Characterful, art-deco cottage, with sea-views from private sunny garden & first floor glass balcony. Walk to pub, restaurant, beach & full village facilities. Free on-street parking. Ideal for families beach holidays, romantic breaks, artistic retreat, walking, wildlife
Seabreeze holiday Cottage is nestled in the historic, quaint, working fishing village of Newlyn, in a sheltered, sunny position, over-looking Mounts Bay & the Lizard peninsular in the beautiful West of Cornwall.
Located at the cottage is Sea-Breeze’s information folder. Here you will find more detailed information of the places & activities I have mentioned below.
On your doorstep:
The bustling village provides amenities to make your stay comfortable, convenient & authentically Cornish, all within walking distance of the cottage:
• Five pubs-nearest one being The Red Lion, 5mins walk
• Many restaurants & cafes/takeaways-most of these are dog friendly! & certainly child friendly
• Fishmongers-offering the widest variety & freshest catch anywhere in the UK.
• Local cheese delicatessen
• Famous Cornish ice-cream parlour- Jelberts- not to be missed!
• Co-Op & Lidl supermarkets, Morrisons, Sainsbury & Tesco in Penzance
• Post-office, Barclays Bank & cash point.
• Whether you’re an artist or not, a browse at The Newlyn art Gallery is a delight, maybe adding lunch in their café with sea-views leaves you with an even better memory.
• Newlyn has a long history with the arts. The most recent being-a film & book released in 2013 ‘Summer in February’ by Jonathan Smith. Filmed all around Newlyn & Lamorna Cove, set at the beginning of 19th Century (there is a copy of the DVD at the cottage if you haven’t watched it yet, or the book for some holiday reading).
• If Art is your thing, you will be delighted to know that the Newlyn Art School caters classes for all levels & mediums of artist. It is only 5mins walk from the cottage.
• There is a vibrant, live music culture, locally. Many of the local pubs offer a wide range of music from traditional folk, acoustic to modern pop and even open-mic sessions, at The Pirate in Penzance on Tuesday evening, if you fancy performing.
• The Tolcarn Inn in Newlyn has regular live Jazz with your Sunday lunch cooked by Michelin star chef. Look out for the local notice boards when visiting as to when & who is playing.
Penzance is our neighbouring town a mile away.
• It offers a wider range of shops & restaurants. You can shop to your hearts delight in local bouquets, antique & gift shops as well as major outlets.
• If it’s local produce & products you fancy there is a country market every Thursday & farmers market every Friday morning.
• Penzance has a main railway station from Paddington London,
• Day trips by Ferry boat to Isle of Silly.
• On the harbour promenade stands the elegant art-deco Lido. Sea-Breeze cottage has a fantastic view of this landmark. It is a Wonderful place to spend a sunny afternoon with the family.
• Also here is a free skate park & children’s play area with bowling green.
• If the weather doesn’t permit outdoor swimming, then visit the leisure centre or the Savoy cinema.
• In Mounts Bay you will be able to take up many water pursuits from: Surfing, Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, fishing & boat trips, rock-climbing & more.
• A must is either taking the path on foot at low tide or boat at high tide to the iconic St Michaels Mount & castle. After your visit you can rest & take in the fantastic views, while the kids & dog play & dig on the miles of sand & pebble beach’s surrounding the bay.
• Then there’s the picturesque harbour village of Mousehole to explore, a mile and a half the other side of Newlyn.
• Although there are many picturesque costal walks, there is also a good bus service connecting all surrounding towns & villages, along with an excellent taxi service in Newlyn if you wanted to leave the car at the cottage.
Annual Festivals at Newlyn & Penzance
• Golowan: Celebrated for ten days around summer solstice, (June 21st each year). Consists of Cornish & world music, dance, film, literature, fireworks, Mazey-day procession & Quay fair-day.
• Newlyn Fish festival: Celebrated over the August bank holiday weekend. Consists of Cooking demonstrations, visit fishing boats, sample food, music & dance.
• Montol Festival: Eve of winter solstice (22nd December). A week long programme of community events (most of which are free)-Celebrated by Cornish carols, candle dance, Guise dance, lantern parade, night lighting of the Mock (Cornish Yule log).
• Proms at Minack open-air theatre: With Mounts Charles band. End of September