St Agnes attractions

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Chapel Porth

Two miles from St Agnes is one of Cornwall's most beautiful coves, Chapel Porth, a wild, rocky beach framed by steep, gorse-covered cliffs, owned by the National Trust. Above the cove is the ruined engine stack of W…
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Trevellas Porth

This former mining valley near Trevaunance Cove is locally known as Blue Hills, a reference to the vivid blue heather that grows here in summer. There's a small sandy beach at the bottom of the valley, lots of rock …
Viewpoint in St Agnes


If you're feeling energetic, climb up to the area's highest viewpoint. The panorama from the top of the Beacon stretches across most of Cornwall on a clear day; look out for the dark tors of Bodmin Moor to the east …
Museum in St Agnes

Blue Hills Tin Streams

A mile east of St Agnes (signed to Wheal Kitty) is the rocky valley of Trevellas Porth, home to one of Cornwall's last tin manufacturers. You can watch the whole tinning process, from mining and smelting through to …
Bay in St Agnes

Trevaunance Cove

St Agnes' main beach is great for paddling and rock-pooling, and has old-fashioned beach huts where you can get changed. Koru Kayaking runs trips from the cove.