Pendeen is located along one of the most beautiful coastlines in England. This tight knit community has a hospitable and friendly atmosphere. Ancient ruins, tin and copper mines, beautiful gardens and unspoilt nature await when you take a self catering Pendeen cottage.
Sitting below the “the Carn” or hill the sleepy village of Pendeen echoes its historic past with one of the most picturesque stretches of coast and one of the most historically fascinating regions in the UK. All of these features combined give this community an idyllic charm making it an attractive location for staying in a Pendeen guest house or self catering cottage. So beautiful is the area that it was once used as the backdrop for a television series.
Walking on one of the beautiful coastal paths around Pendeen shows you a huge amount of local history, and you can even cycle around the many beautifully preserved old homes, go for a fun afternoon of carting, take in a production at the communities open air theater or simply watch the sun set over the ocean by the Pendeen lighthouse. Strolling through the local farmers market is also a great way to enjoy this pleasant community, as well as stock up on fine food s for your self catering Pendeen holiday. Most activities are in close proximity to many guest houses and self catering cottages.
Take a peaceful walk through one of Pendeen's many public gardens like Tredwidden Garden, which dates back many years, showing hundreds of varieties of plants and exotic foliage. Taking a stroll is also beautiful on the coastal areas of this community, especially Cape Cornwall Beach. This beach is known for having the best views in the area. Such areas are a convenient distance form Pendeen holiday cottages and guests houses.
Travel back 200 years into the 18th century tunnels of a mine considered the largest of its type in the UK. Greevor Tin Mine tells the story of finding this valuable mineral. History is also alive in the remnants of the oldest village in England, Chysauster Village. Walls stand from the original homes of its inhabitants from several thousand years ago. Pendeen’s fogous or underground passage ways are equally ancient and date back to the Iron Age. Travel from the Iron Age and Bronze Age inhabitants and discover Ballowall Barrow and its ancient tomb.
Find Pendeen’s idyllic lighthouse, originally built over a hundred years ago. Visitors fond of the Pendeen’s seaside atmosphere find quiet Portheras Beach. This community’s mining legacy means a large number of pubs are located within its confines. Pendeen’s shopping is great with anything from stopping in a local pub or restaurant to shopping for precious gems.
The weather in Pendeen is usually a mild climate. Though this area of England has more sunny days than other areas of the country, it is still relatively rainy.
Plymoth Airport (PLH) and Newquay Airport serve Pendeen, with cheap flights from Air Southwest.