- Sleeps 4
- Bedrooms 2
- Preferred changeover day Wednesday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 011105
About Hemmick CottageOver the Cornish headlands and in between rocky coves sits this remote stone-built Victorian cottage.
The incredible setting of this cottage will ensure you get sand between your toes, perched as it is on the edge of Hemmick Beach with unparalleled views of the sea and beyond, looking across to Dodman Point, the highest point in South Cornwall.
The cottage is situated just a stone’s throw from a sandy beach perfect for children, with plenty of rock pools at low tide. To get to Hemmick you’ll drive down a steep and narrow lane with breath-taking views of the coast, with this small and simple cottage nestling round a bend. Once you’re through the door, there’s a everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay, with a well equipped kitchen and the multi-fuel stove for cosy evenings in. Outside there’s a table and chairs in the garden for alfresco dining, with the sea lapping the shore just beyond.
Even though this small cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms (with beach views) today, back in 1881 it housed Simon Liddicoat, the local blacksmith, along with his wife Mary and their six children.
Walkers will adore being right on the South West Coast Path as soon as you open the door, and walking in one direction takes you up to Dodman Point, along to Vault beach and on to the pretty harbour village of Gorran Haven with its pubs and shops. Head the other way and you’ll find a network of footpaths to explore on the Roseland.
This remote scenic location is particularly popular in the summer months with locals and visitors. The lanes and beach can become busy.
Walk up Dodman point and take a break from the hustle and bustle. It’s a great space for bird watching and getting back to nature. Under your feet are centuries of archaeological features on this dramatic headland.
Or visit nearby Heligan Gardens or drop down into the bustling harbour town of Mevagissey. For more days out, then travel inland to the National Trust properties of Trerice, an Elizabethan Manor and Lanhydrock with its garden, parkland, house and cycle trail. When you stay with us, the funds you’re your holiday helps us to carry on looking after special places like this.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair not available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
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Entrance porch, sitting room with multi-fuel stove, dining room, kitchen, utility room.
2 bedrooms (one double and one 5' twin) and a shower room. Both the bedrooms enjoy fantastic views of Hemmick Beach. The double bedroom has a built in wardrobe.
Notes for guests
Access: If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.
Heating: Night storage heating downstairs and electric panel heaters upstairs.
Parking: Parking is available for two cars across the lane from the cottage in a gated area.
Garden: There is an enclosed two tier garden to front of the cottage with a wooden picnic table. There is a garage for storing bicycles, beach equipment, surf boards etc.
Utilities/electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer are a combined washer/dryer.
Telephone: There is no mobile phone signal in the cottage but there is some signal on the beach and along the coast path in an easterly direction.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Logs/charcoal: Environmentally friendly briquettes can be purchased at the time of booking or whilst at the cottages for use on the fire.
Local suppliers: Why not try some Delicious Dexter beef produced at neighbouring Penare Farm. This is available by phoning Liz and Dick on 01726 843152. Order a few days in advance of your stay.
Please note: There are a number of low doorways and ceilings in the cottage.
The beach directly in front of the cottage is popular and can be busy at times particularly in the summer months.