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Art and Culture

The Minack Theatre is a unique open-air theatre, constructed on a rocky granite outcrop jutting into the sea. The theatre is at Porthcurno, 3 miles from Sennen. There are shows from May to September, booking in advance is essential. Visitors are welcome throughout the year to see the exhibition, the exotic terraced gardens, the stunning views and to enjoy the café fare.

The Roundhouse and Capstan Gallery is a unique circular art gallery beside the harbour in Sennen Cove. All the work on display in the Roundhouse is from Cornwall or has a strong Cornish connection. The net loft with its very low beams on the upper floor houses even more fine art and an ever-changing display of pottery, prints, photography, jewellery, glass and other craftwork created by local artists and crafts people.

The famous Tate St Ives is an art gallery in St Ives, exhibiting work by modern British artists with links to the St Ives area.

Lamorna Pottery offers Pottery Experience sessions so that customers can produce their own artworks. The café menu features Bangladeshi Curries and continues to offer all the old favourites including their famous award winning Cream Teas!

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens is a restored large-scale valley gardens with stupendous views over St Michael's Mount. Sub-tropical planting with internationally important art works set in beautiful wooded landscape.

  • Wolf Rock

    Prices from £333.00

    Wolf Rock has sea views from all windows in its open-plan living area. French doors open onto an enclosed, private garden - safe for small children or pets. The property is the perfect place for families and groups to enjoy activities and scenery of Sennen and Witesands Bay. There is plenty of storage for equipment and perfect for watersports enthusiasts.

    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Bedrooms
    • Book Online
    • 250 yards to the beach
    • Perfect for watersports enthusiasts
  • Bishop Rock

    Prices from £305.00

    Bishop Rock’s lounge and master bedroom are both spacious rooms with great views of the sea and beach. There is a picnic table outdoors for when it’s hot and a multi-fuel stove for when it’s not, so it is ideal for a beach holiday or a winter break.

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Bedrooms
    • 250 yards to the beach
    • Perfect for watersports enthusiasts
    • Sea View
  • Longships

    Prices from £269.00

    Longships lounge has a full-length view of the bay and the bedroom window also has a sea view to wake up to in the morning. It is very popular with couples (a cot is available for new, young families).

    • Sleeps 2 (+1)
    • 1 Bedroom
    • Romantic Cottage
    • 250 yards to the beach
    • Sofa bed (suitable for 1 adult or 2 children)
  • Sevenstones

    Prices from £305.00

    Sevenstones has a traditional cottage feel with wainscot panelling and a wood-burning stove. The windows in the lounge and above it in the master bedroom provide views of the beach below. Right outside, through the garden door, is a picnic table and steps to the shared gardens below, which include a BBQ. It has three bedrooms: (double, cabin bunks, single); bathroom; living/dining room; kitchen; separate WC.

    • Sleeps 5
    • 3 Bedrooms
    • 250 yards to the beach
    • Perfect for watersports enthusiasts
    • Ideal for Families