Penryn House Polperro Penryn House, The Coombes, Polperro, Cornwall, PL13 2RQ

"Penryn House is situated in tranquil surroundings close to the heart of Polperro, probably the most picturesque of Cornwall's fishing villages where the working harbour nestles among the quaint narrow lanes and whitewashed cottages."

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Penryn House

The Coombes, Polperro, Cornwall, PL13 2RQ
Telephone: 01503 272157
Fax: 01503 273055
AA 4 Stars

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Penryn House is situated in tranquil surroundings close to the heart of Polperro, probably the most picturesque of Cornwall's fishing villages where the working harbour nestles among the quaint narrow lanes and whitewashed cottages.

From our House you have easy access to the coastal path, where walks offer breathtaking views. In just a short journey you can explore many other interesting attractions in the area such as The Eden Project, National Trust Properties such as Cotehele and Lanhydrock, and the National parks of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor.

The area is also rich with craft and art whilst the more activity minded can enjoy local riding, golf, sailing and of course the beaches and fishing.

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The House

In our Country Style House we take pride in creating an immaculate and comfortable environment. You will enjoy a friendly service from Chris and Anna Pidcock and their staff.

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The House is set back from the main village road and you will be among the few visitors allowed to drive into the village, as we have a car park for our guests. Our double/twin bedrooms are all en-suite and are tastefully furnished. Television, hairdryers and courtesy trays with tea, coffee, mineral water and drinking chocolate are provided. All have alarm clocks and radios.

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Polperro is thought by many to be Cornwall's most picturesque fishing village. With its harbour hidden in the folds of the cliffs between Fowey and Looe.

Most people enter Polperro on the on the A387 from Looe, descending the winding hill to the main car park and the "Restricted Access" signs into the village. Visitors to Penryn House will be among the few people allowed into the village by car. From the mini roundabout by the car park the main street, The Coombes, runs down a steep wooded valley with a stream running alongside the road. The street becomes narrower and the houses more cramped as you approach the old part of the village surrounding the harbour.

There is much to explore in Polperro, with its maze of streets, ancient fisherman's cottages and thriving fish market. Many of the houses crowding round the harbour would have been fish cellars or net lofts in the past.

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The walk from Polperro to Looe via coastal footpath is the highlight of many peoples visit to Polperro, wonderful views. (Allow 2.5 to 3.00 hours each way) Be warned, you could get hooked on walking cliff paths! 5 miles by coastal path or road. A bustling fishing harbour and seaside town, it can be very busy in summer. A seven-arched bridge joins the towns of East Looe and West Looe.

East Looe has more facilities and a sandy beach, but West Looe does have two pubs and some general shops including a post office.

The scenic Looe Valley Railway Line runs to Liskeard and is undoubtedly one of the prettiest in the country. As well as being popular with enthusiasts (this single track has a very steep gradient, and the conductor has to get out midway to change the points to enable the train to go "backwards" - all great fun!), it links Looe to the main Penzance - Plymouth line, and onwards to London the Midlands and the North.

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Travelling to Polperro

By Car
To Exeter via: M5 from Birmingham, M4 and M5 from London or M3 and A303 and A30 for a more scenic route

From Exeter: At Exeter the M5 becomes the A38, stay on it following signs to Plymouth. DON'T head for Plymouth city centre, stay on the A38 heading for the Tamar Bridge. Follow the A38 towards Liskeard. After approx 10 miles you will come to a large roundabout at Trerulefoot. Turn left onto the A374. After approx half a mile turn right, onto the A387 signed for Looe. You descend the hill into Looe follow the sign to Polperro (A387) over the bridge.

Polperro After the "Welcome to Polperro" sign you will descend the winding hill to a mini roundabout with the main car park on your right. Turn left onto the main street, The Coombes, into the village past the "Restricted Access" sign.

Visitors to Penryn House are among the few people allowed into the village by car. After approx 300yds you will see our sign on the left. Go onto to the right hand side of the road to get a good swing into our entrance - it is a narrow bridge over the stream. We have car parking spaces for our guests.

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All prices per person bed and breakfast based on two sharing - for 3 persons sharing see below

1 Night2 Nights3 Nights4 Nights5 Nights6 Nights7 NightsExtra Nights
All MonthsStandard Room Twin or Double£36£72£108£140£172£204£236£32
Superior/Family/Single Room£41£82£123£160£197£234£271£37
"The Best" Room£46£92£138£180£222£264£306£42
Bank Holiday WeekendsStandard Room Twin or Double£41£82£123£155
Superior/Family/Single Room£46£92£138£175
"The Best Room£51£102£153£195

We have one single room with en-suite
Family rooms sleep 2 adults & 1 child - extra bed £11 per night, cot £0
At certain times double/twin rooms are available for single occupancy with a supplement of £15 per night.
Bank holiday weekend prices include Valentines weekend, Christmas/New Year weeks, Easter, etc
"The Best" room is a superior double en suite with king sized bed, large bathroom with bath and shower over, bay window with table and chairs and is simply the best room we have

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Rule: (ABTA and BHRCA Approved) In the event of a hotel reservation being cancelled, the following charges become payable by the guest:

Period commencement within which written cancellation is recievedCancellation charge (including deposit paid) as % of total cost of reservation
More than 42 days Deposit only
29-42 days50%
7-28 days75%
1-6 days100%

A refund will be made to the guest for any party of the cancelled booking that is re-let by the House.

No allowance can be made for rooms not occupied for the full period of the booking.
We strongly recommend you take out holiday insurance to cover any unforseen circumstances.
Smoking in bedrooms is strictly prohibited - a fine covering the cost of at least a 3 night stay will be levied to those that do.

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