Local Area Information

St Agnes is a charming, picturesque village on the north Cornish coast surrounded by wonderful rugged coastline and countryside and with fabulous beaches on its doorstep. You can swim or surf in the clear waters of world renowned local beaches, walk the footpaths, ride the bridleways or hop onto the South West Coast Path. Surfing, coasteering, kayaking, cycling, a BMX trackskating, tennis, horse-riding and star gazing are all available locally.

St Agnes is independent and thriving and has an active local community calendar and programme of events for all the family to enjoy. Look out for events such as dog beach race at Easter, the Bolster pageant parade in early summer, events held by the RNLISurfers Against Sewage , Sky Bar or The National Trust etc and, of course the village carnival in summer.

The local boutique shops offer an interesting selection of produce, from tasty treats to one-off pieces of art, crafts or jewellery, and there is a superb range of award-winning dining venues all within  short walking distance. A choice of butchers, grocers, bakeries, cafes, pubs, bars and restaurants are all close by.

St Agnes has a rich mining heritage which can be explored all around and with a visit to the St Agnes museum. We even have our own recently renovated and award-winning stack, in the grounds of Trearren, part of the West Kitty mine located opposite us.

Head out of St Agnes and you will find plenty of Cornwall's attractions within easy reach; from breath-taking beaches up and down the coast to the Tate at St Ives or cathedral at Truro and of course, the world-famous Eden Project. Truro is only seven miles distant and we are about 20 minutes from the St Ives Park and Ride. With the A30 only a few miles away the rest of Cornwall is within easy reach.

St Agnes features in the landscapes made famous by novels of Rosamunde Pilcher as well as the more recent Poldark TV series

Trevaunance Cove with its Breakers Surf School, kayak rental and fantastic Schooners bar overlooking is within walking distance and Chapel Porth beach is a five minute drive.

Access to the South West Coast Path and beacon with its far-reaching panoramas are only minutes by foot.

So explore this beautiful region or stay close to home in a friendly bustling village, either way you are assured of a memorable Cornish holiday.

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