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Coachmans Cottage

Marazion

A period cottage with breathtaking Cornish
coastal views

Coachman's Cottage is a relaxing and charming holiday retreat for two in the heart of historic Marazion. Renovated to exacting standards, it retains the period feel of this Grade II listed cottage, whilst offering delightfully light, spacious and luxurious accommodation, with breathtaking coastal views leading directly towards St Michael's Mount and Mount's Bay beyond.

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Abbey Stables

Penzance

Romantic art inspired hideaway in Penzance's old harbour area. Central yet peaceful.

Stay at Abbey Stables and experience the vibrant colours and intense coastal light of Cornwall's dramatic far west. The art and landscape will create lasting memories. A world away from the humdrum, a truly special place.Tucked away in this eclectic seaside town, with its Georgian buildings and pedestrian lanes, a stones throw from the seafront and 5 minutes from 25 pubs, restaurants and cafes.

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Explore and Discover

Both properties enjoy atmospheric locations on Mounts Bay in Cornwalls far west. It is an area of sublime natural beauty renowned for the dramatic costal scenery, lush sub tropical gardens, intense coastal light which nurtures a vibrant art scene, outstanding seafood dining and many water based activities.

Each property provides the perfect base to explore all the highlights of West Cornwall. In 1 hour by car, you can reach an area from Padstow, Eden and Charlestown harbour in the east, to St Ives, Lands End and the Minack theatre in the west and all points in between, including the Lizard and even day trips to the Isles of Scilly.

Top 10 Highlights

  • World class coastal scenery, from rugged cliffs on the north & west coasts to sheltered coves and tree lined estuaries on the south coast. There is unforgettable coastal walking around Logans Rock, Gurnards Head, the Lizard and many other special places.
  • There are over 300 beaches in Cornwall, from your very own deserted coves to bustling beaches. Perfect to swim, surf or just soak up the vibe.
  • Immerse yourself in history from the ‘untouched neolithic’ landscape of the Zennor area to the mining heritage of the proud engine houses and the many historic harbours shouting their maritime past. Your imagination will transport you.
  • The lush sub tropical gardens are nurtured by the warming gulf stream. Indeed from mid February spring arrives , with fields of daffodils and magnolias and camelias blooming. There are many gardens including Trengwainton, Glendurgan and Trelissick to name only a few.
  • Fabulous fresh seafood is landed at Newlyn and other smaller locations, providing some of the finest seafood dining in the UK. These range from Stein in Padstow and Porthleven, Outlaw in Port Issac to Shore, Mackerel Sky and the Tolcarne in the Penzance/Newlyn area.
  • St Michaels Mount, nestling in Mounts Bay, combines fortress, stately home, harbour and gardens for a memorable day out. It is accessible either by boat or foot on the causeway, at low tide.
  • The vibrant art scene is infused with the intense coastal light. Building on the artists colonies of former years at Newlyn, St Ives and Lamorna, it is celebrated today at the Tate St Ives and many other galleries. In May each year over 300 artists open their studios to the public for a more personal viewing.
  • Day trips are available to the Isles of Scilly from Penzance either by boat or helicopter. Highlights include the Abbey Gardens, Star Castle and the largely car free relaxed atmosphere.
  • St Ives provides a thriving holiday destination. The old cobbled streets conjure up the pilchard fishing past and the artistic community established over 100 years ago is celebrated at the Tate St Ives. The great selection of beaches, harbour front and surfing create a really chilled vibe.
  • The Minack theatre offers the definitive al fresco dramatic experience, perched on the cliffs above Porthcurno, with its sub tropical planting. It provides a grandstand view of the theatrics and the rugged coastline beyond.

Location

The properties are located on Mounts Bay in Cornwall’s dramatic far west. Both enjoy atmospheric settings and provide the perfect base to explore all the highlights of west Cornwall, including both north and south coasts. Within one hour by car you can reach an area from Padstow, Eden and Charlestown harbour in the east to St Ives, Lands End and the Minack theatre in the west.