St.Erth is a charming Cornish village in a quiet rural setting, on the River Hayle.

The perfect base for your holiday in Cornwall, St.Erth offers easy access to many famous local attractions.

The village has all the amenities you’ll need during your stay, including a post office & general store and The Star Inn, popular for meals and real ales. Other facilities are on-hand in nearby Hayle.

St.Erth is only a few minutes off the main A30, giving easy access to all areas of West Cornwall. St Ives is only 4 miles away and Penzance 7 miles.

Local attractions

Local attractions in and around St.Erth include:

Hayle is just over 2 miles from St.Erth and is famous for it’s 'three miles of golden sands'. St.Ives, Helston, Marazion and Penzance are nearby.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project are within an hours drive.

The renowned scenic coastal railway branch line runs regular trains to St.Ives. St.Erth station is a 25 minute walk from the cottage.

Image showing the Eden Project
Where to find us

On approaching Hayle on the A30, follow the signs to Penzance (Hayle bypass).

At the next roundabout, take the exit signposted for Penzance.

Continue 400 yards, then take the left-hand turning for St.Erth.

Follow the road until you reach a T-junction, and then turn left into the village of St.Erth.

Just over the bridge, carry straight up on Chapel Hill into Fore Street.

Pass the Star Inn on your right, and the cottage is situated 100 yards on your right.

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Image showing a section of the '3 miles of golden sands' at Hayle