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Cornwall – May Bank Holiday Inspiration

Spend your May bank holiday on the beach this year.

2018 is the year to join the ‘staycation’ band wagon and book yourself a beach holiday on the south coast. Cornwall is the postcard perfect destination to spend your May bank holiday so come and mingle, get stuck in or simply soak up the atmosphere loaded with Cornish culture.

May is a busy time for events in Cornwall and there is always something going on. So here are our top recommendations of things to keep you busy whilst staying in Cornwall:

ST IVES FOOD FESTIVAL | 11th – 13th May

Over 12,000 food lovers gather on Porthminster Beach over the weekend to enjoy the annual St Ives Food Festival. Festival goers are spoilt for choice with what is on offer, including fantastic demonstrations from nationally renowned celebrity chefs to Cornwall’s very own local superstars.

Patrick Heron | Tate St Ives | 19th May – 30th September

Celebrating one of Britain’s most acclaimed artists, the Tate St Ives is commemorating Patrick Heron in this major retrospective of his work. Using the gallery’s new building, the show will include a number of his large-scale paintings from his early work in the 1940’s to his death at the very end of the 20th century.

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Our Cornish Cottages

Beachspoke’s uniquely designed spaces are a perfect partner for the stunning scenery of Cornwall. With walks, beaches, shops, scenery and local produce all within a stone’s throw, Cornwall is an unforgettable getaway.

Black Moon | St Ives

With spellbinding sea views and decadent interiors, Black Moon is one of the most delightful one-bedroom home stays in Cornwall. Designed with romance in mind, the private apartment, which is dominated by an unforgettable sea view, is the dream setting for an escape to St Ives.

From £240 per night

Sleeps 2 | Private Parking | Wifi

View Black Moon here.

 

Blue Moon | St Ives

Ideal for couples looking for a cool, peaceful Cornish retreat, Blue Moon is a chic bohemian bolthole set in endearing seaside town of St Ives. This cottage makes it the perfect weekend bolthole for either a couple or a single traveller looking for somewhere more imaginative than the usual accommodation options in Cornwall.

From £108 per night

Sleeps 2 | Private Parking | Dog Friendly

View Blue Moon here.

 

Harbour Moon | Mousehole

Harbour Moon is an exceptional one-bedroom holiday cottage in the Cornish village of Mousehole. Sitting on the picturesque harbour, this perfectly positioned space is ideal for those seeking somewhere different, interesting and photogenic for a romantic break.

From £118 per night

Sleeps 2 | Harbour Views | Wifi

View Harbour Moon here.

 

Moon Shadow | St Ives

Moon Shadow is easily one of the most noteworthy and distinctive holiday lets in St Ives. A daring yet decadent one-bedroom cottage, it provides a treasure trove of Instagram moments for any visitors to St Ives.

From £123 per night

Sleeps 2 | Private Parking | Dog Friendly

View Moon Shadow here.

 

Coxswain’s Cottage | St Ives

With direct access to the most beautiful beach in St Ives and an amazing starlit steam room, Coxwain’s Cottage is one of the most desirable places to rest your head in Cornwall. Unique, design-led and impeccably finished, this three-bedroom property in St Ives rivals the best beach properties around the world.

From £164 per night

Sleeps 6 | Beach Access | Wifi

View Coxswain’s Cottage here.

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Little Cottage | Praa Sands

With direct access to the most beautiful Praa Sands beach, Little Cottage is a strikingly lovely place to stay. The not so ‘little’ Little Cottage is one of the finest beach house rentals in Cornwall.

From £281 per night

Sleeps 11 | Beach Access | Dog Friendly

View Coxswain’s Cottage here.

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Book your bank holiday retreat to the Cornish coast. Start planning your trip and visit our properties in the area.