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Out and About - Country Cottage Retreats Cornwall

Cornwall has numerous wonderful places to visit during your stay as well as a host of activities for you to enjoy.

From our enviable location between Falmouth and Helston we are the ideal location for exploring Cornwall and all the wonders that is has to offer... places to vist in Cornwall during your holiday in include:

beaches in cornwall

Cornwall is famed for its golden beaches, the nearest being Swanpool about 15 minutes drive and the well known Praa Sands only about 25 minutes drive away.


gardens in cornwall

Cornwall has many wonderful gardens to explore including:-

  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan at Pentewan near St Austell
  • The Eden Project at Bodelva near St Austell
  • Trebah Gardens at Mawnan Smith near Falmouth
  • Trewithen Gardens at Grampound Road near Truro
  • Bonython Estate at Cury Cross Lanes near Helston


cities, towns & villages in cornwall

  • Helston
    Just 4 miles from our holiday cottages is the ancient market town of Helston famous for it's annual Floral Dance.
  • Falmouth
    We are only 6 miles from the historic port and harbour of Falmouth, home of The National Maritime Museum
  • St Mawes
    A small fishing village on the Roseland Peninsula
  • Gweek
    A small viilage on the Helford River that is home to The National Seal Sanctuary
  • Truro
    The capital city of Cornwall is a 20 minutes drive and offers wonderful architecture as well as excellent shopping.

Evenings out...

There are numerous fascinating pubs and excellent restaurants providing convivial evenings out.


What else?

There are a wealth of attractions and places to visit to suit all tastes which include Flambards Theme Park, Lands End, Geevor Mine, The Seal Sanctuary and the Tate Gallery St Ives.

Exploring Cornwall

There is so much to see and do, just on our doorstep.


  • Fishing
    Argal and College reservoirs offer excellent coarse fishing and of course if coastal or sea fishing is your thing the venues are endless!
  • Golf
    There are numerous golf courses in Cornwall catering for all abilities. Close by we have Falmouth and Praa Sands golf courses but travelling further afield you will find top quality courses including the likes of St Enodoc and St Mellion but remember to bring your handicap certificate for these.
  • Walking
    The coastline of Cornwall offers excellent walking and many people come to Cornwall just for this, there are also plenty of wonderful inland walks to be had in Cornwall. It really is a walker's paradise!
  • Horse Riding
    Horse riding is available in the area for both novice and experienced riders alike.
  • Watersports
    There are numerious watersport activities available at Sithians Reservoir approx 5 minutes drive away fom the cottages.