Set in a secluded
location and listed in the book of legends, the site
can be traced back to 1324. We also have ley, or earth
energy lines running through the farm, so anyone is
welcome to get out their divining rods and have a go.
Within easy walking distance of Porthcurno beach and
the famous Minack Theatre, Chegwidden Farm is an ideal
base for walking, as the coastal paths are less than
a mile from the farmhouse, or touring and exploring
a wide area of Cornwall.
It is also ideal for bird watching. Porthgwarra is
on the main migratory paths and is also within walking
distance of Chegwidden Farm. There are many coves all
having their own characters to visit, with Mousehole
only about 6 miles. St Ives with the Tate gallery and
the already world famous Eden Project are also places
of interest well worth visiting.
Helicopter flights and a boat crossing to the Isles
of Scilly make that an excellent day trip. These are
available from Penzance approx 8 miles away. In the
village, two pubs both serve excellent food. The Logan
Rock has low beamed ceilings and log fires, as well
as a secluded beer garden for the hot summer months.
The Cable Station at Porthcurno also serves food and
has various entertainments, indoor bowling etc.
There are some very good restaurants in the area. The
Beach at Sennen has a stunning setting literally on
the shore line. They serve excellent food locally sourced.
The Field House at Trewellard is a small intimate restaurant
ideal for that special night out.
Both the Old Farmhouse and The Granary have 5 star
rating offering really luxurious accommodation. We can
offer luxurious romantic breaks offering, for the ladies,
a full range of beauty treatments by a fully qualified
A qualified sports therapist is also on hand for Sports
Massage treatments. Click
here for details
There is a good golf course at Cape Cornwall. They
also have an indoor swimming pool and gym. Murder mystery
tours can be arranged in Penzance. Surfing lessons are
available at Sennen Beach for beginners upwards.
Vegetables, meat, sausages, bacon, eggs, cheeses and a
large range of Cornish fresh farm produce are available in
our farm shop.
Explore the Cornish Mining World Heritage
In 2006 selected mining landscapes across Cornwall and west Devon were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, placing Cornish mining heritage on a par with international treasures like Machu Pichu, the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China.
Ten separate Areas make up the World Heritage Site, each has its own character and opportunities for adventure. The largest World Heritage Site in the UK, with over 20,000 hectares spread across Cornwall and west Devon, it offers myriad experiences to explore our world-changing mining culture.
The mining story is set against one of the most spectacular backdrops imaginable – a strikingly beautiful coastline, rugged moors, idyllic countryside, lush river valleys, and bustling towns and harbours.
To explore the stories of Cornish mining in the area, visit the mining attractions or simply plan a day trip within one of the World Heritage Site areas, please use the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site widget within this website.
For more in depth information, including news & events, visit the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site website www.cornishmining.org.uk