Out & About

Cornwall AONB

Beauty in the eye of the beholder

We are lucky enough to be sandwiched between two of Cornwall's AONB's (areas of outstanding natural beauty). These are Pentire Point to Widemouth, which is less than two miles to the west of us, and Bodmin Moor, which is less than 5 miles to the south east. click on 'Links' for information on these extra special parts of our countryside.

Nigel & Sharon are always on hand to give help and advice on what to do while you are staying in this special part of Cornwall. We have compiled a list of some of the many highlights to whet the appetite.

Around the Corner...

In and around the coastal village of Tintagel, Arthurian Legend is alive and well. There are many attractions to help immerse you in Arthurian Lore, including:

Tintagel Castle.

The Old Post Office.

King Arthur's Great Halls.

The Arthurian Centre.

Tintagel Cove & Merlin's Cave.

The Cornish Coastline is a mecca for day trippers, walkers and surfers, and we are blessed with some of the best.

Trebarwith Strand.

Bossiney Cove.

Crackington Haven.

Other local attractions are well worth a visit and there are many  gems just waiting to be discovered by you.

Bodmin Moor featuring: Walks around Roughtor and Brown Willy, Crowdy Reservoir & Pony Trekking at St Breward.

St. Nectan's Glen & Waterfall.

Boscastle Harbour.

Museum of Witchcraft at Boscastle.

Davidstow Airfield the site of the British Grand Prix F1 in 1955 and the RAF Museum.

Hidden Valley Discovery Park.

Arthurian Centre in Slaughters Bridgel and other Arthurian attractions in Tintagel.

Just Down the Road...

The world famous Eden Project. We are able to sell discounted tickets which also allow you to avoid the cues during busy times. Click Below For 10% Off.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Port Isaac now renowned for TV's Doc Martin.

Bigger but not necessarily better beaches of Widemouth Bay, Perranporth, Polzeath, & Constantine Bay.

The Camel Trail is a must for any walker or cyclist.

Padstow Harbour and gastronomic heaven with Rick Stein's Fish Restaurant and Fish & Chip shop.

Steam enthusiast will love Bodmin& Wenford railway, Launceston steam railway, and Hidden valley Country Park.

Daphne du Maurier's novel immortalised the Jamaican Inn on Bodmin Moor.

Great architecture can be found in many different guises from the medieval Launceston Castle to Lanhydrock House and Pencarrow House.

A Bit Further Afield...

Dartmoor National Park and the Tamar Valley can be seen in the distance from our easterly rooms.

St. Ives and Lands End are easily reached in a day.

Truro Cathedral dominates Cornwall's only city.

St. Michaels Mount and the southern Cornish coast offers a wealth of options for sightseeing and touring.

The cities of Exeter and Plymouth are ready to satisfy you with retail therapy.

The Beach at Newquay is the Cornish home of surfing .

The wonders of west Devon are also in easy reach with the coastal path stretching its way right up to Exmoor.