Local Attractions

The Eliot Arms, dog friendly pub close to our holiday cottage in LauncestonThe Eliot Arms: Lovely pub, great food, dogs welcome, walking distance from cottage lovely walk for dogs or short drive.

North Cornwall beaches not far from The Piggery holiday cottage in LauncestonHollywell Beach is 40 minutes from our holiday cottage. Beautiful golden sand backed by sand dunes, with rock pools & a small stream flowing through. Great for kids.
The nearest beach to us is Widemouth bay (30 minutes away) and beautiful Bude is 45 minutes.

West Watergate Bay, near Newquay, North CornwallWest Watergate Bay, Cornwall
2 miles of golden sand with beach sports available. Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen restaurant is here.

Pentire Steps Beach, near Newquay, North CornwallPentire Steps Beach, Cornwall
A golden sandy beach, great for surfing and fun for all ages. Backed by cliffs, this is a very pretty, relatively quiet beach.

Launceston Castle Launceston Castle, Launceston, Cornwall
It was rebuilt in stone in the 12th century and then substantially redeveloped by Richard of Cornwall after 1227, including a high tower to enable visitors to view his surrounding lands.


Launceston Church Launceston Church, Cornwall
The church dates from 1511 – 1524 and was built by Sir Henry Trecarrel of Trecarrel as a memorial to his infant son.

 Eden Project CornwallEden Project, Cornwall
The Eden Project has two biomes containing a vast collection of tropical rainforest plants in one & Mediterraneon plants in the other. There’s also a multitude of outdoor gardens to explore & the longest zipwire in England! An all weather popular family attraction in Bodelva, Cornwall.