co.uk/cornwall

6 family holiday homes set in one of Cornwall's most beautiful destinations