Penrose House

Balnoon, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 3JA

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  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

My CL is a peaceful site, set on a small holding in the countryside surrounding the historic seaside resort of St Ives. The site is located in a meadow with lawned pitches, electric hookups and space for awnings. My site is very child and animal friendly, with a dog walk on site and has a pub and restaurant nearly at the bottom of the garden. The site is an excellent base for exploring this world heritage mining area, with the site forming part of the famous St Michaels Way footpath network. There are several pretty walks to St Ives for the reasonably fit. The park and train ride in nearby Lelant has one of the most beautiful coastal train rides in the county straight into St Ives. There are watersports, golf and a RSPB Bird Reserve all within 5 miles.

Carbis Bay has the nearest beach and supermarket 2 miles away and St Ives is Famous for its art galleries and museums as well as its many sandy beaches and restaurants. All beaches in Penwith are manned by RNLI Lifeguards in the summer season so are very safe and the surfing scene is very strong. The St Ives September Festival of Music, Arts and Drama is a very popular yearly event. The photos include pictues of my site and views from the local area.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi

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Latest arrival time: 10:00 PM

0.5 acres

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Postcode:
TR26 3JA
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GPS:
Lat 50.19061 / Lon -5.49305
OS field ref:
SW508381
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Lelant
  • Train station within 5 miles

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A lovely site

We really enjoyed our stay here, the owners Frank and Trudy are lovely with a lovely welcome and nothing to much trouble. The site for us is just what a CL should be, simple, peaceful, and friendly owners. The surrounding area is lovely with plenty of walks, the walk to St Ives took us around twenty minutes and its a lovely walk. A pub which serves lovely food is also just round the corner. Plenty of places to visit with the stunning coast line just a short distance. We will be back very soon. Simon & Dawn

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Jiffy the Motorhome

Beautiful site. Lovely welcome by the owners, who told us the shortest path to St Ives; which was stunning. Path takes about half an hour to walk down. Masses of shops. A bus does stop at the top of the lane or at the next large caravan park if you don't want to walk back up the hill. (Parking might be hard if you have a large unit). Carbis Bay was another half an hour walk away over the crest of the hill.

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Staying here reminds you why you joined the club, its everything a CL should be...

In a nutshell, we loved it! So handy for St Ives or Penzance, a quiet place to come back to. Friendly, laid-back owners, nothing too much trouble for them and we met what must be the nicest couple we have ever met in the CL's we have visited: Jenny & Rob from Nottingham. A lovely couple, thank you for the pasty! Yep, go stay.

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Holiday 2018

We have just left this lovely cl after 2 weeks. This is the third time we have been here just love the location. There are easy walks to st ives and Carbis bay from site. Also local bus within 5 mins walk from site. The site is kept nice short grass collected up. Yes if it rains it gets a few puddles but soon dries out after all its grass. We have a twin axle caravan no problem at all when getting into site a bit more care required on leaving due to telegraph Pole. We will return if coming to this area again . Thank you Trudy and frank

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Pleasant site, friendly owner.

A pleasant site but if it rains the drainage of water is a problem as a large deep puddle forms in the middle of the field. After arriving to find owner not in we pitched our van and found the site to be nice and quiet. We stayed for a week and as we were out most of the time it was a good base to stay. However on returning to our van on the day before departure we found the site overbooked and a van was parked in such a way we had to ask for another caravanner to move their car as we were leaving early the next morning. The morning of departure came and as we were on a slight hill it was very difficult swinging the van around to hook up, In fact the van nearly ran forward into our car. It was only because the owner had not organised where everyone was to be and she should have informed the people in the large van that we were leaving so we could get out easily. She also allowed them to park where the large puddle had formed only days before. I can only assume their awning was flooded that morning after all the rain we had overnight. I also felt that a little more could be done about the flower bed between the drive and the field ( full of weeds) and also a little more of the hedge cut back at the entrance as if you have a fairly large van it was hard to get in and out of the drive without scratching the sides. Perhaps some better designated caravan parking spots would be a benefit and a bit more thought on the manicuring of the garden. Other than that we enjoyed our stay.
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