West Cornwall

hotels in west cornwall

West Cornwall is artistic, alluring and picturesque. Home to the very wildest west, as well as big-hitting destinations like St Ives, this vast area of Cornwall, invites visitors to explore and enjoy.  

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A Guide to west cornwall

A world-class Art scene, spectacular beaches, show-stopping coastline, and incredible hotels – West Cornwall has it all. Discover beautiful beaches like Marazion, with its incredible views of St Michael’s Mount, and secluded bays like Lamorna and Fishing Cove.

Pedn Vounder became insta-famous after users uploaded photos of its sparkling waters and white-gold sand, but the entire coastline is dotted with spots equally as beautiful if you are willing to adventure on foot to find them. St Ives is a jewel in West Cornwall’s crown, and it buzzes with visitors in high season.

West Cornwall Highlights

Food and drink here is exciting, and its Art-scene unmatchable in Cornwall- home to the world-famous Tate gallery. For something lower-key, pretty Penzance has some of the region’s loveliest hotels and a charm all of its own. The Minnack-theatre, carved into the cliffside above Porthcurno is unmissable and unforgettable. And Lands’ End is worth a visit if only for an iconic picture next to its sign to John O’ Groats. West Cornwall even has its own theme park – Flambards – although adrenalin junkies might find it a little tame. Cornwall’s far end is wild, with plenty still to uncover. It’s home to some of Cornwall’s most beautiful, coastline. So, no visit is complete without catching a perfect Cornish sunset over the ocean from a secret beach. Be sure to pack a dram or two of something strong and local to keep you warm.