For a romantic seaside break this cosy cottage is perfect for two people, yards from the beach and within walking distance of Looe’s picturesque harbour.
Located in a narrow street this 18th-century former fisherman’s cottage with original beams is just a stone’s throw from the harbour side of West Looe. This holiday cottage is ideally situated in the historic fishing port of Looe with many pubs cafés and restaurants. A few minutes walk takes you to Hannafore where you can play tennis bowling or have fun on the putting greens whilst enjoying the superb views from this part of Looe looking out across the bay to Rame Head and over to Looe Island. A short walk or a ferry ride across the river takes you to East Looe and onto the sandy town beach with Banjo Pier and boat trips to Looe Island sea fishing trips and sightseeing along the rugged coastline. A stroll around the narrow streets is a delightful way to spend a lazy day exploring the friendly charms of this quaint fishing town including Looe town museum situated in the medieval Guildhall which gives an historic glimpse into the town’s past. \nLooe is home to its own music festival held during September which attracts many well-known musicians and provides a family atmosphere throughout the whole town. Early May sees the Festival of the Sea focusing on cooking demos with freshly caught seafood available on the harbour side. In November is Looe‘s own literary festival and at New Year the town celebrates with fancy dress and spectacular fireworks from the pier. Looe is an ideal base for walkers to explore the South Cornwall coastal path east to Rame Head and Plymouth or west to Polperro and Fowey. Fowey is home to its own royal sailing club and annual regatta August and the literary festival celebrating the town’s most famous daughter Daphne Du Maurier. Polperro is an unspoilt picturesque fishing village and a peaceful stroll to one of the harbour side pubs will transport you back to a different era. Looe is also perfectly situated to explore east Cornwall and a short drive to the north will bring you to Bodmin Moor home to Jamaica Inn. There are many National Trust houses and gardens nearby such as Lanhydrock Cotehele Mount Edgcombe Estate and Antony House which was the film set for Tim Burton’s film Alice in Wonderland. The Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan near Megavissey are also easily reached and are both essential destinations for all visitors to Cornwall. Sailing golf fishing horse riding coastal walks and cycling are all available locally. Beach 200 yards. Shop 40 yards pub 50 yards and restaurant 100 yards.