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The Penellen Bed and Breakfast Hayle, St Ives Bay

Fantastic Bed & Breakfast accommodation in Hayle, St Ives Bay, Cornwall with the most spectacular sea views. At our Bed and Breakfast in St Ives Bay 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 20th May 2018

03:38 - Low Tide (1.06m)
09:36 - High Tide (5.97m)
16:00 - Low Tide (1.32m)
22:00 - High Tide (5.96m)
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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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  • Where to enjoy the Royal Wedding in Cornwall Where to enjoy the Royal Wedding in Cornwall

    The much anticipated royal wedding between Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle will take place on Saturday 19th May.

    Taking place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, the wedding is expected to be celebrated throughout the country including Cornwall and St Ives.

    Television Coverage

    Wherever you are this weekend, Television coverage can be found on BBC one, BBC News, Sky News starting at 9.00am with ITV kicking off at 9.25am. It’s worth noting, the cameras inside the chapel will provide footage identical across all channels although they will keep separate commentary.

    You can also stream the footage live on the BBC News website if you prefer to watch on a phone, tablet or computer.

    Where else can I enjoy the Royal Wedding in Cornwall?

    St Ives

    Several different locations around St Ives Town will be staging royal wedding parties throughout the day with some locations hosting fancy dress competitions and tiara competitions.

    The Corn Exchange

    ACE-Friends of St Ives Corn Exchange will be hosting a live streaming of the Royal Wedding on Saturday. Tickets are £5 each and will include a picnic style lunch and hot drink on arrival. Additional drinks will be available to buy during the day including Procecco to toast the happy couple. Doors open at 10.30am. We highly recommend purchasing event tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

    St Austell

    The Knightor Winery are hosting a garden party in Harry and Meghan’s honour. From 11am doors will open at the boutique winery and barns for a day of quintessentially British celebration. The wedding coverage will be on screens within the courtyard with the ceremony starting just after 12 noon. The kids will be kept entertained too with a bouncy castle, two play areas and 4 acres of grounds to explore. 


    Vertigo in Truro is hosting high tea while you enjoy the wedding on the big screen. It will include handcrafted sandwich boards for £10, Royal Cocktails and Tea Pots of Pimms.

    Enjoy the Royal Wedding in Cornwall staying at The Penellen Bed and Breakfast St Ives Bay. Get in touch or book online today!

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  • Whats On - Early Summer 2018 Whats On - Early Summer 2018

    The start of summer is finally upon us with the sun shining on St Ives and the rest of Cornwall. Shorts and T-Shirts are a common sight and we can now start to enjoy the warmth that has been a long time coming.

    Open Studios Cornwall 2018

    Artists and craftspeople all over Cornwall open the doors to their studios for a week starting 19th May.

    Visitors can tour undiscovered corners of the county, exploring unusual studio spaces from remote cottages and chapels to beachside galleries. The event is a great opportunity to meet the creators behind some of the most distinct sculpture, glassword, ceramic, painting and textiles.

    For more details, head over to

    Paradise Park – Dinosaur Quiz Trail

    This summer, in between meeting the birds in the aviaries and the free flying shows, you can explore Paradise Park on your own dinosaur expedition.

    Search for the dinosaurs and their eggs, answer all the questions and be awarded a special “Paradise Park Professor of Paeaeontology”.

    You can enjoy all of the daily activities at Paradise Park including the Eagles of Paradise Display, Carrot Time and Penguin feeding.

    Normal entry fees apply, please visit the for full information.

    The Minack in May

    Before I Wake - May 21st to 25th

    In August 1914 a group of gardeners wrote their names on the wall of the Thunderbox, an outdoor toilet in the Heligan Estate. It was a last act of hope and camaraderie before marching off to fight in the first World War. Of the 13 men known to have enlisted, just four survived…

    The story of those men… their families, their friends and their community… is being brought vividly to life in a remarkable and heart-warming new play that marks the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI.

    The performance by the Cornwall Youth Theatre runs on the 21st to 25th at 8pm and 22nd to 24th at 2pm.

    Moving Heaven and Earth – May 26th

    Meet Billy in Moving Heaven and Earth the making of the Minack.

    Billy Rawlings spent 40 years employed by Rowena Cade as gardener and handyman.

    From the memories of the family and people who knew him, local storyteller Mark Harandon has researched and re-created the character of Billy and will lead you around the theatre telling stories and reminiscing about how the theatre was built.

    This is part of your day visit and is an informal event that lasts about 20 minutes. It is repeated at intervals between 10am and 2pm and there is no extra fee for this event.

    Get in touch on 01736 753777 to check our availability today!

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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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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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