Perfectly situated

The Beacon Hotel is perfectly situated to enjoy the wonderful Cornish coastline together with its many local sights, walks, attractions and numerous sandy beaches.

It’s relatively central position makes it a great base from which to enjoy all Cornwall has to offer either by foot, bike, car, train, bus or boat, you can reach most of what Cornwall has to offer within the hour.

Postcode: TR5 0NW
UK Grid Reference: SW 712 500
Latitude: 50.305455 Longitude: -5.2145086
X Easting: -171200 Y Northing: 050000
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A hub for Cornwall

Close at hand is the City of Truro and it’s inspiring Cathedral, Falmouth which is home to The National Maritime Museum is only 18 miles away, discover the old-world charm of Charlestown just brough to life once again in the hit series “Poldark”. 25 miles away, explore and learn at The Eden Project, and only 23 miles away is the fabulous resort of St Ives, which is home to The Tate Gallery.

Stunning beaches

On our doorstep there are 3 great beaches, Chapel Porth, Trevaunance Cove and Porthtowan, easily accessible on the North Coast are great surfing beaches such as Perranporth, Fistral, Watergate Bay, and Polzeath to name only a few.


If it’s sailing you’re after, then that is mainly catered for on the South Coast at places such as Falmouth, St Mawes and Fowey or on the Beautiful Helford River at Mawnan Smith and Constantine.

Something for everyone

Those that thrive on and love the great outdoors will enjoy getting to know St Agnes’s stunning natural surroundings. Whether you are a walker or a water lover there are countless opportunities to swim, stomp, surf, paddleboard or how about striking out cross-country on horse or bike to take in the sites of our proud mining history.

Our recommendations

See some of our top recommendations to help you make the most out of your trip to St Agnes

Visit the Eden Project at St Austell.
Stroll the South West Coastal Path.
Visit some of the National Trusts own iconic houses and gardens eg. Llanhydrock and Trelissick
Visit the many Poldark filming locations to including the nearby St Agnes Head and Wheal Coates.
See a performance at The Minack Theatre, Porthcurno.
Visit Cornwall’s own St Michaels Mount.
Art lovers will enjoy the Tate at St Ives.
Take a boat ride on The Jubilee Queen out of Padstow.
Iconic Cape Cornwall.
Discover the Lizard Peninsula.
National Maritime Museum in Falmouth.
Lost Garden of Heligan – 200 acres of garden history, mystery and romance

A relaxing place in the country with personal service

We were looking for a hotel to serve as our base for our three day exploration of Cornwall. This country house worked well. It is not on the water, but the views of the rolling countryside are lovely from the dining room. This is a small family run hotel…and this translates to personal service. For…

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