Nestled in the stunning unspoilt landscape of the west Cornish coastline, Gonwin Manor Cottages features 6 architect-designed cottages exquisitely restored from traditional granite barns. Set in 8 acres of Cornish countryside, stroll through Gonwin's gardens and land directly down to Porthkidney Beach.
Often referred to as the 'Jewel of Cornwall', the picturesque harbour village of St Ives is only 2 miles away. With its signature narrow streets filled with award winning restaurants, wine bars and cafes together with the many shops and galleries, including the fantastic Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Museum, you'll want to return again and again...
The oldest Links Golf Course in Cornwall is a stone's throw away from the cottages and offers an exciting challenge for any keen golfer. However, if you do not fancy yourself as the next Tiger Woods there's always scuba diving, horse riding, surfing, breathtaking coastal walks or just a relaxing afternoon taking in the fabulous Cornish countryside and sea views!
The M4, M5 and M6 motorways all lead to the West Country. From Exeter, follow the A30 until you link to the A3074 towards St Ives. Go through the village of Lelant, and before you get to Carbis bay take a turning on your right, sign posted Golf Course. Continue 30 yards and on your left you'll see the entrance to Gonwin Manor Cottages.
BY TRAIN www.virgintrains.co.uk
Virgin West Coast travels to St Erth (mainline). From here take the short journey along the St Ives branch line to Carbis Bay station, Gonwin Manor is a 5 minute taxi drive away.
BY AIR www.airsouthwest.com / www.ryanair.com
Newquay Airport is served by Air South West and Ryan Air with flighs to London Gatwick, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Dublin and Cardiff. Ryanair also flies twice daily from London Stanstead.