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Skylarks
Hayle

£378 - £700 per week
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New for 2022, this dog friendly property is situated with direct access on to The Towans which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), which offers both an abundance of natural outside space and a short walk to Gwithian Beach, with its world renown surf. It is the ideal location for those wanting a base close to Hayle town and its three mile long sandy beach. The open plan living area of Skylarks was once part of a formal room, where much of the original panelling has been retained and refurbished, making the living room and bedroom area cosy, whilst the dining area is modern and well-lit, perfect for those who enjoy drawing, writing or have come to work away from home. A small South East facing enclosed patio completes the property, perfect for morning coffee and pastries in the Cornish sunshine.

Towans is the Cornish word for dunes and this is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, it was used to accommodate the National Dynamite Company, and now you walk amongst the remnants of its industrial past, whilst enjoying protected species of plants and animals including wild orchids, fire flies, butterflies, dragon flies, small lizards and of course skylarks; The skylarks with their melodic song and distinctive flight, mark the arrival of spring, once you know what to listen and look for, you cannot help but let time slip by as you watch their airborne courting rituals. Devour cream teas and experience the breath taking vistas along the south west coast path towards St Ives in one direction and Godrevy in the other, always keeping your eyes peeled for dolphins playing in the waves and seals basking in the sun. Whether you are sporting swimsuits and sunglasses or wrapped in woollens and wellies, Skylarks is the perfect all year-round bolthole for you and your four legged friend.

Entrance via external stone steps

three stone steps up into porch with door into:

Open plan living area

sofa, Smart TV, dining table with two chairs, archway with two seats. Sleeping area with double bed, door to inner hall with washing machine and doors to:

Shower room

shower, WC, basin.

Kitchen

electric two ring hob, electric oven, fridge with ice box, door to rear patio.

Outside area

patio with table and chairs.

Additional information

electric heating WiFi, one dog welcome.

 
 

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1 Jan - 5 Feb378
12 Feb - 19 Feb406
26 February386
5 March390
12 Mar - 19 Mar393
26 March406
2 Apr - 16 Apr476
23 April392
30 April406
7 May - 21 May413
28 May574
4 June476
11 June497
18 June525
25 June581
2 Jul - 9 Jul623
16 July665
23 Jul - 20 Aug700
27 August665
3 September490
10 September441
17 Sep - 24 Sep413
1 Oct - 8 Oct406
15 Oct - 22 Oct441
29 Oct - 10 Dec378
17 Dec - 31 Dec490
31 December574

Holidays in Hayle

Self catering in Hayle has always been a popular option, with its proximity to the main A30 and the nearby towns of St Ives and Penzance. There's nothing like a stroll along the beach whilst enjoying the unique flavours of Mr B's famous ice cream or taking a seat on the sand dunes with classic fish and chips from Sanders. It's stretch of sand is popular with dog walkers and the estuary is perfect for fishing.

In Hayle town you will find a range of shops and bars, a supermarket, charming local pubs and the ‘famous’ Mr B's ice-cream parlour, providing you with a wide range of options for a self catering holiday. The King George V Memorial Walk can be found in the centre of Hayle and is a lovely, level walk, planted with a wonderful selection of unique trees which creates a leafy canopy around the edge of Copperhouse Pool, a large tidal water now a site of special scientific interest. Being just a short drive to harbour and beach towns of St IvesPenzanceMouseholePorthleven and Marazion, a self-catering holiday in Hayle promises a holiday to remember.

Did you know...

Hayle is famous for its 3 miles of golden sands!

Things to do near Hayle

Godrevy Head 

Perfect for nature lovers, Godrevy Head offers breathtaking views of the lighthouse on Godrevy Island. Watch the sun go down over St Ives Bay, or If you're quiet, you might even be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the seals that bask on the rocks in Mutton Cove at certain times of year. Godrevy beach cafe and Blue Bay Cafe in Hayle, are both well worth a visit, and are featued in our blog: The best beach-front cafes in West Cornwall

Coast 2 Coast Karting

If you fancy a change from visiting the many beaches in the area, Coast 2 Coast Karting is closeby for those looking to get the adrenaline pumping. Suitable for both juniors and adults, it's a great alternative day out. 

Gwithian Academy of Surfing

For those who fancy a go at surfing, group or private lessons are available for beginners to advanced surfers. Based at Gwithian Towans, it's within close proximity to our holiday cottages in Hayle. Find out more about Surfing in Gwithian.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Nature Reserve

Great for bird watching all year round, the Hayle Estuary is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). In Autumn and Winter, thousands of birds migrate here due to it being the most south-westerly estuary in the UK, meaning it never freezes. The estuary provides a great place for walks, but dogs must be kept on a lead to avoid any disturbance to the wildlife. Find out more about the Hayle Estuary.

Paradise Park

If the birds on the Estuary are a little too distant for your liking, Hayle's Paradise Park allows you to get up close and personal with wildlife of both the feathered and furry varieties. With a large indoor adventure play area, a gorgeous cafe - and even an onsite pub, this is one for the whole family.

Beaches in Hayle

Hayle is renowned for its 3 miles of golden sands, which stretch from Hayle Estuary to Gwithian Towans and Godrevy Point. With good surfing and great views, this safe, unspoilt beach is popular with kite buggies and sand yachts, but as it is lifeguarded in Summer, is a great place to spend a family day out. Find out more and discover other Sandy Beaches in West Cornwall.

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Nearby events

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 2022

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter Solstice with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing through the streets. It's a truly wonderful celebration. 

21st December 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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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 2022

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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. 

6th February 2023

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year the theme will be 'Back to the Future!

17th - 25th June 2022

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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 2022

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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.

13th - 15th May 2021

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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!

22nd - 24th April 2022

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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.

10th - 24th September 2022

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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.

30th April 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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