Strathallan Guest House

Beautiful Georgian style, Victorian town house, tastefully converted and extended to cater for todays discerning visitor. Specialising in the 'personal touch' and quality catering.

Strathallan is ideally located to take advantage of Cornwall's abundant activities, amenities and amusements by offering its guests the tranquillity of the open space with the coastal path and a multitude of seclude beaches, the beauty of the ocean, the hedgerows or gardens and the many pretty villages. With so many quality attractions the visitor will long for the next holiday

There are a number of golf courses within easy 'driving distance' (some with concession green fees), leisure centres and pools plus a plethora of wind, kite and board surfing locations along the coast from Falmouth round to Newquay.

Ready for some retail therapy? Then why not visit the County seat and Cathedral City of Truro, the narrow streets of Falmouth or the fishing centre of Penzance and Newlyn each of which boast national as well as local retail outlets.

A picturesque Georgian style family house, Strathallan was converted to guest accommodation in 1981. Extended in 1986, it now provides its guests with seven comfortable bedrooms, one twin and six doubles, all en-suite. Each individually decorated room has colour TV, adjustable central heating, courtesy beverages, direct dial telephones and refrigerators. All this, along with an excellent breakfast menu using local produce where possible has consistently earned high gradings, currently 4 Stars

Travel without a car could not be easier. Trains arrive regularly at Redruth or Penzance and buses are available for your journey into Helston. From bus stops 300 yards away our three local bus companies ply their trade on routes to just about anywhere local or national and a rank of taxis are available for hire awaiting you directions locally

Helston is a busy country town at the head of the Lizard Peninsula with its narrow bustling streets full of old world charm, the original 'Quaint old Cornish Town'. Each year, on or around May 8th the town hosts the spectacle of the 'Furry Dance'

commemorating a charter from King John in 1201. The streets burst at their seams as thousands flock to see strings of dancers twirl and skip their way along the streets and through houses led by the towns silver band 4 times during the day.

Although situated close to the heart of this lovely old town The Strathallan is a quiet and peaceful haven. There is a secluded garden in which to relax or while away the time by reading and having a quiet drink.

Looking further afield there is St Ives, Lands End or Penzance where there are day trips by helicopter to the Scilly Isles and Tresco Gardens. If the tide is right, walk the causeway to St Michaels Mount from beautiful Marazion. Visit Falmouth home of the Maritime Museum, find the Lost Gardens of Heligan or wonder at the Eden Project. What more could you ask?

Let us help you. We are always more than pleased to point you in the right direction for food or activities. Whilst providing you with a top quality breakfast, we realise that during your visit you will wish to try some of the local restaurants. We can recommend, pre book and direct you to the best available whatever your taste. Having personally visited many of these, we are in an ideal position to advise and help you plan your day trips.

Anyone interested in flying or today's Royal Navy need look no further than the RNAS Culdrose Air Day in Mid July or one of their guided coach tours of the base three times a day during the season

Never be at a loss for something to do or a place to go. Whilst enjoying your holiday based at The Strathallan you are ideally situated for many memorable days out beside the sea, in the beautiful Cornish countryside or at many of the quality attractions all within an hours drive. You could explore a section of the Coastal Path, accessible via the Penrose Abbey Walk, investigate one of the many secluded coves or small fishing villages, watch some of the abundant wildlife of the Lizard and visit the southernmost point of England. While you are on the peninsula why not visit Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station, the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek or Flambards Theme Park all of which are within 20 minutes drive from The Strathallan. There is always plenty to do come rain or shine

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