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Porthcurno

There is a popular beach at Porthcurno with an excellent beach cafe, overlooked by the outdoor Minack Theatre set on the dramatic cliffs above and close to Porthcurno Telegraph Museum.

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Beaches & Coves

The house is just a few miles away from some of Cornwall’s finest golden beaches. It is close to the rugged North coast, the tropical South coast and only nine miles away from the craggy granite peninsula of Land’s End. The crystal clear waters around the coast are ideal for swimmers and divers.

St Michael’s Mount

St. Michael’s Mount captures the imagination as it seems to float in Mount’s Bay with its castle perched atop. At high tide a ferry service links Marazion on the mainland to the Mount and at low tide you can walk across the historic causeway used by pilgrims in the Middle Ages. Visit the medieval castle […]

Land’s End

Land’s End is notable for being Britain’s most westerly point. There is an amusement park, or you can gaze out from the granite cliffs to Longships lighthouse and watch the Atlantic rollers come crashing in.

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Minack Theatre

The Minack is a unique open-air theatre perched high on the cliffs above the Atlantic ocean. Open year-round, it has hosted performances of drama, musicals and opera since 1932.

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Mining

The tin mining heritage of the county is evident everywhere; the St Just Mining District is a World Heritage site and several mines, such as the Levant Mine, are open to the public.

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St. Ives

St Ives is a fascinating place to visit. The sweep of St Ives Bay includes two glorious beaches and a fishing harbour. Winding streets are full of fishermen’s cottages, shops, cafes and restaurants. The world famous Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden acknowledge the area’s rich artistic heritage.

Penzance

Bustling Penzance – just two miles from Nancealverne House – has all the facilities of a modern town, yet is steeped in maritime history, with smugglers’ taverns and superb restaurants hidden amongst intriguing passageways.

Twin Bedroom

A tranquil bedroom decorated in soft greens with twin beds, ornamental fireplace and hanging rail.

Double Bedroom

A pretty blue bedroom with king-size brass bed, wardrobe and a copy of Admiral Peyton’s letter home following Nelson’s Battle of the Nile.