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The Shepherd Hut at Bluebell Down Farm is a harmonious, snug retreat, away from the rest of the world with quirky features. The perfect hideaway for up to two people to relax, rest and sleep with a comfortable double bed which has a pull out table underneath to enjoy a lazy dinner and a bottle of bubbles. This delightful shepherd's hut looks out over the fields, with natural pastures of plants such as wild carrot, bluebells and chicory and beyond down to the sea. As well as interesting places to visit locally, there is plenty of scope for walking and cycling or alternatively, just sit on the steps of the hut and take in the views, the birds and the wildlife around. On a clear night, stargazing is a must.
The attractive hamlet of Morvah is supported by the close by, larger village of Pendeen, and the mining town of St Just with its historic interest is 4 miles to the west. Popular attractions in the area are Cape Cornwall, Lands End, Geevor Tin Mine, The Minack Theatre, the fishing harbours of St Ives and Mousehole, St Michael's Mount and so forth. In addition, there are renowned scenic walks and sandy beaches around the peninsula. So pack your rucksack with beach towels and sun cream for a day of chilling on the sand and cooling in the sea., or for the more adventurous explore the fascinating coast path around west Cornwall.
four wooden steps to door into:
pull out table, two chairs, small oven with two gas burners, fridge with small freezer compartment, two chairs, rural and sea views, steps up to:
double bed, rural and sea views.
shower, WC, basin.
cut grass garden, pump room with washing machine and tumble dryer, shared with Bluebell Down Farm.
electric plug in radiator, NO TV, but spare Ethernet cable, due to the rural nature of the property mobile phone signal can be sporadic. Woodburner is currently not for guests use. The property is accessed up a narrow unmade track. WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.
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Morvah is ideal walking country, you have open fields stretching down to mighty granite cliffs, the Atlantic Ocean and you also access to the South West Coastal Path. Haven for bird watchers and ramblers alike.
Levant Mine and Beam Engine
Visit this National Trust attraction to see the historic steam-powered beam engine in action. Explore the underground tunnel and discover more on the family trail, at one of Cornwall's most famous mines.
Geevor Tin Mine
Another popular attraction near Morvah is Geevor, an old tin mine which has been preserved and now serves as an attraction to display Cornwall's rich industrial past. With breathtaking views along the coast, and with plenty to explore, it provides a great day out for everyone.
Read more about the coastal drive from St Ives >
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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 2019
Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!
25th - 27th July 2019
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!
8th August 2019
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.
14th - 28th September 2019
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.
TBC 23rd - 24th November 2019
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.
TBC 1st - 2nd December 2019
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.
TBC 15th - 24th December 2019 (selected dates)
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.
15th December 2019 - 4th January 2020
Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.
TBC 21st December 2019
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.
TBC 23rd December 2019
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 2019
Find out more about New Year's Eve in St Ives here>
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.
4th February 2020
The West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within the area of Penwith.
TBC 1st - 2nd March 2020
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!
26th - 28th April 2020
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.
27th April 2020
Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.
10th - 12th May 2020
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!
21st - 30th June 2020
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.
3rd - 6th July 2020
Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.
26th August 2020
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