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3 months ago Comments Off on A Great Time!
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Here is a recent plaudit:   “Thank you very much. “We had a great time in the house and around Pentewan. It has lots of lovely character, although the low doors take some getting used too, to prevent headaches!”

5 months, 2 weeks ago Comments Off on Gold Award!
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The cottage has been awarded a Gold standard award Here are some extracts from the report: Very well presented property situated in a quiet location in the small village of Pentewan. The property appears to be well maintained. Across the lane is a small garden with brick BBQ and outdoor seating available for guest use. […]

8 months ago Comments Off on Refurbishment
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We have a brand new bathroom!   Panelled throughout.   New shower room, basin, taps, mirror etc. #                   Still the wonderful window – a real feature of the cottage.    

1 year, 10 months ago Comments Off on BIG WAVES are dangerous
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2 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Clean beaches

Recently we helped Pete and Ellie from theplastictide.com who are measuring the amount of plastic washed up on the beaches. Four or five of us collected nearly 10 kilograms in less than two hours, on Hemmick beach, despite this beach being the cleanest I’ve seen it for sixty years. Most of what we found was small shards of […]

2 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on PentFest – 12 Aug 2017
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Pentewan’s Ale and Cider festival goes from strength to strength. The village has hosted a Gala for many years.  In 2013 the Ship Inn began idea of something with a real ale and cider theme. There will be lots of the usual bands and entertainment in addition to a big range of drinks for all […]

2 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Scuba Fest – 29 Apr-1 May 2017
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This year Scubafest Cornwall promises to be bigger and better.  Keen surfers join in. Down at Pentewan Sands they are hosting a weekend of entertainment.  As well as live bands, games, quiz, disco, karaoke, and fancy dress, there will be lots going on for divers ranging from the absolute beginner, to those touching on the tech. […]

2 years, 10 months ago Comments Off on Narrow Roads
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Visitors to Cornwall are often surprised by the narrow high-sided roads – once bridleways for foot or horse traffic. This B&Q Lorry driver had a shock in Jan 2017.  Anyone who knows Pentewan, which is accessed by a narrow bridge or steep winding hill will know how impossible this photograph is.  He was stuck for […]

3 years ago Comments Off on Basking in the Sunshine
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Whilst the rest of November England is shivering, whilst the parades in London are smothered in rain, and the north is under snow, Pentewan enjoys bright sunshine – you can sit in front of the Ship Inn – outside and sun yourself – hot sun and totally sheltered – amazing! And coming back after a […]

3 years, 10 months ago Comments Off on Just 35 years?
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We have been letting out this cozy cottage for all the time we’ve owned it, though it was used as a holiday cottage before we bought it.  It’s been constantly improved.  Our policy is to plough visitors’ fees into the Cornish economy.  Major changes have included the windows, doors, plasterwork, cupboards, kitchen and bathrooms.  The chimney was completely […]