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The Haven Lamorna

£398 - £1036 per week

An enchanting semi detached cottage hidden away at the end of a private track and set in half an acre of beautiful gardens with panoramic views across the fields over Lamorna Valley to the sea beyond. There is an open plan interior, modern décor and two good sized bedrooms making this a perfect venue for families or couples alike.

Admire those gorgeous views from the raised sun terrace which offers the perfect spot to relax and take in the peaceful atmosphere and seclusion found in this special property. Set in the spectacular Lamorna Valley from the Haven You can walk over the fields and east along the coast to the picturesque fishing village of Mousehole. A little further west is Porthcurno, with the famous Minack Theatre, and world renowned beach and a short drive away are Penzance and Marazion both overlooking the iconic St Michaels Mount.


via a few external stone steps up to front door, small porch through to:

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

gas hob with electric oven, larder fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, sofas, TV, digital recorder and DVD, small music system/CD player, 'woodburner' style electric fire, dining table and chairs. Short staircase to:

Bedroom 1

king size bed, TV, en suite with bath and shower over, basin, WC, door to a small patio and garden. Stairs from main living area to first floor:

Bedroom 2

zip and link (super king or twin) beds, TV, garden, valley and distant sea views.


freestanding roll top bath, shower, basin, WC.

Outside area

extensive grounds of half an acre, lawns to the front and side, raised patio area with garden furniture, small terrace with sun loungers.

Additional information

parking for two cars, gas central heating, please note that there is a 4ft drop from the patio to the lawn and therefore young children and toddlers should be supervised at all times, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.


Absolutely beautiful cottage. Spotlessly clean and comfortable. Wonderful views and a lovely big garden which our dog loved. We had a lovely week staying there. Only slight disadvantage is the narrow single track lane to the cottage but apart from that we couldn't fault it.

October 2020

The Haven is a very comfortable and cosy cottage which was extremely clean. The garden is lovely, very peaceful and we spent some enjoyable evenings sat outside on the patio admiring the views with the sea in the distance. The cream tea awaiting us on our arrival was much appreciated and if we return to that part of Cornwall we would certainly not hesitate to stay there again.

August 2020

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The cliffs around Lamorna Cove are beautiful. The cove has been known for fishing and quarrying in the past. It was also a haunt for artists such as 'Lamorna Birch', particularly in the 1930s. The Cove also has an arts festival and a flourishing village hall, in which you might see international performers from time to time on the Carn to Cove Rural Touring Circuit. The cove lies at the end of a woodland valley, as does St. Loy, a little further south along the coast. 

To read about the history of the area, check out our blog on West Penwith - Through the ages.

Lamorna Cove

When the tide is out, Lamorna Cove sports a small sandy beach, but its rocky nature means the area is better known for diving and snorkelling. A nearby beach café serves hot and cold snacks or park up and enjoy an ice cream while looking out to sea. In the summer season you can hire motorboats and kayaks or if you’d rather something less active, the blue waters are perfect for bathing. If a day at the beach is your thing, check out our guide to Sandy beaches in West Cornwall for other beaches in the area which are well worth visiting.

Drink and dine

You won't be without places to eat when you enjoy a self catering holiday in Lamorna. The nearby Cove Restaurant serves a delicious, seasonal menu while the Lamorna Wink provides a refreshing mid-afternoon beverage! Drive a few minutes to the nearby village of Mousehole and dine out at the Ship Inn or 2 Fore Street, a bistro-style restaurant on the harbour front. Find out more about Eating out in Mousehole >

Things to do near Lamorna

With the harbour town of Penzance just a short drive away, there's plenty to keep you entertained on a self catering holiday in Lamorna. For ideas on what to do during your stay with us, check out our blog post on Days out around Penzance.

A trip to the stunning tidal island of St Michaels Mount is a must if you're in the area.


Lamorna is the perfect place to enjoy the stunning scenery that the West Cornwall offers. With coastal paths to the east and west, and other inland walks to traditional Cornish villages, ramblers will be in their element. Visit the ancient celtic site of the Merry Maiden stone circle on route to Porthcurno or make the famous 'Good Friday' walk to the quaint fishing village of Mousehole. Read more on our blog on Mousehole Walks.

A true story...

A lot of famous people holiday in the hills and coves of Cornwall. In the 1970s, three locals (an out of work actor, a DJ, and a young writer) decided to start a hospital radio station, named Duchy Hospital Radio. They set up in a caravan in a car park behind West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance. The actor and writer were particularly interested in spoken word programmes and secured an Uher, the must-have portable reel to reel audio tech of the day. The actor discovered that a famous person was getting away from it all at Lamorna Cove Hotel.  An interview with George Harrison would get Duchy Hospital Radio noticed! The famous Beatle was only too pleased to help and invited them to join him at the hotel for a cream tea. For an hour or more the actor and writer chatted amiably to George about being famous, hiding away in Cornwall, what the other Beatles were like, and the price of tea and chips. Back in the Duchy Radio caravan, the novice reporters soon discovered that in the excitement of meeting their hero, the actor had forgotten to press ‘Record’!

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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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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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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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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.

Absolutely beautiful cottage. Spotlessly clean and comfortable. Wonderful views and a lovely big garden which our dog loved. We had a lovely week staying there. Only slight disadvantage is the narrow single track lane to the cottage but apart from that we couldn't fault it.

9 days ago

The Haven is a very comfortable and cosy cottage which was extremely clean. The garden is lovely, very peaceful and we spent some enjoyable evenings sat outside on the patio admiring the views with the sea in the distance. The cream tea awaiting us on our arrival was much appreciated and if we return to that part of Cornwall we would certainly not hesitate to stay there again.

Aug 2020

Property absolutely beautiful, we very much enjoyed our stay and were very comfortable. All as per description except the wifi which will barely load a page. Impossible to speak to aspects holidays if you need help though so a very poor customer service experience unfortunately.

Aug 2020

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We were sorry to hear that you had issues with the wifi. The team have since raised this issue with the owner and Openreach have now resolved the wifi problem. We also wanted to apologise for the communication issues when you contacted us about an item that you had left in the property. A member of the team had replied to your email but unfortunately, we have been having issues with our email provider which has caused a high number of emails going to spam folders and a lot of very frustrated customers who have been left thinking that we have not responded to queries, when we have. This is absolutely not the 'norm' for us; we pride ourselves on delivering a great level of customer service and we are working on moving over to a new provider. I am aware that one of my colleagues got in touch to discuss this with you when we received this feedback and I do hope that we have been able to restore your faith in our customer service standards with the service that you have received since. Tanya, Customer Services

a lovely peaceful area,ideal for walking even in winter,the haven is really warm and cosy!

Dec 2019

Had the most wonderful stay here. Beautiful,peaceful location. Will definitely be returning. The cottage had all that was needed and more. Cream tea a lovely touch. Perfect place/location to truly relax. Garden amazing. PERFECT in every way!!!!

Sep 2019

This place is magic. The property name the Haven is a perfect description. I would stay here again in a heart beat.

Jul 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in The Haven. It has excellent views across the countryside and is in a very peaceful location. The cottage was immaculately clean with a cream tea awaiting us as a welcome gift. Highly recommended. The only caveat is that owners of cars with limited ground clearance should be aware that the access track to the property is in poor condition and quite uneven in places.

Jul 2019

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for taking the time to send in your feedback and your helpful note on the track to the property. Unmade tracks like this can change quite quickly and dramatically after lots of rain, so thanks to your comment, we have now added a note to the website description stating, please also note that due to the rural nature of the property the access track is a little rough in places. We hope that this will allow those interested in booking this property, to be fully informed of this before making the journey down here. Thanks again, and we hope to see you back here soon. Tanya, Customer Services

We had a wonderful stay at The Haven. The cottage was clean and welcoming with milk and scones on arrival, a lovely touch. The large garden is beautifully kept, with an array of flowers to admire. Our dog loved running and playing in it.

May 2019

Beautiful cottage and stunning gardens and outlook. Can’t be beaten for peace and quiet and quality. The Haven is heaven on earth!

May 2019

A light & airy cottage in a spectacular position sitting in a hillside garden surrounded by beautiful countryside. The cottage was very clean & comfortable with large bedrooms.We felt we had escaped reality, especially being able to walk along tracks & footpaths directly from the cottage through fields full of wild flowers.

May 2019

A beautiful stay once again. Complete luxury with stunning views; we would be happy living here. A must for a relaxing, peaceful stay. The lovely cream tea was such a lovely touch. Thank you again for a perfect stay.

May 2019

This cottage has to be the nicest one we’ve ever stayed in. The sea and country views were beyond beautiful. We were very reluctant to leave as we had such a lovely time here and can’t wait to visit again. The owners left us a cream tea and milk which was so lovely and very tasty. Every detail had been thought of. A perfect, relaxing break.

Nov 2018

Any of the positive comments already made.

Good access to lots of lovely places eg Minack theatre, Sennen Cove, and further afield - Porthleven, St Ives, Lizard peninsular.

Apr 2018

The Haven was the perfect base for our Cornish getaway. We loved the view and the cosy gas burner (and so did our dog!). The location of the cottage is perfect, it had a lovely remote feel whilst being close to amenities and lots of places to explore. The owners have really thought of everything, and we were even greeted with a cream tea and bottle of wine which was a lovely touch.

Apr 2018

Unfortunately not applicable since the owners we understand are selling up very soon.

Mar 2018

Super Cottage, fantastic location.

Sep 2017

Lovely cottage, beautiful location,

Jul 2017

A very comfortable house with a lots of charm in a beautiful Setting. We spent a wonderful time there.

May 2017

A fantastic cottage in a lovely tranquil setting. If we ever moved to Cornwall The Haven would definitely fit the bill of the type of house we would like to buy.

Nov 2016

the haven is just as advertised. a beautiful cottage in a peaceful location with excellent secluded large garden. the cottage has everything inside you could need and is very comfortable. the havens location also means it is central to lands end, Penzance, St Ives & Marazion and there are many paths from the cottage to explore We will definitely be back in the future

Sep 2016

Ideal. We are reluctant to leave.

May 2016

The welcome pack was kind and appreciated. We totally enjoyed our stay in this delightful house. A lot of thought by the owners had put in to provide a relaxing and comfortable holiday. Thank you

Sep 2015

A spacious, comfortable and quiet get-away in idyllic rural surroundings and gorgeous views of the coast, and with wifi and mobile phone reception, which can be rare around Lamorna. This is second visit and we hope to return

Jun 2015

The Haven, Lamorna is beautiful, peaceful & well- equipped- was accurately described on the website. Amazing sights nearby & the Bridleway system around here are really interesting.

May 2015

Had a fabulous week. The weather was excellent. But even if it had not been the cottage was an excellent place to relax and just take in the view and de-stress. Would definitely recommend this as a wonderful holiday place for complete relaxation and re charging your batteries. It is also easy to get to places on both North and South Coasts of Cornwall. Really want to come back soon to resume our adventure in Cornwall.

Apr 2015

Please note this cottage is lovely but it is semi detached.

Dec 2014

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for taking the time to send in your comments. Reading through our description; you are quite right in highlighting that it has not been clearly stated that this property is semi-detached. We have now amended our description to highlight that it is. Although semi-detached, it is down a private track for just these 2 properties and set in a very peaceful location, with amazing scenery, so do not be deterred by this. Tanya, Customer Services.