Whispering with an innocence of times gone by, the old fishing village of Cadgwith Cove in West Cornwall harbours a very special ambiance thanks to its interesting history as a working fishing port and lifeboat station.
Cadgwith Cove in West Cornwall The thatched village pub, The Cadgwith Cove Inn, is over 400 years old and no doubt could tell many a tale of derring-do and misdemeanour if its walls could talk...These days visitors may be lucky enough to hear a rousing rendition of traditional sea shanties from the locals whilst enjoying a glass of traditional Cornish cider! Since the decline of the fishing industry, Cadgwith Cove thrives on welcoming visitors who come to this corner of West Cornwall to experience an unspoiled traditional Cornish cove offering summer BBQs, gig racing, a regatta and many traditional musical celebrations.
Must-See Villages in Cornwall Walking along the coast path towards The Lizard from Cadgwith, walkers will stumble across a truly unique geological feature known as The Devil's Frying Pan; a huge cave whose roof collapsed which left its entrance as a bridge and a boulder-filled bay which is seen to 'boil' during inclement weather. This quaint fishing village has a very special unique charm and, if looking for a holiday cottage in West Cornwall to enjoy a pared-back low-fi Cornish holiday, you won’t go far wrong by choosing the beautiful Cadgwith Cove. It is the cream of the crop!