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If your perfect holiday destination 'Escape' features simple pleasures such as swimming, dining with friends or just chilling out by the woodburner, then this modern Scandi-inspired beach house in Porthcurno will be one to tick off the bucket list. Escape offers pleasant ground floor accommodation, with three comfortable bedrooms and open plan living accommodation with access onto your own private patio area; an ideal spot to enjoy a morning coffee or an al fresco lunch.

Located on the outskirts of this popular village, this unique property provides the perfect place to relax. Porthcurno with its secluded sandy cove is a short walk away, and if you fancy exploring the local countryside by foot you are spoilt for choice of local walkways literally right on your doorstep! Virtually anywhere in Porthcurno offers stunning views of the sea or surrounding countryside. Situated south east of Land's End, it has a truly exquisite beach set in an idyllic cove that you really won't want to leave. However if you do, then the valley of Porthcurno has a local pub which serves good food and a beach café which serves amazing cream teas and crab sandwiches. The Logan Rock Inn at Treen is a five minute drive, or a twenty minute cliff walk for the more adventurous!

Entrance via external stone steps

gated rear garden with a couple of steps and pathway to front door into:

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

sofa, armchair, woodburner, TV/DVD, table with seating for six, fridge/freezer, hob and oven, stairs to mezzanine room and step down into conservatory and hallway to bedrooms.


corner sofa, door to patio and garden, seating for five.


floor cushions, small TV.

Bedroom 1

king size double bed.

Bedroom 2

double bed with a single bunk above.

Bedroom 3

single bed.

Family bathroom

bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Outside areas

to the rear of the property you have a garden area, and a secluded patio with a seating area. The front is mainly lawn.

Additional information

Please note that the staircase leading up to the mezzanine is very steep and narrow and therefore not recommended for those with limited mobility. Gas central heating. No children under 4, WiFi, one dog welcome.


Very clean and well equipped property with safe off-road parking. The location is ideal for visiting areas such as Cape Cornwall, Botallack and Zennor etc, and just minutes away from some of Cornwall's most spectacular coastal walks. Thank you to the owners for providing a wonderful last minute break, and as always, thank you Aspects Holidays.

November 2020

Just the most perfect beach house. The house was well presented and immaculate with all you need for a relaxing holiday stay. Incredible walking straight from the door, would definitely recommend this property and will be booking with Aspects again in the future.

September 2020

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Porthcurno Holidays

Porthcurno’s popular family beach offers safe paddling for the younger swimmers and wonderful deep waters for the more experienced, refreshments and toilet facilities are available as well as a huge car park (free between October to Easter). Take a short walk along the coastal path to Pedn Vounder beach; a real sun trap sheltered from the elements, it will truly amaze you with its natural beauty. With the tide low, you can walk the entire length to Logan’s Rock jutting out into the sea. For more information on Porthcurno beach, check out our blog on Sandy Beaches of West Cornwall.

Things to do near Porthcurno

Minack Theatre
Built in to the cliff face at Porthcurno, the world famous Minack Theatre runs outdoor performances from May to September attracting many who wishing for an ‘al fresco’ theatrical experience with the most beautiful back drop of the sea and sunset. This world-renowned theatre is truly a theatre under the stars. It was built by hand by Rowena Cade and her gardener Billy Rawlings and Tom Angove. The story of how the theatre came about is a tribute to one woman’s vision. Rowena died in 1983. The theatre has undergone technical modifications to cope with the increased audience numbers. However, it is still a truly unique and magical place, with seats carved into the cliffs and a stunning backdrop and sea views. Always take hats and sunscreen for matinees; and warm clothes for the evening. Arriving early with your picnic basket is positively encouraged and The Minack has its own micro-climate and rarely cancels a show. Read more on our blog post: Theatres in Cornwall.

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Visit the Telegraph Museum which will walk you through how Sir John Pender formed the Falmouth-Gibraltar-Malta Telegraph Company in 1876. Between the two world wars Porthcurno cable office was for a time the largest submarine cable station in the world. The cable office closed in 1970, but Cable & Wireless training college remained operational up until 1993. The museum holds company records and tells the story of this major international communications centre which was tucked away in a Cornish cove. To find out more, you can read our blog post: A day out at Porthcurno Telegraph Musuem.

Places to visit

Conveniently located for cliff walking and bird watching, Treen is just a short walk away from the secluded sandy beaches of Porthcurno. 

Logan Rock
Logan Rock, meaning 'balanced stone' is also closeby. This granite boulder weighing approximately 80 tonnes, could once be rocked by applying just a little pressure. The story goes that it was once dislodged in 1824 by a group of British seamen wishing to show their skill and courage. Outraged by this, the local residents insisted the rock was replaced, as it had become a local landmark. Ironically this was a much more challenging feat, taking 60 men, 7 months to complete. Logan's Rock still moves today, but with much less ease than it once did.

Dating back over 400 years, the Logan Rock Inn serves good food and beer and offers a friendly, country-pub atmosphere.

Penberth Cove
Home to a small fishing fleet, Penberth Cove is nearby and provides the perfect place to relax in a tranquil setting. Ideal for a spot of birdwatching or simply enjoying the scenery. 

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Local events

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 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.

17th - 19th September 2021

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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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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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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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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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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.

Very clean and well equipped property with safe off-road parking. The location is ideal for visiting areas such as Cape Cornwall, Botallack and Zennor etc, and just minutes away from some of Cornwall's most spectacular coastal walks. Thank you to the owners for providing a wonderful last minute break, and as always, thank you Aspects Holidays.

Just the most perfect beach house. The house was well presented and immaculate with all you need for a relaxing holiday stay. Incredible walking straight from the door, would definitely recommend this property and will be booking with Aspects again in the future.

We had a very pleasant stay at one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. Thank you we will be back again!

We loved our stay here. The bungalow is geared up for holiday living and the location is perfect. A five minute walk to the beach and the coastal path. The area is stunning and we would definitely return.

We had a fantastic 5 day break despite the rain as the cottage was made for cosy days. The roomy and comfortable living space meant that all 4 teenagers had space to relax and we could too. The attic was fantastic for lounging! The dog enjoyed his holiday, ideal as the garden was enclosed and with wooden floors throughout, we didnt need to worry. It was a quick walk to Porthcurno beach which is beautiful especially out of season. The woodburner was amazing!

Aspect holidays have been great to deal with. We got around lots of places in Cornwall whilst on our holidays & all Aspect accommodation we came across looked just as good as ours, very well maintained & modern. We will definitely be using them again. Thank you Aspect Holidays keep up the hard work.

Great quirky property with plenty of space just 10 mins walk from the beautiful porthcurno beach. Our family of four adults stayed there and found it very clean and comfy. Would highly recommend and we would stay there again

This property is a perfect location for Porthcurno beach and The Minack theatre. The area is stunning. You will need a car here as no shops and very rural. Property was a little dusty in certain places and cooker hood needs replacing. The cottage has a lovely seaside feel about it and older children will love the cosy nook.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your comments. We were so sorry to hear that areas of cleaning were not to the high standard that you would expect from properties that we market. Looking further into your comment about replacing the cooker hood, this was also due to the cleanliness of it. The housekeeper for this property was changed a few days after your feedback was received and all areas that you mentioned were addressed. We have since been in touch to apologise personally and thank you for making us aware of this. Tanya, Customer Services

Escape is a lovely house, really well suited to a family break. A beautiful area with great walks from the house and Sennen a short hop in the car. We had a couple of chilly days so the wood burner was put to good use in the evenings! Aspects a pleasure to deal with - many thanks.