Cornwall Living 2016

Perran Sands

Perran Sands is set within an area of outstanding natural beauty along side over 3 miles of Cornish golden sandy beach and above average sunshine.

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Exploring Cornwall’s secluded beaches

It’s easy to become mesmerised by quaint fishing villages such as Port Isaac and Mevagissey and the golden sands of Watergate Bay or Constantine. But it’s worth making the extra effort to reach some of the region’s remote and secluded beaches.

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Pinetum Park is a series of gardens, all offering something different throughout the year. As the name suggests there is a Pinetum, a collection of 80 conifers set in four acres of land, this is a truly majestic and magical part of the garden that takes your breath away on first glance.

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Marsdens Holidays

Picking Cornwall as your destination for a holiday cottage is sure to be one of the best decisions you will make.

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Black Rock Beach Resort

Just two miles to the east of Looe, where the South West coastal path crosses the beach at Millendreath, lies one of Cornwall’s least known, but most idyllic valleys.

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Falmouth Holiday Homes

Flushing Holiday Cottages offer a selection of hand-picked accommodation in the picturesque waterside Cornish village of Flushing and the surrounding areas.

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Cornish Escapes

If your dream of a Cornish holiday by the sea is to stay in a town filled with a jumble of narrow cobbled streets and smuggler’s alleyways in a seaside cottage built from an acient shipwreck with harbour views from every window and the beach just footsteps from the doorstep, then we have that dream...

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Kerdene

St Merryn Park is a short drive from the beautiful harbour town of Padstow which is famous for its annual ‘Obby ‘Oss festival and Rick Stein’s fabulous restaurants. The surrounding coastline offers a wonderful choice of cliff top walks, stunning surfing bays and quiet sandy beaches.

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Carbis Bay Holidays

Beautiful luxury holiday homes. Carbis Bay Holidays work hard to provide experiences for visitors so they can tell their friends and have fond memories of forever.

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Room With a View

There are few places in the UK that are as beautiful as Carbis Bay and St Ives. These properties are stunning in their own right but provide that little bit extra with breathtaking views.

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Boutique Holiday Park

Whether you’re a lover of action packed weekends or prefer lazy day’s strolling through Cornwall’s quaint towns, Oyster Bay Coastal and Country Retreat is the perfect escape 365 days a year.

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Your Coastal Retreat

Whether you love waking up to the sound of the sea or like to be right in the heart of the action, Par Sands Coastal Holiday Park is the perfect escape 365 days a year.

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5* Luxury Family Holidays in Cornwall’s Premier Resort

Not only does Retallack Resort and Spa provide you with luxury 5* accommodation, it is the also the perfect place to explore the very best of what Cornwall has to offer.

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Forever Cornwall

nique and gorgeous holiday homes. Forever Cornwall's passion is to work with the holiday home owners to provide experiences that visitors love, tell their friends about, and remember forever. Each property offers a unique identity of its own kind.

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Lanhydrock Farm Cottages

Cornwall Lanhydrock Farm Cottages with their own private luxury hot tubs in beautiful cornwall is a family owned business situated in a beautiful secluded location on the historic 2000 acre Lanhydrock Estate

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The Little Domain

The Little Domain specialises in romantic holidays for couples with a portfolio of over 300 hand-picked one and two bedroom cottages across Cornwall, sleeping two or slightly more. Each and every one of our self-catering cottages has been personally inspected to ensure the highest of standards for your holiday in Cornwall.

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The Cornwall Hotel Spa and Estate

The Cornwall Hotel Spa and Estate is a luxury four star hotel, with five star standard woodland holiday homes to buy or rent and a stunning Spa, set in 43 acres of Victorian wooded parkland. Within touching distance of many of the most popular beaches and attractions in Cornwall, The Cornwall Hotel Spa and Estate, is the natural place to stay, play, meet, eat and relax.

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Hotel Penzance

Welcoming, intimate and comfortable, the 4* townhouse Hotel Penzance is in an elegant, Edwardian building with only 25 individual rooms, many with views across the harbour and Mounts Bay.

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The Park, Mawgan Porth

Whether you're planning a romantic getaway or action-packed weekend of outdoor adventure, The Park at Mawgan Porth is the perfect place for your next getaway.

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The Vean

An 8 bedroom country house retreat with luxury accommodation situated in private grounds on the Caerhays Estate.

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Discover Cornwall

Helpful Holidays is a self-catering cottage agency offering over 200 of the finest holiday homes in Cornwall.

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Stunning holiday homes at Trewhiddle, South Cornwall

A strictly limited number of generously sized, fully furnished, exclusive luxury holiday homes are available at Natural Retreats Trewhiddle, boasting incredible countryside views and a stone’s throw away from the region’s most popular tourist attractions.

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The Valley, Carnon Downs

Escape to Cornwall’s best-kept five star secret this winter. Offering luxurious self catering with added extras. The Valley is a five star dog and family friendly gated hamlet of cottages close to Truro, South West Cornwall.

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Chartsedge – The experts in selling holiday homes in the South West

Chartsedge was formed in 2011 for the specific purpose of advising clients and selling properties in the holiday home sector. The founding directors, Miles Kevin MRICS and Gail Streatfeild have between them over 40 years’ experience in estate agency with the last 8 years specialising in this exciting and ever growing field.

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Your own contemporary coastal retreat.

Dreaming of a contemporary coastal retreat with stunning water views in Cornwall? You could be a first time buyer, downsizing, searching for a second home or an investment but you need look no further than the exclusive portfolio of contemporary high specification properties by award winning developer Acorn Blue.

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Mannings Hotel

Mannings Hotel is a smart and friendly 3* Georgian townhouse right in the centre of Truro with a love of quality but not formality.

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Marsdens Cottage Holidays

Marsdens Cottage Holidays is a family-run business with over forty years’ experience and is the South West’s leading independent holiday home letting agency.

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Housel Bay Hotel

Housel Bay Hotel stands on its near-perfect position at the Lizard in Cornwall, overlooking the western approaches of the Atlantic Ocean where it meets the English Channel. Designed and built in the early 1890's with the approval of Prime Minister, William Gladstone, Housel Bay is a fine example of late Victorian architecture.

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Sykes Holiday Cottages

Finding self-catering holiday accommodation is a breeze with Sykes Cottages where you can choose from more than 160 holiday cottages across Cornwall sleeping as many as ten people.

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Hotel Penzance & The Bay Restaurant

Welcoming, intimate and comfortable, the 4* townhouse Hotel Penzance is in an elegant, Edwardian building with only 25 individual rooms, many with views across the harbour and Mounts Bay.

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Penventon Park Hotel & Spa

The Penventon Park, a luxury hotel in Cornwall that is perfectly placed to explore all that our beautiful county has to offer.

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Royal Duchy Hotel, Falmouth

The Royal Duchy Hotel, Falmouth, part of the prestigious Brend Hotels chain, is one of the finest luxury hotels in Cornwall and the West Country.

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Victoria Hotel, Newquay

The Hotel Victoria has one of the best locations in Newquay, central but over looking the towns main beaches.

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Alverton Manor, Truro

Stay at the magical Alverton Manor Hotel, without a doubt a hotel to be enjoyed all year round.

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The Bay Hotel, Newquay

Directly overlooking the surf of the World-famous Fistral Beach, the 4* Bay Hotel has one of the most enviable positions in Cornwall.

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Lanyon Holidays - Cookery Breaks in Cornwall

We've just discovered a fantastic foodie break for those of you yearning to be a budding chef.

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An art hotel ... unique boutique retreat!

At Cornwall Living we researched what was new and trending at the moment in the historic town of Penzance ...

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The Old Quay House, Fowey

Cornwall Living encourages you to consider unwinding in style at this quaint little luxury hotel in Cornwall!

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No 404 Carbis Beach Apartment, Aspects Holidays

Looking for a holiday home with breathtaking views, although you want all that a modern apartment can offer, No 404 could be just right for you!

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The Saddle Room, Sennen ... Aspects Holidays

If you are looking to stay in one of the most beautiful areas of West Cornwall why not try this recently converted property just one mile from Land's End?

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Number One, The Cove … Aspects Holidays

If you are looking for the ideal beach retreat, for mucking around in the water, or a base to explore the south coast of Cornwall why not consider this beach side property from Aspects Holidays.

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Trewardale House ...'dwelling in the valley'

Trewardale, home to Vicky and Charles Edward-Collins is a grade II* Georgian country house located on the edge of Bodmin Moor.

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Gwel an Mor ... 5* Luxury Resort

Looking for the ultimate in a get-a-way holiday or last minute short break? Gwel an Mor has the answer.

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Perfect Stays ... Luxury Self Catering in Cornwall

Finding your dream holiday home in Cornwall is not difficult especially if you are introduced to Perfect Stays.

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Harbour Holidays ... Find your Cornish retreat.

With a portfolio of over 150 holiday homes and cottages to choose from, Harbour Holidays specialises in holiday homes around the Padstow area offering a range of 4 and 5 star accommodation.

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Porthleven Holiday Cottages

Increasingly popular for a family holiday or short break, we have teamed up with one of the local holiday letting agents in our village offering a choice of chic retreats.

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Cadgwith Cove Cottages

Taking a trip to the most Southerly peninsula in Cornwall, Cornwall Living discovers the secrets of a sleepy village nestled amidst a sheltered cove, holding on to it's sense of community & true spirit of the sea.

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The Vean, Caerhays Estate

Recently on the look out for a venue to hold a corporate event, Cornwall Living came across this beautiful restored eight bedroomed, Georgian lodge located within the gardens of The Caerhays Estate.

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St Enodoc Hotel

Recently having undergone a programme of updating throughout, this classic seaside hotel has been designed with the emphasis on comfort, simplicity & great food.

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Lanyon Holiday Cottages

Cornwall Living has discovered one of it’s favourite, tucked away retreats, Lanyon is the perfect escape from city living - the perfect hideaway, where you’ll find everything you need to ease away life’s stresses and strains.

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Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth

At the Greenbank Hotel they like to do things differently...
as Cornwall Living discovered on their visit to Falmouth.

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Star Castle on the Isles of Scilly

Star Castle is Harry Potter meets Enid Blyton. Children can run all around the star shaped castle and over Garrison Hill in perfect safety. It’s an adventure playground that offers freedom, continued surprise, intrigue and interest.

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Contemporary living in St. Ives

On the Tate Gallery side of St Ives, just 450 yards from the heart of town, harbour and galleries is this carefully renovated, Victorian terraced house. Inside, the beautifully white interior and simple, contemporary furnishings and original artwork reflect the unique local light and the artistic influences of the town.

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Victorian Elegance

About 2 miles from the delightful little village of St Kew, sits a strikingly handsome, Grade II listed, detached Victorian house with granite mullioned windows and gorgeous long views over its 18 acres of woodland gardens and grounds with a well known collection of camellia, rhododendron, magnolia, conifer and many other species of plants and trees enthusiastically collected and grown in the last century.

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Cornwall’s magical fishing village

Mevagissey is one of Cornwall’s most magical fishing villages with a big andy busy harbour, shops, pubs and a host of restaurants. you can take boat trips to see basking sharks, dolphins, seals or to do a spot of fishing, or simply enjoy the sandy beaches, cliff and headland walks or pop over to The Lost Gardens of Heligan only 2 miles away.

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A view down the Camel Estuary

Cider Cottage is located on the Sarahs View development just 5 minutes walk from the start of the Camel Trail and 15 minutes walk from Padstow centre.

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A Barn For All Seasons

Marshall Barn, a superb barn conversion in an idyllic, tranquil, countryside location at Trevibban Barton near St Issey and only 4 miles from Padstow, is part of a small courtyard development that offers relaxation and a wide choice of some of Cornwall's best beaches within a 10 minute drive.

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A Beach side apartment in Rock

There are few places in Cornwall, that can offer you such a stunning apartment with magnificent views situated within the brand new Development that is literally yards from the beach, and, if you could find one, you would probably want to move it to Rock.

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The Garden Cottage - Truro, Niche Retreats

The Garden Cottage is a beautiful renovated cottage set in 30 acres of the Trewithen estate about 8 miles south of Truro.


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Mounts Bay Cottage - Porthleven, Niche Retreats

Just around the corner from the Cornwall Living offices sits this charming period cottage just above the beach in our picturesque fishing village of Porthleven, which offers you panoramic views towards Mounts Bay and beyond.

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St. Kew, Helpful Holidays

St Kew is a beautiful little village with a good food pub and medieval church set amid trees in a valley off the beaten track. Near the sea at Port Isaac and Port Gaverne or the splendid Polzeath surf beach and Rock with its St Enodoc golf course.

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Boscastle, Helpful Holidays

Boscastle is a famous village (and yes, there certainly are pubs) where two rivers meet the sea in a natural harbour between steep moorland hillsides, perfect for lovely cliff and wooded-valley walks.

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Kingsand and Cawsand, Helpful Holidays

Kingsand and Cawsand are exquisite adjoining fishing villages in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty sheltered by a wooded headland; pebble-and-sand beaches, family pubs, cafés, and essential shops with Mount Edgcumbe only 1 mile away (800 acres for walking), and pedestrian ferry to Plymouth.

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Garendon, Trevone

Garendon is one of the very best located luxury self catering holiday homes in Trevone.

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Porth Enys House

Three words sums up Porth Enys House in Mousehole and that is; Location, Spectacular Location!

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Our choice of Cornish get-aways

Each issue Cornwall Living searches the length and breadth of Cornwall to find you the best Cornish retreat. This month we have found three we think you will love in Falmouth, Mullion Cove and Rock.

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Harbour Loft, Port Isaac

The newly renovated Harbour Loft is literally a stone’s throw away from the waters edge.

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The Beach House, The Lizard

A beautiful renovated 18th Century detached cottage with some sea views, just yards from the beach of this peaceful and unspoilt fishing village, set on the sheltered east coast of the scenic Lizard Peninsula facing out over Falmouth Bay.

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Beachcomber, Portreath

Light and airy dormer bungalow set in an elevated position in the lovely coastal village of Portreath

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Samphire, Trevone

Samphire is a beautiful and large detached, contemporary style holiday home that is situated in the popular North Cornwall village of Trevone

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Sea House, Newquay

A simply stunning, contemporary beachside property with a beautiful indoor swimming pool.

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5 Gull Rock, Rock

A stunning, contemporary, detached luxury holiday home right in the centre of the popular North Cornwall town of Rock in Cornwall. Excellent views of the tidal Camel Estuary and also across to Padstow.

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4 Trevail Apartments

Beautifully converted, the high ceilings emphasise the sense of space in the generously proportioned rooms.

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La Casita, Lelant

La Casita is a recently refurbished reverse level cottage in the peaceful village of Lelant very close to the vibrant town of St Ives.

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8 Cornwallis Apartments, Meridian

This superb apartment has spectacular sea and coastal views.

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The Queach - Helpful Holidays

The Queach, a very traditional stone-and-slate cottage with stunning right-out-to-sea views.

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Germoe - Helpful Holidays

Germoe is a tiny village with a 14th century church between Helston and Penzance.

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Mawgan Porth - Helpful Holidays

Mawgan Porth: A village of mostly modern houses, pub, restaurants, delis, wine bars, hotels and beach shops.

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Rosehill, Little Petherick

Timbers is located in a picturesque valley next to the creek in the village of Little Petherick just over a mile from Padstow and built in a ‘Canadian Lodge’ style.

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3 Pilot Cottages, Hawkers Cove

In an absolutely fabulous location right on the waterfront looking straight out to the sea and estuary at Hawkers Cove, an idyllic setting just a few miles from Padstow harbour and with access to the beaches at low tide.

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18 Glynn Road, Padstow

No 18 Glynn Road is a very smart, terraced house situated just a short walk from the Harbour.

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Trereife Park

Trereife House is a beautiful centuries old family owned Estate, steeped in history, which is being lovingly restored by the 7th generation family and is now open to the public throughout the year for bed and breakfast and in the summer months for day visitors.

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St Moritz Hotel

St Moritz Hotel is an art-deco inspired luxury hotel in Cornwall, overlooking the stunning Daymer Bay near Rock, providing the perfect setting for the ultimate seaside break.

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St Marys Hall Hotel

Welcome to this elegant, extensively refurbished townhouse, originally built by an Italian nobleman for his Scillonian bride.

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Scilly Self Catering

A holiday in the Isles of Scilly is a truly wonderful experience, whether you want to simply relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Islands, taking in the stunning sea views, soft, white sand beaches and glorious sunsets, explore the rich history and archaeology, get closer to nature with the wide array of flora and fauna or enjoy a spot of bird watching.

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Pentillie Castle

Pentillie Castle, while not a hotel in the conventional sense, offers award-winning, luxurious accommodation in a breathtaking setting overlooking the River Tamar and Dartmoor. Only 20 minutes from Plymouth it is the ideal location in which to indulge yourself.

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Trehawks

As locations go, this is hard to beat. Your luxury hideaway in every sense of the word, rich in style, design and elegance, Trehawks embodies everything needed to enhance your quality of life.

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