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The Penellen Bed & Breakfast Hayle, St Ives Bay

Fantastic Bed & Breakfast accommodation in Hayle, St Ives Bay, Cornwall with the most spectacular sea views. At our St Ives Bay Bed and Breakfast we believe that if you are coming to the seaside then you want to see the sea from your guest accommodation - all of our bedrooms have sea views overlooking St Ives Bay to St Ives, Cornwall with either front facing balconies or Juliet Balconies to further enhance those sea views.

Now with our fantastic Atlas Conservatory!

Bigger and better than last year, with plenty of seating and overlooking the sea. You WILL be amazed.

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Tide Times & Heights for St. Ives on 22nd April 2018

04:38 - Low Tide (1.52m)
10:42 - High Tide (5.47m)
17:06 - Low Tide (1.78m)
23:12 - High Tide (5.40m)
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Enjoy a restful night at the Penellen waking up to the beautiful uninterrupted views of St Ives Bay. Start your day with a full cooked breakfast in our dining room before exploring the beautiful coast path, exploring coves and absorbing the local history.

The Penellen Bed & Breakfast is located right on the coast in Hayle on St Ives Bay and serves as the perfect base location for exploring the whole of Cornwall.

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The local area

The Penellen is located right on the coast in Hayle on St Ives Bay just 2 miles from the A30 in Hayle, Cornwall. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings St Ives Bay has to offer with beautiful scenic coastal walks and golden sandy beaches. With so many attractions in Cornwall there is something for almost everybody from beaches, walks & tours, art galleries, family days out and more.

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  • Enjoying Spring in Cornwall Enjoying Spring in Cornwall

    Spring has well and truly sprung in Cornwall with the warmer weather heading our way. Spring is looking to be the perfect time to enjoy a vacation in one of the most picturesque areas of the UK.

    With bookings coming in thick and fast many are looking to take advantage of the warm weather this spring.

    Coastal Walks

    Hikers are taking advantage of the warm weather heading to the coastal paths for beautiful sea views that can’t be found anywhere else in Britain. There are many walks around Hayle and St Ives heading in both directions from The Penellen Bed and Breakfast.

    Heading towards Godrevy and Portreath hikers can take advantage of hiking along the 3 miles of golden sands before heading above the cliffs towards Godrevy Lighthouse and then along the Heritage Coast towards Portreath.

    The Godrevy to Portreath Heritage Coast is a beautiful hike with many coves and iconic locations along the way. Enjoy views overlooking Hells Mouth, Bassets Cove and Seal Cove to name but a few.

    Heading in the opposite direction from the Penellen Bed and Breakfast towards St Ives hikers will enjoy beautiful sea views overlooking St Ives Bay, passing Carbis Bay and the Sand Dunes at Porthkidney Beach.

    Hikers heading in either direction will enjoy excellent views and much needed rest bites along the way.

    Days Out

    Spring marks the beginning of the season for all of the local attractions with many attractions running additional events throughout the spring and summer.

    Flambards Family Theme Park reopened to the public on 24th March after a huge spring clean of their Victorian Village consisting of nearly 60 shops, cottages & businesses. Flambards is an attraction for all the family and offer events throughout the spring and summer for all ages.

    Taking advantage of the warm weather, The Railway Children is currently being performed at the Minack Theatre. The heart-warming tale of an Edwardian family whose lives are turned upside down following the mysterious disappearance of their father. Catch the play before it finishes with the last performance on the 14th April.

    Later this month, from April 25th to 27th the Minack Theatre is playing host to Jules Verne’s Around the World In 80 Days presented by Seven Stones Theatre based on the best selling novel of the same name.


    Springtime is well and truly here in Cornwall and The Penellen B&B is in the perfect location to explore all Cornwall has to offer with excellent views even from your bedroom window.

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  • FREE Easter Eggs this Easter* FREE Easter Eggs this Easter*

    To celebrate both Easter and National B&B Day this year for all of our customers staying over the Easter weekend they will receive a free Easter egg making their stay even more comfortable.

    Find your first Easter Egg at the Penellen Bed & Breakfast.

    The Penellen Bed and Breakfast is in the perfect location to enjoy the Easter weekend in Cornwall with easy access to many of Cornwall’s best attractions.

    Easter at Eden

    The popular Eden Project is running Easter activities throughout the holidays with family friendly trails, Easter egg hunts and more. Running from the 18th to 23rd April it’s certainly a must do this Easter. For more information on events and activities at The Eden Project, visit their website at

    Easter Surfing

    By Easter the sea surrounding Cornwall is starting to warm up and the lifeguards are on duty at some of the most popular surfing locations. This makes Easter the ideal time to make the most of the waves so grab your surf board and head out. New to surfing? Professional Surf schools are re-opening ready for the summer season at many locations.

    Coastal Path

    Easter marks the start of summer and the colours are returning to the Cornish coastline making hiking the Coastal Path even more pleasant. The fragrance of flowering plants & warm weather means the views are even more spectacular.

    The coastal path walk from Hayle to Godrevy includes some of the best scenery in Cornwall with views overlooking the 3 miles of Golden sands and rocky outcrops including Godrevy Lighthouse. The Penellen Bed and Breakfast just yards from the beach and even closer to the Hayle to Godrevy Coastal Walk.

    Whatever you get up-to this Easter, start the day the best way possible at The Penellen Bed and Breakfast. Get in touch today on 01736 753777

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  • Enjoy Easter 2018 in Cornwall Enjoy Easter 2018 in Cornwall

    Easter is just around the corner and for many the holidays mark the start of warmer weather and rebirth. The chirps of chicks in their nests, ducklings taking to the water and lambs bounding around almost every farmers field mark the change in weather and spring being well under-way.

    Easter is also a hive of activity in Cornwall with many attractions now open for the summer season. We highlight a few must do’s during your stay.

    The Railway Children at the Minack Theatre

    The world-famous stage at the Minack Theatre hosts a well-loved and iconic family story of and Edwardian family whose lives are turned upside down following the mysterious disappearance of their father.

    Forced to leave their privileged London life, Roberta (Bobby), Peter, Phyllis and their move to Three Chimneys Cottage in the country where their forge new friendships, embark on adventures and discover a secret that will affect their lives forever.

    Produced by the same team behind the Minack’s highly acclaimed production of Goodnight Mr Tom, the Railway Children’s cast includes a host of Cornish acting talent alongside members of the Minack Youth Theatre.

    A must do, with performances running between 3rd April until 14th.

    Easter Fun at Eden

    The Eden Project run events throughout the year and this Easter is no egg-ception. The Easter Eggstravaganza runs for three weeks, starting 24th March until 15th April.

    Their Easter-inspired games include Eggsplore Eden an egg hunt with other activities available with prizes and treats to enjoy.

    Easter Fun at Eden is free with admission and fun for all the family.

    Easter Egg Hunt at Paradise Park

    Paradise Park a great day out for all the family is hosting an Easter Egg hunt suitable for all the family.

    Hunt for eggs, either chocolate or with spring hatchlings popping out, there’s plenty for everyone.

    The Easter Egg hunt runs throughout the parks grounds with clues along the way, you may even spot some dinosaur eggs! Complete the trail and find the answers to the questions to claim your free mini egg treat.

    Easter also sees the beginning of the Eagles of Paradise Display new to the Park for this year allowing you to get up-close to many birds including Macaws, Owls and Eagles!

    Paradise Park is only 3 miles or 10 minutes from the Penellen located in Hayle, Cornwall.

    Cornwall Spring Flower Show – 7th & 8th April

    Named by the Sunday Telegraph as one of the best flower shows to visit in the UK, the event celebrates Cornwall’s rich garden heritage. This popular day out for all the family runs on the 7th & 8th of April at the magnificent grounds of Boconnoc House, an 18th century stately home.

    As well as colourful displays of camellias, magnolias, daffodils & rhododendrons of the competitors, the event also hosts dedicated marquees for crafts and children’s activities with floral art and photography competitions being hosted.

    Children will love the Reptile and Raptor roadshow animal encounters along with children’s craft activities.

    Poldark fans will also enjoy the Cornwall Spring Flower Show as The Boconnoc Estate was used for filming locations for the popular series Poldark with some areas used for the 1993 film The Three Musketeers.


    With so many events happening over the Easter period being in the right area is essential. The Penellen Bed and Breakfast in Hayle, Cornwall is only 15 minutes’ drive from St Ives with easy access to the main roads making it the perfect base for exploring Cornwall. Get in touch on 01736 753777 today!

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About our Bed & Breakfast

At The Penellen Bed and Breakfast  Hayle we are 100 yards from the golden sandy beach of St Ives Bay. We have PROPER sea views and not just "glimpses". You can see the beautiful sandy beach and the sea from The Penellen. We truly are a B&B with the sea on it's doorstep.

Our guest accommodation is an AA 4* rated bed and breakfast and we have just been awarded the prestigious AA 4* Silver Award and we are also an AA Friendliest B&B Finalist. We are probably in the best location in St Ives Bay as we overlook the bay towards St Ives, Cornwall. We have unrivalled & spectacular panoramic sea and coastal views over to St Ives, Cornwall and the three miles of golden sandy beach in Hayle which stretches right round to the lighthouse at Godrevy.

Due to the fantastic feedback on our Juliet Balconies, and the stunning sea views you get, we decided to add that little bit more, and so now we are delighted to say that Rooms 1 and 2 now have front facing balconies so you can sit outside on the balcony and watch the activity on the beach. We have Juliet Balconies on Rooms 3, 4 and 5. The views are fantastic.

The Penellen Bed and Breakfast is Wi-Fi enabled in all bedrooms – our Wi-Fi is FREE - please ask us for more details.

You will have the beach and sea right on your doorstep. We are only 100 yards from the sea and the sandy beach. You can watch for hours whilst families play on the beach and in the sea. No more walking for ages to get to the sea for you, you are literally there. Whilst everyone else goes back to their places of stay, you can stay as long as you want because that is where you live for all your holiday stay.

You will love our seaside views as we have probably the best position in the St Ives Bay area, lying just 10 yards from the Cornwall Coastal path and just 100 yards from three miles of golden sandy beach of St Ives Bay, Cornwall. For panoramic views of St Ives and Carbis Bay, then the Penellen Bed & Breakfast is just for you. Our bed and breakfast is the ideal setting to watch the surfers and sometimes even the dolphins jumping in St Ives Bay and the little fishing boats from Hayle harbour going out to sea. We are just a few moments from the sandy beach and the deep blue sea of St Ives Bay, Hayle.

If you are looking for Bed and Breakfast near St Ives Cornwall, then come and visit our guest accommodation at the Penellen Bed & breakfast Hotel. We have stunning views overlooking St Ives Bay to St Ives Cornwall – the centre of St Ives is just about 5 miles away from our Bed & Breakfast guest accommodation.

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Our superb bed and breakfast hotel in St Ives Bay, Hayle has 5 first floor guest bedrooms, they all have fantastic sea views and en-suite facilities in every bedroom. With our outside patio area overlooking the sea and beach of St Ives Bay, Cornwall, what better place to sit and take in some of the best breath taking views that Cornwall has to offer of St Ives Bay and St Ives Cornwall whilst enjoying your breakfast coffee or an afternoon bottle of wine.

Our bed & breakfast hotel St Ives Bay, Hayle is an ideal base whether you are travelling for pleasure or business. We are close to the A30 which gives you easy access to the whole of Cornwall and all the fantastic places it has to offer.

For bed and Breakfast near to St Ives Cornwall, with superb sea, beach and coastal views - overlooking St Ives Bay towards St Ives then we are hard to beat. There's no need to worry about parking either, we have ample FREE parking at our bed & breakfast so park the car, leave the car and enjoy. No more trudging half a mile to the coast.

We also provide a fridge for our guests to keep their refreshments in.

We try to source all our produce from local Cornish suppliers. Our milk is produced locally from at Trewithen Dairy Farm in Lostwithiel – happy healthy Cornish cows. Our large free range eggs are supplied by Ventonwyn Farm in Truro. If it’s produced in Cornwall then we probably have it.

We are a friendly Bed & Breakfast and we have won an AA Award for being a finalist in the Friendliest B&B Category.

We have two FAMILY ROOMS. Our family rooms also have stunning views over the bay to St Ives Cornwall. The family room consists of a double bed and single bed. If you are looking for a family room, or a double room, then the Penellen Bed and Breakfast has it all.

Close to the Penellen we have Paradise Park - it's literally a stones throw away. If you are going to visit St Ives, it is well worth taking the train from Lelant, the train journey has the most amazing sea and coastal views.

We look forward to seeing you soon!!!

Address: The Penellen Bed & Breakfast, St Ives Bay, Riviere Towans, Phillack, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 5AF
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