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Ocean View, Nanpean Barn Cape Cornwall

£373 - £869 per week

A first floor apartment, within a high quality granite barn conversion, directly overlooking Cape Cornwall. Ocean View has been furnished to a very high standard, is a peaceful and welcoming holiday base throughout the year and is ideal for one or two couples. The uninterrupted views of Cape Cornwall, the heritage coastline and the Isles of Scilly are spectacular, and can be enjoyed from the apartment, the shared seaward grass seating area and decked barbecue area.

The town of St Just is a walk away, with well-stocked grocery stores, butchers, art galleries, a post office and pubs. The friendly Cape Cornwall Golf and Leisure Club is adjacent to Nanpean Barn, and offers 18 holes of quite unique golf on this dramatic coastline. Visitors are very welcome, whether for a round of golf, or within the restaurant and bar. Please note that this property is not decorated over the festive period.


via external granite steps to first floor entrance and then hallway.

Sitting/dining room

wonderful uninterrupted sea views, window seat, two leather sofas, TV/DVD, dining table with four chairs, iPod docking station.


same delightful uninterrupted sea views, ceramic hob, electric oven, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher.

Bedroom 1

king size double bed with Tempur mattress.

Bedroom 2

twin beds with Tempur mattresses.


bath and integral shower, basin, WC.

Outdoor area

grass seating area to the seaward side, raised decking area, garden furniture and BBQ.

Additional information

night storage heating, shared laundry facilities, allocated parking for one car, due to steep steps leading into the property, a low height viewing window and some glass-topped furniture, this property may not be suitable for young children or those with mobility issues, WiFi, one small dog welcome.


Clean and comfortable apartment, whose owners have thought about everything they can provide to help guests relax and enjoy their holidays. Tempur mattresses, comfy sofas, clear instructions on heating, lanterns and torches just in case they are needed. Best of all is the wonderful view, and the sunsets. The Scilly Isles were clearly visible most days. Don’t forget to pop down to both coves to watch for seals. We had a wonderful time.

October 2020

The most comfortable apartment you could wish for with everything you require. Spotlessly clean etc. With the most amazing views over the magnificent Cape Cornwall with views of some fantastic sunsets. With regards to Aspect Holidays just brilliant to deal with. Well done guys.

September 2020

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Cape Cornwall Holidays

Dogs are welcome all year round at Cape Cornwall, and an array of outdoor pursuits including clifftop walking, cycling, swimming and golfing, make it perfect for those looking to enjoy the great outdoors. Self catering holidays in Cape Cornwall are ideal for those looking to relax in a secluded area of West Cornwall.

A brief history

Cape Cornwall is the only Cape so called in England. Up until the 18th century, it was thought that Cape Cornwall was the most westerly point in Britain, until accurate surveying found Land's End to be slightly further West. Cape Cornwall was bought by H.J.Heinz and given to the National Trust in 1987. You will find the ruins of St. Helen’s Oratory here along with a National Trust Car Park and National Coastwatch lookout. Like the lighthouse, Coastwatch plays a vital role in the safety of shipping. Read about the history of the area on our blog: West Penwith - Through the ages.

Things to do

Priest Cove
The popular rocky beach at Priest Cove has a small, man-made tidal pool, which makes a safe place for children to swim and the dog friendly beach makes it an ideal place for a family day out. Priest’s Cove looks out towards the Brisons, where an annual swim from Brisons into Priest’s Cove takes place. The Brisons rock formation, just off the beach is said to resemble Charles De Gaulle in the bath!

Cape Cornwall Golf Course
A par 69 challenge on a natural course ranging across farmland and cliffs with a mix of challenging holes. 
Read more on our blog post about Golf Courses in West Cornwall.

Ride the Open-Top Bus
If you want to give your feet and legs a rest, you can hop on the No 300 Bus, known as the open-top. The double decker trundles through high-hedged Cornish roads. It goes on a circular route around West Penwith. It's easy to hop on and to hop off. Don't forget that sunscreen!!

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Local events

Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

5th - 24th December 2020 (selected dates)

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

TBC 31st December 2020

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.


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West Cornwall Spring Flower Show

The West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within the area of Penwith.


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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!


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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival of free entertainment. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.


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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.


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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!


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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

7th - 10th July 2021

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2021

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!


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St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.


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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.


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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 


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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 


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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

21st December 2021

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2021

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Clean and comfortable apartment, whose owners have thought about everything they can provide to help guests relax and enjoy their holidays. Tempur mattresses, comfy sofas, clear instructions on heating, lanterns and torches just in case they are needed. Best of all is the wonderful view, and the sunsets. The Scilly Isles were clearly visible most days. Don’t forget to pop down to both coves to watch for seals. We had a wonderful time.

2 days ago

The most comfortable apartment you could wish for with everything you require. Spotlessly clean etc. With the most amazing views over the magnificent Cape Cornwall with views of some fantastic sunsets. With regards to Aspect Holidays just brilliant to deal with. Well done guys.

3 weeks ago

We had an amazing stay here. The view is amazing and you can spend plenty of time looking out to Cape Cornwall. It’s a very peaceful and relaxing place. It’s ideally located for walks along the south west coastal path and nearby beaches like Sennen Cove.

We will definitely be back next year


Aug 2020

This was our 4th time at Nanpean barn. We adore this place, and we had the most amazing holiday yet again. We cannot recommend it enough. Of course the best thing about this place is the stunning view! All booked for next year!

Aug 2020

The apartment provides an excellent standard of accommodation in a beautiful, rugged part of the world. I wanted ocean views from this holiday and I wasn't disappointed. Sitting in the lounge window seat looking over Cape Cornwall with the Atlantic rolling in is a joy.

Nov 2019

An excellent property. Well equipped. Clean and comfortable with an amazing view in an amazing location. Highly recommended

Oct 2019

Very comfortable and well equipped upstairs apartment overlooking the sea with great views with access to coast path. Quiet area but near to St Just with plenty of shops pubs and cafes.

Oct 2019

This is our third visit to Ocean view and never disappoints. Very beautifully appointed and in a stunning location for some lovely coastal walks. Booking through Aspect holidays couldn't have been easier.True professional company.

Sep 2019

We had a wonderful, relaxed 2 weeks at Nanpean barn. The apartment was well equipped with everything we needed, and was so peaceful with a view out of this world. This was our 3rd time here, and we have already booked for next year.

Aug 2019

We had an absolutely AMAZING week here during school half-term with our 8 year old son. The apartment is very well furnished with exceptional facilities. Kitchen was well equiped and the dishwasher was a welcomed escape from our daily grind of having washing up back home. Beds were super comfy and the linen and towels were of very good quality. We never heard any of the neighbours to the side or below us. Never have we slept so well. Lovely part of West Cornwall to get away from it all. Easy to venture elsewhere if you get a bit of cabin fever (Penzance 7 miles, St Ives a 30min+ stunnning coastal drive, Porthcurno Beach 10-15 min drive.) The local village of St Just is quaint and a 15-20 min walk. We ventured down to Priests Cove and our son loved paddling in the tidal pool and sea with his wetsuit on. I spent time doing some sketching and painting by the chapel ruin you can see from teh lounge window. The added extra of a communal locked annexe by the parking area was very welcomed, it has washing machines x 2, tumble dryer x 1 costs 50p per 30 mins, area to hang/dry clothes and wetsuits and various equipment available to borrow (books, games, body boards, nets, surf board, buckets and spades etc.) We were very disappointed to leave this lovely apartment, and plan to visit again next year for longer than 1 week.

Jun 2019

Wonderful setting, overlooking the Atlantic and Cape Cornwall. There is a window to gaze out of to meditate on these, very peaceful. Coastal path just two minutes away, you don't have to get in your car as so many walks just at hand. Apartment on second floorof two storey building and is very nicely decorated with lots of lovely paintings.

Jan 2019

A well equipped and decorated apartment in a stunning location. The nearby town of St Just is friendly with most things you would need. We particularly enjoyed eating at the Wellington hotel and King’s Arms pub. Loads of amazing walks on the doorstep and if you like golf it is the perfect place to be

Nov 2018

Well to be honest I was a little dubious about this property when we booked it as we always stop in Cove Cottage a little nearer the Cape,in fact we are there again next month. We've never stopped in a apartment as we prefer a cottage and I was a little concerned if we would experience a lot of noise from other visitors in the adjoining apartments. But to be honest it's all credit to the owners on how beautiful this apartment is,so beautifully decorated and lovely fixtures and fittings, was truly a wonderful holiday which I would like you to pass on to the owners. Plus also we didn't hear a sound from the adjoining residents and to be honest we're that impressed with this apartment we've already booked it again for next April. I would also just like to say again how impressed we are with Aspect holidays,so helpful a truly professional company. Thanks you.

Oct 2018

This little apartment is just perfect and the view is out of this world. What a lovely place to be.

Jul 2018

Ocean View, 9 Nanpean Barn, is a perfectly equipped apartment for a wonderful, relaxing stay at Cape Cornwall. The views from the lounge and the kitchen across to Cape Cornwall are outstanding, a view you will never tire off. The Cornish cream tea on arrival, just adds to that final touch of perfection, why stay anywhere else!

Jul 2018

Ocean view is a great place in variable weather.

The paintings and prints are very enjoyable. All the iconic west penwith coastal scenes.

The only downside is the long staircase. But I used the laundry room to store items like boots .

May 2018

An excellent bolt hole to have your own personal space with great views and nice walks. In winter it is very quiet and gives you time to contemplate the sea and scenery.

Jan 2018

We've now stayed at Ocean View four times, and that speaks for itself.

Sep 2017

Perfect in every way

Aug 2017

Our first time at Nanpean barn and what a beautiful location and absolutely amazing view! The apartment was fully equipped with everything we needed, and the beeches nearby were stunning. We came home feeling completely relaxed and have already booked for next year.

Aug 2017

The flat was big, clean and very well equipped. The beds were good. It was very quiet and we had the chance to recover well. Thanks for your help

Feb 2017

We had a wonderful stay at Ocean view, Nanpean barn. The accommodation exceeded our expectations. The view from the barn was spectacular . The barn was well equipped with everything you need .

Sep 2016

We really had a fabulous holiday at Ocean View, Nanpean Barn. The positioning of the accommodation is spectacular with the apartment being equipped to a very high standard. We would love to return again one day.

Aug 2016

Fantastic property for the coastal path and west cornwall mining areas.

May 2016

This was our second visit to Nanpean Barns and probably won't be our last. The location was perfect, with stunning views of the Cape. It was extremely relaxing, a perfect way to unwind and recharge.

Mar 2016

Quality of this kind is rarely seen in the modern day.

Sep 2015

Excellent time at Cape view.We have stayed at Nanpean Barn 3 times and will back again soon.Wonderful location and comfortable accommodation.

Jul 2015

A beautiful apartment in a great location for exploring the far west of cornwall. The most fantastic view! Right next door to the friendly clubhouse for good food, drinks and cake! A flat 15 min walk to St Just which had everything we needed. Couldn't fault our short break at all.

Jun 2015

The stay at Ocean View was magical for us.

Nov 2014