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An Gwel

(Ref. 1013630)

Sennen, Cornwall Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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27 Customer Reviews

  • "Really enjoyable week thank you."

    The only drawback was the bed, narrow and not very comfortable. We are of average height and both slim but it made for a particularly trying night's sleep. Apart from that everything was excellent.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Sep 2023

  • "It was a perfect cottage to explore west Cornwall."

    The accommodation was very clean, well equipped and comfortable., with welcoming treats of scones, cream jam and milk. We found it very peaceful for our stay. We were made very welcome.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Perfect for a three generation holiday using all three cottages and shared garden. Would definitely stay there again. It felt like home and really comfy bed too.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent little cottage - incredibly comfortable, nicely secluded, wonderful views and perfectly situated for a wide range of activities around Penzance."

    Was great to be out and about for the day and return to such a nice place to relax. Would absolutely recommend and would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Ciaran5.0Jul 2023

  • "A lovely cottage."

    Exceeded our expectations on every level. The views from our patio were stunning. It was so peaceful and quiet too. Perfect spot to relax and chill down. The accommodation was a real home from home. Well appointed, and very fresh and clean ! The ‘home made’’ cream tea that was waiting on our arrival, was a lovely surprise, and also very welcome after a very long journey down. I met the owner, Keith, and what a lovely gentleman he is. He popped round to check we were happy with everything and making sure we had everything we needed. The location is a great spot for touring this beautiful part of the country. Cornwall is the most amazing place. We will certainly be back again and will be staying here now each time we visit. A big 10/10 for Trevore Farm !!

    Reviewed by Regina5.0Jul 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely just wished the bed had been bigger and a firmer mattress ..."

    The cottage was lovely just wished the bed had been bigger and a firmer mattress as we are both big tall people the bed was a little uncomfortable but other than that we had a lovely holiday thank you

    Reviewed by Nicola4.7Jun 2023

  • "Excellent lovely and quiet really friendly owners would stay again"

    Reviewed by David4.7Jun 2023

  • "Overweldigend mooie plek, uitzicht,rust , stilte ."

    Prachtig gelijkvloers huis, waar werkelijk niets aan ontbrak en een bijzonder warm welkom met verse scones. Kortom , een weekje in de hemel!

    Thank you very much for the feedback, we're so pleased to know you had a good time. Translated (using Google) this reads as "Overwhelmingly beautiful place, view, peace, quiet. Beautiful single storey house, where nothing was really missing and a very warm welcome with fresh scones. In short, a week in heaven!" Property Owner

    Reviewed by Irma5.0Apr 2023

  • "Sykes were very helpful and helped to book and went through all information."

    The place itself was lovely accomodation and very clean. Lovely cream tea on arrival and amazing views. We had a lovely week away.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2022

  • "A lovely cottage set in wonderful surroundings, and with outstanding views."

    Facilities were excellent, and the cottage well equipped.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Sep 2022

  • "The accommodation was exceptional both in location and as a home from home."

    The welcoming cream tea set the tone for the holiday and the Tea,Coffee and Milk was a nice touch. A very comfortable and spotlessly clean Cottage, I would definately return and highly recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Neill5.0Jun 2022

  • "The accommodation superb, clean and modern."

    Facilities excellent. Perfect location for exploring the far west of Cornwall. Perfect retreat with a busy lifestyle. Would recommend workout question. Lovely touch to provide a cream tea on arrival, (jam first of course!) Thank you.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0May 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage had everything we could need great views nice welcome with ..."

    Beautiful cottage had everything we could need great views nice welcome with home made scons we would definitely stay there again

    Reviewed by Syd5.0Oct 2021

  • "Returning for a second visit, which probably says all you ned to know, we had a fantastic week at the property which is immaculately clean, very spacious for two people, well appointed and a perfect location for exploring the valleys and beaches of South West Cornwall."

    The view from the cottage is wonderful and we will probably be back next year too. Thank you for another great week!

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Oct 2021

  • "The accommodation was really spacious and well equipped and the views from the patio were amazing."

    If you want peace and quiet but still near to places to visit this is perfect. Owners were lovely and very welcoming.

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Sep 2021

  • "This cottage was perfect for 2 people."

    Due to the current COVID crisis it was a bit noisy and echoed a lot, we could hear our neighbours opening and closing doors, so they could surely hear us too - but this is purely down to the lack of soft furnishing, such as rugs, cushions etc which would have made a big difference I feel sure. Spotlessly clean, warm (with heatng for autumnal mornings) as well as amazing daylight as the sun came round to the french doors, nearby pub with great food at St Buryan, if you do not want to use the cooker & microwave. Pre Book at the St Buryan Inn Pictures of the interior were very accurate and there was plenty of space and storage. DVD player in the TV, which was handy at times, as atmospherics (sea mist at a guess) made the signal a bit wobbly on occasion. Very Welcome Cream Tea on arrival plus some milk and tea/coffee provision The down side? Washing Machine, but only a rack for drying, which tended to blow away when placed on the patio - though it was late season, so perhaps breezier than normal, or you have to put on the heating and place it in front of the radiator. Therefrore a washer/drier combo woud be welcome for any keen beach goers - which we were - faced with damp cossies and towels every day.

    Reviewed by Joy4.7Sep 2021

  • "Brilliant cottage in fantastic location, beautiful farm view s and super quiet."

    Lots to do in the area but we were blessed with sunshine.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2021

  • "We came for our honeymoon had a fantastic time."

    The location of the property was perfect, not too far from anywhere meaning we didn't have to spend most of our holiday in the car. It was very clean and tidy, we felt very comfortable during our stay. The welcome cream tea was very much appreciated and was delicious!

    Reviewed by Thomasin4.7Jul 2021

  • "Lovely place to stay while visiting Cornwall."

    Location is great, just off the A30 and a few miles from Lands End with the cottage itself being immaculately clean. The owners live on site and were very friendly and welcoming. Thank you

    Reviewed by Anjana5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lucy provided a warm and informative welcome."

    The accommodation was immaculately presented; superbly equipped; and had everything we needed. The cottage was very quiet and private yet it was easy to reach Land’s End, Sennen, the Tin Coast and the Minack Theatre. The views from the terrace were wonderful and we can thoroughly recommend An Gwel

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2021

  • "What a beautiful, clean cottage, with everything you could possible need."

    Very high spec., with very friendly owners who were on hand to help with any questions about the cottage or the area. Beautifully quiet and peaceful - will definitely return!

    Reviewed by Gil5.0Jun 2021

  • "Was a great little cottage and had everything you needed."

    L for a weeks stay. Owners were lovely and accommodating and location was beautifully rural yet only 15 minute drive into Penzance. Only small pointer is the sofa wasn’t that comfy/ big for two adults.

    Reviewed by Amy3.8May 2021

  • "Fantastic holiday, looking out across green farmland and so peaceful."

    The ideal place to go to for a relaxing holiday. We will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Apr 2021

  • "This accommodation was excellent value for money."

    We had a wonderful holiday and the property was incredible. It was beautifully clean and had plenty of appliances for a comfortable weeks stay. Everything in the property felt like it was the best quality and like the owners really cared about the accommodation. We visited some lovely sites nearby and just want to say thank you for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2020

  • "The property was immaculate, super clean, comfortable and well served with kitchen appliances and it was nice to be welcomed by the owner on our arrival."

    It was a great base for the West of the county with the fantastic Sennen beach a short drive away and central for the picturesque Cornish valleys such as Cot Valley, Kendijack, Nanjizel, Porthgwarra etc for those who want to walk the Cornish coast. It is also an ideal base for birders who will be perfectly placed to search the valleys for rare migrants. Just a little further afield and St Michaels Mount, Hayle and St Ives beckon. For the children the superb beaches will delight and the joys of the Lands End park are close by. We enjoyed a fantastic week and would be delighted to return. We even had outstanding weather laid on for us but apparently the owners can't guarantee this for everyone.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Oct 2020

  • "This cottage was in a wonderful setting, it had beautiful views."

    The cottage was exceptionally clean, they had certainly put in extra effort due to the COVID guidelines. It was well equipped but could have done with some coat hooks to hang your wet coat. We had a wonderful holiday, I have very high expectations when I go away and this cottage certainly met them.

    Reviewed by Kim4.7Aug 2020

  • "An Gwel is the perfect place to stay in the summer while exploring cornwall."

    The house was extremely clean when we arrived and was perfectly equipped. The view from the patio was just stunning and was great to sit out at sunrise and have a morning coffee. We really enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate to recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Amie5.0Aug 2020

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  • All-ground-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, washing machine, additional shared freezer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Shared garden with barbecue and furniture
  • Secure storage for bikes and surfboards
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 2 miles

The property

An Gwel is a single-storey barn conversion found on the outskirts of the village of St Buryan, within easy reach of the coast at Sennen.

This lovely bolthole is designed for couples in real-life Poldark country with glorious views to the sea.

It is the perfect base for exploring Cornwall’s far west coast and is ideal for ramblers, romantics, beachcombers, surfers and city escapees seeking some rest and relaxation.

An intimate space arranged on one level, An Gwel is modest but perfectly formed.

Step into an open-plan living room where you can curl up with your loved one and spend some quality time together.

The kitchen is complete with all the essential appliances you could need, so you can make something delicious for you and your loved one to eat together at the traditional dining table with a well-deserved glass of wine.

Get some rest for the days ahead in the well-presented double bedroom which is served by a pristine family bathroom.

Doors lead from the open-plan living space out to a private patio area with far-reaching views and outdoor furniture for alfresco dining.

A charming base for couples who are seeking an idyllic escape to the west coast of Cornwall.

Note: This property can be booked alongside Refs. 1013629 and 1013631, together they sleep 10 people.

Trevore Farm Cottages

Located on the outskirts of the quiet village of St Buryan, these delightful single-storey barn conversions have been made into wonderfully presented holiday homes, in this picturesque rural setting, with spectacular views across the rolling countryside towards the sea. All benefiting from contemporary open-plan living spaces, where you will look forward to relaxing on a calm summers eve, with well-equipped kitchens to make all of your favourite dishes. You can rest in light and airy bedrooms, served by sparkling bathrooms. Perfectly suited for families holidaying together, you can enjoy your own space while delighting in the shared garden that comes complete with a barbecue, the best way to spend an afternoon in the summer. Just under four miles away, enjoy stunning coastal walks along the white sandy beach at Sennen Cove, before heading over to the Land's End Landmark Attraction to get a classic holiday picture with the sign. Carry on along the coast and visit Porthcurno beach, home to the Cable and Wireless Museum, as well as the famous Minack open-air theatre cut into the rock-face. Head the other way to Penzance and stroll along the promenade, take a dip in the lido, or sit outside at a cafe and watch the world go by. The location of the Trevore Farm Cottages is fantastic for enjoying the highlights of the Cornish coast, while resting peacefully in the countryside with your loved ones.

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About the location


Land’s End 1 mile; St Just 5 miles; Penzance 9 miles.

The most westerly village in mainland Britain, Sennen has a lovely mile-long beach of pure white sand and is a very popular holiday destination. With excellent surfing conditions, the village has its own surf school – overlooked by a super-cool beach bar/restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows which make the most of the wonderful views. Once a hub of smuggling activity, Sennen still retains many secret passages – one of which is said to lead to the covered well in the Old Success Inn. Largely unchanged over time, this lovely village has a timeless appeal and is home to a gallery, a medieval church, an Iron Age fort and a small selection of shops where you can buy beachware, gifts and souvenirs, and a range of groceries. There is also a weekly Farmers’ Market in the village Community Centre each Tuesday morning. During the summer, the beach bar becomes a hub of activity and entertainment, with live music, weekly barbecues and popular surfing competitions.