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History and Landmarks

Here in far west peninsula of Penwith is perhaps the highest concentration of ancient sites found in Western Europe. There are hundreds of sites densely packed into a setting much of which has changed little since the Bronze Age. sites of intrest include;

Lanyon Quoit - Chamber tomb, 

Men-An-Tol - Holed stone,

Chun Castle - Iron Age hill fort,

Trencrom Hill - Second century BC rampart,

Gurnard's Head - Cliff castle (marked as Trereen Dinas), and

Chysauster Settlement - Courtyard houses, a fougou and field system.

In addition there are historic fishing ports of Newlyn, Mousehole and St. Ives with historic mining sites around St. Just.

  • Wolf Rock

    Prices from £253.00

    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 £221.00

    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 £198.00

    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 Bedroom
    • Romantic Cottage
    • 250 yards to the beach
    • Perfect for watersports enthusiasts
  • Sevenstones

    Prices from £210.00

    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
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