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Milly & Martha / Real Cottage Holidays in Cornwall

Welcome to Cornwall, our wild and magical home. Come and discover this beautiful, rugged coast. Embrace the elements. Soak up the sun. Set your children free to splish splosh their way around rock pools and secret coves.

Indulge in Cornish ice creams, hearty pasties, fresh mackerel and wonderful local beer. Watch outdoor theatre with the glistening sea as the backdrop. Explore the rich and diverse pleasures of Cornish art.

Experience the real Cornwall.

Come and get snug in your home for a week or two. Each of our homes have plenty of our touches to make it a special place for you. Every guest receives their own Bespoke Holiday Guide. We have the perfect places for you to stay whilst discovering this remarkable and wonderful place.

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Milly & Martha / Real Cottage Holidays in Cornwall

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  • Nanquidno House Farmhouse
  • Sleeps 7 Prices £500 - £1,375
  • Location Sennen Cove
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Nanquidno House is a very special place. Perfectly located with Sennen Cove just around the coast and the stunning coastline seen in Poldark on your doorstep.

Kick back and relax in the stunning walled garden and snuggle up at the end of the day in front of the wonderful wood burning stove.

All this and just a magical short walk by the babbling stream to perhaps one of the most stunning coastlines in the country and minutes from one of Cornwall's best surf breaks.  Great bird watching too.

Perfect for families, friends & escaping.

Friday changeover

Short break and reduced occupancy (1-4 guests) rates available

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms

Wood burning stove

Remote cottage

Dog friendly by special request



Feel instantly relaxed when you walk through the garden’s archway, but also plenty to do around Sennen Cove.

The stunning garden is ideal for al fresco lunches in the summer or winter. Also a perfect place to let the children run free and explore, play in the field next door and light a camp fire.

Walk past the watermill and onto the coastpath – just 5 minutes walk to watch the sunset at the secret Nanquidno Cove and 15 minutes to the surf at Gwenver beach.

Play golf at one of the most stunning courses in the country at Cape Cornwall.

Walk the coastpath to Sennen

Head to Lands End for the day

Visit Botallack mine

Surf at Gwenver

5 minutes drive to nearest pub

5 minutes drive to nearest beach (Gwenver and Sennen Cove)


Explore 'Poldark' country and visit the mines which featured in the BBC series and see the stunning coastline right on your doorstep.

Watch an open air performance at the fantastic Minack theatre nearby.

Search out the very secret surf reef (close to your door)!

We have been told that the valley is awesome for autumn bird watchers.

Drive the coast road and have lunch at Gurnards Head

Take an underground tour of the Geevor tin mines

Have a cream tea at the Cook Book, St Just

Spot seals, dolphins, choughs and even basking sharks a few minutes walk from the house

A truly magical sheltered walled garden.

Large outdoor terrace with huge picnic table to enjoy al fresco dining.

Beautiful flowers and wild strawberries.

Views of horses in rolling meadows.

A few minutes walk alongside the babbling river, past the watermill and to the coast.

Private parking for 2 Cars

Walled garden

Adjacent field with fire pit

Walk into the living room with its large inglenook fireplace. The farmhouse kitchen with bay windows overlooks the lawn and is the perfect place to plan your days activities.

Walk through the reading room into a modern utility room and convenient shower room with wc.

Upstairs you will find the first gorgeous double bedroom on one side and the huge family bathroom with rolltop bath on the other. Continue into the triple bedroom (bunk & single bed) and through into the second double.



3 bedrooms

1 family bathroom

1 shower room

Wood burning stove

Books, games & DVDs


Well equipped kitchen with farmhouse dining table

DVD player and DVDs (there is no terrestrial TV)

Utility room with washing machine and dryer and extra fridge freezer

Central heating

Travel cot and high chair available

The house is an 18th Century farmhouse and we would like you to know it has the quirks that come with an old house.


Linen is included (without towels)

Range cooker

Wi-Fi on request for limited usage (google & emails only)

Please note that there is only limited mobile phone signal

A beautiful holiday hone, full of character and charm! The gardens were fantastic. The house was beautiful and tidy when we arrived with the added bonus of fresh flowers.  We were sorry to have to leave! Taylor-Beales, May 2015

Beautiful. Loved it. Can't wait to get down again. Roberts - April 2015

Mobile Massage Therapist bringing luxury pamper & spa treatments to you in the comfort of your own (holiday) home. Yo Phillpott or My Personal Sanctuary are highly recommended.

Please contact Milly & Martha for more information.

Bespoke Craft Holidays - Chose from a range of workshops created for you by professional print maker & designer Dena O'Brien. There are workshops to suit all ages, levels and experience.  

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Nanquidno House, Nanquidno, St Just, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7NU