Best beaches in UK, Art courses, Lands End, award winning restaurants, water sports.....

Seabreeze cottage is nestled in the historic, quaint, working fishing village of Newlyn, in a sheltered, sunny position, over-looking Mounts Bay & the Lizard peninsular in the beautiful West of Cornwall.

Located at the cottage is Sea-Breeze’s information folder. Here you will find more detailed information of the places & activities I have mentioned below.

 

On your doorstep:

The bustling village provides amenities to make your stay comfortable, convenient & authentically Cornish, all within walking distance of the cottage:

  • Five pubs-nearest one being The Red Lion, 5mins walk
  • Many restaurants & cafes/takeaways-most of these are dog friendly! & certainly child friendly
  • Newlyn independent filmhouse
  • Fishmongers-offering the widest variety & freshest catch anywhere in the UK.
  • Local cheese delicatessen
  • Famous Cornish ice-cream parlour- Jelberts- not to be missed!
  • Co-Op & Lidl supermarkets, Morrisons, Sainsbury & Tesco in Penzance
  • Post-office, Barclays Bank & cash point.
  • Whether you’re an artist or not, a browse at The Newlyn art Gallery is a delight, maybe adding lunch in their café with sea-views leaves you with an even better memory.
  • Newlyn has a long history with the arts. The most recent being-a film & book released in 2013 ‘Summer in February’ by Jonathan Smith. Filmed all around Newlyn & Lamorna Cove, set at the beginning of 19th Century (there is a copy of the DVD at the cottage if you haven’t watched it yet, or the book for some holiday reading).
  • If Art is your thing, you will be delighted to know that the Newlyn Art School caters classes for all levels & mediums of artist. It is only 5mins walk from the cottage. painting courses at Newlyn Art school
  • There is a vibrant, live music culture, locally. Many of the local pubs offer a wide range of music from traditional folk, acoustic to modern pop and even open-mic sessions, at The Pirate in Penzance on Tuesday evening, if you fancy performing.
  • The Tolcarn Inn in Newlyn has regular live Jazz with your Sunday lunch cooked by Michelin star chef. Look out for the local notice boards when visiting as to when & who is playing.

Penzance is our neighbouring town a mile away.

  • It offers a wider range of shops & restaurants. You can shop to your hearts delight in local bouquets, antique & gift shops as well as major outlets.
  • If it’s local produce & products you fancy there is a country market every Thursday & farmers market every Friday morning.
  • Penzance has a main railway station from Paddington London,
  • Day trips by Ferry boat to Isle of Silly.
  • On the harbour promenade stands the elegant art-deco Lido. Seabreeze cottage has a fantastic view of this landmark. It is aWonderful place to spend a sunny afternoon with the family.
  • Also here is a free skate park & children’s play area with bowling green.
  • If the weather doesn’t permit outdoor swimming, then visit the leisure centre or the Savoy cinema.
  • In Mounts Bay you will be able to take up many water pursuits from: Surfing, Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, fishing & boat trips, rock-climbing & more.
  • A must is either taking the path on foot at low tide or boat at high tide to the iconic St Michaels Mount & castle. After your visit you can rest & take in the fantastic views, while the kids & dog play & dig on the miles of sand & pebble beach’s surrounding the bay.
  • Then there’s the picturesque harbour village of Mousehole to explore, a mile and a half the other side of Newlyn.
  • Although there are many picturesque costal walks, there is also a good bus service connecting all surrounding towns & villages, along with an excellent taxi service in Newlyn if you wanted to leave the car at the cottage.

 

Annual Festivals at Newlyn & Penzance

  • Golowan: Celebrated for ten days around summer solstice, (June 21st each year). Consists of Cornish & world music, dance, film, literature, fireworks, Mazey-day procession & Quay fair-day.
  • Newlyn Fish festival: Celebrated over the August bank holiday weekend. Consists of Cooking demonstrations, visit fishing boats, sample food, music & dance.
  • Montol Festival: Eve of winter solstice (22nd December). A week long programme of community events (most of which are free)-Celebrated by Cornish carols, candle dance, Guise dance, lantern parade, night lighting of the Mock (Cornish Yule log).
  • Proms at Minack open-air theatre: With Mounts Charles band. End of September

 

The surrounding area:

Beaches:

West Cornwall has so many fantastic beaches, consistently voted in the top 10 beaches in country; you will enjoy finding your favourite.

Listed is a few of our favourites, but there are so many hidden coves for you to discover:

  • Newlyn- 5mins walks
  • Penzance- 15mins walk
  • Mousehole-1.5miles
  • Longrock
  • Lamorna cove
  • Sennen cove
  • Porthcurno
  • Marazion
  • Prussia cove
  • St Ives
  • Praa sands
  • Kynance Cove
  • Dollar cove

Walking: The South-West coastal path will wow you! The breathtaking scenery around the Lands End peninsular; with its unique, romantic, granite scenery, historic engine houses, high moorland & sunsets will leave you more than satisfied. We have a classic circular walks book for your convenience at the cottage, along with maps & guide books. There is also a an app to download from iwalk Cornwall making it easy & simple to navigate some fantastic circular walks all around West Cornwall.

Bird-watching: Marazion Marsh & Hayle Estuary are two of the most important sites for rare birds.

Golf course: are abundant in the area. Our nearest is Praa Sands. There are courses for all standards & handicaps.

Here is a list of more places of interest. Full details are in the information folder at the cottage.

  • Day trips to Isles of scilly
  • St Michael's Mount-National trust
  • Horse-ridding
  • Lands’-end experience
  • Sennen Food & craft Market-Every Tuesday 9am-12noon. Voted best farmers market in Cornwall past two years.
  • Minack open-air theatre
  • Porthcurno telegraphic museum
  • Polgoon vineyard & cider orchard
  • Rosskilly’s farm & Ice-cream parlour
  • Ginvor tin mine
  • Paradise park bird sanctuary
  • Seal sanctuary
  • Goonhilly Satelite Earth Station
  • Flambards theme park
  • National maritime museum- Flamouth
  • Local gardens within a couple miles: Morrab, Penlee, Trengwainton, Trewidden,
  • Surrounding area gardens: Trevarno, Trelissick, Trebah, Glendurgan, Bosvigo, Lost gardens of Heligan, Eden project
  • Art galleries- Tate St Ives, Penlee house gallery & museum
  • Southern most point on the Lizard….. and more

 

Highlights
  • Sleeps 5
  • Seaviews from both garden & stylish first floor glass balcony
  • Free on-street parking
  • open fire places
  • sunny, secure garden
  • free unlimited WIFI
  • Toilet on both floors
  • Quaint Art-deco style
  • Comprehensively equipped giving a home-from-home
  • Three bedrooms
  • Historic fishing village location with access to full village amenties
Location
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Newly renovated bedroom with balcony

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"Seabreeze Cottage, Newlyn" The cottage is very cosy and comfortable with everything you would need. It is cosy but spacious enough to spend time there if the weather predicts or you just want to rela ... — Tony from United Kingdom, 29 Sep 2014
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