The small hamlet of Prideaux is set in rolling Cornish countryside only a few miles inland and a 15 minute walk to the internationally famous Eden Project.
The nearby towns of St Blazey and Par offer local shops, pubs, restaurants and a mainline station with trains to and from London, Newquay and West Cornwall. Par is also home to the Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary and a wide sandy beach.
The Eden Project with its large, iconic biomes allows visitors to discover the relationships between plants and people the world over and is not only a fascinating and breath-taking experience but also a fantastic resource for education and building towards a sustainable future. The Rainforest Biome is the world’s largest rainforest in captivity with steamy jungles, waterfalls and a tree top walkway. The attraction is also a centre for lots of outdoor events, music gigs, aerial zip-wire, rock climbing and during the winter months a large ice-skating rink.
The quintessential Cornish town of Fowey is just a short drive away, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town sits on the Fowey estuary and offers a range of fantastic high-street and independent shops, pubs, water-front restaurants and a castle. The beautiful old town comprises of medieval and Georgian buildings that line the narrow streets, while cruises can take you out to the open sea to admire the magnificent coastline as well as some incredible sea-life, including seals, dolphins and basking sharks if you're lucky!
A holiday cottage in Prideaux provides a tranquil rural retreat, whilst being situated close to South East Cornwall's main attractions - making it a great base for a memorable holiday at any time of year.