The quiet unspoilt village of St Agnes, once one of the centres of the tin mining industry, is the ideal place for you to spend a relaxing holiday, away from it all.
You will be able to explore the quaint side streets and discover the picturesque stone cottages dating back to the sixteenth century.
The village offers a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, these are open all year round for you to enjoy that autumn and winter break. For those wishing to tour the Duchy there could hardly be a more central location than the charming village of St Agnes.
Come in early spring, the climate is exceptionally mild and the gardens are ablaze with rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias. Visit the magnificent National Trust properties and gardens at Trelissick, Glendurgan and Lanhydrock. Explore the largest horticultural restoration at The Lost Gradens of Heligan, all within easy reach of St Agnes.
Springtime in Cornwall is a must for Garden Lovers, even the hedgerows present a spectacular display to enchant you all, and the cliff walks will provide the opportunity for you to find rare and beautiful flowers.
The Eden Project is open all year and is only 40 minutes away.
St Agnes Head and the Beacon (an impressive landmark at 629ft) separate the two main beaches of the village.
Magnificent and unspoilt, owned by the National Trust, provides first class surf bathing, while at low tide you can walk on golden sands for two miles or more between Porthtowan and St Agnes Head, explore the caves and admire the rugged cliff scenery on your way.
St Agnes beach, once the site of the busy harbour, long since destroyed by the pounding waves, is a sheltered, safe sandy beach, where you can swim and surf or just laze away your days amidst the grandeur of the towering cliffs.
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Cornish Coastal Path, explore the old mine workings perched on the very edge of the cliffs, visit the Heritage Sites and revel in the most dramatic scenery.
Our entrance is the "gateway" to the miles of coastal footpaths and open health land, this is truly a walkers paradise.
Try Pony-Trekking from one of the local centres. Ride by the hour or half day along the beautiful tracks past the ruins of the old mine engine houses, and along the peaceful valleys. You will want to come back for more.
There is something for everyone, for Fishermen, the creeks and estuaries of the River Fal are a mere half-hour drive away and there is always a good catch at Bolingey Lake.
Golfers enjoy the variety of the three challenging courses nearby and with no less than thirty five Golf Clubs around Cornwall, you're certain to be on par.
For Children, Mums and Dads, we provide a comprehensive information pack of "Where to go and What to see" for those fun packed inspirational days out.
Cornish Arts and Crafts are not to be missed in St Agnes, spoilt for choice with seven centres of crafty ideas, from galleries to glass, from candles to cookies - make it a day out with the family.
Don't forget at St Agnes you can learn to surf - wetsuits, surfboards and boogie boards are for hire, surfing lessons available.
Every day is an adventure.