The Local Area

Coastal view
Adjacent to Higher Chellew is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its historic moorland landscape and relics of the past. This, together with sandy beaches, quiet coves and places with evocative names like Mousehole, Marazion, Zennor and Sennen, are all set within 36 miles of rugged coastline with the Cornish Coastal Path. Lands End is but 12 miles away.
A ten-minute drive brings you to St Ives with its beautiful sandy beaches, clear blue sea, harbour, quaint shopping streets and artistic heritage. Of special interest are The Tate Gallery, Barbara Hepworth sculpture garden, Bernard Leach Pottery and numerous art galleries and craft shops. St Ives Town and Harbour

Engine house in West Penwith Also ten minutes away is the ancient market town of Penzance - a place to be discovered; with a busy harbour, quiet Regency squares, sub-tropical gardens but yet with extensive modern shopping facilities. Its attractions include Cornwall’s only promenade, the recently refurbished open-air art deco sea- water Jubilee Swimming Pool, Maritime Museum and Trinity House Lighthouse Centre. for bus 516 passing at end of our drive. farm shop opposite for all fresh locally produced and home made foods.

For those who want a change from driving a car, bicycles may be hired in Penzance, or you may choose to go on one of numerous walks in the locality of Higher Chellew - free guide notes are available to our visitors.

'Your new shower block is splendid and the upgrade is very much appreciated. I'd also like to comment on the excellence of the overall cleanliness of the facilities and tidiness of the site' ~ Gill Hart, Devon

Higher Chellew Cottages, Nancledra, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8BD