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Make a holiday cottage in Pelynt your home away from home

Midway between Plymouth and St. Austell, the parish of Pelynt in South Cornwall is a sunny and inviting holiday destination. Despite its proximity to a wide array of stunning beaches and coastal walks, Pelynt offers all the charm and tranquility visitors expect from the Cornish countryside. It is also conveniently located just a few miles away from the coastal resort town of Looe, another popular choice with holidaymakers. Pelynt is an excellent choice as a quiet rural base from which to explore the glories of this part of England.

HomeAway has several delightful holiday cottages in Pelynt on offer, well suited for a couple’s retreat for a family getaway. These pretty cottages range from one to three bedrooms, and can accommodate anywhere from two to six people. Pelynt’s countryside location means that guests are never far away from walking trails and horse riding facilities. Pelynt holiday cottages start from just £300 per week, making it an affordable option for a week-long getaway

Things to do

-Outdoor activities: The beautiful Cornish countryside offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Walking, horse riding, and cycling are all popular activities in the area. Access to the South West Coastal Path is available from nearby Looe, and offers stunning views of the sea. There are also several horse riding facilities within a short drive of Pelynt.

-Beaches: The beaches are naturally one of the biggest attractions in Cornwall. The beach at the charming fishing village is particularly beautiful, whilst East Looe Beach is very popular with families with plenty of sand at low tide. Another excellent option, Par Sands, closer to St. Austell, is also a wonderful beach with great facilities and cafés. In fact, all holiday homes in St. Austell and the surrounds are blessed with a terrific choice of beaches.

-Golf: There are several major golf courses near Pelynt. Whitsand Bay Golf Club is located right on the coast and features commanding views of the sea and Cornish countryside. Whitsand is open to visitors and has attractive green fees. Closer to Pelynt, Looe Golf Club is also a lovely course with an 18-hole par 70 course that also welcomes visitors.

-Family attractions: The Polperro Model Village makes for a great family day out. The attraction depicts all kinds of model villages and also teaches guests about Cornish folklore and fairytales. Porfell Wildlife Park and The Monkey Sanctuary are two other great places to take children, as both attractions are fewer than five miles away from holiday cottages in Pelynt.

-Food and drink: Holiday accommodation in Pelynt makes an excellent base to try out Cornish cuisine. Whether it’s the region’s famous pasty, seafood dishes, or meat pies, visitors will be spoilt for choice. There is a good selection of gastropubs, cafés, and restaurants in Looe as well as St. Austell, which is 20 miles away.

Weather in Pelynt

Cornwall has some of the best weather in the whole of the UK. In the height of summer high temperatures hit the high-20s and low temperatures rarely ever drop below 10°C. Winters are pretty mild and well suited for outdoor activities, as it also generally rains less than 100mm each month.

Travel to Pelynt

Pelynt is located a few miles off the A390 and is midway between Plymouth and St. Austell. The best way to reach the parish is by car (it's about a four and a half hours from London). Though it is much easier to reach by car, visitors can also travel to Pelynt by rail via the rail station in Looe, which is just four miles away.

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                                                                                                      The Shippen st Fowey was a Cornish gem

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Warm comfortable spotlessly clean lots of interesting handcrafted items. Nice private garden for morning exercises and sunny patio garden even in November. Lots going in Fowey and surrounding area pre Christmas. Readymoney beach a good walk and well worth visiting. Would love to return in summer time to see cornwall in full bloom
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jan 05, 2018
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2017

                                                                                                      loved it

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We as a family, had a wonderful Christmas. The property was in a central location and was clean and comfortable. We would thoroughly recommend this appartment.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jan 03, 2018
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2017