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Plan Your Holiday in Sennen & West Cornwall

From travel information to local shops in the area for your groceries, in this section you will find everything you need to plan for a self-catering holiday in Sennen and West Cornwall.

Travel Information for Sennen and Land’s End, Cornwall

Arriving by air:

Newquay is the nearest airport which is approximately 45 miles from Sennen and Land’s End. Hiring a car is therefore recommended. Currently there are daily flights to Gatwick, the Isles of Scilly and Manchester. For the summer season there will be flights to Belfast, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Newcastle, London Stansted, Doncaster/Sheffield, Glasgow, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Dublin, Aberdeen, Alicante and Birmingham. To check the latest situation go to the Newquay Airport website.

View of the lifeboat house in Sennen

Arriving by rail:

First Great Western operates trains from London Paddington to Penzance (note there is an overnight sleeper service which runs Monday to Friday between Paddington and Penzance and on Sunday nights – this is not bookable online but you can find information on the website and book it by phone – prices are reasonable if you can get an apex fare), Cross Country Trains operate from the north of England and Scotland to Penzance. A taxi from the station costs approximately £20 and takes 20 minutes – the bus station is adjacent to the train station at Penzance but please be aware that in the winter the last bus out to Sennen and Land’s End does leave quite early.

Car hire:

This is available adjacent to Penzance station through Europcar. Hertz is also nearby and they will pick up from Penzance station free of charge. You could also consider hiring a Classic Car.

Arriving by coach:

National Express operates coaches from all over the UK to Penzance.

Arriving by bus:

The bus station is adjacent to the railway station in Penzance. The number of the bus is likely to be A1.

The bus stop is at the top of the lane leading to Treeve Moor House/Cottage.

If you are coming here to be peaceful, walk the coastal path and go to the local beach then it’s fine to have no car. However, if you want to explore further afield I would recommend hiring a car because the bus timetables can severely restrict your movements, particularly in the evenings. To find out more about bus times in the area look on www.travelinesw.com.

Arriving on foot from the coastal path at Treeve Moor House, Land’s End:

There is a footpath which goes directly past Treeve Moor from Sennen Cove, or from Nanjizal which can be clearly seen on the map, or you can walk up from Land’s End on the A30 and I am the first house on the left OPPOSITE the turning to Porthcurno. The house is situated at SW353 251.

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