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Wey Up
Gwithian

£406 - £1057 per week
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Positioned right next to the sand dunes which lead down to the famous beach at Gwithian, Wey Up is a large secluded beach chalet with a cosy feeling, set within an enclosed garden with a decked terrace and views of the sea across to Godrevy Lighthouse. The beach at Gwithian stretches for miles with golden sands, year round first-rate surf and wonderful walks along the coast path and beach, much of which is dog-friendly throughout the year. Situated close to Gwithian village with its well known Red River Inn and The Rockpool restaurant, Wey Up offers a fantastic year round getaway.

Entrance

via decking into:

Sitting room

two three-seater sofas, TV/DVD, music system, library of books and games, double doors to sun deck and garden.

Kitchen/dining room

electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, dresser, dining table and six chairs.

Decking area

table and chairs, deckchairs also available.

Bedroom 1

double bed, wardrobe, dressing table, portable TV, hair dryer, radio clock.

Bedroom 2

bunk beds with ladder, wardrobe, basket of toys.

Shower room

shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 3

single trundle bed which can be pulled out to create an extra bed that sits lower to the floor than the main single bed, chest of drawers.

Outside area

enclosed lawn, gravelled area with outside tap and hose for washing down wetsuits.

Additional information

electric heating, when using additional trundle bed in bedroom 3 it does use most of the available floor space, BBQ available, unmade road to property may not be suitable for low vehicles, WiFi, one dog welcome.

 
 

Clean, comfortable property. Nice furnishings. Ideal for walking the dog in the beach at this time of year and great cafes nearby. Road approaching chalet very uneven so just be mindful with car. But would happily return here!

September 2021

Absolutely recommended !! Very friendly and helpful service and always responds quickly. We have already booked again with Aspects Holidays for next year.

June 2021

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Holidays in Gwithian

Gwithian is a beautiful area of Cornwall and is home to the beautiful Gwithian beach, a popular location for beach sports and surfers. This impressive stretch of sand is immensely popular with sand yachts and kite buggies as well as being a real hot spot for surfers of all abilities.

Gwithian is a coastal village situated in a conservation area and close to National Trust areas. Here you will find a friendly local pub, three cafes offering delicious refreshments and a surf academy. Being just a short drive to the harbour and beach towns of St IvesPenzanceMouseholePorthleven and Marazion, self catering holidays in Gwithian make for a fun packed holiday for all!

Did you know...

Gwithian forms part of a 3 mile long beach that stretches from Hayle Estuary to Godrevy!

Things to do in Gwithian

Surfing

With great surf all year round, it's no wonder it's a popular surf spot with both locals and visitors. Perfect for beginners and advanced surfers, Gwithian is an ideal place to learn and progress. With a local Surf school operating from here, first timers will be up and riding in no time. 

Beaches

Gwithian Towans, Hayle Towans and Godrevy offer three miles of golden sands and the most dramatic coastline stretching across to St Ives Bay. At low tide, with such a vast amount of sand, there is plenty of room for everyone – even horses getting their daily exercise. There are large areas of rock pools and intriguing caves which are great for kids to explore. Visit in the evening and you may be treated to a stunning sunset. Read more about Gwithian Towans and other beaches in the area on our blog. It's also worth visiting the rugged cliffs at Hell's Mouth, which is just a 5 minute drive away, where you can park your car for free and enjoy a delicious cream tea in the cafe.

Foraging

Foraging is popular in Cornwall, and Gwithian Towans offers an ideal place to give it a go. Foraging lessons are available, during which you'll discover everything from how to make seaweed crisps, to picking edible flowers. It's certain to be a fun day out for the whole family. Check out our blog post on Wild Food Walks in Cornwall to find out more.

St Gothian Nature Reserve

What was once a commercial sand quarry, this site has since been declared as a nature reserve. The habitat has been improved with the addition of a large pool and other smaller pools which have been fenced off, creating a safe place for wildfowl and waders. Perfect for bird watching. Dog walkers are asked to keep dogs on a lead so as to not disturb the wildlife.

Walking

From Gwithian, you can walk the South West Coast Path all the way to St Ives, and experience some beautiful scenery along the way. Pass through Hayle and Lelant before finally arriving at St Ives Harbour. The walk takes approximately 6 hours so be sure to bring supplies!

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Events

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.

11th - 25th September 2021

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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.

17th - 19th September 2021

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

Featuring more than 20 sea shanty groups and with sailor and pirate themed fancy dress, this year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal. It'll take place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

19th - 20th November 2021

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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. Read More >

TBC December 2021

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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 through the streets. It's a truly womderful celebration. 

21st December 2021

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

Every year, the people of Mousehole celebrate the bravery of Tom Bawcock. Years ago, when the boats couldn't get out in the storms, the villages had no fish to eat. Tom dared to take his boat out and returned with enough fish to make a Star Gazey fish pie for the whole village.

23rd December 2021

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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. 

31st December 2021

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St Ives Feast Day

Feast Day offers visitors the chance to witness, and even join in with, a centuries-old tradition. The Mayor 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into the crowd on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. 

TBC February 2022

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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!

TBC 2021

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival. 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.

TBC 2022

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year's events have been toned down, however, elements of the festival will still go ahead to celebrate midsummer. 

 June 2022

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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.

6th - 9th July 2022

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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! Book your flight online and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

July and August 2022

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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!

TBC Summer 2022

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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, comfortable property. Nice furnishings. Ideal for walking the dog in the beach at this time of year and great cafes nearby. Road approaching chalet very uneven so just be mindful with car. But would happily return here!

Absolutely recommended !! Very friendly and helpful service and always responds quickly. We have already booked again with Aspects Holidays for next year.

Couldn't be better, but I hesitate to say so as everyone will want to book and then I will have trouble returning!

Fantastic holiday experience. All the mod cons but in a place of tranquillity. Beautifully clean accommodation; the owners had thought of every little thing you could possibly need. You could easily live in Wey Up. If you want the comfort of your home but be able to walk to the beach in less than 5 minutes, then Wey Up is the place to stay. Hope to return in the future.

The Turner family

Delightful chalet everything you could possibly need, Thank you for the tray of goodies and letting us share this wonderful chalet , a really super place to stay with the sea on your door step and lovely walks all around ,and shops all not far away ,loved it and so did our little dog Mango who still hasn’t learned to swim so hopefully next time she will be in to enjoy the water too . From Sue ,Rob, and Mango

A lovely location, Ideal for the whole family ??. We didn't want to come home ??????

Wey Up is in an excellent location for a family to enjoy a beach holiday with plenty of body boarding/ surfing. It is a comfortable chalet with all you need to enjoy your time here.

Wey up is situated in a perfect setting, although I can imagine it could get quite noisy when the campsite is open as the garden backs directly onto the camping field. Unfortunately we were disappointed with the standard of wey up, the bedding protectors were filthy, you couldn’t use the washing machine as it was so noisy and sounded as though it was going to explode, the general upkeep of the property was tired. Simple things like the carpets not fitting (being cut over an inch short and held down by nails) the curtains thin and looking threadbare and dirty, the appliances old, dented and going yellow with age.
It’s a shame, as with a little TLC this could be a stunning beach chalet.
On top of the general disappointment of the chalet, we arrived to find that the property hadn’t been cleaned (beds dirty etc) especially at a time when Covid 19 is making us all a little more ‘clean conscious’, Aspects were very good in trying to sort this for us although their hands were tied as to how much they could do due to the fact there had to be a 3 hour time period left between other people visiting, again due to Covid. For the amount of money we paid compared to other properties we’ve stayed in at Gwithian Towans we would not recommend this property.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your comments. We are very sorry to hear about this. We would always hope that everything is perfect for guests' arrivals, but on the rare occasions that it isn't, we will continue to assist guests until things are put right. Following on from your concerns when arriving, we understand that everything was addressed at the time and we continued to liaise with you following this incident to resolve everything. We hope that you can see, from all the actions that we took at the time, and since, how seriously we take such feedback. All your feedback has since been raised and noted with the owners of Wey Up, so that they can address any necessary outstanding areas. Finally, we wanted to reassure you that noise from the neighbouring campsite, has never been an issue. We have had a few guests comment on their concerns that it may be an issue, but we have never had any feedback to suggest that it is noisy and not once heard any noise ourselves when we have visited the property. The site and their guests seem to be very considerate and respectful of their surroundings. Whilst we know that you had been very disappointed on this occasion, we do hope that we will be able to welcome you back to Cornwall again soon. Ben, Customer Services

Don't want to say too much as everyone will want to book and then there will be no room for us on our twice yearly visits!

Wey Up is a beautiful beach chalet with a lovely garden in a perfect location!

Wonderful location, comfortable, well equipped chalet, home from home on the dunes!

If you are looking for a holiday by the sea you wont find better than Wey Up. The beach is a 5 minute walk at the most. You can easily not use the car for most of the holiday with fantastic walks on the doorstep along with wonderful cafes and the local pub all serving delicious food.

Just had two weeks at Wey Up. We usually book at Praa Sands but fancied a different location this time. Gwithian beach is amazing as are all the tracks on the dunes for dog walking. Could never get bored walking the 100 yards to the beach for the views towards St Ives and Carbis Bay.

An excellent location for dog-owners with superb walks straight from the doorstep. Made for relaxation and a two-minute stroll means you can sit and watch the waves as the sun goes down!

Best location in the world!!! Perfect decking area for breakfast in the sunshine. Fantastic to have washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher - gives you more time to enjoy the more important things.

We had a lovely week at Wey Up and would definitely recommend the property. It's so close to the beach which was perfect for us having two young boys! The property its self was very comfortable and set up perfectly for families. The secure garden was great too.

Beautiful area and fantastic base to explore from. Very spacious compared to other properties in the area.

This is the best holiday home we have stayed in - fully equipped comfortable and homely - set in the perfect setting - love it

A lovely well appointed, clean, comfortable and roomy chalet. Good amenities, near to the beach and just a short walk to cafes, pubs and local amenities.

We have fallen in love with this cabin, beautiful location and home from home facilities.

A wonderfull, quiet, scenic location, well equiped and maintained, perfect for getting away from it all!

Amazing little secret hideaway. Love it

A perfect family holiday home!

the fact that there is a camp site next door

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your comments. Wey Up is located in a lovely, secluded area next to the sand dunes of Gwithian. There are a few other chalets nearby and a camp site a little way behind it. It is a peaceful, well kept site with a separate entrance away from the property. A map is available on our website to highlight its location for any guest wishing to check this before booking. Tanya, Customer Services.

What a warm cosy retreat, even in November, brilliant place to stay.

Beautiful property in a unique location - we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here with a baby & two dogs!

A gem in the dunes. Wey Up has all the amenities and space of a holiday cottage but it gives you the feeling of a real beach hut/chalet. Lovely sheltered garden which was well fenced to keep the dog in and a super decking area where you can enjoy the sun all day. Just a short stroll over the dunes and you are on one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall. A great place for all age groups.