Penarvon Cabin

Helston, Cornwall

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 1
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 011043

About Penarvon Cabin

A romantic little wood cabin, perching above the secret beach of Penarvon Cove.

Burrowing amongst the trees, above the wild Penarvon Cove is this romantic little hideaway. You’ll be practically undisturbed on this small secret beach with only the sound of the waters lapping the shores breaking the silence. Inside the tiny wooden cabin reveals a snuggly open-plan kitchen, dining and living area complete with a log-burner. Its double-bedroom has views over the Helford River and beyond.  

Walk down to the village at Helford for its traditional thatched pub and post office. A circular walk behind the cabin leads through woodland and past the commemorative chapel of St Francis on the water's edge. 

There are plenty of things to do along the Helford River and because it’s sheltered from the Atlantic gales, you’ll have the benefit of being in one of the mildest corners of the country. If you fancy a change of scenery though, head to Truro, Cornwall’s only city. 
 

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair not available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher not available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* not available
  • Open fire / wood burner not available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ available

Accessibility

Not accessible

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Layout

  • Ground floor

    Open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room, double bedroom, bathroom with shower over bath. Patio area provided outside overlooking the river.

Notes for guests

Heating: Rointe digital electric heating system.

Parking: There is an allocated parking space 100 metres away at the top of the beach.

Access: For access there are two approaches to the Cabin. The initial one is up 20 very steep steps at the front of the Cabin. Another path to the rear of the Cabin has been established but will still involve negotiating 4 steep steps.

Garden: There is no garden as such, but there is a small grassed area to the front of the cabin and a small patio at the side with views of the river.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.

All National Trust car parks on The Lizard are free to guests on production of their booking information.

Local suppliers: Guest discount offered to National Trust guests by Lizard Adventures and Dan Joel Surf School

Barbeque: Provided on request.

Cycle hire: Porthleven Cycle Hire delivers bicycles to your cottage and collects them at the end of your stay.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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