Wheal Basset Farm


Some Recommended Places to Visit

Favourite Walks The Coastal Path West of Mousehole

The Cornish Coastal Path
Excellent cliff walking, especially on the stretch between Mousehole and Land's End on the south west tip of Cornwall.

Spectacular views over the Falmouth estuary. Be sure to visit St Mawes and St Anthony's Head. Best reached by the King Harry ferry.

The Extreme South: Cadgwith and the Lizard Peninsula
The Lizard is the most southerly tip in England. The surrounding countryside and fishing towns are very picturesque.

Fowey Valley
Beautiful creek walks around Polruan.

View Enlarged Photo of Coastal Path  

Things to See

1. St Michael's Mount (near Penzance).

2. The Isles of Scilly (by helicopter from Penzance).

3. The Lost Gardens of Heligan (near St Austell).

4. The Minack Theatre (Porthcurno).

5. The Eden Project (near St Austell).

6. Trelissick Gardens (near Truro).


Good Eating and Drinking


The Blue
On the beach in Porthtowan (10 minutes walk from the farm). Live music at weekends, young crowd, modern bar food.

Miners Arms
In Mithian, near St Agnes. Traditional country pub.

The Driftwood Spar
Near the beach at Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes. Cornish ale and cider, convenient for après-swim.


The Pandora Inn
Jutting into the river Fal in Restronguet Creek, near Feock. Beautiful Elizabethan cottage pub, sea-faring clientele, award winning restaurant.

Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant
Padstow. Top-end, fresh sea food. Book months ahead for evening tables (tel. 01841 532700). Lunches/bistro make a cheaper option.

Punch Bowl and Ladle
Penelewey. Pleasant country pub, traditional food, easy drive from Truro.

The Best Bathing

- Chapel Porth (nr. Porthtowan/St. Agnes)
- Jericho Valley (nr. St Agnes)
- Trevaunance Cove (St Agnes)
- Godrievy

- Porthcurno/Church Cove
- Sennen Cove
- Kynance Cove


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