Local Area

Sea Drifter Cottage

The ancient market town of Marazion is a great place to visit any time of year.

There is an excellent safe sandy beach – Marazion beach; which is ideal for swimming, sailing, kitesurfing, and windsurfing with lessons that available for booking from the local schools.

​Just a quarter mile offshore is the stunning island of St. Michaels Mount. At low tide take a stroll across the causeway and discover the fairytale castle that sits on the crest of the hill. When the causeway is cut off from the tide catch a ferry which runs frequently between the beach and island.

​Walk along the main street which runs parallel to the sea and discover a variety of gift and craft shops along with art galleries showing local artists.

Marazion Marsh and Mounts Bay are abundant with wildlife and home to a variety of wildlife, from seals, dolphins, and basking sharks in the sea to buzzards sparrow hawks and starlings in the air.

 

Marazion Marsh and Mounts Bay are abundant with wildlife and home to a variety of wildlife, from seals, dolphins, and basking sharks in the sea to buzzards sparrow hawks and starlings in the air.

Marazion has several pubs in the village, including the Fire Engine which is only a stone’s throw away. They offer home cooked gastro pub fare, local beers, and a wide selection of gins. Two of the best local restaurants are also located a short walk away. Ben’s Cornish Kitchen makes the most of Cornwall’s incredible fresh seafood, while Mount Haven, a local hotel, has a fantastic restaurant and terrace which is not to be missed. Whether you are drinking a pot of tea or one of their signature cocktails, their view of St Michael’s Mount is unbeatable. For those who have their heart set on a Cornish Pasty or Cream Tea, you’ll find plenty of options in Marazion’s quaint and cobbled streets.

Surrounding Area

Praa Sands – Just a short drive away is the South West facing large stretch of golden sand considered to be one of the finest beaches in the UK. (3 Miles)

The Lizard Peninsula and Kynance Cove – This area is owned by the National Trust. The sandy cove at Kynance is considered to be one of Cornwall’s most beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters during the summer months. There is a tropical feel to the area, with emerald green sea-stacks and islands that form part of the cove. Mullion Cove a quaint Cornish fishing harbour is also nearby.

Other Areas

Porthleven

A very picturesque harbour village which is the essence of the Cornish lifestyle, and is the west of Cornwall’s answer to Padstow. It is filled restaurants and eateries such as Rick Stiein’s, Kota, and The Square. There is also a beautiful harbour which overlooks the historic church. (7 Miles)

Penzance

The market town will serve all your shopping needs. It also provides the bus station,, railway station with links to all of Cornwall and the Scilly Isles. (3 miles)

St Ives

One of Cornwalls most visited place. It has fabulous beaches, shops, galleries and many esteemed restaurants. You can also visit the Tate and Barabara Hepworth Museum and Gardens. (6 miles)

Truro

The only city in Cornwall with all the high street brands and the cathedral museum. (21 miles)

Falmouth

One of deepest natural ports in the world, naval links, and discovery quay, which houses events throughout the year, in addition to the National Maritime museum. (18 miles)

Mousehole

Quaint and picturesque fishing village and harbour.  (4 miles)

Sennen

One of the county’s most stunning beaches, it is especially popular with surfers. (11 miles)

Porthcurno

The best beach in Cornwall and home to the Minack Theatre and Telegraph Museum. (10 miles)

Lands End

Britains most south westerly point. (12 miles)

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Four Bedroom House - Located in the beautiful village of Marazion - West Cornwall

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