Turnstone is waiting to welcome six lucky guests to the ultimate coastal retreat
Lie back, relax and enjoy that view.
Waking up to a view like that, gives you every excuse for a lie-in.
The sitting-room leads out to the side terrace with its built-in barbecue and bubbly hot tub - bliss.
Turnstone enjoys a commanding coastal location.
Turnstone has a large kitchen/dining-room, great for holiday meals.
The kitchen is super stylish and has all you need to cook up a feast.
The best seat in the house reserved just for you.
Plenty of room for all to relax in the sitting-room after an exciting day exploring south east Cornwall.
Large bi-fold doors lead out to the balcony.
There's a great selection of books to accompany your holiday - it's every bookworms dream!
Actually maybe this is the best seat in the house!
Step out onto the terrace to fire up the barbecue or to treat yourself to a soak in the hot tub.
Bedroom 2 is quite simply gorgeous with the most fantastic en suite bathroom.
Snuggle under the covers, night night!
Waking up to a view like  this is every excuse for a lie-in.
So hop out of bed, pull back the patio doors and relax on the sun loungers - you deserve to chill out.
The en suite is a real luxury with a separate shower and LED lit steps leading up to the bath, so you can change the colour to suit your mood.
And once in the bath you can still soak in those views.
Bedroom 3 on the second floor is a delightful room with a huge picture window that you can slide open to savour the sound of the sea.
Treat yourself to morning coffee in bed, soaking in more of that view.
Bedroom 3 has its own en suite shower-room.
You are sure to relax in the super-king bed in bedroom 1 and if you don't want to get cosy it can be set up as twin beds - how good is that?
The styling throughout is exquisite.
Bedroom 1 has its own en suite bathroom.
The pool table in the games-room will be a hit with young and old alike.
Your four-legged friends even have their own shower!
Step inside, you are in for a real treat.
Turnstone is the first property in this terrace of luxury coastal homes.
This stretch of coastline is beautiful.
The sunsets are simply magical.
The nearby villages of Kingsand and Cawsand are enchanting.
Enjoy a day out at Mount Edgcumbe County Park and Estate - there's so much to discover.
You are sure to spend a day on the beach or hiking along the coastal footpath.



2.4 miles W of Whitsand Bay / Sleeps 6 + cot

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Finnygook Inn (½ mile)

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.

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

July 2021


Welcoming staff, great food, good beer. Booking well in advance is essential for food

Nearest beach

Portwrinkle Beach (¼ mile)

Once home to a thriving pilchard industry, Portwrinkle boasts two beautiful beaches. With Hoodny Cove to the west and Finnygook Beach to the east, beach-goers are spoilt for choice. Both claiming sand and rocky shores, Portwrinkle's beaches are great for paddling, snorkeling and lounging in the sunshine. For refreshments, there is a beach cafe at Finygook and toilets are available nearby.

Nearest walk

Portwrinkle to Downderry (¼ mile)

A fairly strenuous walk along the coastal path with an option of a low tide meander along Downderry beach. iwalkcornwall give further details about this walk on their website and also lots of others.

Nearest town

Portwrinkle (½ mile)

Around the Rame Peninsula from Plymouth is the cleanest bay of water you can find, bordered by a Site of Special Scientific Interest and many a view-filled walk to busy yourself with. The village itself is a collection of converted pilchard cellars dating back from pilchard-selling days, giving an insight into olde worlde Cornwall living.

Also nearby

Finnygook Beach (½ mile)

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

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

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 ¼ miles)

Making up part of the three-mile long Whitsand Bay, Tregonhawke Beach is a great spot to sit and while away the hours. Access is via a series of fairly steep steps or along from neighbouring beaches. Just be careful though as although low tide reveals large tracts of sand, at high tide this is all but covered up. Popular for surfing, swimming is only advised in lifeguarded areas.

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

October 2019

Lovely stretch of beach

You can walk for a few miles at low tide...beautiful sandy beach with rocky outcrops every so often...steep climb but a couple of options for tea along the way!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2019

Florrie the dog

Really easy to get to along the coastal path..if you fancy a slightly easier walk head up on to the road once you have gone up the first set of steps and walk along to beach view cafe for the descent onto the beach (check the tide times) but it’s a lovely 3 mile beach and completely unspoilt. Eddies cafe is particularly good after all the walking and before you start the climb back up the steps!!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2016


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

July 2011

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

Port Eliot Festival (2 ½ miles)

Thought to be the oldest continually inhabited abode in the UK, Port Eliot has been home to families for over 1000 years. Fancy joining in? Well at Port Eliot festival you can. Opening their grounds for a fantastic weekend of music, art, fashion, nature, food and more, the owners of Port Eliot welcome you to celebrate, relax and most importantly, have fun.

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

July 2020



Rated 5 out of 5 stars

May 2011

The Best of Lit and Music

Part lit fest, part music fest. Port Eliot takes all the best bits of a literary festival - Q&A's with your favourite authors, showcasing work from new writers and poets – and mixes them with the vibe of a music festival. One of the highlights at last year's festival (2010) was Jarvis Cocker taking over the decks for a late night DJ session in the dance tent. There is already excitement building around this year's festival with the announcement that legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be curating the Paradiso Outdoor Cinema.

Downderry Beach (2 ½ miles)

Sand and shingle, Downderry Beach comes into its own at low tide. With lots of rock pools to explore and sheltered inlets offering private spots to sit and enjoy the sunshine, there is plenty of room for everyone. Although access to the main beach is easy, the eastern end is reached by a steep cliff path and many coves become cut off at high tide. The eastern end of Downderry Beach is a favourite amongst naturists.

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

June 2012

wind and rain blown...but lovely

We walked and walked along here to get some "air" on the windiest wettest day of half term! We sand blasted all of our features smooth as there was a little too much air with sand! Young & old enjoyed ooing & aaaing at the beautiful pebbles and rock pools, though the kids could barely stand up straight for long! Would DEFINITELY like to return on a day with less "weather" !

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2011

Beach and food

Although staying just near Downderry we did not venture here to the last day but wished we had spent longer here - very clean and very long stretch of beach. The best evening meal we had here too at The Blue Plate - and suggest you book or you will have to be seated if room in the conservatory, it was superb - a little pricey and adults only really but really really good quality and plenty of locals eating there which speaks volumes!

Blue Plate Restaurant (2 ¾ miles)

Situated in the heart of Downderry, this restaurant offers a choice of dining in the main restaurant, conservatory, private "chefs table" or the terrace for al fresco dining in summer. The food is simple and no fuss using fresh, local produce.

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

April 2019

Fabulous meal

Loved our meal at this restaurant - highly recommend!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

November 2012

A thrilling experience

Gorgeous meals, good wines, very kind staff, friendly atmosphere.
We'd love to come back.

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