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Gulval Farm Cottages - Location

Gulval Farm Cottages are two stunning properties, The Lily Pad and The Flower Box which are situated on Posses Lane in Churchtown, Gulval, a pretty and quaint Cornish village. They are superbly located to explore the West Penwith of Cornwall. They are not far from the main town of Penzance in Mounts Bay and an easy walk to the historic St. Michael’s Mount, with the famous artist town of St. Ives only a short drive away.

Both holiday cottages are just 400 metres from a mile-long stretch of dog-friendly beach (all year round), ½ a mile from the town of Penzance and 2 miles from Marazion.

There are three major supermarkets within a 5-10 minute walking radius and many other essential amenities, including some great pubs and restaurants, which are all close-by. The holiday cottages are nestled in a rural location, but are close to the A30 and other main routes.


Gulval Farm Cottages - Walking

There are some magnificent walks from the doorstep of the cottages including the historic St. Michael’s Way and the South West Coastal Footpath.

It’s an easy 1 mile walk east to Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens and Restaurant, and Trengwainton Gardens and Tearoom is just over 2 miles to the west of Gulval.

We provide a superb list of walks in our information folder, that cover the many different areas of Cornwall. These can be downloaded and give good clear instructions with terrain difficulty advice.

Places to Visit

There’s a wide range of attractions and activities throughout Cornwall including:

Gulval Farm Cottages - Places to Visit

St Michael’s Mount Castle

The Minack Thetre

Penzance Jubilee Pool

Chysauster Ancient Village

Levant and Botallack Mines (home to the TV show Poldark)

Godolphin House

Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Isles of Scilly Day Trips

Paradise Park

Country Skittles


Land’s End

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Eden Project

Not to mention the hundreds of secluded little coves that dot the coast, the beautiful artist town of St Ives, the fishing villages of Newlyn and Mousehole and the gateway to the Mount; Marazion.

For the More Energetic

Near-by Sennen, Gwithian and Godrevy beaches are a surfer’s paradise with surf-schools if needed, there is also paddle-boarding, kayaking, kite-surfing, coasteering, rock climbing, horse-riding, cycling, deep-sea fishing trips and sea safari’s all available locally.

For the Foodies

Penzance and its surrounding area are home to some great chefs with some wonderful places to eat out as well as great takeaways for eatting in. From good pub grub to fine dining experiences we have a list of recommendations for you to peruse (including dog-friendly ones).

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