Cornish port offers the perfect base for a luxury holiday


Situated in mid Cornwall, the Georgian port of Charlestown makes the perfect base for a Cornish holiday. Ideally place for visiting the whole county, whether you are looking for an activity filled break or relaxation and recuperation, everything you need is close at hand.

For outdoors enthusiasts, there is access to The South Coast footpath and several golf courses and sailing clubs nearby. The surf beaches of the North Coast are only a 30 minute drive.

If you want to chill out, Charlestown itself doesnít disappoint. Built between 1790 and 1810, the sheltered port is frequently used as the set for period dramas and home to a fleet of square rigged ships.

With so much to offer, itís not surprising then that Charlestown was selected as the starting place for luxury self catering accommodation specialists, Simply Time in Cornwall.

They have just launched their first cottages situated in a magnificent location on Charlestownís quayside with views over the sheltered harbour and coast beyond. Based on an ethos of laid back coastal living with all the luxuries of home, each cottage has been carefully renovated by local craftsmen and contractors to exacting standards.

Simply Time in Cornwallís aim is to make visitors feel they are staying in the holiday cottage by the sea theyíve always wanted to own. Their attention to detail is evident throughout. The cottages are stylishly furnished and everything you need for perfect bolt hole – rain or shine – summer or winter Ė has been thought of.

The cottages can be hired individually or together for holidays with extended family or friends.

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  1. Raha says:

    Sounds nice.
    Can’t beat Cornwall in the summer.
    Where is the nearest outlet of Clotted Cream ? Mmmmmmm ;)

  2. Paul Johnson says:

    I agree, Raha. We were in Cornwall the Summer just gone and had a great time. I especially enjoyed visited Bedruthan Steps which we were lucky to catch on a beautiful day. The coastline there is stunning and, if the weather’s right, it’s a match for any beach on the continent.

  3. irene says:

    i love cornwall the last time i visited i did a learn to surf weekend which was fab fun and i did stand up on the board – what more could a girl ask for!

  4. Emily M says:

    You really can’t beat Cornwall, it feels like a proper holiday destination! I’ve been a few times but never even heard of Charlestown it looks lovely, will definitely visit next time we’re down there.

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