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St Breca Prussia Cove

£499 - £1465

St Breca is a stunning timber framed house with parking, a huge terrace and sea views. St Breca is Cornish for 'unique' and this property is certainly that! Furnished beautifully by the Owners, this gorgeous property is bursting with luxury living. Bi-fold doors lead out from the spacious open-plan reception room to the large veranda where you can enjoy a glass of wine, taking in the mesmerizing views. St Breca is perfect for either a family or two couples as both bedrooms offer super king beds and a luxury bathroom.

Stay here and you are a ten minute walk from Prussia Cove, a hidden Cornish gem! This tiny cove owes its name to John Carter who lived here, who was a notorious smuggler in the late 18th Century. Enjoy a day on the beach or join the South West Coast Path which is virtually on your doorstep. After a busy day making memories you can return to St Breca, jump under the hot outside shower and wash the day's sand away. Light up the BBQ and fire pit and settle down for the evening whilst watching the sun slowly set. St Breca really is a calm and relaxing base to explore West Cornwall and its many sights and attractions.

Entrance hall

door to sitting/dining/kitchen area.

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

open plan living space, two large sofas,TV/DVD, open fire, dining table and seating for four, fully fitted integrated kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, Smeg fridge freezer, larder fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, bi-fold doors leading out onto terrace, rural and distant sea views.

Bedroom 1

super king bed, en suite with WC, basin, bath with shower over.

Bedroom 2

twin 3ft zip and link beds which can form a super king on request.

Family bathroom

bath with shower over, WC, basin.


bench, table and seating for four people, rural and distant sea views.

Outside area

shower, fire pit.

Additional information

Children must be supervised at all times when the fire pit is lit, under floor heating throughout. All guests must refrain from entering the boiler cupboard. Please note the farm track leading to St Breca is bumpy in places, WiFi.


Amazing base for a holiday in this part of Cornwall. The veranda is the perfect place for a leisurely breakfast or just to relax with a glass of wine after a day of hiking or sightseeing.

The kitchen is well equipped, the lounge area comfortable and welcoming, the beds and bedrooms are lovely and the view to the sea is the cherry on the cake. This is a stylish property and has everything you could possibly need.

Peaceful and quiet, we didn't want to leave!

September 2018

A stunning cottage with stunning views. So comfortable and welcoming and very peaceful which was just what we needed after a traumatic year for us.

September 2018

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Prussia Cove Holidays

Surrounded by farmland, Prussia Cove is a particularly attractive and sheltered section of the South West Coast Path, situated to the East of Mounts Bay, and providing an ideal location to relax in peace. However, stay at Prussia Cove and you won't be far from the hustle and bustle of the harbour towns of Marazion and Penzance, and you'll be just a stone's throw from the stunning St Michael's Mount.  With the little coastal villages of Perranuthnoe and Praa Sands either side, there's plenty to explore. For other beaches in the area, check out our blog post on sandy beaches in West Cornwall.

Although the beach is a half mile walk from the car park, you'll be rewarded when you get there, with a beautifully secluded beach and an excellent snorkelling location.

The beach is also dog-friendly all year round, making it great for holidays with your furry companion. 

Foragers can take advantage of the rare, but thriving wild cabbage in Prussia Cove! For those looking to learn more about this ever-popular past time, check out our blog on Wild Food Walks in Cornwall. 

History of Prussia Cove

Prussia Cove is well known for its smuggling trade in the 18th century.  This secluded area was home to John Carter; one of the UK's most notiorious and successful smugglers. The 'King of Prussia' as he was known, was famous for breaking into revenue premises to steal the goods that had been seized from him. 

Prussia Cove was also a popular fishing area, with evidence of old fishing huts built into the cliff face. Fishing is Prussia Cove continues to this day, albeit on a much smaller scale. 

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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. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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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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.

TBC 23rd - 24th November 2019

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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. 

TBC 1st - 2nd December 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.

Amazing base for a holiday in this part of Cornwall. The veranda is the perfect place for a leisurely breakfast or just to relax with a glass of wine after a day of hiking or sightseeing.

The kitchen is well equipped, the lounge area comfortable and welcoming, the beds and bedrooms are lovely and the view to the sea is the cherry on the cake. This is a stylish property and has everything you could possibly need.

Peaceful and quiet, we didn't want to leave!

September 2018

A stunning cottage with stunning views. So comfortable and welcoming and very peaceful which was just what we needed after a traumatic year for us.

September 2018

One of the best holiday cottages we have stayed at.

May 2018

Fabulous holiday at St Breca, the cottage has the best views, is spacious, spotless and very well equipped, some lovely touches with the decor and I spent all week discovering all the little extras throughout the cottage. 10 out of 10

April 2018

This is an absolutely delightful cottage. It’s beautifully decorated and well laid-out. The outside space is fantastic and I don’t think we would ever tire of the stunning view.

April 2018

This is a truly fabulous place, warm, comfortable and really beautifully furnished. It's definitely one of the best cottages we've ever stayed in.

March 2018

Such a beautiful property, excellent location. Lots of interesting things to look at. Lovely comfortable beds.

March 2018

A truly stunning house with a fabulous view of the sea. Snuggled up playing cards, with the fire crackling in the background, was heaven. Great location for beaches, shops and very warm. The children loved staying here too!

February 2018

The pictures do not do the house justice. The views,the house,the setting are all perfect

September 2017

This was a wonderful place to stay, we enjoyed every minute of being there. Very clean and very homely. It felt like a very loved home and with everything you could possibly need, even a hot outdoor shower!

July 2017

Superb accomodation with amazing views. Garden is a lovely size for children to play, such a shame to have to come home after our week away.

May 2017

We loved every minute of our time at St Breca and can't wait to go back! Thank you

May 2017

Without doubt one of the best cottages we have stayed at it just ticks all the boxes

May 2017

Stunning property. Wonderful location. Lovely sea view. So very relaxing.

November 2016

This was like a piece of heaven on earth, I'm so glad we've found it, but please don't tell too many people as we'll be unable to book it again next year:-)

October 2016

A beautiful comfortable home tucked away in a tranquil position with massive views from all windows.We wanted a cosy hideaway to help celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary and St Breca had all that in buckets,we enjoyed our stay immensely. Would certainly return in the future.

September 2016

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are delighted to hear that you had such a great time, and St Breca was exactly what you had wanted for your break away. We hope that you enjoyed your 50th wedding anniversary celebrations; congreatulations from us all here at Aspects Holidays. Tanya, Customer Services

Fantastic cottage. Brilliant location. Wonderful service!

September 2016

We have stayed in many holiday cottages over the years in Cornwall, Devon and other uk locations, and this property is without question the best we have stayed at so far. It is as near perfect as you can get.

September 2016

A perfect rural retreat. Amazing distant sea views from all aspects. We hope to return to St Breca in 2017 for another blissful week! Thank you for allowing us to enjoy your very beautiful holiday home!

May 2016

A excellent property, the best we've stayed in, contemporary but with rustic character and sea view. A perfect relaxing property with everything you could wish for provided

March 2016

St Breca is a stunning house located in quiet, beautiful location. The interior and views did not disappoint and I would highly recommend this property.

March 2016

£499 - £1465