The Nook is the oldest surviving timber shack in Maenporth, right by the beach
THE LOVE SHACK
About THE LOVE SHACK
Our family love this place and I'm sure you will too. We still visit and stay in The Nook now and again, so please look after it for us during your stay and report any issues or damage immediately so we can reslove them quickly.
THE LOVE SHACK purchased this Chalet in 2009
Why THE LOVE SHACK chose Mawnan
Location, Location, Location The Nook at Maenporth is 10 minutes from Falmouth in Cornwall and directly opposite a sheltered, sandy beach, perfect for families and beach lovers alike. There's an Award Winning restaurant just 100m away and the Cornwall Coastal Footpath is right on the doorstep, in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You can get Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board lessons on the beach, from Arvor Sea Kayaking, or just enjoy the sand and rock-pools. The Eden Project, Minack Theatre and National Maritime Museum are all easily accessible by car, together with many other attractions for both young and older visitors alike. Falmouth is well located to visit other popular areas of Cornwall, including; St. Mawes, Helford Passage, Penzance, Mousehole, Mevagissey, Flushing, Truro, Penryn, St. Ives, Newquay, Padstow, Fowey and Looe.
What makes this Chalet unique
The Nook is a 3 bed detached beach shack with an enclosed, level garden and a huge timber deck, both directly opposite the beach, with stunning views of Falmouth Bay, Pendennis Castle, St. Anthony's Lighthouse and further out to sea.
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Maenporth, is near Falmouth in Cornwall, (the home of Poldark), a unique location nestling between the Helford and Fal rivers, overlooking a sheltered, sandy beach and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Maenporth is on the Cornwall Coastal Footpath and within easy reach of Falmouth and its bustling town, Event Square, Harbour, Marina and the National Maritime Museum. St Mawes, The Eden Project, and many other exciting destinations are just a short drive away.
Within an hour you can reach the majority of destinations and attractions across Cornwall, including; St. Mawes, Helford Passage, Penzance, Mousehole, Mevagissey, Flushing, Truro, Penryn, St. Ives, Newquay, Padstow, Fowey and Looe.
In addition to Falmouth town centre, with its many bars and restaurants, there is a popular CO-OP Store nearby and several large Supermarkets, including; ASDA, LIDL and SAINSBURYS, for all those holiday essentials.
The nearest village is Mawnan Smith, a five minute drive away. It has a small convenience store, cafe, restaurant, a couple of popular pubs and a post office.
Here are some of my all-time favourite places to eat out..........
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS
FOR THE KIDS - BIG & SMALL
GARDENS & WALKS
Trebah Garden - http://www.trebahgarden.co.uk/
Less than 10 minutes drive away from Maenporth, Trebah is a 26 acre sub-tropical garden situated next to the Helford river with its own beach. There is also an award-winning restaurant. Open daily 10am – 4pm.
Caerhayes Castle Gardens
An idyllic location on the Roseland Peninsula. Home to a national Magnolia collection, as well as many rare plants and shrubs. The gardens span over 140 acres, on which the Williams family castle was built over 200 years ago. 10am – 5pm (Last entry 4pm) until Sunday 16th June.
Located at St Mawes (just a short ferry ride from Falmouth), this intimate garden features a large collection of palms and tree ferns, as well as a diverse range of plants from all over the world. Open Wednesdays and Fridays 10am – 5pm from April to September.
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
A beautiful sheltered valley near Penzance, surrounded by woods, streams and with dramatic views to St Michaels Mount. The perfect setting for various contemplative, but inspirational artworks on this 22-acre exotic and sub-tropical garden. Open daily 10:30am – 4:30pm from mid April until the end of October.