Find places to stay in and around St Just on the Penwith Peninsula in Cornwall. Top coastal walking on the South West Coast Path and sublime beaches in local area including Sennen Cove and the beaches that form St Ives Bay.
St. Just, Cornwall, Visitor & Tourism Guide
Select Towns & Villages: Sennen
, St. Ives
Nearby: Land's End
The UK's most south westerly town
The UK's most south westerly town, St Just is close to St. Ives
on The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula)
. To the east are Mousehole
. To the south are Sennen
, Land's End
. Inland, on the windswept moors are granite outcrops and prehistoric sites.
Lined with pubs, hotels and shops, St Just's spacious centre is by St Just in Penwith Church
. The church has a fascinating history so after a pint or fish and chips, we'd recommend a visit.
The small town is a great base from which to explore some of the sites of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site
. We'd recommend Botallack Mine The Crowns Engine Houses
and Levant Mine and Beam Engine
. Try Geevor Tin Mine
South West Coast Path
The best way, in our opinion, to explore theses UNESCO World Heritage Sites is on the South West Coast Path
. Walk to Cape Cornwall
. From there, head north to Botallack Mine The Crowns Engine Houses
) or south to the gorgeous Whitesand Bay
and Sennen Cove Beach
. Further along the coast is Land's End
most westerly point.
As you would expect, there are some cracking beaches in the area. Visit Gwenver Beach
and Sennen Cove Beach
, Portheras Cove
and Porthcurno Beach
. To the north east, try the beaches of St Ives Bay
. We'd recommend Gwithian Beach
and Carbis Bay Beach
, St Ives Harbour & Beach
and Hayle Beach
To the east, there's a vast arc of sand lining Mount's Bay
In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and glorious beaches of The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula)
, visit Minack Theatre
, Land's End's
(curious) visitor attraction, Mousehole Harbour
and Tate St Ives
. A trip to St Michael's Mount
is a must.
St Just is on The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula)
. This is the most south westerly area of Cornwall
. Head east to explore Lizard Point
on The Lizard Peninsula. We'd also suggest day trips to Helford
and the estuary there as well as the Falmouth
To the north east, the massive Atlantic Perran Beach
is superb as are the beaches around Newquay
. Try the Camel Estuary
area as well.
Top 10 Recommendations
Selected from the best Beaches in St. Just we've listed our top 10.
Less than a mile away.
Rates: £419 - £953 Per Week
In the heart of the village a short stroll from its shops pubs and restaurants Captain's Cottage boasts a courtyard patio with small games room and sauna. Attractively furnished and spacious it sits at the roadside a...
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