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

Famous for its three miles of golden sand, Hayle is a hugely popular Cornish destination, especially suited to those wishing for a relaxed, scenic coastal getaway on the West Coast of Cornwall.

Places to stay in Hayle, Cornwall

This area of Cornwall is exemplary in its efforts to preserve the natural beauty of coastal areas and is appreciated by anyone lucky enough to find themselves in a self catering Hayle cottage. Hayle is built around a history of mining and industry. Many ancient structures still remain which are reminiscent of the community's industrial past with a handful receiving worldwide recognition.

This community wide natural preservation effort is best witnessed in Hayle’s wildlife habitats. Activities like bird watching are hugely popular from Hayle accommodation, and is especially popular with water fowl enthusiasts. Surfers and beach lovers find equally entertaining use of the areas coastal waters. Hayle’s beaches of golden sand are also ideal for the sport of land yachting. Hayle beaches are popular with families, finding protection from wind when sitting amongst “towans” or sand dunes on three different beaches. A self catering Hayle cottage is also the perfect base for exploring the wider area.

Restaurants and pubs are abundant in the community with many relaxed cafes, as well as upscale eateries. Pubs are a great escape after a full day in Hayle.

Things to do in Hayle, Cornwall

A history of mining creates an educational experience for anyone interested in the industry. Hayle was known for years for its copper mining and smelting trade, as well as a tin industry which is said to date back thousands of years. Physical evidence of this industrial history is evident today when taking various trails around the community. Foundry Square and the Quays, Penpol and the Copperhouse, as well as Harvey’s Foundry are all well worth exploring. Harvey’s foundry was in its heyday in the late 1700’s, manufacturing mining equipment. Most importantly, it manufactured steam pumping engines. This World Heritage Site demonstrates the importance of the industry in the region, with original buildings still standing from its industrial past.

Paradise Park is in close proximity to Hayle accommodation and works with endangered parrots from all areas of the globe. Owls, penguins and otters are amongst the many other species of animals which dwell in this park, making it a fascinating family day out from Hayle cottages. Most unique is the parks Cornish Otter Sanctuary which is making attempts to reverse the deadly consequences of misusing pesticides.

Community efforts to preserve outdoor areas have much changed the landscape of an area which was largely industrial for many decades. Mill Pond, home of a popular rope walk, should be added onto any visit to Paradise Park. Both locations are a short distance apart. Nature lovers can continue an outdoor tour of the area by observing the areas many unique species of plants and flowers when touring the Hayle Estuary.

Weather in Hayle, Cornwall

Hayle’s position along the coast of Cornwall gives it more days of sunshine than areas further north in the UK. Temperatures are generally moderate with the hottest months in July and August.

Flights to Hayle, Cornwall

Plymouth Airport (PLH) is a little over an hour’s drive from Hayle accommodation, and is the best way to get the area. A hire car is strongly recommended when visiting self catering Hayle cottages, as it allows you the freedom to really explore the many attractions found in this secluded part of the West Country.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Amazing cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Geri and Rob were perfect hosts. So helpful with any questions. We had a fabulous time here at new year. It is a stones throw to the centre of St Ives and all its amenities. The cottage has everything you need. Bonus is that it comes with parking in a nearby garage for a car. We would definitely recommend it and hope to return. Thank you both
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Warm, comfortable and central for West Cornwall

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Second visit, cottage was just as good as before, with a welcome cream tea and bottle of wine. Despite cold weather it was always warm, even the sun room, that is a lovely light area to eat in. It is well equipped so that living is easy...
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Christmas in the Wild West...

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A perfect combination of all mod cons with lovely old furniture and rugs and stunning art. Walks on moor and coast from the door - including the lovely Gurnards Head pub. Sea views from the bedroom window seat. Warm and comfortable for our Christmas break - with friendly and helpful owners on site.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016