The open plan living dining room ensures you spend time together
Looking across Plymouth Sound from Mount Edgcumbe.
The kitchen area has all you need
Flowers on the window sill
Welcoming Horseshoe Cottage
The open plan living dining room
Why not buy some local produce and enjoy a delicious Cornish spread
You'll keep warm and cosy thanks to the woodburner
The relaxing lounge area
Stairs lead up to the kitchen area
Bedroom One
Bedroom One is wonderfully light and airy
The delightful twin bedded room
The family shower room
The entrance hall with steps leading up to the apartment
Mount Edgcumbe House.
An aerial shot of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.
A view from Mount Edgcumbe towards Plymouth.
Steps up to the apartment.
The marquee and main house beyond, occasionally used for weddings.
A folly looks out over Plymouth Sound.
A small beach, looking towards the ferry.
The Cremyll ferry.
An aerial view of Mount Edgcumbe.
The blacksmith has a forge in the Barrow Centre.
The Stables cafe found behind the apartment.
Formal gardens.
The grounds in front of the Orangery.
A pretty pergola in the Earl's Garden.
A new garden in the making.
Rame Head.
St Ann's chapel on Rame Head.

Horseshoe Cottage

3213

1.4 miles SE of Torpoint / Sleeps 4 + cot

7 Nights from £404 - £879

Nearest pub

The Edgcumbe Arms (½ mile)

A traditional county pub on the banks of the river Tamar with views across Plmouth Sound to Drakes Island. Sit by the open fire and enjoy either a quick drink or fresly cooked meal.

Nearest beach

Barn Pool (¼ mile)

A stony, wide sweeping beach with only a small strip above high water. Facilites are available at the nearby Country Park.

Nearest walk

Cremyll to Portwinkle (¼ mile)

An interesting thirteen mile hike along the Cornish Coastal Path with stunning coastal views taking in Mount Edgecombe Country Park and several pretty Cornish villages with obligatory watering holes! Make sure you plan your journey back as public transport in the area is limited.

Nearest town

Torpoint (1 ¾ miles)

The first and last Cornish town, Torpoint lies opposite Plymouth, separated from Devon by the Tamar River. It offers the best of both worlds; close proximity to all the urban delights of Plymouth, which has excellent shopping, eating and entertainment, and easy access to Cornwall’s most easterly beaches, like Cawsand, Kingsand and Downderry.

Also nearby

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park (60 yards)

Five hundred and fifty years of history.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

May 2012

Wonderful parkland with many walks and beautiful gardens with views of Plymouth.
Staff at Mount Edgcumbe House helpful and informative , interesting house to wander around beautifully maintained.

Art 2 Frame (2 miles)

Exhibitions of original work and a gallery selling prints, glassware and sculpture.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2012

The whole area around Rame Head is a walkers' paradise and the wildlife is abundant. Scenery is magnificent.

National Marine Aquarium (2 ¼ miles)

Check out the oceans’ strangest creatures and marvel at the beauty of the coral reef. With 50 live exhibits, three massive tanks, over 4000 animals, and six zones to explore- Explorocean, The Shallows, Atlantic Reef, Mediterranean Sea, Weird Creatures and Coral Seas - there’s plenty to keep the family entertained. Budding scientists and ocean explorers will love Explorocean, two floors of interactive exhibits exploring how technology is being used to help us understand and care for our oceans.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Gilchrist October 2013

We went in the off-season (October) and found it lovely and quiet, with no large school groups or families to contend with. Not the easiest place to find if you don't know Plymouth, though the parking was good. Overall a good location for seeing the Hoe and visiting the prettier parts of Plymouth harbourside.

The aquarium is of a fair size, but we felt the website was somewhat misleading as to the grandeur of the exhibits. The shark tank felt a bit of a let down, as the viewing wasn't as good as I've seen elsewhere. The design of the place also leads to somewhat unfulfilled expectations, as after the shark tank there is more to see, but it ends quite abruptly at the turtles. With a better route it could definitely be improved, though I give 5* to the quality of the tanks and the health of the animals.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Simon Tregoning July 2008

Great for a rainy day

Been twice and the kids loved it both times. Go early on a rainy day in the school holidays as it gets busy.

Finnygook Beach (5 ½ miles)

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 itself consists of two beaches and marks the western extremity of Whitsand Bay.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2012

Rain Rain Rain...

...But the cafe was good - fast & friendly service while the rain lashed the outside! Nice walks though.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Green January 2012

really great pub! Dog friendly

We took our two dogs there on new years eve for lunch. very friendly, great food and beer.

we also had their take away fish and chips one night which was some of the best fish and chips we have ever had!! well worth a visit!!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Defries July 2011

Gorgeous sandy beach just the right size for letting children run free while small enough to still keep an eye on them. Convenient car park and small cafe. Slightly off the beaten track so a great place to get away from the crowds.

Tregonhawke Beach (3 miles)

This is a mainly rocky and coarse sandy beach, accessed via a steep cliff path. Cafe for light refreshments nearby.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Kingston August 2016

Unspoilt!

Parking is first come first served on the road at top. Not for the faint hearted or those with small children as the way up and down is very steep but once at the bottom the views are fantastic. Miles of sandy beach, well served by lifeguards within the flagged area. Cafe half way down. Not for those looking for a family beach with facilities but good for beach games, paddling and beachcombing. Go on a clear day when it's less windy.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Defries July 2011

Perfect for views far out to sea, large sandy beach well worth the climb with a welcoming cafe.

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