Welcome to Nansavallan Farmhouse
Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Kea near Truro, in the heart of Cornwall. Sleeps 6 - 8 people
Telephone: 01872 272350 | Mobile: 07814 405787 | Email: janine.withers@btinternet.com
Nansavallan Farmhouse
Out & About
Truro, Falmouth & surrounding areas
Truro, a cathedral city, is the busy commercial centre of the county and the main shopping centre of Cornwall. West Cornwall's city offers a huge variety of shops of all kinds, as well as the Hall for Cornwall's major entertainment venue, rewarding restaurants and traditional pubs.
Across the water from the Roseland Peninsula stands Falmouth, Cornwall's largest port and one whose maritime heritage is enshrined in its long waterfront and the newly opened National Maritime Museum Cornwall, one of Cornwall's Landmark Attractions.
Falmouth is the gateway to that other great region of West Cornwall the Helford and The Lizard. In an exquisite reprise of the wooded tidal rivers and creeks between Truro and Falmouth, the Helford Estuary offers a serene world of woods and water.
For the horse riding enthusiast West Cornwall has miles of rideable tracks and there are numerous riding stables and trekking centres catering for all levels of skill.
West Cornwall has excellent facilities for the ‘outdoor’ sports of golf, tennis and bowling. There are tennis courts and bowling greens in all the sizeable towns and there are golf courses of unique character at Cape Cornwall, Lelant, Helston, Falmouth, Truro, Mullion, Perranporth, Praa Sands, and Tehidy Park.
Coastline
Featuring a fine series of sheltered, sun trap beaches along the southern shores of Pendennis Point. Gyllyngvase, Swanpool, Castle and Maenporth are all perfect family beaches.
Stand at the sea’s edge on any of West Cornwall’s great beaches at St Ives, Hayle, Perranporth, or Sennen and the air is intoxicating....
West Cornwall is the world you dream of; golden beaches, spectacular cliffs, vast blue skies, a big blue ocean, picturesque fishing villages, ancient churches, lively seaside resorts, peaceful coastal and moorland walks.
Enjoy the famous surf beaches of Porthmeor at St Ives or Gwenver at Sennen & Fistral.
Cycling
Camel Trail - Beside the River Camel linking the towns of Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow.
Tehidy Country Park - over 3 miles of tracks through woodland in the park.
Fowey Valley - The River Fowey one of Cornwall's most unspoilt rivers, rises high on Bodmin Moor near Jamaica Inn and flows via the Glynn Valley and Fowey Estuary into the sea at Fowey.
Portreath to Devoran - The old Mineral Tramways from Devoran on the south coast to the harbour at Portreath on the north coast
Bissoe Tramways Cycle Hire - Over 100 Bikes Open all year. Old Conns Works, Bissoe Truro, TR4 8QZ - Mike Harper - 01872 870341
Gardens & Parks
Cornwall's spectacular Eden Project is fast becoming one of the Garden Wonders of the World.
The towns and villages of West Cornwall are blessed with beautiful public gardens. Truro has its Victoria Gardens and the adjoining Waterfall Gardens where plants and water create a delightful oasis.
Falmouth's award-winning Fox-Rosehill Gardens, one of four in the town, is a beautiful subtropical space brimming with exotic shrubs and plants, with a cactus house to add to the appeal. At the hidden heart of seaside St Ives are the immaculate Trewyn Gardens, while the town's lanes and courtyards are awash with the hanging baskets and flower tubs that make St Ives a regular winner of the Britain in Bloom awards.
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