St Agnes, Cornwall, TR5 0QP

Located on the stunning North Cornwall coast... ...in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a World Heritage Site

St Agnes is the perfect destination for all types of holiday or short breaks. For walking, surfing, swimming, exploring, eating or just relaxing come and stay at the St Agnes Hotel.

View of St Agnes Cornwall from one of the St Agnes Hotel bedrooms showing St Agnes Church, village centre and iconic Cornish engine houses in the background

St Agnes & Places to Visit

St Agnes village is a lively community and has many amenities, independent shops and businesses including bakeries, butchers, post office and a diverse range of places to eat and drink open all year round.

The landscape is beautiful. St Agnes Beacon is a local landmark owned by the National Trust overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with stunning coastal and inland views. The Beacon is easily reached from the village, from where you have the option of several different paths and routes.

There is so much to explore. Visit Wheal Coates one of numerous nearby tin mines, the harbour and the St Agnes Museum to experience the significance of our mining and seafaring heritage.

St Agnes really does offer something for everyone!

View from the Beacon near St Agnes, Cornwall. Looking out towards the ruined buildings at Wheal Coates and the sea a beautiful 1.5 mile walk from the St Agnes Hotel, Cornwall

The Surrounding Area

St Agnes is located on the stunning North Cornwall coast, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a World Heritage Site, so well worth a visit.

From St Agnes' central location and proximity to the A30 it is easy to explore all of Cornwall. Truro, St Ives and Penzance are all nearby.

Healeys Cyder Farm is only 7 miles away and offers tours, tastings and tractor rides.

While the St Austell Brewery is 25 miles away and also offers tours of the brewing process and tastings.

For gardeners Bosvigo Gardens are only 9 miles away, the Lost Gardens of Heligan are 24 miles and the Eden Project is 30 miles.

Beaches

There are four beautiful beaches close by to the St Agnes Hotel. Trevaunance Cove is the closest right at the foot of St Agnes itself, only a 15 minute walk and dog friendly. Trevellas Porth is popular with fishermen as it is more secluded and quieter.

Porthtowan beach is a blue flag award-winning, wide, sandy beach popular with surfers. At low tide you can walk to the neighbouring beach of Chapel Porth. A National Trust owned beach with a wide expanse of sand, rock pools and several caves at low tide.

Watersports

The North Cornish Coast near the St Agnes Hotel is a popular spot for all kinds of water sports.

From Trevaunance Beach Breakers Surf School offers fantastic lessons for all abilities and with Koru Kyaking you can explore our stunning coastline by sea kayak.

...and while you are here why not try Stand Up Paddleboarding from SUP in a Bag or Coasteering from Coasteering Coastal Rush?.

View of one of the iconic Cornish engine houses on the coastal path to Chapel Porth. One of many beautiful walks from the St Agnes Hotel Cornwall.

Walking

The St Agnes Hotel has over 70 footpaths and bridleways nearby and is just half a mile from the South West Coastal Path and so is very popular with walkers.

Walks include St Agnes Village Trail, St Agnes Beacon Walk, Porthtowan, Banns Vale, Mount Hawke and Chapel Porth with great views of St Agnes Beacon and Jericho Valley and Cross Coombe with panoramic views back to St Agnes Village.

Cycling

St Agnes village is just 4 miles from the popular Coast-to-Coast cycle trail so is very popular with cyclists, particularly those who love hills!

If you haven't brought your own bike you can always hire a bike from Aggie Cycles and check out some routes while you are there. They also offer servicing and tuition.