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 2- 5 in three bedrooms
  • Beautiful seaviews from both garden & stylish first floor glass balcony
  • Free on-street parking
  • open fire places
  • sunny, secure, peaceful garden with stunning views of sea & the valley
  • 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
  • Dog friendly- walk to local beaches, pubs that welcome pets
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Guest Comments

Fantastic stay at Seabreeze cottage Lovely cottage in great location. Cottage was well equipped and comfortable with a nice little garden and great view. The location was great for exploring Cornwall ...

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