Creegbrawse is a hamlet in West Cornwall. Once a booming mining district, it is now a quiet rural area from which there is a small crossroads leading to St Day, Chacewater, Todpool and Twelveheads. Other towns and villages within five miles of Creegbrawse include Scorrier, Gwennap, Redruth, Carnbrea, Perranwell, Stithians, Illogan, Nancekuke, Tuckingmill, Pool, Camborne, St Agnes, Portreath and Kenwyn.
There are no hotels, guest houses or bed and breakfast (b&b) establishments in Creegbrawse, but there are some stunning holiday cottages. Visitors choose Creegbrawse because it is a beautiful rural location away from the madding crowd, yet only five miles from the coast and it makes a perfect base from which to explore Cornwall.
As a rule this area draws more mature couples or families who appreciate the peace and quite and love nature. It is perfect for those who want to experience natural Cornwall and have their own transport to get out and about when they want. Holiday cottages in Creegbrawse give you easy access to the south and north Cornish coasts and are only a few miles from the excellent shopping centre of the cathedral city of Truro.
Creegbrawse Cornish cottages have attractive views across the valley and are perfect to relax and unwind. A holiday cottage in this area is convenient to nip down the road (half a mile) to the village of Chacewater where there is a fish and chip shop, doctors surgery, post office, bakery, foodstore/newsagent, launderette, bakery and local pubs. Rural cottages in Creegbrawse are close to some of the best surfing beaches including Portreath, Porthtowan, St Agnes, Perranporth and Newquay.
The Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro is Cornwall's oldest and most esteemed museum and is well known for its global collections. Also in Truro is the Hall for Cornwall, which is the largest theatre in the county. It has a mix of musicals, gigs, plays, music shows, drama, children's shows and live theatre. Flea markets are held in the foyer once a week and they have a popular coffee shop and function room.
Cornwall's mild climate means there are many beautiful and sub tropical gardens with rare and unusual plants to visit including Bosvigo, Penjerrick Garden at Budock near Falmouth, Trebah Garden at Mawnan Smith, Lamorran House Gardens on the Roseland Peninsula, Trewithen House, Gardens and Nurseries at Grampound Road, Caerhays Castle Gardens and the Eden Project near St Austell. None of these are further than fifteen miles away from your country cottage in Creegbrawse.
Places to fish, golf, ride horses, try out extreme sports, walk are never far from your self catering cottage and there are castles to explore at Pendennis and St Mawes. Other interesting attractions include Newquay Zoo, the National Seal Sanctuary, Flambards, Future World at Goonhilly, the Chysauster Ancient Village and the Wayside Folk Museum.
The weather is mild throughout Cornwall but you will find that it is particularly well sheltered in this valley. Nearer the North coast, it will be slightly cooler.
Plymouth and Newquay airports serve Creegbrawse and they both have car hire facilities. The nearest mainline railway station is at Truro, just over five miles away and buses run from Truro to Chacewater.