Looking for homespun hospitality on your next Cornish break? Sumptuous baths, four-poster beds, sea views and nautical style set the standard at these stays in England’s southwest.
From elegant town houses to beachside pads, these guest houses are the best of the best. Some have boutique touches such as luxury linen and toiletries; others offer a rural retreat with killer views of the coast and countryside. Here’s our guide to the best guest houses in Cornwall.
Rebecca, Jamaica Inn and Frenchman’s Creek are the names of the three guest bedrooms at Mandeley, in honour of books by the writer Daphne du Maurier, who spent much of her life in Cornwall. Each looks out onto peaceful gardens and has an ensuite bathroom. Guests can relax beside the fire in the communal lounge and take breakfast in the dining room – there’s a good range of options, from full English to smoked salmon. The owners will happily suggest things to do during your stay.