History

The Beacon Hotel is a family run hotel which has been operating in St Agnes since the 1940s (previously known as the Sunholme Hotel) and is a well known landmark in the local area.

Thanks to its magnificent countryside and coastal views, the Beacon is a Country House Hotel with the emphasis very much on peace and quiet and natural beauty.

It commands one of the best vistas in the area, with far reaching views inland and along the coast to St Ives, and not to forget the endless stargazing that can be done across the moonlit sea in the evenings.

Over the years the hotel has been developed and upgraded to keep ahead of the times, ensuring our guests get facilities that are expected from a modern hotel.

The Beacon is very much a family run Hotel with Nigel, Jayne, Sam and Alice all working to make your stay one to remember.

The family are fully supported by Gary the Hotel Manager, our chef, and a number of local waiters, waitresses and housekeepers who are geared to providing our visitors with the opportunity to relax and unwind in the quiet, friendly and stunning surroundings.

Beautifully located on the slopes of the Beacon, our two acres of grounds are proudly looked after by Mike the gardener who boasts 50 years of experience! There are plenty of benches and seats to sit and admire the changing colours, have a drink from the bar and listen to the sounds of the countryside. 

Surrounded by wildlife, rabbits, foxes, pheasants and other birds, the hustle and bustle of city life are left far behind.

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Built


The Hotel originally built in 1939 and starting trading in 1941

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Sunholme


Renamed the Sunholme providing B & B to staying guests

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Continuation


Continued to be a family run place for people to stay and explore the area

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En-suite


First major addition and redevelopment to include a number of en-suite bedrooms to the rear of the property

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Expansion


Second major addition to expand the dining room and add additional downstairs bedrooms

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More bedrooms


Third major redevelopment to add an additional 2 bedrooms and reorganise the existing bedrooms so they were all ensuite

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Beacon Hotel


Hotel Renamed the ‘Beacon Hotel’ 

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Current Owners


Hotel currently owned and run by Nigel & Jayne

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Yet another great stay

Been 4 or 5 times, nothing much changes except for redecorating. A really ‘Family run’ hotel. Small, quiet, excellent location, very good food & rooms. All the staff, mainly the family, make everyone welcome, nothing is too much trouble and their attitude is friendly, relaxed & courteous. If you want lots of activities & a…

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