The Maenporth Estate

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The Maenporth Estate is a private gated estate set in 29 acres of parkland and woods, 2 miles south of the port and resort of Falmouth, set on a headland overlooking a cove with a large sandy beach. There is an indoor swimming pool with spa and sauna, plus 2 all-weather tennis courts. At beach level there is a choice of the award winning Cove Restaurant or Life’s a Beach café. Direct access to the coastal footpath. Falmouth golf course is just 1 mile away.

Helford Passage

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Helford Passage is a mile from the village of Mawnan Smith. It’s in a sheltered cove on the Helford Estuary, with a lovely sandy beach adjacent rock pools and direct access onto the coastal path. The Ferryboat Inn overlooks the beach and specialises in local seafood. There is an outdoor pool for residents, and boat hire with a passenger ferry to Helford village and the Shipwrights Arms.

Porthallow and Falmouth

Falmouth is a lively port, resort and university town hosting The National Maritime Museum and Pendennis Castle. The town’s history is rich in maritime history and atmosphere.
Porthallow, meaning ‘Port at the end of the Moor’, is a small, tucked-away village on the east coast of the Lizard Peninsula. It was once a busy fishing port, famous for its thriving pilchard fleet – in fact, the old pilchard cellars can still be seen near the pebbly beach. The Manacles is just a mile offshore, and a popular spot for diving.