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Talehay Cottages

Beaches - Cornwall beaches are rated amongst the best in the World

  •  South East Cornwall  boasts several hidden gems that you will find uncrowded even during the summer season, often you may find yourself the only ones on the beach. All within a short drive from Talehay this includes one of our favourite beaches which is Cornwall's best kept secret the Lantic Bay as well as Lantivet and Lansallos 

 

 Coastal & Moor Walks

  • A short drive from Talehay you have access to some of Cornwall's most spectacular scenery, walking the superb Cornish coastline which boasts gentle stretches, dramatic headlands, sheltered estuaries, busy fishing harbours and intimate coves. 
  • The ruggedness of Bodmin Moor is also a short drive from Talehay. An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the top of Roughtor and Brown Willy being the 2 highest points in Cornwall. The Cheesewring is our favourite. The moor is also famous for the Jamaica Inn, featured in the smugglers tale by Dauphne Du Maurier, and film location of the much loved Poldark drama:

 

Poldark 

  • The long awaited BBC Drama was shot in Cornwall and you can visit the beautiful film set locations including close by, the beautiful Charlestown Harbour and Bodmin Moor home to 'Nampara' Poldark's cottage

 

Cycling 

  • Cornwall offers a great variety of cycling from quiet country lanes meandering, through picturesque villages, ancient harbours, historic mining trails and the famous Camel Trail - 17 miles of a resurfaced old railway line from Wadebridge to Bodmin to Padstow. Cycle hire is available

 

Food & Drink 

 

Stately Homes and other Attractions

  • Lanhydrock House - Bodmin - Cornwall's finest country house, magnificient late Victorian house set in gardens & woodlands
  • Cotehele House -  Tudor House in magnificient gardens
  • Castles Of Cornwall - Pendennis one of the finest fortresses built by Henry Viii. Tintagel is a magical day out fascinating ruins and dramatic views
  • National Martime Museum - Falmouth - exploring Cornwall's links with the sea, 15 stunning galleries over 5 floors
  • Tate Gallery - St Ives
  • ​Minack Theatre - Atmospheric and magical with spectacular views. World famous open air theatre, visit for the day or an evening show

 

Gardens - Cornwall is famous for it's spectacular gardens

  • Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream the magical gardens of Cornwall are home to a wealth of exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees   with over a 130 gardens too many to mention here so visit Gardens in Cornwall for some more great gardens to visit
  • Eden Project - St Austell - Award winning Eden Project, famous for the largest indoor rainforest in the world- a living theatre of plants with the famous biospheres 
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan - Award winning restored, secret fairytale gardens. A must to visit
  • Trebah Gardens - Falmouth - 25 acre sub tropical garden 
  • Pinsla Garden & Nursery - Cardinham Woods Bodmin - Romantic & Inspirational garden 
  • Pine Lodge - St Austell - A plantsman's heaven - Famous for its most varied collection of plants in Cornwall
  • Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden - A unique experience visitng the famous sculpture's garden in stunning St Ives

 

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