The Sail Loft

Excursions

Polperro

The neighbouring picturesque fishing village is just 5 miles away. You can reach it by boat which you book on the quayside outside the Sail loft, by bus from the bus stop beside Looe bridge, by car or walk the stunning coastal path that passes Talland Bay where you can take lunch or a cream tea.


The coast path to Talland and Polperro

Rame Peninsula

Some of the very best beaches in Cornwall are located on the Rame Peninsula. From Looe its just a few miles to the Rame coast road. Whitsands and Freathy beaches offer miles of white sand and best of all they face west to get the last rays of the setting sun all year.


Looking over Whitsands & Freathy beaches from Rame

The Eden Project

The stunning biomes of The Eden Project are around 30 minutes drive from Looe. It's also accessible by train and bus. A great day out for everyone. At The Eden Project one can follow the waterfall through the Tropical biome, stop for a spot of lunch in the restaurant, wander through the Mediterranean biome, take a leisurely stroll through the extensive grounds and ice skate during the winter months. For more information visit www.edenproject.com.

The National Maritime Museum a nautical treat not to be missed at Discovery Bay Falmouth. www.nmmc.co.uk

The Lost Gardens of Heligan , These spectacular gardens near Mevagissey fell into neglect after the first World War and were rediscovered & restored by Tim Smit prior to his work on the Eden project. www.heligan.com

The Minack Theatre , Cornwall ’s cliff side theatre under the stars. www.minack.com

The Legendary Lands End – Make a day of it at Land’s End , a place of stunning scenery and fabled views with 6 superb attractions bringing you tales of heroism, skulduggery and adventure. www.landsend-landmark.co.uk

Cornwall’s Crealy Adventure Park , all the fun of a theme park set in the magnificent Cornish countryside. www.crealy.co.uk

Camel Trail – Hire bikes and cycle from Bodmin to Padstow, enjoy fish and chips at one of Rick Stein’s outlets. www.westcountryviews.co.uk/misc/camel/camel.htm

The Cheesewring and Hurlers on Bodmin moor

A few miles inland from Looe you can discover the wild beauty of Bodmin Moor. Vantage points such as The Cheesering and the Hurlers standing stones, both with breathtaking views, are easily accessible for you to enjoy. If a walk by the river is called for then near by Golitha Falls is a stunning location.

Lanhydrock House – Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens and wooded estate. www.nationaltrust.org.uk


 

4 Diamonds awarded by Visit Britain English Tourism 4 diamonds plus the special Silver Award for quality and great food 4 Diamonds awarded by Visit Britain English Tourism 4 diamonds plus the special Silver Award for quality and great food 4 Diamonds awarded by Visit Britain English Tourism 4 diamonds plus the special Silver Award for quality and great food