Discover how our location will help you get the most out of your stay in Cornwall

Escape to the tranquillity of Trewena Cottages, where rural serenity meets convenience. Nestled just four miles from the bustling heart of Falmouth, on the edge of the village of Mabe, our smallholding offers a rural getaway just minutes from Cornwall’s best beaches and attractions.

Our prime location on the outskirts of Falmouth offers the perfect balance between tranquillity and accessibility. Situated away from the bustling town centre, guests can enjoy easy access to Cornwall’s top attractions without the hassle of Falmouth’s traffic.

Whether you’re embarking on day trips to nearby beaches, exploring historic landmarks, or immersing yourself in outdoor adventures, our convenient location ensures you spend less time commuting and more time creating cherished memories.

Proximity to Major Attractions

  • Award-Winning Beaches: Immerse yourself in the beauty of Cornwall’s coastline, with pristine beaches just moments away. Read more about our picks of the best local beaches here

  • Top tourist attractions: We’re next door neighbours to the Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary and the award winning Via FerrettaKernow Adventure Park are both within the parish. A short car journey opens up the attractions of Falmouth and The Lizard, with day’s out to Penzance and St Ives all within easy reach. 

  • Historic Mining Country: Explore Cornwall’s rich mining heritage with easy access to historic mining sites and museums.

  • Cultural Centres: Discover the vibrant cultural hubs of Falmouth, Truro, and Penryn, each offering a unique blend of history, art, and entertainment.

  • Nature’s Wonders: From the rugged landscapes of the Lizard Peninsula to the dramatic cliffs of Land’s End, experience Cornwall’s natural beauty at its finest.

  • Gardens and Estates: Wander through enchanting gardens at Eden Project, Heligan, Trebah, and Glendurgan, or explore the scenic trails of National Trust properties.

  • Outdoor Adventures: Embark on countryside strolls, cliffside hikes, sailing excursions, surfing adventures, and more, all within easy reach of our cottages. There’s great walking from the site offering views across Falmouth bay. We offer guided walks for this as well as walking maps of the parish. 

  • Penryn Campus: For visiting parents and students, our location is just two miles from the Penryn campus of Falmouth and Exeter University, offering convenience and comfort during your stay.

Convenient Amenities

  • Local Amenities: Enjoy the convenience of a nearby pub and village store, with a large supermarket and the famous Verdant Brewery taproom less than a mile away for all your essentials.

  • Enjoy the best of Falmouth: Explore Falmouth’s vibrant shops, restaurants, beaches, and attractions, all within a ten-minute drive from Trewena Cottages.

For more detailed insights into Cornwall’s treasures, check out our Cornwall Guide, or our sister site Proper Cornwall. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or cultural exploration, our prime location offers the perfect starting point for your Cornwall getaway.