Saint Just, Cornwall, UK

Saint Just, Cornwall, UK

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Where to stay around St Just?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,170 holiday lettings near St Just. From 572 cottages to 276 apartments, 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 St Just is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Cape Cornwall: 1,646 holiday lettings
  • St Ives Harbour: 2,906 holiday lettings
  • Porthminster Beach: 2,906 holiday lettings
  • Porthmeor Beach: 2,886 holiday lettings
  • St. Michael's Mount: 2,769 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around St Just 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 St Just?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 572 cottages in St Just. Our other popular types of St Just holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 276 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 50 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 St Just?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 60 holiday homes with pool available in St Just. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or self catering cottage in St Just, Cornwall your home away from home

    Step into mining history, in the westernmost town in England. St Just dates back to the Bronze Age and is both a jem for those with a love of history, and those looking to escape it all for a few days into the 'real' rural Cornwall. A St Just holiday also offers a rich artisan community with a little something appealing to anyone who finds themselves amongst the charming granite streets.

    Places to holiday in St Just, Cornwall

    St Just sits amongst the many historical villages of Cornwall, appealing to anyone with an interest in the fascinating history of West Cornwall. So many are the ruins from its past mining history, it is almost impossible not to stumble upon former sites whilst enjoying any outdoor activity or staying in any of St Just's self catering cottages.

    Surfing, cycling, horseback riding, golfing, shore fishing, hiring a fishing boat, or taking a scenic flight are all popular pastimes in this coastal community. Trek to the top of Bartinney Hill and take in views of St Michaels Mount, Mounts Bay, the Isles of Scilly, Lands End, Pendeen, and the moors toward St Ives with dolphins bobbing into and out of the ocean waters below. Those seeking the simple ebb and flow of a beachside environment head to the rocky shores of Cot Valley Beach with its two small beaches, Progo Beach for quiet solitude amongst sand and smaller rocks which is popular amongst sun bathers, and Priests Cove which is best suited for fishing.

    Two town squares are an inviting way to shop for items made by local artists in many galleries. A tourist information centre is helpful when finding areas in the village. Area restaurants feature fresh catches of seafood and boast of pubs dating back to the 13th century. Yearly festivities are well known in this particular area of Cornwall, including the weeklong Lafrowda Festival.

    Things to do in St Just, Cornwall

    St Just’s history dates back to the Bronze Age with evidence of burial tombs outside of town which consist of an entrance grave and several burial chambers. 13th century St Just-in-Roseland is a beautiful structure with gardens of camellias and rhododendrons, as well as tropical plants. One of two surviving medieval amphitheaters or plain-an-gwarries is located in the center of St Just. Recent history is evident a few minutes outside of St Just. Levant Mine & Beam Engine overlooks the waters of the ocean where the engine house is said to have been in existence since the Elizabethan period through the early part of the 1900’s.

    Other fine examples of the areas mining history exist between St Just and Penzance where ruins from the Bronze Age like Nine Maidens Stone Circle, Men-an-Tol and Lanyon Quiot, Ding Dong Mines, and Cape Cornwell with its original chimney stack can be found in the area. Walk through another centuries old mine in Greevor Tin Mine’s tunnels also located outside of St Just and learn about the areas mineral trade.

    Weather in St Just, Cornwall

    St Just receives the majority of its rain during the winter months when fronts move east across the Atlantic however the area receives less rain than other areas of the UK further north. Higher wind speed is to be expected between the months of December to February. Temperatures are typically moderate year round without frost or snow.

    Flights in St Just, Cornwall

    Newquay (NQY) is the closest airport to St Just accommodation, and is about an hour’s drive from the village. It is strongly advised that you take a car or hire car whilst staying in a self catering St Just holiday cottage, so that you can fully explore the whole area.

    Attractions in and around St Just

    First time in St Just and looking for things to do? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Men Scryfa, St Maddern's Church and St John the Baptist Church, Penzance. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Sennen Cove Beach and Porthcurno Beach, and green spaces such as Land's End and Cape Cornwall. Activities around the area include Tanglewood Wild Garden, Trewidden Garden and Marazion Marsh. Botallack Mine, Levant Mine and Beam Engine and Geevor Tin Mine might be worth a visit during your stay. You may also want to visit Chun Quiot, Chun Castle or Maen Castle.