See and Do near Cartole Cottages
Cartole Cottages are ideally placed to explore all that Cornwall has to offer including its amazing gardens, National Trust properties, wonderful beaches and fantastic scenery.
It is possible to reach most parts of Cornwall within one to two hours but why not leave the car behind and take the train from the mainline station at Liskeard.
There are always plenty of things to do and enjoy including walking, cycling, horse riding, kayaking, swimming or simply taking in the culture.
Below you will find our suggestions on what is on offer in Southeast Cornwall and further afield.
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Coastline & Beaches…
Cornwall is surrounded by coastline so as you would expect there are numerous beaches and stretches of coastline to visit, close to Cartole Cottages you will find a variety of different beaches suited to all your holidaying needs, whether it’s sunbathing on Lantic Bay, South East Cornwall’s best kept secret or rock pooling at Hannafore Beach, watching the Wrass and Pollack whilst Snorkelling at Talland Bay or even at our local beach in Looe, where there truly is something for all the family, you are assured of finding a beach for you.
Towns & Villages…
Much of Cornwall’s history lies in fishing and there are plenty of quaint fishing villages to visit, traditional fishermen’s cottages, which tumble down the narrow streets to the sea, evoking a sense of times gone by.
Looe, Cornwall’s second largest fishing port and Polperro, a picture postcard fishing village can both be found a mere ten minute car journey away from Cartole.
Equally, Polruan, famous for it’s ship building heritage and Fowey, with its natural harbour, unspoilt narrow streets and quality shops and galleries are both easily accessible from the Cottages and both have plenty to offer visitors.
Cornwall is full of places to take the children to give them a great day out. Whether they are toddlers or teenagers there is something for them all and in many cases mum and dad can join in as well. Be it thrill rides, water activities, adventure parks, indoors or outdoors, its all here.
Places to Eat & Drink
There are so many great places to Eat & Drink nearby…
Local to us are some fabulous houses which are looked after by the National Trust, these include:
Buffered by warm Gulf Stream air, Cornwall’s growing season begins much earlier than in other parts of the UK, this is why you will find so many beautiful gardens in Cornwall.
The warm climate combined with the fertile soil enables plants of a more exotic nature to thrive. You will find beautiful Magnolias, Camellias and Rhododendrons in flower weeks earlier than in other parts of the country. Local Cornish gardens you can visit include: