Local Area Information

Things to do and places of interest, visit www.welcometolooe.com :

  • Looe to Polperro Coastal Walk via Talland Bay - www.explorethesouthwestcoastpath.co.uk
  • Crabbing on harbourside and Millpool Car Park lake
  • Rock Pooling on second beach and Hannafore beach
  • Try local seafood
  • Sea/Fishing trips, glass bottom boats - plenty of boats in Looe harbour offering trips.
  • Sardine Factory climbing wall, heritage centre
  • Old Guildhall Museum and Gaol
  • Looe Valley Line, scenic rail journey - www.greatscenicrailways.co.uk
  • Monkey Sanctuary - www.monkeysanctuary.org
  • Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary - www.porfell.co.uk
  • Polperro - Attractive harbour with beach. Shops, pubs, restaurants and smuggling history. Regular buses from Looe
  • Eden Project - www.edenproject.com
  • Mount Edgecumbe - www.mountedgcumbe.gov.uk
  • Antony House and Garden, Lanhydrock, Cotehele - www.nationaltrust.org.uk
  • Bodmin Moor, Siblyback Lake, Golitha Falls
  • Fowey - Charming riverside town
  • Charlestown - Small fishing village, star of Poldark, Doctor Who and the Three Musketeers!

Nearby Beaches:

  • West Looe - Rocky/Sandy Hannafore beach
  • Talland Bay - Child friendly, toilet facilities, car parking and two cafes
  • Portnadler - Short walk from West Looe, not easy to access but quiet
  • Lantic Bay - Beautiful white sand but steep pathway (part of South West Coastal Path)
  • Millendreath - Sandy, child friendly, car parking and cafe
  • Whitsand Bay - Four miles long! Sandy, park at top and walk down

Lots more information at www.visitcornwall.com