Accommodation for Walkers at Sea View House
Situated on the Lands End Peninsula, Porthcurno is hidden in a secluded valley. Once the centre of world communications thanks to the work of Marconi, the Telegraph Museum sited here is testimony to the work that lies beneath your feet and is well worth a visit while staying here. Porthcurno is also home to possibly one of the most unique open air theatres in the world, The Minack Theatre. Many spectators of plays held here come not only for the performance but for the breathtaking views of the coastline and in many instances the pods of dolphins or the basking sharks seen offshore who seem to be vying for the attention of the crowd more than the actors. Check the Minack Theatre website for listing of plays during your stay.
Multi award winning Sea View House is a perfect place to stay, whether you are walking the coast path, attending an evening performance at The Minack, or exploring the local area. A choice of single room with private facilites, or double or twin ensuites await you, all with outstanding views of the coast or the beautiful countryside, and equipped with those little touches which are designed to make you feel at home from the moment you arrive, such as a radio, TV, heating and beverage making facilities and safes. Private parking means you can leave your car here and go and explore the local area on foot, or take local transport around the Lands End Peninsula. On returning you can relax in the residents lounge in front of the fire, or take in the magnificent sunsets on the terrace and let all your friends and family know what a wonderful time you are having thanks to the free Wifi available. After a restful nights sleep you then have the uneviable task of choosing from the varied breakfast menu, all produce is locally sourced wherever possible, you can choose to fill yourself up on a big breakfast or opt for a lighter alternative and ask for a packed lunch for your adventurous day ahead. If you are attending a performance at The Minack Theatre, Sea View House provide a Minack picnic, packed with goodies for your delight. The owners of Sea View House pride themselves on providing high quality service at reasonable rates. Their previous guest reviews attest that they not only reach that goal but far surpass it, and once you have stayed here you too will be singing their praises.
Things to do and places to see
- Minack Theatre
- South West Coast Path
- The Telegraph Museum
- Lands End Experience
- Sennen Beach
- Logan Rock
Tariff and Booking Details
For more information contact Pauline Willows on 01736 810638 or write to Sea View House. The Valley, Porthcurno, Penzance. Cornwall. TR19 6JX .
How to get to Sea View House
To get to Sea View House, follow the Main A30 through Cornwall towards Penzance
and Lands End. When you reach Penzance, you should follow the signs towards
Lands End from the roundabout near Tesco.
When you reach Catchall you will see the signs for the Minack Theatre and Museum of Submarine Telegraphy. Turn left here and follow the road through St Buryan. Keep on the road until you reach Trethewey and a sign left to Porthcurno. Follow the road down into the valley, past the shop and Post Office and about 200 yards further on Sea View House is the first large house on the right hand side.