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St Mawgan, Cornwall. Postcode: TR8 4ES

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St Teresa’s is located behind the church and convent in the picturesque village of St Mawgan. The cottage is situated on a very quiet lane, yet the village centre is only 100 metres away.  St Mawgan boasts the well-known Falcon pub with restaurant and beer garden. There is also a village shop and tea room offering gorgeous freshly made snacks. The picturesque Japanese garden and Bonzai tree nursery in the village is well worth a visit.

Sandy beaches and stunning coastline nearby

St Teresas is only a five minute drive from three stunning beaches – Watergate Bay, Mawgan Porth and Bedruthan Steps. Mawgan Porth is a family friendly beach complete with rock pools to explore. Whilst Watergate Bay boasts some of the best watersports in the region and is home to the Jamie Oliver inspired Fifteen restaurant.

There are many beautiful walks available in the surrounding area, a must visit would be the stunning Bedruthan Steps, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Within easy reach of Cornwall’s most famous attractions

Cornwall’s famous gardens such as the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are within easy reach. As our the pretty fishing towns of Padstow and St Ives with many fine shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants. Family attractions nearby include Dairyland, Crealy and Old Macdonald’s Farm.

Experience Cornwall’s best restaurants

As well as Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Restaurant just down the road, there are many great places for dining out nearby including Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant, Nathan Outlaw’s in Port Isaac, Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 in Padstow and The Olive Tree in St Merryn. There are also lots of good places to eat locally including The Scarlet restaurant, The Kitchen by the beach in Mawgan Porth and Scott and Babs at Rettorick Mill.

Easy to access by road, rail or air

St Teresa’s cottage is just a short drive from Newquay Airport with its connections across the UK and continental Europe. There is a train station at nearby Newquay, as well as high-speed rail links to London through Bodmin Parkway. The main A30 road in and out of Cornwall, which is now dual carriageway, passes within 10 miles of St Mawgan.

St Teresa’s makes an ideal base for exploring and enjoying all that Cornwall has to offer.

Nearby attractions

Mawgan Porth Beach

Sandy beach surrounded by high cliffs. Excellent surfing lessons for all levels at King Surf School.

Watergate Bay

A beautiful strectch of golden sand and home to Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant and the Extreme Academy activity centre.


Pretty harbour town on the Camel Estuary with many fine galleries, shops, cafes and restaurants including Rick Stein's.

Bedruthan Steps

This National Trust managed stretch of coast is a stunning set of rocky outcrops and headlands jutting out into a beautiful bay.

Eden Project

The world famous biomes at this giant 'greenhouse' garden make the Eden Project an essential place to visit while in Cornwall.

South West Coast Path

Keen walkers and outdoors enthusiasts will love the coast trail which joins up fabulous beaches, quaint villages and glorious coastline.

Tate St Ives

St Ives is an attraction in itself but is famous as an artists' colony and is home to Tate St Ives with its exhibitions of local, national and international art.


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