Tucked into a stunning spot on the North Cornish Coast, St.Agnes sits in both a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and A World Heritage Site. If you enjoy getting off the beaten track but want stunning scenery and facilities of a beautiful Cornish village, then this is the place for you.
You will receive a friendly Cornish welcome from all the shops, pubs and restaurants with butchers, bakers, green grocers, 2 small super markets and lovely local craft shops.
St.Agnes has an extremely rich mining history and has the last remaining tin production centre in the UK at Blue Hills Tin Streams – well worth a visit. St.Agnes Museum is also a fascinating place to learn about the rich and varied history of the area and its myths and legends.
There are 4 stunning local beaches to choose from:-
Trevaunance Cove is approx. 1 mile away and can also be accessed via the Southwest Coast Path or a short drive. Ideal for bathing, surfing and has the ruined remains of St.Agnes harbour to explore. Trevaunance cove is dog friendly all year round. Surfing equipment and lessons available here. There are 2 cafes and the famous Driftwood Spars pub and micro-brewery.
Porthtowan - approx. 2 ½ miles from the farm and also excellent for bathing and surfing. Here The Blue Bar is a great place to see the sun set while enjoying a delicious evening meal.
Chapel Porth is the nearest and owned by The National Trust. Just 10 minutes’ walk along the Southwest Coast Path. Ideal for bathing, surfing and with delightful shallow rock pools for young children to play in. There is an excellent café selling freshly filled baguettes, cakes, drinks and the famous ‘Hedgehog’ ice creams.
Trevellas Porth is a delightful beach a little off the beaten track and home of the Blue Hills Tin Streams.
St.Agnes has a vibrant local community all year round and there are various events taking place throughout the year.
Check out the st-agnes.com website for lots more information.
St.Agnes is an ideal base for visiting the whole of Cornwall and because we are only a few miles from the A30 the majority of Cornwall’s attractions are easily accessible including :- Truro, The Eden Project, Tate Gallery St.Ives, Maritime Museum, numerous National Trust Properties and Gardens including The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Trebah Gardens and many more. It is also a magnificent place to just relax and enjoy a peaceful holiday in this beautiful part of Cornwall.