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Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in St Keyne, Cornwall, England, Your Home Away From Home

The village of St Keyne is located in the picturesque county of Cornwall, in south-west England. This part of the United Kingdom is popular with visitors and when you take your holidays in St Keyne, you will soon see why. There are numerous wonderful places close to the village for you to explore, plus no end of activities to keep you and all the people in your travelling party thoroughly entertained. Your self catering accommodation in St Keyne is likely to come in the form of a rural cottage and every amenity your heart could ever desire should be laid on for you here.

Things to Do on Holiday in St Keyne, Cornwall

Whilst enjoying the absolute tranquillity of your holidays in St Keyne, you may want to ponder a few more activities to keep you entertained. The area boasts some amazing walks and there are many spots that will be a dream for ornithologists and avid nature lovers. You may also wish to indulge in a spot of fishing, cycling, jogging, horseback riding, golf, swimming, tennis, badminton and there are numerous golf courses in the area that are thought to be of an exceptionally high standard.

Places to Visit on Holiday in St Keyne, Cornwall

If you can bear to prise yourself away from your comfortable self catering cottage in St Keyne, you are literally spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit in the area. Cotehele House belongs to the National Trust and with its hundreds of years’ worth of history (possibly as far back as the early 14th century) it really is a must for a visit. This is close to the picturesque towns of Calstock and Guinnislake, both of which are located within the beautiful Tamar Valley, on the border with Devon, and are great to enjoy a cream tea or ice cream. Actually in Devon itself is the largest city in Devon and Cornwall - Plymouth. Here you will find many attractions to keep you busy, such as Smeaton’s Tower Lighthouse which stands prominently on Plymouth Hoe, where Sir Francis Drake was said to have been playing bowls when The Spanish Armada was spotted in 1588. Other attractions include Plymouth Pavilions for swimming and ice skating, The National Marine Aquarium and the historic Barbican area.

Weather in St Keyne, Cornwall

For your holidays in St Keyne you can expect a typical maritime climate. It can be wet here, at any time of the year, so do pack that suitcase accordingly! Summer temperatures average at around 19 to 20 degrees Celsius and during the winter, you will be pleased to learn that this is one of the mildest spots in the whole of the UK: averaging at around 9 degrees Celsius but often in double digits. The average rainfall for this part of England is well over 50 inches per year.

Travel to St Keyne, Cornwall

To start making the most of that cottage in St Keyne most people would usually arrive by car. The A30 and A38 dual carriageways are good roads that can be reached via the M5 motorway at Exeter. Airports wise: Newquay (NQY) is your best bet with flights through BMI Baby, Ryanair and Air Southwest. These depart from Bristol (BRS), London Gatwick (LGW), Plymouth (PLH), East Midlands (EMA) and Leeds-Bradford (LBA).

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Recent Reviews

Beautiful, relaxing, like home to home

5 of 5
November cottage is a fantastic place to stay. It's like going from home to home. There is not one bad thing we can say and this is our second visit to the cottage. We spent many evenings at the cottage after being out all day as its just so relaxing and beautiful. You have everything from washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and an amazing power shower. You are 15 mins away from port Isaac and anything from 20mins to 1hr 30 from the amazing beautiful beaches, attractions. The cottage is opposite a beautiful pub called the red lion with amazing friendly staff and food.
  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Spacious house in beautiful location overlooking the sea and within a 10 minute walk of Mevagisseyy

5 of 5
A beautifully appointed, spacious house enjoying stunning sea views from the garden was the perfect location for the eight of us from Sidcup Art Club in Kent on our painting holiday in Mevagissey. Four spacious double rooms (we used the cinema room as a bedroom) and a single bed in the children's room provided us with plenty of private space as well as the large lounge, dining, covered and open balconies with views towards the sea provided ample communal living. The large parking area was priceless as we did not have to concern ourselves with parking issues during our stay. Everything was provided for every eventuality.....a wonderful house for a three generation family. Teenagers, families and film buffs will love the extensively equiipped cinema room. Mevagissey itself was delightful, and was a ten minute walk along the coastal path or down the roads (best not to mention the climb back, but that got easier as we got used to it!) The coastal path and secluded beach (access for the agile and sure-footed) provided walking opportunities to those of us who did not paint. We made good use of the Tea on the Quay where Cornish pasties and fresh wholesome food were freely available,and run by a delightful family who made us feel very welcome and even reserved us a table for lunch on our last day and had fresh catch of the day when eating out at the Ship Inn and the Harbour which we did every night of our stay. We visited The Lost Gardens of Heligan as a group and took many photos for future paintings. We painted in Mevagissey by the quay most days and were made most welcome by local fisherman and visiting tourists alike.Our painting holiday could not have gone better, the weather was super kind to us, glorious blue skies for five whole days and a beautiful house to enjoy and come back to after a day's painting.
  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017