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Fishermans Knot | Luxury Self-Catering Cottage | Cadgwith Cove

GETTING THERE

  • On the Map Located in Cadgwith Cove The Lizard, Penzance and Porthleven
  • By Car The property is approximately 5 hours from London. Take the M4 towards Bath, then M5 South. Exit to take the A39 for Truro, then follow signs for Cadgwith Cove.
  • By Train The nearest station is Penzance.
  • By Air Fly to Newquay Airport - just over an hour's drive away.

Please note the property location is approximate only, in order to protect the owners privacy.

Cadgwith Cove

Down on the south coast of Cornwall, just behind the rugged Lizard Peninsula, this pretty little cove is full of seafaring legend and is still a working fishing port, popular with visitors in summer.

The name Cadgwith is known by anyone with an ear for a Cornish folk song, being a standard number sung in pubs down the years. These days, the thatched Cadgwith Cove Inn pulls local pints for guests taking time out within its ancient stone walls. Cadgwith has always been at the mercy of the sea: fishermen still pull boats in and out of the waters, weather willing; beachgoers pick about the shingle beach in summer; and all about the place, reminders of its ancient history, like the old lifeboat house that once kept watch over the cove, as well as an old customs house.

Head south from Cadgwith across the beautiful South West Coast Path and you'll soon be walking past a unique geological feature known as The Devil's Frying Pan, the result of a sizeable cave roof-collapse; the resulting boulder-filled bay is seen to 'boil' during stormy weather. Binoculars are essential for anyone continuing on towards The Lizard, especially for twitchers hoping to catch a glimpse of the elusive Cornish Chough, now said to be nesting in the area, while geologists hope to find veins of the serpentine rock from which many local houses are built.



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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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