Facilities & access

General

  • Dogs welcome at Penrose & Loe and out of main season at Gunwalloe
  • Pay & display car park (National Trust members free) at Gunwalloe
  • Car parks at Penrose Hill, Degibna and Chyvaloe (National Trust)
  • Car parks in Helston Amenity area & Porthleven (Highbarrow) (not NT)
  • Seasonal café at the stables in the parkland (not National Trust)
  • Seasonal beach café (not National Trust) at Gunwalloe
  • Cafés at Helston and Porthleven (not National Trust)
  • Toilets at Gunwalloe Church Cove (not National Trust) open in summer
  • Toilets at Helston boating lake and Porthleven (not National Trust)
  • Picnic site around Penrose & Loe Pool area
  • 5 holiday cottages, sleeping from 2-6 people around Penrose & Loe
  • Penrose bunk house at Chyvarloe available for group accomodation
  • Explore the 6-mile circular walk that takes you round Loe Pool
  • Occasional guided walks take place throughout the year
  • Visit the bird hide overlooking Loe Pool
  • Try cycling the rough track from Helston to Loe Bar

Family & children

  • Suitable for school groups
  • Penrose education and activity pack available for teachers
  • Playgrounds at Helston and Porthleven (not National Trust)
  • Playgrounds at Helston and Porthleven (not National Trust)
  • Penrose bunk house at Chyvarloe available for group accommodation
  • 5 holiday cottages, sleeping from 2-6 people around Penrose & Loe

Access

  • Tramper (all-terrain mobility scooter) hire available from the stables
  • Accessible parking spaces at Gunwalloe car park
  • Mobility toilets at Gunwalloe (not NT), open during main season
  • Well-maintained but naturally uneven woodland and coastal paths
  • Some steep sections
  • The South West Coast Path runs through this area

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