STUNNING SEA AND COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS. Mediterranean style villas set into the wooded slopes of Millendreath, a picturesque Cornish Valley. The brick built villas are located along the hillside close to a sandy beach, in a sheltered south facing suntrap valley. A very mild climate through to winter, it is ideal for a base to explore Cornwall, being 8 minutes from A38.
Parking is in the private car park in the valley approx 100 metres away after unloading at foot of villa steps. It has numberplate recognition on entry and a parking pass must be collected.
The villas are reached via steps and once at the top the steps the view is well worth the climb, but for this reason may be unsuitable for the elderly, people with mobility difficulties or young children. Sea View has 63 steps and Sea Salt has 52 less steep ones. Looe is 1 mile along the coast!
Millendreath beach, cafe and bar are dog friendly. Ristricted times in place from May to Nov.
How to get there
MILLENDREATH is a small inlet with a sandy, private beach, 1.5 miles from the main town of Looe to the West.
Around 40 miles from Exeter along the Devon Expressway (From M5) cross the Tamar Bridge at Plymouth.
(Do NOT let sat nav. 'avoid toll', as you only pay one way @ £2 and sat nav. takes you to ferry!)
After Tamar Bridge the A38 continues westwards, Turn left onto A374 (Head for Looe). Left (A378) past Hessenford, Leads onto B3253 at No Mans land. Millendreath is signed Left immediately after Looe bay Holiday Park. May Lane - 1 mile long to Millendreath (Not a through road)
Approximate journey times by car from:
Birmingham : 3 hours 40 mins
Bristol : 2 hours 30 mins
Leeds : 5 hours 50 mins
London : 4 hours 50 mins
Manchester : 5 hours
Reading : 4 hours
Southampton : 3 hours 25 mins
Dover : 5 hours 45 mins
To Looe station (Millendreath 20 minute coastal path, hilly street walk or take a taxi)
Click on the link below for google maps.
Black Rock beach cafe.
A beach side bistro cafe offering a range from breakfasts and evening meals.
open at limited times during the winter months. There is also a seasonal Beach Bar.
Black Rock provide seasonal Kayak and paddleboard hire. There is nearby horse riding, rock climbing, scuba diving, sea and course fishing and the Monkey sanctuary. The Lux Park Leisure Centre indoor pool in Liskeard (15 mins) has water flumes – a popular outing for families.
You may wish to explore the Eden project, 25 miles from Millendreath, combined with the Lost gardens of Heligan (approx same distance) or The beautiful old fishing port of Mevagissey is 27 miles away and even the North coast towns of Newquay and Padstow are within one hours driving time at 37 miles from your villa.
Golf Course in Looe