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Diving

Porthoustock Beach is the gateway to the Manacles, some of the UK's most famous diving spots.

Sailing

Small boats and dingys can be launched from Porthoustock Beach, just 100m from the cottage. Falmouth is one of the south coast's top sailing locations, with many sailing courses or boat charters to choose from, as well as the famous Falmouth Marine Museum. 40 mins drive.

Golfing

For golf enthusiasts, Mullion Golf Club is one of the most beautiful courses in the West Country, as well as being England's most southerly course. www.MullionGolfClub.net

Beaches

Explore Cornwall's most remote and unspoilt beaches all within walking distance. A helpful site is www.ExploreCornwall.com. You have Porthoustock, Roseneithon, Coverack, Porth Kerris and Porthallow beaches. Also within a short driving distance you have the Kennack Sands and Kynance Cove on the south coast, you can also get to the very different but stunning north coast beaches within 30 minutes, or to Penzance, Marizion and Sennen within the hour.

Airport Information

www.NewquayCornwallAirport.com has daily flights to and from Gatwick and Stansted airports with Air Southwest and budget liner RyanAir. On your arrival you may wish to hire a vehicle, like many of our guests do, so you can travel with ease to and from the beaches. If you are flying into our local Newquay Airport then it is best to arrange to collect the car from there. Book before coming to make sure you get the right size car to accommodate your travel needs. Many guests have used www.EuropCar.co.uk, www.AnyCarHire.co.uk and www.NationalCar.co.uk

Scenery/Beauty Spots

Cornwall is a beautiful, vast county, packed with incredible beaches and places of interest. Blessed to have a South and a North Coast, both very different but equally stunning, you can spend a lifetime exploring everything Cornwall has to offer. From action packed adventure and scuba diving breaks to quiet rural retreats, Cornwall has it all.

Family Activities

Roskillys Farm, Cornish Camels, Goonhilly Earth Station and Future World, Flambards Theme Park, Helston Swimming Pool to name a few are all nearby, as well as Newquay Zoo an hour away.

Local Attractions

HMS Culdrose Air Day is held every August, famous for the St Keverne Ox Roast.

Local Restaurants

There is an Organic Restaurant in the village which is called The Greenhouse, it uses only organic local produce. the two local pubs in St Keverne serve excellent food, as does the Paris in Coverack.

Walking

The Lizard is a walkers paradise, take a few hours walk along the coastal paths.

History

St Keverne is thought to date back to the 6th century, Saint Keverne being a Cornish Saint. Porthoustock is according to its history a working fishing port.