The Guest House is situated in the coastal village of Pentewan.We are just 5 mins drive from Mevagissey, the famous fishing port.Though there are only 100 residents we have 3 places to eat out and a lovely tea room.There is a garage with post office counter and groceries.Our greatest asset is the long safe sandy beach of 1 km.Pentewan has interesting boutique shops, cycle hire ,camping facilities and spectacular coastline.Mevagissey offers restaurants, fishing trips and passenger ferry to Fowey.
    Nearby Points of Interest
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan (2.5 mi)
  • Within the 80 acres of ancient woodland at Heligan there are many intriguing sights.This romantic garden has been voted the Nation's favourite garden by BBC Gardeners World viewers.Most of our guests visit ' Heligan' during their stay and then start coming back to see it again. The Giant’s Head, Mudmaid and Grey Lady wait to be discovered along Woodland Walk. Lost Valley is a peaceful home to ancient trees, a carpet of bluebells in spring and the traditional practice of charcoal burning
  • The Eden Project (8.5 mi)
  • .The Eden Project does much more than offer a memorable day out in Cornwall. Eden is also a charity and social enterprise.As well as creating stunning gardens and laying on fantastic arts and music events, much of our energy goes into:•running transformational social and environmental projects on our doorstep and around the world •creating unforgettable learning experiences for students •doing valuable research into plants and conservation •making sure we run in the greenest way
  • The Tall Ships at Charlestown (3 mi)
  • Situated on the outskirts of St. Austell is Charlestown Harbour. Owned and operated by Square Sail, it is an unspoilt,original Grade II Listed Harbour. The village of Charlestown is also part of a World Heritage Site. The ships (when in harbour) are normally open to the public during the summer (small admission charge applies). If you are lucky enough to be at Charlestown on the right day you may see one of our tall ships entering or leaving the harbour which is a spectacular sight.Sorry no dogs
  • The Shipwreck Museum (3 mi)
  • The Shipwreck and historical artefacts on display in the centre are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe. Brought together over the last 45 to 50 years, it forms the basis of one of the most unusual and interesting collections open to the public. There are countless items from a bygone age as well as artefacts from over 150 shipwrecks. The exhibitions reflect village life in Charlestown, it's history, shipwrecks and the once thriving China Clay industry.
  • The Clay Country Museum (6 mi)
  • What our visitors thought:•"A misty atmospheric journey through past times, excellent” - Rogers Family, Swansea•"How could you live in Cornwall and not come here? Delighted we did” - Corney Family, St Austell. •"A great experience, one of the best industrial musuems I've ever been to, so much to do for the kids and adults alike" - Karen Small, Bristol.
  • Nearby Activities
  • Cycle Hire (0 mi)
  • Pentewan Cycle hire is open from April to October and is 3 mins walk from the Guest House.You can cycle along a dedicated trail to Mevagissey , passing by the Lost Gardens of Heligan or to St Austell, and beyond to The Clay Country Museum or the Eden Project.
  • Mevagissey Ferry (3 mi)
  • The crossing takes approximately 35 minutes to the glorious picturesque town of Fowey. Please arrive early to ensure a seat. Tickets are sold on board (including return leg). Dogs are welcome (free) - cycles by prior arrangement.You may not see basking sharks, dolphins, gannets or the odd warship (but you might!). You can be sure of an interesting and enjoyable day out and we go close into shore at Pentewan so that you can see the pretty village from the sea .
  • Boskell Riding Stables (6.4 mi)
  • Boskell Riding stables offers lessons and hacking out for all ages.
  • Local Amenities
  • Mill Garage (0 mi)
  • The village Texaco Store is open until 8 pm during peak holiday months. In the Winter it closes at 6 pm.There is a grocery store and post office counter close to the Garage forecourt.Hot pasties and freah meat are delivered daly from on of St Austell's famous Butchers...Pearce's. A wide range of newspapars and an off licence are available. ATM applying small fee
  • Lobbs Farm Shop (2.5 mi)
  • Lobbs Farm Shop is sited at the entrance to The Lost Gardens of Heligan.Local Cornish produce is pulled together under one roof in this lovely shop owned by the Lobb family who are the land owners and farmers of all the land surrounding Heligan.Winners of the Taste of the West 2010 Gold award for Online retail outlets in Cornwall and the Taste of the West Silver award for Local Retail Outlet.
  • ASDA Store/Pharmacy (4 mi)
  • The majority of Asda stores are what we call Superstores. There you’ll find 35,000 products to choose from and, as with the Supercentres, our Superstores have additional services like pharmacies and a cafe, and the St Austell site has an Asda petrol station with the best petrol prices locally. It is open 24 hours everyday except Sundays.
  • Truro City (17 mi)
  • The bustling cathedral city of Truro is a city for all seasons and for all interests. From the flowing rivers and boutiques to the picturesque Georgian streets, the 18th and 19th century town houses and the magnificent Victorian Cathedral the city has something for everyone. Today the city is the centre for tourism, commerce and administration for the county of Cornwall and its unique past makes it very special.There are numerous cafes offering a wide range of international cuisine.
St Austell
(3.5mi, 5.6km)

Approach St Austell from either the A30 or the A38 and make for the A390. At a twin roundabout, with McDonalds on one side and B and Q on the other, take the B3273 to Mevagissey. Follow the road for approx 4 miles, passing through London Apprentice village.Turn left immediately after the Mill Garage Texaco Station.. Carry on over the little narrow bridge, past the shop called Ocean Sports on your LHS. We are 40 m further along on the LHS up a private lane .Turn at number 5 Higher West End.

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Overall rating: 4.8 out of 5
 Met all expectations.Good location with very good views from the rooms. Clean and tidy with very friendly service. 
John / Aug 17
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