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Hideaway House Penzance

£359 - £810 per week

Hidden away between the promenade, with its art deco Jubilee Pool and the sub-tropical Morrab Gardens, is this charming town house, located in a pretty, traffic free area of Penzance. Delightful welcoming interiors reflect the greys and blues of the natural surroundings on your doorstep. Hideaway House boasts open plan, light filled spaces, with two bright and airy bedrooms to choose from, and a spacious family bathroom to relax in after a day of long blustery walks or an afternoon surfing the waves. Hideaway House benefits from a small rear patio area, to enjoy a glass of something chilled at the end of your fun-filled day.

Enjoy the walk along to Newlyn to buy fresh fish to cook up a storm in the well equipped kitchen on your return, or walk the coast path east to Marazion, to visit the iconic St Michaels Mount. Hideaway House is perfectly positioned to explore west Cornwall's many quaint, villages and stunning sandy beaches, but is perfectly named, as it really is a serene hideaway in a great location.


via gated fore garden through front door into hallway, with stairs to first floor and doors to:

Sitting room

corner sofa, Smart TV, DVD, three steps down to:

Kitchen/dining area

electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, washing machine, Tassimo coffee machine, fridge/freezer, centre island with six chairs, door to rear outside area.

Bedroom 1

king size double bed.

Family bathroom

ball and claw foot bath with shower attachment, separate shower, WC, basin, heated towel rail, window seat.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.

Outside areas

small yard to the rear with table and chairs, small walled garden area to the front.

Additional information

gas central heating, No children under 10, WiFi, short breaks available.


We really enjoyed our stay at Hideaway House and have already booked again for next year. It's a bright, modern cottage in a great location with a very homely feel to it. Honestly I didn't want to leave! Would definitely recommend if you are thinking of booking.

August 2020

Beautiful house in great location.

August 2020

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Penzance Holidays

Penzance is great for short breaks out of season and there are many boating trips from the harbour that will take you to explore the West Coast from the sea. Due to its excellent road and rail links, holidays in Penzance offer something for everyone; beaches, rock pools, coastal path walking, National Trust and English Heritage sites, restaurants and galleries. The town has plenty of car parks that offer a weekly stay from £30. 

Penzance has secret treats; if you take the time to explore. For a start it’s a good town for walking. The very best way to see Penzance is by the alleys and walkways, the through-lanes from here to there. Take a day to explore the town this way and you will discover its beautiful parks, its Regency and Georgian architecture.  

Penzance: 'Montpelier' of Cornwall

The oldest part of town is the quayside at Penzance’s Inner Harbour. The Dry Dock, Quay Street, Battery Rocks. The original promenade was built in 1844.

You can walk Penzance Promenade from Battery Rocks to Wherrytown, where there is one of two Penzance skateparks. From Wherrytown, keep to the seafront across Newlyn Green and you are in Newlyn. In all a 30 minute stroll, depending how long Jnr. wants to spend skateboarding. There is also a proper-job boating pool at Wherrytown for sailing those radio-controlled (and sail-driven) boats that just don’t get anywhere in the bath at home.

The arrival of the railway in 1852 made the ‘Montpelier of England’ (John Betjeman 1964 Shell Guide) even more accessible. 

Many interesting boats visit Mounts Bay, from the surreal floating yacht-hotels to mighty ships like the four-masted windjammer, KruzenshternThere is a Sailing Club and The Mounts Bay Lugger Association which, as its name suggests, celebrates the beauty of the Cornish Lugger, a traditional fishing boat.

Penzance has two harbour-side pubs: The Dock Inn and The Dolphin. The Dolphin is reputedly the first place in Britain where tobacco was smoked and the hanging judge, Judge Jefferies, is reputed to have held court here in the 1700s after the Monmouth Rebellion.

Things to do near Penzance

Stay self catering in Penzance and you’re perfectly situated to explore the surrounding towns and villages with their own individual characters. Literally minutes from Penzance is the fishing port of Newlyn whilst a little further on you’ll find the quaint village of Mousehole with its harbourside bistro and community atmosphere. Take a stroll along the coast to Marazion beach or venture in the opposite direction to the beautiful Lamorna Cove. For more ideas, check out our blog post on Days out around Penzance.

Things to do in Penzance

The Jubilee Pool
This beautiful art-deco open-air bathing pool is the UK’s largest seawater lido.  There is also an excellent cafe. The pool opens from the end of May until September.  Even in winter, some hardy year-round swimmers use battery rocks (just north of Jubilee Pool) for their daily dip!

Morrab Garden
A sub-tropical garden with Victorian fountains and a band-stand, which still plays host to concerts in the summer. The Morrab Library sits in the gardens and is an absolute joy.  The photographic archives and collections are wonderful. 

Penlee Park
Full of tress and squirrels, there is a specific dog-free and child-friendly play-park within the park. Penzance Tennis Club abuts the park and Penlee House Art Gallery & Museum (with excellent cafe) sits opposite the Penlee open-air theatre and is home to a large collection of Newlyn School paintings.

Shopping in Penzance
Market Jew Street is the main high street and like all high streets, it is in the process of adapting to new out of town shopping habits. However not all town centres have the beautiful granite terrace and arcade steps, the iron railings; or retain the architecture of previous generations above the modern shop frontages. There are many Georgian and early Victorian facades just above eye-level in Penzance.

Causewayhead leads up from the town centre.  A pedestrianised street, this is Penzance's third main retail street. Half way up is the Savoy cinema, said to be the oldest continually running cinema in the British Isles.

Eating out
Penzance self catering holidays are perfect; Chapel Street leads up from the harbour to the town centre where you will find a range of restaurants and pubs as well as independent shops and houses of historic interest and importance. Lavenders Deli on Alverton Street is perfect for stocking up on treats for your holiday cottage. Check out our blog on places to eat in Marazion for ideas on where to refuel during your self catering holiday in Penzance. Or if you fancy a restaurant with spectacular views, The Bay in Penzance is the place to go. Read more on our blog: Restaurants with the best views in West Cornwall.

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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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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. 

TBC 31st December 2020

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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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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.

We really enjoyed our stay at Hideaway House and have already booked again for next year. It's a bright, modern cottage in a great location with a very homely feel to it. Honestly I didn't want to leave! Would definitely recommend if you are thinking of booking.

1 month ago

Beautiful house in great location.

1 month ago

A tastefully decorated gem of a house. Very clean and well cared for. Large master bedroom with huge bed and attractive bathroom. Comfy sofa and delightful kitchen. Well equipped in every room including board games, books and dvds. No parking outside so be prepared to carry your bags a little/fair way.

1 month ago

This was our ‘COVID’ holiday. We booked Hideway house in 2019 and were wary about travelling from Wales. Very glad we did, it’s a lovely house, spotlessly clean with a very homely and peaceful feel. Particularly liked the art work! We were very lucky with the weather and enjoyed time as a family on Cornwall’s many beaches. Penzance is full of character and we enjoyed the short walks in and around town. Lidl close by for the essentials. Although no designated parking we never had a problem parking down a street close by.

1 month ago

This is a lovely period cottage on the edge of a Georgian conservation area and close to Morrab Sub-tropical Gardens. It's possible to walk into Penzance centre in 10-15 minutes. This is a quiet and leafy area. Newlyn is an easy walk away along the sea front and Mousehole a little bit farther.

The cottage couldn't be better equipped and everything seemed new and top quality. It was spotlessly clean. There are lovely art works around and a good collection of guide books, maps and DVDs.

We felt very confident about staying here during the current pandemic.

Jul 2020

Our property and the service and information given by Aspects were well above average and we will definitely book this property again, its a real gem

Jan 2020

Hideaway House is a lovely property, providing everything you need and more for a quiet and relaxing stay. Highly recommended. One minute from the sea, three minutes from the Penlee Museum and a short walk into town via the secret and stunning Regency enclave of Morrab Place or the beautiful subtropical Morrab Gardens. An excellent Lidl is five minutes’ walk. We wish we could have stayed forever!

Oct 2019

We had a lovely week here and has to be one of the best we've stayed in. It has everything you need and there is plenty of space to relax.

Oct 2019

We really enjoyed our week in this lovely house and didn't want to leave. It is one of the best we have stayed in so far with comfy bedroom and light and airy kitchen diner. The location in Penzance is perfect and very close to one of our favourite pubs! We even had a very friendly cat, which sat on the wall at the front of the house for most of the week.

Sep 2019

The house was a delight to stay in. An incredibly high standard of decoration and functioning and the location couldn't have been better chosen. It was an effortless week thanks to the thoughtfulness of the owners. We'd love to return. In fact, we'd love to live there. Please convey our thanks to all concerned

Sep 2019

It is a perfect house for two people, it is extremely comfy, tasteful and one senses the personal touch which made our stay perfect.

It’s is one of the best houses we have ever stayed in and we are well advanced in years now!! The town is within easy walking distance for the Moore aged amongst us!!

Sep 2019

Hideaway House is an amazing find. Tucked away in a pedestrian area, so it’s lovely and quiet, yet only 1 minutes walk to the seafront (literally!).

It has absolutely everything you could need to make it a real home from home, with superb attention to detail and extra special little touches. The welcome basket and scones were the icing on the cake after a long journey.

We had a lovely few days here. Only wish we could have stayed longer!

Jun 2019