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Welcome to Morvah


Holidays in Morvah

The small hamlet of Morvah is located on the north coast of west Cornwall, and is very typically Poldark countryside. Situated between St Ives and Lands End, this stretch of coast road is considered as one of the top ten most beautiful drives in Europe. Stunning scenery and breathtaking views await you in this quiet corner of west Cornwall. 

Morvah is ideal walking country, with open fields stretching down to mighty granite cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. So if you’re seeking some much-needed time in the great outdoors, with footpaths beneath your feet and sea air rushing past you, Morvah could be the perfect destination for you.

Top tip

Cycle the coast road into St Ives.

Things to do

Located in the far west of Cornwall, there’s plenty to see and do nearby.

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 Tin Mine, an old 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.

Land’s End

When staying in west Cornwall, visiting the landmark Land’s End is must! Spend the day at the most westerly point in mainland Britain; enjoy the attractions, say hello to the farm animals, get a photo with the signpost, and take in those spectacular views!

Walks in and around Morvah

This area of Cornwall is perfect for walking; with wooded valleys, quaint villages, rolling fields, Cornish coves and coastal paths all waiting to be explored. 

Nearby walks

Head through fields, farms and lanes towards the coast and you’ll discover Pendeen Lighthouse. Enjoy the advantageous views before heading back to the quintessential village of Morvah. 

The South West Coast Path

One of the best things about west Cornwall is the wild and rugged coastline, and walking the South West Coast Path is one of the best ways to explore it. Join the footpath at Pendeen and head in one direction to Land’s End, or the other towards St Ives

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

Every year, the people of Mousehole celebrate the bravery of Tom Bawcock. Years ago, when the boats couldn't get out in the storms, the villages had no fish to eat. Tom dared to take his boat out and returned with enough fish to make a Star Gazey fish pie for the whole village.

23rd of December, 2024

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter Solstice with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing through the streets. It's a truly wonderful celebration. 

21st December 2024

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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.

2nd - 6th July 2024

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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 2024

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St Ives Feast Day

Feast Day offers visitors the chance to witness, and even join in with, a centuries-old tradition. The Mayor 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into the crowd on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. 

5th February 2024

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year the theme will be 'Back to the Future!

21st - 30th June 2024

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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. Read More >

December 2024

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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.

TBC 2025

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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!

26th - 28th April

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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 2024

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival. 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 2024

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West Cornwall is home to lots of hidden coves, which once upon a time would have been used for smuggling. However, some of the bigger beaches are far more easily accessible and family-friendly.

Portherras Cove Beach

Only accessible by foot, this sandy cove, located at the end of a small valley, is off the beaten track; be prepared for a walk down and a bit of a climb back up. 

Porthcurno Beach

This stunning beach boasts soft golden sand and turquoise waters, and with lifeguard cover from mid-May through to the end of September, it’s a popular choice for families. Sheltered by cliffs on either side, and with stunning views, it’s truly a little piece of paradise.  

Sennen Cove Beach

A large expanse of golden sand, this is the perfect place to visit for a day at the beach. Whether you plan to spend your time surfing, swimming, rock-pooling or simply relaxing on the sand, there’s plenty of space for everyone. 

St Ives’ Beaches

Of course, you could head into St Ives for the day and visit one of the beautiful beaches there. From the expansive Porthmeor, great for surfing, to the smaller and more sheltered Porthgwidden beach. Whichever beach you choose here, there’s always plenty of facilities nearby.

Stay in Morvah

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Bluebell Down Farm

Bluebell Down Farm, Morvah

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