Sleeps 3 | dog friendly
From £120 per night
Clifftop Cabin in Cornwall: Take time out of real life and experience the magic of our incredible cabin on the cliffs, boasting out-of-this-world views and a unique ambience. A little bit retro, a great deal cosy - and definitely heavenly.
There aren't many words to describe the jaw-droppingly beautiful views from Rockwater Cabin. But we're going to try anyway. Breathtaking. Superb. Stunning. To die for. Unreal. Awesome. Are you getting the drift yet? To put it simply, from this clifftop perch there are gorgeous panoramic views overlooking the sandy curve of Whitsand Bay, in an unspoilt corner of coastal Cornwall. Nothing but sea, sky, surfers and seagulls as far as the eye can see. And maybe the occasional dolphin or porpoise bobbing along in the waves, or kestrels and falcons swooping below you as you sip a sundowner on your spacious and very private deck.
Literally off the beaten track, the cabin can only be reached by a little path that's 100 yards from the coastal road. If you want seclusion, this is the place for you. Built in the 1930s (and lovingly renovated over the years), it's timber-clad on the outside and whitewashed all over on the inside for that bright and airy feel. Filled with all sorts of prettiness, from fairy lights and bunting to sea shells and vintage finds, it has a calm and peaceful atmosphere that will wash over you from the moment you step through the door. You'll love the tiny kitchen where you can catch the morning sun while you whizz up some scrambled eggs on the gas cooker (there's a microwave and a barbecue to enhance your culinary pleasure, too). A cute dining-area is perfect for romantic suppers (taller people will learn to mind their heads!) and the dinky sitting-room has a vintage-style gas stove that will keep you cosy even in a wintry storm. There's an ultra-smart, all-white shower-room (hot and cold water and a flushing loo, of course) and two bedrooms, a single and a double, both with seasidey blue and white striped linens and blinds to separate them from the sitting-room. Did we mention the views? From the master bedroom they are truly magnificent. Breakfast in bed? That would be a Full English . . .
Out and About
Often referred to as the 'forgotten' part of Cornwall, the area around Rockwater is thrilling - beautiful, intriguing and unspoilt. Adventure down one of the steep cliff tracks (please take care) and you'll find three miles of sandy beach, while the coastal path is right on your doorstep, as are a host of pretty towns and villages. Kingsand and Cawsand, for example, offer cobbly streets, coloured cottages and heaps of pubs and cafés: a real step back in time. Alternatively, you'll be charmed by the working fishing town of Looe and can wonder at the grandeur of the Mount Edgcumbe, Port Eliot and Anthony Estates. At the end of the day, it's just a hop, skip and jump back to your clifftop idyll for a relaxing evening and a quiet night's restorative sleep. And… breathe . . .
You enter into the galley kitchen which leads off to the shower-room and dining-area. The galley kitchen has a gas cooker, combination microwave (with convection oven and grill) and fridge with ice-box. The shower-room has a shower, WC and wash-basin.
Both the second bedroom with single bed (3') and the sitting-area lead off from the dining-area. The sitting-area has a TV, DVD player and a coal-effect gas stove. The master bedroom has a king-size double bed (5') and leads off from the sitting-area.
Availability, reservations and pricing: From £120 - £240 per night
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.
There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break.
A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.
Rockwater Cabin Reviews
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This is a mainly rocky and coarse sandy beach, accessed via a steep cliff path. Cafe for light refreshments nearby.
The Devonport Inn
Sitting in the heart of the traffic free village, this pub is popular with visitors and locals alike. Park in one of the many car parks nearby and call in for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Childr...
Beautiful sand and pebble beach, popular with surfers and bodyboarders. Short walk from car park (get there early in summer!) and cafe nearby. Finnygook is the eastern end of Portwrinkle, which it...
This long stretch of sandy beach can seem endless, around 4 miles in all, stretching out to almost reach Rame Head.
If you are looking for the perfect family beach then this could be the one. There's a wide expanse of gently sloping golden sand and numerous rockpools alongside seasonal lifeguard cover. The beac...
To reach this small cove you will need to be willing to climb over the rocks. The beach is very secluded with fingers of rock at low tide. There are several rock pools to be explored.
Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park
Five hundred and fifty years of history.
Cremyll to Portwinkle
An interesting thirteen mile hike along the Cornish Coastal Path with stunning coastal views taking in Mount Edgcumbe Country Park and several pretty Cornish villages with obligatory watering holes...
The Finnygook Inn
Having re-opened in November 2019, this little pub is now thriving and enjoying a new start. Open daily, call in for drinks and food with regular events and quiz nights. Dogs are welcome.
The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.