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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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Hayle is a lovely seaside town located in the St Ives Bay.  Its stunning 3 miles of golden sands run from the Hayle Estuary all the way to Godrevy lighthouse.  The beach is wonderful, as are the Towans that run behind the beach.  Some of the beach is also dog friendly all year round which is worth remembering.

Different parts of the beach are great for different water activities.  The surf is best at Godrevy and generally gets smaller leading back to Hayle.  The estuary end is popular with kite surfers and windsurfers.

Two beach cafes come highly recommended - try out Blue Bay Cafe (uniquely run out of a blue storage container at the top of the dunes) - awesome coffee, burgers and cakes, and you must try Godrevy cafe (sit upstairs for the views) - the best breakfasts around, superb salads and food all round.

Hayle itself is set around one long high street.  Along this street you will find surf shops, a few boutique clothes shops, farm shops, craft shops, small art galleries, pasty shops and Mr B's ice cream parlour (the locals' favourite).  The road runs alongside the estuary with its fishing boats moored up along the edge.

On the far side of Hayle is King George's Walk, famous for its beautiful flowers & is traffic free on Sundays so in the summer there are often small markets & fairs to watch out for.  At the end of King George's is the awesome Hayle lido.

There are a handful of lovely local restaurants (we recommend Antoninis and Sanders fish and chips), some Cornish pubs and the Salt Bar right at the end.

Hayle is just a short and very picturesque train ride away from St Ives.  Perfect for leaving the car behind and not worrying about trying to park and find your way around the little roads!

Stay at

The Tack House, Hayle, sleeps 2 + Dog Friendly

Fourways, Townshend, Hayle, sleeps 8 (summer only)