Location

For directions to our cottage please click on the yellow pin on the Google map below and then click on ‘Directions’ to open up Google Maps. Also below you will find a large section on nearby attractions, have a browse through and see why Cornwall is one of the most sought after holiday locations in the UK!

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Nearby Places of Interest:

Eden Project - www.edenproject.com
The Eden Project is an unforgettable experience in a breathtaking location; a global garden; a place of beauty and wonder. Our world famous architecture and art draws inspiration from nature, our educational work is about creating a positive future in a world that is going to go through radical change, and we try to ensure everyone who visits Eden leaves knowing something more about their connection to the world. That's the big stuff…Eden is also about simple pleasures; enjoying tasty food, rediscovering what puts the great into the great outdoors, imaginative play for children, taking time to stop and smell the flowers, having a good time.

Shipwreck Museum - www.shipwreckcharlestown.com
The Shipwreck and historical artefacts on display in the centre are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe. Brought together over the last 45 to 50 years, it forms the basis of one of the most unusual and interesting collections open to the public. This website is just a small insight into this extensive collection.

Heligan Gardens - www.heligan.com
Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious estates in England. At the end of the nineteenth century its thousand acres were at their zenith, but only a few years later bramble and ivy were already drawing a green veil over this "Sleeping Beauty". After decades of neglect, the devastating hurricane of 1990 should have consigned the Lost Gardens of Heligan to a footnote in history.

Caerhays Castle - www.caerhays.co.uk
Most people know of Caerhays because of the Castle and Gardens but few realise just how big the estate is or how many diverse areas there are. Of course there is the Castle designed by John Nash at the start of the 19th century, there are the Gardens and grounds with the magnificent camellias and rhododendrons for which the estate is world famous and the National Magnolia Collection which has a home here.

China Clay Museum - www.wheal-martyn.com
Set in 26 acres of woodland, nestling in the historic Ruddle Valley on the outskirts of St Austell, the China Clay Country Park provides a fascinating day out for all the family. The Park, now part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, is set in the grounds of two former working china clay pits and provides visitors with a fascinating insight into china clay - how it was mined, what is was used for and what it meant for the families who lived in the area.

Lobster Hatchery - www.nationallobsterhatchery.co.uk
This website aims to provide you with all you need to know about the National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), whether you are planning to visit us in Padstow, use our conference or education facilities, or if you would like to know more about our important conservation and research work.

Flambards - www.flambards.co.uk
The Flambards Experience is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the South West of England. With unique undercover exhibitions boasting the Flambards Victorian Village, Britain in The Blitz and Memory Lane exhibitions. There is a fabulous undercover soft play area for young children - The Cool Zone, which is now open separately during the winter season Flambards offers a great value day out for the whole family, whatever the weather. There is a fantastic variety of rides for all ages and entertainment for all the family during the Main Season.

Newquay Zoo - www.newquayzoo.org.uk
Experience the wildlife with over 130 different species set in lush sub-tropical lakeside gardens. From the amazing open rainforest exhibit to the beautiful oriental garden there is something for all ages and abilities with large new exhibits opening Easter 2009. Plenty to keep your children occupied with the tarzan trail, children's play area, animal encounters, face painting and much more.

Geevor Tin Mine - www.geevor.com
The largest preserved mining site in the UK. In the far west of Cornwall, on the Atlantic Coast. Here Cornwall's mining history comes to life. Until 1990 Geevor was a working mine, now a museum, with many surface buildings, a guided underground tour through 18th / 19th century workings, a shop and a cafe

The Cornish Cider Farm - www.thecornishcyderfarm.co.uk
Come and see why we are ‘The Nation’s Favourite Farm Visit’ every year for the last 5 years as verified by the English Tourist Board. Visitors are always welcome. Our farm shop offers free tastings of all our products and you can ‘watch us work’.

Seal Sanctuary - www.sealsanctuary.co.uk
In addition to the Grey and Common Seals, we have Fur Seals, Patagonian Sea Lions and an Arctic Hooded Seal. The Sanctuary also provides a much-needed haven for a variety of other animals, such as Otters, Sheep, Ponies and Goats. Occasionally the Sanctuary's facilities and expertise are called upon to aid in the rescue of other marine creatures such as Dolphins and Turtles.

Trebah Garden - www.trebahgarden.co.uk
Discover the magic of 26 acres of sub-tropical paradise, explore under canopies bursting with exotic blooms and follow vibrant tunnels of colour that cascade down to a private beach on the enchanting Helford River. An area of outstanding natural beauty. The perfect spring day out!

Truro Cathedral - www.trurocathedral.org.uk
Soaring above the surrounding rooftops, Truro Cathedral is located at the heart of this thriving Georgian city and wonderfully situated in the middle of the Royal Duchy of Cornwall.

NMMC - www.nmmc.co.uk
There is lots to see and do in the local area. As well as the Museum, look out for the award-winning Falmouth Art Gallery, the twin castles of Pendennis and St Mawes (English Heritage), the beautiful churches at St Just in Roseland and Mylor, the gardens at Trelissick (National Trust), wonderful riverside walks and beaches, and Truro with its shopping and cathedral. King Harry's Cornwall, who operate the historic King Harry Ferry also have a great website with lots of ideas for things to do in the local area.

Minack Theatre - www.minack.com
The Minack Theatre was the inspiration and life’s work of one remarkable woman, Rowena Cade. Photographs can never do the Minack justice, but here are just a few showing what she achieved. To experience the magic of this special place, you must come and see for yourself.

Tate St Ives - www.tate.org.uk
Tate St Ives presents modern and contemporary art, often created in or associated with Cornwall. Its location in St Ives, with dramatic views across the town and harbour to the east and Porthmeor Beach to the north, provides a unique opportunity to view work in the surroundings in which, in many cases, it was actually created.

St Michaels Mount - www.stmichaelsmount.co.uk
Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history…Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and walk the causeway at low water or enjoy a short motor boat trip when the tide is in – getting to St Michael’s Mount is always an adventure. Climb the ancient, cobbled path to the inspiring medieval castle, gaze down at the beautiful gardens and enjoy magnificent views across the bay to Penzance.

Lands End - www.landsend-landmark.co.uk
Land’s End has struck at people’s imagination for generations, being a place of almost mystical beauty where the might of the Atlantic meets the towering cliffs of Cornwall. One of Britain’s best loved landmarks has plenty to offer those seeking a full day out.

Isles of Scilly - www.scillyonline.co.uk
The Isles of Scilly is an archipelago of five inhabited islands and numerous other small rocky islets 28 miles off Lands End - the most South Westerly point of the British Isles. With a total population of just over two thousand, an exceptionally mild climate, and countless golden sandy beaches, Scilly is a beautiful haven of peace and tranquility loved by visitors and locals alike.

Polmassick Vineyard - www.polmassickvineyard.co.uk
Nick and Jo West and family, as new owners of Polmassick vineyard, welcome you to visit the winery and “cellar door” to sample our 2012 vintage of white and rose wines.