Attractions Near Hepworth Guest House
Great beaches - Fistral beach - 1.5 miles
Newquay has several beaches, Fistral Beach being the most famous as its considered a major surfing beach, hosting many competitions throughout the year, one of the may being the Rip Curl board masters, an event which impresses all year after year. Boardmasters is set to be an amazing weekend for all those attending. With the line-up getting bigger and better each year, it’s soon becoming one of must-go-to festivals of the summer. The array of music across a massive seven stages, from acoustic to punk-rock are sure to entertain. As well as this there are tonnes of extreme sports on offer to watch and take part in such as surfing, skating and BMXing. Relentless Boardmasters has it all.
Popular Local destinations - Fowey - 25 miles
Fowey has thrived as a port for hundreds of years, initially as a military town, then as the centre for china clay exports, and today is busy with trawlers and yachts, the Royal Fowey Yacht Club being on its front. A few miles away from the town is Golant's 'Sawmill Recording Studios'. Local bands have been frequented by the likes of Oasis and the Stone Roses.
There are many wonderful sea creatures that can be seen all around the Cornish shoreline, including Mullet, Bass, Mackerel (4lbs Specimen was once caught), Lobsters and Cuttlefish. Many of the species can be seen in the Fowey Aquarium in the heart of the town, which even includes a very rare Albino Bull Huss.
Popular Local destinations - Falmouth - 17 miles
Falmouth is famous for its harbour. Together with Carrick Roads, it forms the third deepest natural harbour in the world, & the deepest in Western Europe. It is also famous for being the start or finish point of various round-the world record breaking voyages, such as Sir Francis Chicchester and Dame Ellen MacArthur.
The National Maritime Museum is located in Falmouth and is well worth a visit.
Popular Local destinations - St Ives - 14.5 miles
Welcome to warm, golden world-class beaches such as children, and adults, dream of...
"...to cobbled streets, full of history, legend and tradition, winding between pretty fisherman's cottages..."
...to beautiful creations in galleries and craft shops...to stunning and inspiring art in the Tate St Ives exhibitions...to an international centre for the arts. Discover the bright and shining southwest tip of Cornwall, with the ancient town of St Ives nestling amongst rich, magnificent coastal scenery; surrounding you with the clearest air, the cleanest beaches and scented, sub-tropical gardens.Carbis Bay is a treasure waiting to be discovered.
Bordered to the west by Porthminster Point and to the east by Hawke's Point, Carbis Bay Beach is one of the finest in the world. Patrolled by lifeguards during the summer, the usually calm sea conditions and sheltered aspect ensure very safe bathing - perfect for families and also ideal for windsurfing and water-skiing.
The South West Coast Path (part of the longest National Trail in the U.K.) runs through the village, which is served by the picturesque St Ives Bay railway, surely one the prettiest train journeys in the world.
Jamie Oliver's 15 restaurant - 3.4 miles
Fifteen Cornwall is part of a global social enterprise, founded by Jamie Oliver with a clear mission – empower those who deserve a second chance in life. We aim to inspire people through food, whether it’s the apprentice chefs in our kitchen or the diners in our restaurant.
Eden Project - 19.1 miles
A top gardens and eco visitor attraction and educational charity in Cornwall with Rainforest and Mediterranean Biomes: great for a family day out.
DONT MISS lost gardens if heligan These gardens, near Mevagissy in Cornwall, have been restored and well marketed by Tim Smit. They have had a four part TV series on channel 4 in 1997, there is a best selling book on the "Heligan story", and there have been countless newspaper articles.
.They comprise eighty acres of pleasure grounds plus a complex of walled gardens and a huge vegetable garden. The house, built by William Tremayne in 1603, was the seat of the Tremayne family who controlled over 1000 acres in the area from Pentewan to Gorran.