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Home to four stunning beaches, St Agnes is a vibrant surf spot, with a world famous bellyboarding competition taking place here each year.  Visit in early August and you'll be able to experience the colourful procession at St Agnes Carnival.

St Agnes provides the perfect base to explore the North Cornwall coastline. With stunning scenery on the doorstep, and a plethora of activities available all year round, there's something to do for everyone. Take a stroll along the streets which are full of quaint shops and cafes or for those looking to be a bit more adventurous, why not try your hand at surfing with one of the local surf schools. 

The beaches of Trevaunance Cove, Trevellas Porth, Chapel Porth, and Porthtowan are all closeby, which are all worthy of a visit and each offering something different.

Did you know...

St Agnes is home to the mythical giant, Bolster?

Surfing in St Agnes

Located on the North coast of Cornwall, St Agnes is a popular surf spot among both locals and visitors. It is more suited to advanced surfers, however if you fancy a go, there are two excellent surf schools nearby to show you the ropes. The nearby beaches at Porthtowan, Perranporth and Portreath are all good for surfing too, so you'll have plenty to choose from when deciding where to go. Read more on our blog about the best surf spots in Cornwall. St Agnes is also home to the World Bellyboarding Championships which take place each year at St Agnes beach. Find out more about bellyboarding on our blog.

Events in St Agnes

A 'must see' event among both locals and visitors is the St Agnes Bolster Festival, which tells the story of the bolster giant which was known to terrorise the locals. This takes place on the May bank holiday weekend each year. 

St Agnes Carnival takes place each year during the first week of August. Locals gather along with tourists who have travelled especially for this special occasion. 

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Trelawney

Trelawney, Porthtowan

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Sleeps 6 + 2 cots

Sea Thrift

Sea Thrift, St Agnes

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Trevena

Trevena, Porthtowan

From £487 - £1428
Sleeps 6 + cot

Ding Dong

Ding Dong, Porthtowan

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Towan Valley - Dolcoath

Towan Valley - Dolcoath, Porthtowan

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