Where to stay around Gwithian?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,830 holiday lettings near Gwithian. From 836 cottages to 435 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gwithian is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gwithian?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gwithian. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St Ives Harbour: 2,933 holiday lettings
  • Kynance Cove: 2,094 holiday lettings
  • Porthminster Beach: 2,930 holiday lettings
  • Porthmeor Beach: 2,912 holiday lettings
  • Holywell Bay: 3,939 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gwithian listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Gwithian?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 836 cottages in Gwithian. Our other popular types of Gwithian holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 435 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 371 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 77 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gwithian?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 111 holiday homes with pool available in Gwithian. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Gwithian, England your home away from home

    If you are looking for a nice relaxing holiday then look no further than Gwithian in the county of Cornwall, which is in the south west corner of England. It is sandwiched between the open countryside and sand dunes and will suit the holiday needs of anyone. Here visitors will find several different places to stay including self catering accommodation, farms, cottages, campsites and B&Bs.

    Things to do on holiday to Gwithian, England

    Gwithian beach is popular with tourists throughout the year especially surfers, windsurfers, kitesurfers, surf kayakers and stand-up paddlers. To the east of the village is Gwithian Towans, which is an area of coastal duneland and is said to cover the site of a bronze-age farm. In nearby Hayle the estuary is a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) site, which is very popular with bird-watchers throughout the year.

    Angling is very popular in Cornwall including offshore and river fishing with Marazion Angling club in Hayle just four miles from Gwithian. About 10 miles away there is entertainment for the whole family at the Flambards Experience with award winning exhibitions, exciting rides, family shows, live entertainment and glorious gardens.

    People on self catering holidays may also like to eat at the local cafes and pubs situated in and around Gwithian. In nearby Hayle there is a good choice of pubs and eateries, while a few miles further is the popular harbour town of St Ives, which features many more cafes, bars and restaurants. Gwithian is only a small village and does not have much in the way of shops, but the Hayle, St Ives and Fowey have numerous specialist stores and markets.

    Places to visit on holiday to Gwithian, England

    Falmouth, Truro, Lands End, The Lizard peninsula, Newquay, the outdoor Minack Theatre and the Eden Project are all within easy driving distance. Cornwall boasts numerous fascinating historic buildings including a 15th century church in Sancreed, Pendennis Castle, which is about 14 miles away.

    There are many gardens to visit in the area too such as Penjerrick Garden, Trebah Garden and Lamorran House Gardens. Visitors will also find a number of galleries and museums nearby including Cornwall’s oldest museum – Wayside Folk Museum just eight miles away.

    Weather in Gwithian, England

    The warmest time of the year to visit Cornwall is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 19 to 20 degrees centigrade. Between April and July are usually the driest months while December and January is the wettest time of the year with 110 to 120mm average rainfall per month.

    Travel to Gwithian, England

    Newquay Airport can be reached via the A30 and is about 45 minutes drive from Gwithian, with operators such as Flybe taking passengers to UK cities such as London Gatwick and Edinburgh and Air Southwest flying to Bristol, London City, Dublin, Leeds and Newcastle amongst others. The nearest train station is at Hayle, which is approximately three miles away and has daily direct services to and from Plymouth, which in turn has a rail service to London Paddington.

    Sightseeing in and around Gwithian

    Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Gwithian a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Trevaskis Farm (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Hayle Towans Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Hayle Golf Range (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Gwinear Pitch & Putt (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • West Cornwall Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Paradise Park and JungleBarn (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Gwithian

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Gwithian is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Godrevy Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Godrevy Head (1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Hayle Towans Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Carbis Bay Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Porthgwidden Beach (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Porthminster Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)