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Why St Agnes ? Just a few reasons
Situated opposite the beautiful church in the heart of St Agnes the St Agnes Hotel is the perfect place to explore Cornwall from, wether by foot, bike or car. We even offer a luggage delivery service for walkers of the coastal path, so you can enjoy your walking holiday, safe in the knowledge that your bags will be waiting for you at your next destination.
There are so many amazing things to see & do in Cornwall : from vineyards to beaches to our historic coastline; whether you like the adrenaline buzz of kitesurfing, kayaking with Tom & Hetty of Koru .To Coasteering , which includes rock climbing cliff jumping and swimming with Tim & James of Coastal Rush or learn to surf with Tom Roberson at Breakers Surf School to mooching though antique and art shops, or relaxing on a beach there is something for absolutely everyone. Find out more about the area by clicking here.
The whole district is rich in flora and fauna and standing proudly over all, are the historic mine engine houses, imposing emblems of Cornwall's heritage. St Agnes is at the centre of a World Heritage Site & a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Around St Agnes there are a host of wonderful beaches to visit. Trevaunance Cove, (Also known as 'St Agnes Beach') which has excellent family facilities, is a 10 minute walk away. A short drive away are the fascinating rocky cove at Trevellas Porth and the National Trust owned Chapel Porth with its long stretches of fine sand.
Not forgetting our local neighbours Perranporth with their amazing three miles of Golden Sands
The Cornish Coastal Footpath stretches around the entire county, with exciting dramatic rocky cliffs, tiny hidden coves & gently sloping sheltered beaches to choose from. The view from the coast path near St Agnes is a spectacular panorama, stretching from Trevose Head (near Padstow) all the way to St Ives Harbour.
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Local Events in the Village
Here's a list of some of the events that take place in the village.
The Room 15 All-Stars performing outside the pub for Victorian Fayre Day (Photo Andrew Trenoweth).
26th May 2014
The Victorian Fayre
Stalls and entertainment through the main street of the village. May Bank holiday weekend to start off our Jubilee celebrations
The St Agnes World Pasty Competition
With all pastys sent to Auction raising funds for the Cornish Blind Gig Club
Procession and performance at Chapel Porth of the tale of Bolster the Giant.
Carnival Week 1st week in August
Street Procession on Saturday plus various events over the week. Events include Charity Race Night held here at the St Agnes Hotel
RNLI (Lifeboat) Day
RNLI Day is a spectacular event and great day out for the whole family. Marvel at the fantastic displays from the Blue Peter Lifeboat, helicopter rescue, lifeguard demo, jet ski rescue, flare display and HM Coastguard cliff rescue. For the kids, there is also face painting, a sand castle competition, quizzes, prizes and raffles. A truly great day out, with all money raised going to the RNLI.
To find out more about an event shown here or to see a more complete list please visit the St Agnes Website.