Where to stay in Cornwall


Inspired by the backdrop of this month’s G7 summit? Plan a stay at one of these luxury Cornwall retreats.

Set that next trip across the Atlantic as you set out in search of cliff-sheltered coves and vast stretches of beach in the far west of England.

The Pig at Harlyn Bay

The most recent addition to The Pig’s collection of hotels debuted in Harlyn Bay on the North Cornish coast last summer. Adopting the same concept of a restaurant with rooms as its sister properties, the coastal refuge emphasizes the gastronomic experience, cultivating ingredients in its own vegetable garden and sourcing within a 40 km radius. Guests dine on dishes like “Sea Shore” linguine from the restaurant’s 40-kilometer menu or savor the catch of the day, wood-roasted or charcoal-grilled, at the Lobster Shed.

The hotel takes over a 16th Grade II listed historic mansione-Original century with nearly five acres of gardens and sea views. A sense of place is infused into the 11 bedrooms of the main house, accompanying the 15 Stonehouse bedrooms and the four self-contained shepherd’s huts, as well as its comfortable comfortable and its card room with wood stove. Spa treatments are offered in the two vegetable garden potting sheds, and all are within walking distance of Harlyn Village, Constantine Bay beaches and Trevose Golf Course.


Uninterrupted views of the sea, shore, and cliffs come with a stay at the luxury beachfront eco-hotel, The Scarlet, in Mawgan Porth. Every space, from the bright bedrooms to the Cliff Top hot tub and glass-enclosed Scarlet Spa, is designed to make the most of that coastal perspective. A multitude of terraces, lounges and outdoor spaces further connect you to the privileged setting.

Relax in the indoor swimming pool with floor-to-ceiling windows, the natural outdoor reed pool designed to resemble a secret wilderness swimming spot, the Retreat terrace and the sea-view restaurant, or retreat to a lounge filled with sea views. art, a relaxation room and Meadow Garden, which stretches from the spa to the coastal path. The rooms and suites with freestanding bathtubs have gardens, terraces or private lounges on the roof.

Bodmin Prison Hotel

The month of May saw the great debut of this brand new hotel take over from an 18e-the landmark of the century. Twelve architects restored and improved the 18ePrison of the Century, which was built during the reign of King George III, in a luxury boutique hotel that immerses guests in a historically significant location.

Original features have been preserved in a space that now includes 70 luxurious rooms, each transforming three former cells, as well as a restaurant, bistro, and cocktail and gin bar, showcasing contemporary design and the addition of new design elements such as a full length skylight. flooding the space with natural light. A nod to the Duchy of Cornwall is integrated into the interior decoration. Bodmin is located on the edge of Bodmin Moor and close to major tourist sites like Eden Project, Padstow and several long sandy beaches.

Penzance artist residency

Part of the Artist Residence boutique hotel collection, this Penzance retreat is designed to bring a touch of eclectic charm to historic Cornwall. Just 16 art-filled rooms, three luxurious suites – The Chapel Suite, Sail Loft, and The Lookout – and a three-bedroom cottage welcome guests to the revitalized Georgian property.

Handpicked furnishings, salvaged materials, and an extensive art collection set each room apart at the art-driven property where notable artwork includes prints by Tracy Emin and Peter Blake. The Clubhouse provides space for hotel guests and locals to work, socialize, dine and drink. This social center is then completed by a private dining area The Banquet Room and a large terrace garden housing the Seafood Shack & Bar.

Watergate Bay Hotel

The waterfront Watergate Bay Hotel reopened last month with a new culinary concept and seven new beach lofts with ‘surf-in, surf-out’ access bringing a ski lodge-inspired experience to the North Coast. Cornwall. Floor-to-ceiling glass on either side of the beach and sea in these new suites offer wide-angle views of the coast from wherever you are in the room, with decor that emanates the modern feel of a city loft. .

Designed by Cornwall-based company Dynargh Design, the interiors of the lofts are distinguished by their warm textures, sustainable design approach, and expansive sea views, with private beach access just steps away. Some suites have a deep Japanese bath and others have a freestanding bathtub, fireplace and hanging chairs. Elsewhere in the hotel, guests can dine at chef Emily Scott’s new hyper-local restaurant, Emily Scott Food, among other dining venues featuring brands like Cornwall-based Origin Coffee Roasters.

Padstow Townhouse

Acclaimed chef Paul Ainsworth and his wife Emma are the originators of this six-suite guesthouse in Padstow Old Town, close to Chef’s Michelin-starred restaurant, Paul Ainsworth at No.6, and casual dining Caffè Rojano. The highly appreciated accommodation of this 18eThe century-old townhouse is individually decorated by Emma and interior designer Eve Cullen-Cornes.

Attractively named after sugary treats – Rhubarb & Custard, Popcorn, Marshmallow, Bon Bon, Toffee Apple, and Honeycomb – these six suites combine lavish decor showcasing distinct colors and styles with luxurious design cues like soaking tubs self-supporting. The Kitchen Pantry is the heart of the house, with everything from Cornish cream tea to champagne, to be enjoyed via an honesty box system. Room service includes delivery of steaming hot chocolate each evening, and picnics or private boat rentals are arranged upon request.

From the historic town of Penzance, take the boat or helicopter to Isles of Scilly, which is part of the Duchy of Cornwall, for a taste of island life.



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