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Cornwall Attractions to visit while staying at Coastal Cottages Burnt Toast

The main attraction of staying in self catering Coastal Cottages in Cornwall for your holiday is, of course, the ability to relax and enjoy the tranquility of a Coastal path location. However, particularly in the summer months the roads are busy so it makes sense to stay at a location that whilst quiet and peaceful is still within easy access of many of the wonderful attractions on offer in West Cornwall.

This beautiful part of Cornwall is full of picturesque and historic places to visit including (officially designated) 'World Heritage Sites' and 'Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty' as well as the superb 'South West Coastal Path' plus beaches and coves to keep you fully occupied and entranced throughout your holiday.

Whilst the Coastal Cottages in Kemyel Wartha is situated on the cliffs above Lamorna Cove is in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and ramblers and nature lover’s paradise, offering a choice of lovely scenic walks, there are an awful lot of places to see and things to do - without travelling too much further afield. Most of the attractions below are within 10 miles of Coastal Cottages Burnt Toast and a "must " visit during your stay.

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Newlyn Harbour

In volume of fishing turnover, Newlyn Harbour is officially the largest fishing port in England. Seals can often be seen in the harbour, just waiting to eat any fish dropped from the trawlers. Newlyn was also made famous for the Newlyn School of Artists colony, and today, Newlyn is home to the Newlyn Art Gallery. Troika Pottery, a well known pottery studio was also based in Newlyn in the 1980's .
See Newlyn Harbour Website.

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Lands End

Lands End needs no introduction, just visit and enjoy the views, the Last Labyrinth, The Dr.Who exhibition and don't forget to have your picture taken by the famous sign post.
See Lands End Website.

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The Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives is in a superb location looking down over Porthmeor Beach in St Ives. It was opened in 1993 and is Cornwall's outpost of the Tate Gallery featuring art exhibits of art produced in or associated with the County of Cornwall.
See Tate St Ives Website.

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Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculptures in Trengwainton Garden

This glorious Cornish Garden contains many Sculptures in stone, bronze and marble, created by the artist Barbara Hepworth. There is also the Barbara Hepworth Museum situated within the Grounds. Maintained by Tate St Ives.
See Barbara Hepworth Website.

Flambards Theme Park, Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz

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Just outside Helston, Flambards is not just another Theme Park. The 'Flambards Experience' features all the exciting rides you expect in a Theme Park, plus authentic reproduction of a Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz.
See Flambards Website.

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Geevor Tin Mine

On the North Coast of Cornwall on the lovely coastal road from Lands End to St Ives is Geevor. The old engine workings form the largest Mining history site in the UK. The museum includes an underground tour as well as the other 18th Century engineering marvels.
See Geevor Website.

Pendeen Lighthouse

Pendeen Lighthouse

Situated very close to Geevor is Pendeen Lighthouse. The single story building you can see extending from the tower was formerly self catering accommodation for the lighthouse keepers and their families. Since the Lighthouse became automated in 1995, the building is now let as coastal cottages
See Pendeen Lighthouse Website.

St Michaels Mount

St Michaels Mount Marazion

To the East of Penzance is Marazion and St Michaels Mount. The Mount is a tidal island located 400 yards off Mount's Bay.It is joined to Marazion by a causeway which is passable only on foot at low tide. On top of the Mount is a medieval castle and church which are surrounded by lovely subtropical hanging gardens.
See St Michaels Mount Website.

St Ives

St Ives

There is a beautiful scenic route to St Ives via Nancledrea taking the B3311 from Penzance. St Ives is a very beautiful seaside town boasting three great beaches -Porthmeor, Porthgwidden, Porthminster, and of course, St Ives Harbour. Watch out for the dolphins! St Ives has to be one of the most beautiful landscapes you will see anywhere in the world.
See Love St Ives Website.

Levant Mine

Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Just 1 mile west of Pendeen is Levant Mine, the only Cornish beam engine anywhere in the world that is still in steam on its original mine site. The Levant engine is housed in a small engine house on the edge of the cliffs.This restored Steam Engine in a spectacular cliff top setting is part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
See Levant Steam Website.

Paradise Park

Paradise Park

Situated in Hayle, Paradise Park is home to many of exotic and rare endangered species of birds. many of which are being successfully bred in captivity. There are daily flying displays of falcons and other birds of prey and this allows Children to interact safely with some of these magnificent birds.
See Paradise Park Website.

Merry Maidens

Merry Maidens

Forming a perfect circle comprising of nineteen stones, the Merry Maidens is few 'true' stone circles in Cornwall. Legend has it that nineteen young maidens were turned into stone as punishment for dancing on a Sunday. Two megaliths, known as the Pipers, some distance north-east of the circle, are said to be the petrified remains of the musicians who played for the dancers.
See Merry Maidens Website.

Mousehole Mousehole


A 1mile walk along the Coastal path from Coastal Cottages Cornwall Burnt Toast Cottage lies the largely unspoilt village of Mousehole. This typical Cornish historic fishing village was the inspiration behind Antonia Barber's book The Mousehole Cat and is also famous for being the origin of 'Star Gazey Pie'. In December visitors from all over the world flock to see the famous Mousehole Lights. A spectacular show!
See Mousehole Website.

Minack Minack theatre

Minack Theatre

On the road to Lands End overlooking Porthcurno beach is the wonderful open-air Minack Theatre . The stage of theatre has been constructed on a rocky granite outcrop that juts out into the sea. The Minack is open for visitors throughout the year, and during the months of June to September theatrical groups from around the world put on dazzling live performances. The Minack coffee shop is suspended over the cliffs and is an absolute must see!
SeeMinack Theatre Website.



An absolute "must " to visit when you stay in Coastal Cottages Cornwall. Situated just outside Hayle is the National Trust site of Godrevy Head and Lighthouse. There are some of the very best coastal walks and sea views in the county. The whole area is classified as a site of special scientific interest and the views over to St. Ives to the island where Godrevy Lighthouse stands are incredible. Cornwall's best kept secret!
See Godrevy Website.


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