This section of the page features an image gallery, so if you're using a screen reader you may wish to jump to the main content.
On the far side of Gerrans Bay from Porth and St Anthony, the old farming hamlet of Gwendra is tucked into the low cliffs immediately above the long sandy beaches of Carne and Pendower. Gwendra consists of Dairy Cottage and four other holiday cottages,Mowhay, Granary, Gwendra Wartha and Hayloft.
The cottages have been converted from traditional stone and slate farm buildings to form stylish and comfortable accommodation. Dairy cottage is just a short walk away from the sandy beach and yet it is a secluded and out-of-the-way place to spend your holiday. The cottage is surrounded by lawns perfect for lounging and it has its own picnic table for dining al fresco whilst taking in the magnificent sea views.
The combination of cliffs, creeks, estuaries, headlands, woods and beaches linked by many miles of footpath, gives a fantastic variety of walking routes, much is which is maintained by our rangers and volunteers. Pick your route to suit your mood, as well as the weather. The Roseland peninsula has a wealth of wildlife to discover and stunning landscape guaranteed to revitalise the soul.
The pretty village of Veryan with its thatched round houses, pub and shop is within easy reach. Nearby the unspoilt fishing village of Portloe is a great place to enjoy a cream tea. This picturesque spot has made it a popular film location over the years.
Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.
Parking: There is a designated space in the car port.
Garden: The gardens are to the side and front of the cottage and are shared with the other cottages. There is a patio area and picnic table directly outside Dairy cottage with fabulous sea views.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Cornwall may be steeped in Celtic history yet it also offers the uncomplicated joy of a day spent by the sea. From the picture-box charms of the villages and towns of St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to the raw natural beauty of the coast, one trip to this part of the world is often just the start of many more. Remember to pack some good walking boots and you will be set for life!