St Agnes is a charming, picturesque village on the north Cornish coast surrounded by wonderful coastline and countryside and with fabulous beaches on its doorstep. You can swim or surf in the clear waters of world renowned local beaches, walk the footpaths, ride the bridleways or hop onto the South West Coast Path. Surfing, coasteering, kayaking, cycling, skating, tennis and horse riding are all available locally, and St Agnes has a regular programme of events for all the family to enjoy. The local boutique shops offer an interesting selection of produce, from tasty treats to one-off pieces of arts, crafts or jewellery, and there is a superb range of award-winning dining venues all within short walking distance. A choice of butchers, grocers, bakeries, cafes, pubs, bars and restaurants are all close by.
St Agnes also has a rich mining heritage which can be explored all around and with a visit to the St Agnes Museum.
Head out of St Agnes and you will find plenty of Cornwall’s attractions within easy reach; from breathtaking beaches up and down the coast to the Tate at St Ives or the cathedral at Truro and of course, the world-famous Eden Project. Truro is only seven miles distant and we are about 20 minutes from the St Ives park and ride. With the A30 only a few miles away access to the rest of Cornwall is easy.
St Agnes is also in the heart of Poldark Country, the landscapes made famous by the novels and TV series’, the most recent of which was broadcast in 2018.
So explore this beautiful region or stay close to home in a friendly bustling village; either way you are assured of a memorable Cornish holiday.
St Agnes is independent and thriving with an active local community calendar running all year round. Look out for events such as dog beach races at Easter, the Bolster parade in early summer, events held by the RNLI, Surfers Against Sewage or The National Trust etc and, of course, the village carnival.
Trevaunance Cove with its surf school and fantastic bar overlooking is within walking distance and Chapel Porth beach is a five-minute drive.
Access to the coast path and beacon with its far-reaching panoramas are only minutes by foot.
Bays, beaches, cafes, caves, churches, cinemas, library, museums, playground, pubs, recreation centre, restaurants, ruins, theme parks
Beachcombing, bird watching, cycling, coasteering, course fishing, eco-tourism, flying, gliding, golf, hiking, horse riding, kayaking, mountain biking, paragliding, sailing, scenic drives, sea fishing, skate-boarding, SUP, surfing, sightseeing, star gazing, swimming, tennis, walking, wind surfing
Local Services & Businesses:
ATM, groceries, hospital, massage therapist, medical services,
Nearest Airport; 15 Miles Newquay
Nearest Bar/pub; 200 Metres St Agnes
Nearest Golf; 7 Miles Perranporth, Truro or Tehidy
Nearest Train; 7 Miles Truro
Nearest Restaurant; 100 Metres St Agnes
Nearest Beach; 1 Mile Trevaunance Cove