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3-Night Cornwall Self-Guided Walking Holiday

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Duration: 3 nights
Type: Self-Guided Walking
Walking Grade: 1, 2, 3 & 4
from £325pp £295pp

Enjoy a break on the stunning Cornish coast with the walking experts; we have all the ingredients for your perfect self-guided escape. Chy Morvah - our country house - is superbly situated in the charming harbour town of St Ives. It makes a great base from which to enjoy all the delights that Cornwall has to offer - stunning coast, historic buildings, glorious gardens, fabulous beaches and perhaps a cream tea or ice-cream or two! The house is geared to the needs of walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy hearty local food, make use of our detailed routes notes and maps and enjoy exploring Cornwall.

Holiday Highlights

  • Use our Discovery Point, stocked with maps and walks directions, for exploring the local area
  • Our walks will take you to rugged granite headlands and glorious sandy beaches
  • Explore off the beaten track to peaceful corners, hidden coves and sleepy fishing villages
  • Visit St Michael's Mount
  • Join the local surf school
  • Explore the numerous galleries in St Ives
  • Enjoy evenings in Chy Morvah where you can share a drink and re-live the day's adventures

What’s included

  • High quality en-suite accommodation in our country house
  • Full board - from dinner upon arrival to breakfast on departure day
  • The use of our Discovery Point to plan your walks – maps and route notes available

Trip Notes

Trip notes are detailed, downloadable PDF’s for each holiday, please click the button below to find the right trip notes for your departure date.

You're welcome to check in from 4pm onwards.

Enjoy a complimentary Afternoon Tea on arrival.


Our easiest routes allow plenty of time to savour the beautiful scenery. All our walk notes suggest the best places to stop, great pubs, and tea rooms.

  • St Ives Town Trail - 1 mile
  • Carbis Bay to St Ives - 2 miles
  • Godrevy Point - 2 miles
  • Sennan Cove to Lands End - 3 miles
  • Around St Ives - 3 miles
  • Lelant to St Ives - 4 miles

Some longer walks, including some stretches along the South West Coast path. Experience the true flavour of Cornwall as you follow these varied routes.

  • Minack Theatre & Porthgwara - 4 miles
  • Around Lizard Point - 5 miles
  • Knills Monument & Carbis Bay - 5 miles
  • Lizard Point & Church Cove - 5 miles
  • Clodgy Point & Trevalgan - 6 miles

For those who love to stride out. Expect some rougher paths and some short but steep ascents as you tackle some of the longer stretches of the coastal path.

  • Zennor to St Ives - 8 miles
  • Cadgwith & Lizard Point - 8 miles
  • Botallack to Lands End - 8 miles
  • St Michael's Way - 9 miles
  • Morvah to St Ives - 10 miles

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before making your way home.


Chy Morvah

Sea, sand and (hopefully) sun await at Cornwall’s Chy Morvah. This coastal bolthole, whose name means ‘House by the Sea’ in Cornish, basks in the famously lovely light of this artist-retreat town on the north coast of one of England’s most desirable holiday destinations. Those artists may have come to paint the sea and sky but you can simply admire it from the house’s privileged position. The building has been designed to maximise the effect of its elevated location, with stunning sea views and vistas of sandy beaches, while the bustling harbour and array of cafés and artists galleries are just a short cobbled street walk away. As well as 38 bedrooms, there is a large main lounge with panoramic views across St Ives Bay and a dining room that boasts similar mouth-watering views. To keep you entertained there’s a garden in which to enjoy the hazy pinky glow that falls on this seaside sanctuary every evening. Beyond the house, the Cornish Coast is the gateway to exploring the area, with easy access to St Michael’s Mount, the pretty fishing village of Mousehole, the beaches and cliffs of north Cornwall and the rugged cliffs of Land’s End. 

 

Rooms

Tea & coffee-making facilities, TV, Hairdryer, Toiletries, Wi-Fi

Stay in one of the main building’s beautifully presented rooms or in the adjacent Lanyons House. With 38 bright and airy bedrooms, Chy Morvah has plenty of space and there’s a range of Classic and Premium Rooms to choose from. Simply but smartly furnished they let the view through the window do the talking.

All ‘Classic' rooms are ensuite and furnished to a high standard. There are also several ‘Premium' Rooms that are either larger or have a desirable view, a more luxurious mattress and larger television – upgrade your stay for just an extra £15-25 per person per night. You can choose a specific room for an extra £30 per room, subject to availability. Upgrade supplements still apply.

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi, boot room and drying room, attractive gardens with sea views, heated outdoor swimming pool, multi-purpose activity room, ballroom, library and board games to borrow

After a day strolling the coast, come back to the house and its specially tailored walkers’ facilities. Relax by sitting in the pretty gardens beneath the large mature trees and looking out over the sea. Take a turn in the heated outdoor pool if you still have the energy, or simply relax on the sundeck adjacent to it. Indoors, kick back in one of the lounges. The small bar with its seaside paraphernalia is well-stocked and welcoming while light floods the dining room through panoramic windows.

Food & Drink

As at all our country houses, holidays are full board, from afternoon tea served as a welcome treat through that evening’s meal to a hearty breakfast on the day of departure. Food at Chy Morvah is varied with a strong emphasis on the use of seasonal British produce. Our experienced chefs create each dish using only the freshest ingredients and, when in season, use home grown herbs and vegetables taken from our own gardens to give a true taste of the local area.

Accessibility

For accessibility and assistance information, please contact our expert team on 020 3974 8865 or view the accessibility information online for Chy Morvah

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Getting to Chy Morvah

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More Information

Essential Information

Essential Equipment

  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner,
  • Thermos flask for hot drink,
  • Water bottle (at least 1 litre)
  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar.
  • Small torch
  • First aid kit 

Optional Equipment

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents
  • Insect repellent,
  • Sun hat,
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Camera

Guest Reviews

All holidays are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.
Prices based on two people sharing. Supplements may apply.
Non-member fee: £30 per person.

Holiday Prices

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2022
28 May - 31 May 2022
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04 Jun - 07 Jun 2022
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23 Jul - 26 Jul 2022
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01 Oct - 04 Oct 2022
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08 Oct - 11 Oct 2022
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22 Oct - 25 Oct 2022
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29 Oct - 01 Nov 2022
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12 Nov - 15 Nov 2022
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19 Nov - 22 Nov 2022
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03 Dec - 06 Dec 2022
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Duration:
3 nights
Type:
Self-Guided Walking
Walking Grade:
1, 2 & 3

3 nights from £325pp £295pp

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