Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Saint Agnes, a perfect seaside retreat.
Saint Agnes is a wonderful holiday destination set right on the sea. With several beaches and beautiful scenery, a holiday rental home in Saint Agnes will provide a comfortable “home base” for all of your adventures.
Things to do on holiday to Saint Agnes
Much of what draws travellers to Saint Agnes is done out of doors. There are four beautiful beaches where those on holiday can swim, play or just relax. A hike to Saint Agnes Head is a great way to get a fabulous view of the birds that make their living at the seashore. Perhaps you’ll even catch sight of other sea life, such as a seal or dolphin. If you enjoy surfing, some of the best around can be found on the beaches of nearby Newquay. The area has a rich history as a port and mining town, so some travellers also like to explore that aspect of Saint Agnes. Stippy Stappy is a row of cottages that is quite well-known throughout the country. These oft photographed homes were used by either miner or sea captains – this is still up for debate. Those up for a bit of a challenge can climb to the top of Saint Agnes Beacon. From there, visitors will have an unobstructed view of beautiful coastline.
Places to visit on holiday to Saint Agnes
Happily, there are plenty of attractions for those on holiday to enjoy, even on the rainiest of English days. When the weather cooperates, consider a visit to a nearby zoo, such as the Newquay Zoo, or one of the many wildlife rescue centres. There are sanctuaries for monkeys, large birds, seals and even screech owls. There are also theme parks, aquatic centres and important historic buildings. On rainy days, you might want find some indoor activities. Consider some of the nearby museums where travellers can learn about the mining history of the region, view works of art or learn about local maritime history at the National Maritime Museum in Cornwall.
Weather in Saint Agnes
If you want to enjoy the out of doors and beautiful beaches, but are not a fan of very hot weather, then Saint Agnes is a great choice for a holiday destination. The winters are milder than in some other parts of the country and the summer, whilst warm, are not extremely hot. The average high in the winter is 8 to 9 degrees. In the summer, the average high does not go above 19 degrees. There is rainfall throughout the year. Most months bring between 40 and 65 mm. The wettest months, October through January, each bring 78 to 87 mm.
Travel to Saint Agnes
Newquay Cornwall International Airport (NQY) is the closest to Saint Agnes. While the airport is small, it does offer regular flights to and from London via London Gatwick (LGW). Other travellers choose to fly directly into Gatwick (LGW) and then take a railcar to Saint Agnes. There are two well-serviced railway stations nearby. Redruth is just over a 9 km journey and Truro is a distance of about 11.5 km.