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Pump Cottage West Cornwall

 
 
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Pump Cottage is a delightful, semi-detached, converted Wesleyan chapel in the rural hamlet of Relubbus, close to the sweeping golden sands and dramatic surf of Praa Sands beach. Excellently situated, with the promise of adventures, Pump Cottage radiates charm from every nook and cranny, it's the perfect bolthole for creating cherished family memories. Sleeping six, arranged over three floors, there is plenty of room for everyone, including the four legged member of your family. A secluded garden and parking ensures Pump Cottage is an excellent choice.

This picturesque cottage has so much Cornish charm, from its Aga in the kitchen, the open fire in the sitting room and a salvaged shop counter in the dining area. Step outside and over the bridge to enjoy a stroll along the river bank to the village of St Erth, just don't forget your picnic. Pump Cottage is well equipped with children in mind and is a real family hideaway, perfect for your children's first holiday.

Porch

shoe rack.

Sitting room

two sofas, open fire, Apple TV.

Kitchen/dining area

Aga, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with freezer compartment, wooden dining table and six chairs, pantry.

Stairs leading to first floor

stairgate.

Bedroom 2

double bed.

Bedroom 3

single short cabin bed, suitable for children only.

Bedroom 4

single bed.

Family bathroom

bath, shower over, WC, basin, chair.

Stairs leading to;

door with stairs to bedroom 1.

Bedroom 1

king size double bed, en suite.

Garden

enclosed garden, lawned area with table and six chairs, Wendy house, BBQ.

Outside area

parking for two cars.

Additional information

Very well equipped for babies and toddlers with cot, travel cot, stairgate, high chairs, toys and games, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.

 

A wonderful cosy cottage suitable for a couple or family with all the comforts of home. Close to great beaches and conveniently located to get to Penzance, Newlyn and the rest of Cornwall. An excellent local shop with practically everything you might need. We will definitely return.

September 2018

We stayed here for a week and it was perfect. We enjoyed it so much ,we have booked to return in January

September 2018

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West Cornwall Holidays

With many superb beaches to enjoy, including five with the coveted Blue Flag status, it is easy to see why so many people associate this part of the world with sun, sea, sand and, of course, surf. There is, however, so much more on offer when contemplating self catering holidays in West Cornwall.

West Cornwall is home to popular destinations such as Marazion, PenzanceCarbis Bay and St Ives, which are all worth a visit. From the iconic St Michael's Mount to the breath taking Minack Theatre as featured in our blog, you wont be short of things to do while self catering in West Cornwall.

Arts & Heritage

Famous for its quality of light, the area has long been a haven for artists and there are many galleries to be found wherever you go. There are also many gardens to enjoy; the mild climate will often let plants flourish here which you won’t find anywhere else in the country. For those wanting to dig a little deeper, there is also an amazing mining and maritime heritage which has done much to shape the county and its people as well as, it could be argued, the rest of the world.

Things to do in West Cornwall

Days out

With such an abundance of stunning sights in West Cornwall, you'll be spoilt for choice when choosing where to visit while holidaying here. St Michael's Mount, The Minack Theatre, and St Ives harbour are just a few of the enthralling places on offer. The many golden sandy beaches that West Cornwall boasts are perfect for topping up the tan. For something a little more energetic, boat trips, fishing excursions and water sports are available. Museums and art galleries provide an equally enjoyable day out, with world famous exhibitions at the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth museum within easy reach.

With the bustling coastal towns of St Ives, Mousehole and Marazion within close proximity of one another, you can be sure to find somewhere to provide everything you need to the perfect family day out. 

Walking

Cornwall's spectacular scenery provides the perfect backdrop for exploring. The coastal paths which hug the rugged cliffs offer breath taking sea views, while walking inland you can enjoy the many nature reserves, ancient stone circles and woodland, for which Cornwall is renowned.

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Local events

Truro City of Lights

A festival of light delights the crowds who line the streets to see a parade of giant handmade lanterns. All manner of samba, brass and pipe bands process alongside, accompanied by flamboyant dancers. Further outdoor music performances take place throught the evening and there are many a food and drink stall at which to pick up a tasty snack or warming drink.

Wednesday 21st November 2018

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Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

For the first time the Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival will be taking place in November, featuring Wishbone Ash, Focus and Thorbjorn Risager.

9th, 10th, 11th November 2018

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Looe Literary Festival

This four day festival takes places throughout the town of Looe, with guest authors and speakers making it the perfect festival for book-lovers.

15th - 18th Novemeber 2018

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The Cornish Winter Fair

Celebrate Cornish farming and food at this free event! Get up and close to animals, try your hand at milking, kick off your Christmas shopping at the craft stalls and try some local food and drink.

Saturday 17th November 2018

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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.

23rd - 24th November 2018

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Healey's Cornish Christmas Markets

Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm are hosting the only Christmas market in Cornwall which is set on a working farm. Choose a freshly cut Christmas tree, browse festive gifts and go on a cyder making tour or a tractor ride. There will also be roast dinners and carol singing on the Sundays between these dates. 

23rd November - 16th December 2018

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Eden Project Winter Festival

Winter is perhaps the most magical time to visit the Eden Project. Not only can you explore the biomes, there's also the opportunity to go ice-skating, watch live storytelling and meet Father Christmas! Why not enjoy some tasty treats and do some Christmas shopping while you're there too? Evenings are a particularly spectacular time to visit the Eden Porjet. 

24th Nov - 30th Dec 2018

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Fowey Christmas Market

Head to Fowey for a weekend of festivities! Get your Christmas shopping underway with over 100 local traders selling high quality food, drink and crafts, while enjoying some live music and entertainment.

30th November - 2nd December 2018

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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. 

1st - 2nd December 2018

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Christmas Grotto at Bedruthan Hotel

For a trurly magical Christmas experience, take the kids to the winter wonderland grotto at Bedruthan Hotel. Journey through the forgotten ice caves with the elves and Nordic characters, Tomte and Astrid, on your way to meet Santa, before creating your own magical decoration to take home with you.

1st - 23rd December 2018

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Santa by Steam

Join Santa and his elves aboard his magical steam train as you journey through the Cornish countryside. Awaiting Santa on the platform, you'll be entertained with carols performed by Liskeard band. On the hour long journey, children will get to meet and greet Santa, recieve a present and have their photograph taken. The grown-ups aren't forgotten either - you'll recieve a mince pie and seasonal drink!

1st Dec - 24th Dec 2018

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Padstow Christmas Festival

Rick Stein, Paul Ainsworth and Nathan Outlaw will be flying the flag for Cornwall at this year’s 10th annual Padstow Christmas Festival. For your chance to see chef demonstartions, head to the festival stage or to the Sharp's Chefs' Theatre - the demonstartions are all free to attend!

Why not make the most of your visit to Padstow and pop into the Chrsitmas market where you will find an array of food goodies and handmade gifts to purchase. There will also be a selection of live music to enjoy, and you can take the children to meet Santa in his grotto!

6th Dec - 9th Dec 2018

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Heligan Christmas Fair

Find unique gifts for your loved ones at the Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair. £2 includes entry to the gardens and access to more than 100 stalls, featuring some of the best local producers, creators and artisans.

8th & 9th December 2018

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Rogue Theatre Winter Wood

Created by Cornwall’s award winning highly visual Rogue Theatre, Winter Wood is an adventure for families and those who still believe in Magic.

Pass through the Woodland Gate and follow the twisting path. Let the faeries and woodland spirits lead the way with stories and songs. Follow the wandering path and meet Old Man Winter who will weave a tale and reveal the path to your fantastical destination, an enchanted celebration, and a wondrous festivity of wintry marvels.

8th Dec - 30th Dec 2018

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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. 

15th - 24th December 2018 (selected dates)

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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. 

15th December - 4th January 2018

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The Alternative Christmas Market at Heartlands

The Heartlands Alternative Christmas Market isn't your average festive fayre! There will be live music, a mini silent disco, food & drinks stalls, arts & crafts, workshops and Christmas gifts from local traders. 

Sunday 16th December 2018

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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 2018

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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 2018

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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. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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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.

4th February 2019

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Boscastle Walking Week

Boscastle Walking Week is an annual event which has grown in popularity over the years. Organised by local people with local knowledge, everyone is welcome to join the organised walks for a small fee of £3-£5.  You'll be guided on some of the most beautiful walks along the Cornish coastline, amid woods and streams and on rambles to secluded waterfalls. Celebrate the history of this stunning scenery as you learn about the famous author Thomas Hardy, who spent a year living in the area. 

March 2019

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Cornwall Spring Flower Show

Held at Boconnoc House, Lostwithiel, the 107th edition of the Cornwall Spring Flower Show is a real treat for gardening enthusiasts. The two day event features show gardens, competitive classes and horticultural stands. Enjoy the fabulous displays, pick up plants for your own garden and ask the experts for some tips and advice!

6th-7th April 2019

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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!

19th - 21st April 2019

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World Pilot Gig Championships, Isles of Scilly

This annual event takes place on the Isles of Scilly over the May Day bank holiday weekend. With crews coming from all over the South West, races start on Friday,and finals take place on the Monday. 

TBC April 2019

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Bolster Festival

Bolster festival in St Agnes celebrates the demise of the legend of Bolster the giant. The community re-enact the life and downful of the giant as they parade through the streets and down to the cliffs overlooking Chapel Porth beach. 

5th May 2019

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Helston Flora Day

An ancient annual event, Helston Flora Day includes craft stalls and traditional dances throughout the day, where crowds line the streets to watch the procession.

8th May 2019

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Padstow 'Obby Oss' Festival

A colourful tradition that takes place on the first day in May in the quaint harbour town of Padstow. The locals decorate the town with flags, flowers, greenery and a flagpole. The crowds are greeted by the swirling and dancing 'osses' who parade through the town, followed by the 'Teazer' who dances along behind. 

Expect lots of dancing, singing and performance.

1st May 2019

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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.

10th - 12th May 2019

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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature

Celebrating the life and works of this renowned author, the Du Maurier community festival in Fowey has grown into a popular annual event.

11th - 18th May 2018 

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Open Studios Cornwall

This free art exhibition sees over 200 art studios open their doors to the public in a week long event across the county. From sculptures, to photography, pottery, and artwork, you can be sure to find something that takes your fancy.

May - June 2019

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Fal River Festival

A ten day festival celebrating life on River Fal. The not-for-profit event encorporates music and drama, arts and heritage, gig racing, swimming and lots more.

Early June 2018 TBC

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Eden Sessions

A truly magical experience in Eden's natural amphitheatre. Previous performers include Jack Johnson, Paolo Nutini, Jessie J, Kaiser Chiefs, The XX and Eddie Izzard to name but a few. Tickets also include a daytime pass to the Eden Project.

June & July 2019

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Royal Cornwall Show

This three-day event is the highlight of Cornwall's agricultural year, showcasing the very best of Cornwall's rural lifestyle. The event is packed with activities, competitions, food and craft demonstrations and stalls, displays, music, and, or course, lots of animals!

6th-8th June 2019

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International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth

The Falmouth Sea Shanty was founded and is organised by Falmouth Shout. Sea Shanty events aim to preserve and promote the maritime heritage of Falmouth and Cornwall as a whole and are thoroughly enjoyable.

14th - 16th June 2018

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Polperro Music & Arts Festival

Polperro holds an annual 9 day festival with a craft fayre, live music, comedy nights and a procession. The festival is completely free to attend so make sure you visit to experience Polperro at its best.

15th - 22nd June 2019

 

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!

23rd - 28th June 2019

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Mevagissey Feast Week

Celebrated since 1754, Mevagissey Feast Week is a celebration of food, music, dance and more. With a host of colourful events being held throughout the week, this is a festival not to be missed!

June 2019

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Rock Oyster Festival

Live music, performing arts, endless entertainment for kids, and of course fantastic seafood.

July 2019

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Tropical Pressure Festival

Head to Mount Pleasant Eco Park to join in with the park's annual festival celebrating the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the caribbean. Enjoy live music, dance and food throughout the weekend. 

July 2019 

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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 2019 

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Stithians Show

Celebrated since the early 1800s, the Stihtains Show is a fine agricultural event showcasing animals, arts and crafts, food and drink, music and more. Don't miss the Countryside Area and Exhibition Ring. 

16th July 2019

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Charlestown Regatta

Enjoy a week of live music, watersports, competitions, pasty-making, children's sports, raft races and a carnival, all with the backdrop of the famous Georgian harbour.

Date TBC July 2019

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Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions

Every year Lusty Glaze beach hosts their Sundowner Sessions - an opportunity to watch your favourite artsits perform live in the stunning setting of the natural ampitheatre provided by the cliffs at Lusty Glaze. 

Date TBC July 2018

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

Dates TBC August 2019

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Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week is one of the largest sailing regatta's in the south west with more than 300 yachts racing over eight days.There is also a full events line-up which includes entertainment in Falmouth's Events Square and offsite activities such as outdoor film screenings and Red Arrow displays.

August 2019

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Fowey Royal Regatta

The Fowey Royal Regatta includes sailing contests, a carnival, the crowning of the Fowey Queen, a pasty eating contest, and as per tradition, a giant pasty which is shared out among the community. 

August 2019

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Bude Carnival

Join in with the carnival celebrations for a fun filled day of music, dance and competition!

August 2019

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Newquay Boardmasters Festival

Be part of the UK's biggest surf, skate and music festival at this years 'Boardmasters', held in the popular seaside resort of Newquay.

TBC August 2019

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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!

August 2019

Bude Lifeboat Week

Bude Lifeboat Week includes a range of activities  and events, including quizzes, a children’s disco, live music, a craft fair and, on Lifeboat Day (28th) and search and rescue demonstration, a beach treasure hunt, rowing races, canoe polo, a pasty competition and more!

August 2019

Newlyn Fish Festival

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.

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TBC August 2019

Bude Jazz Festival

Top UK and international jazz, blues, swing and boogie bands make up the Bude Jazz festival, with over 120 events including street parades, late night jam sessions and a dance marquee.

August 2019

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World Bellyboard Championships

The World Bellyboard Championships is open to all ages and abilites and takes place at Chapel Porth, St Agnes. The only rules?... No wetsuits or surfboards allowed!

September 2019 

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Newquay Fish Festival

A three-day celebration of all things seafoodie! Barbecued fish on the beach; cooking demos from the best of the best; fish merchants selling the freshest seafood imaginable - ready for you to take back to your holiday home and cook up using your newly-learned skills!

September 2019

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Mining & Pasty Festival, Redruth

Celebrating the Cornish pasty and Cornwall's mining heritage, Redruth brings you a cultural three day event. Try your hand at pasty making, join the pilgrimage, and finish off with a concert to remember. Fun for all the family. 

September 2019

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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.

14th - 28th September 2019

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Falmouth Beer Festival

Always a popular event, the Beer Festival takes places annually at the Princess Pavillions. Admission includes a commemorative festival glass and offers over 250  cask ales, 100 ciders and perries, fruit wines and bottled beers.

TBC October 2019

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Lost Gardens of Heligan Harvest

Celebrate this special time of year at Heligan with an array of harvest-themed events! Enjoy produce tasting, food demonstrations, garden tours, corn dolly making and a harvest trail. 

TBC October 2019

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Eden Project Beer Festival

Join in with this anual event at Eden celebrating local beers and speciality ciders. Enjoy live music and delicious local food too! 

TBC October 2019

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Falmouth Oyster Festival

Celebrate the start of the Oyster season at Falmouth's Events Square. Get involved with food demonstrations, browse local craft stalls and taste some spectacular seafood!

TBC October 2019

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What our guests say...

We love hearing about our guests’ experiences, and 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.

A wonderful cosy cottage suitable for a couple or family with all the comforts of home. Close to great beaches and conveniently located to get to Penzance, Newlyn and the rest of Cornwall. An excellent local shop with practically everything you might need. We will definitely return.

September 2018

We stayed here for a week and it was perfect. We enjoyed it so much ,we have booked to return in January

September 2018

Had a lovely relaxing week in a very comfortable well located cottage close to beaches walks and major road links . Best Wifi we have ever had in Cornwall

August 2018

A great place to stay with a family, has all the essentials you could need and more! The location was great being out of the way but close to shops etc

August 2018

I had a fantastic stay at Pump Cottage. It was such a good base for getting around all of West Cornwall, being so central, with lots of great beaches and places right on the doorstep too. I also did the river walk along to the village of St Erth and met some really nice people and their dogs along the way. The cottage itself was lovely and really well stocked. There was everything you might need in the kitchen, and in the sitting room some good books to read and various games to play. The wifi reception was also very good so I had no problems using my ipad and although I wasn’t able to use my mobile phone for calls downstairs, I could with no problem in the attic room. I enjoyed having breakfast in the fenced garden to the side every morning which thanks to a really good week’s weather was always lovely and sunny and it was really handy to be able to park my car right outside within the gated area at the front as I mostly got back to the cottage quite late. I especially enjoyed having a soak in the lovely long bath after a day out and being able to use the aga which provided constant hot water and was brilliant for cooking on as well as drying off my beach things every evening and any bits of washing. On the morning I left the weather changed and was very wet and the whole of Relubbus had a power cut but I was still able to get hot water and make my morning cuppa thanks to the aga.

Thank you so much to the hosts for having me at Pump Cottage and especially to Mac and Sally (and not forgetting Pip!), the hosts’ parents who live nearby. They were absolutely lovely and were on hand if I needed them and gave me some really good tips about places to go to. I’d love to come back and stay at Pump Cottage, my week there was over far too quickly, and I’d definitely recommend Pump Cottage to anyone thinking of staying there.

June 2018

 
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