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We feel passionate about supporting local businesses and the local economy where ever possible

Currently The Following Local Businesses Help Us :

Laundry - sent to husband & wife team at Trewellard

Housekeeping - our lovely couple Wendy and Steve who we have known for forty years used to live in the village but have recently moved furthur away to be nearer their grandchildren . They continue to carry out the changeovers and maintain the garden and go that extra mile for us too.

Electrician - Lives in Newlyn

Plumber - Lives Locally

Chimney Sweep - Lives Locally

Log Supplier - Lives Locally

Fortnightly Farmer's Market - We purchase delicious home produced food from the market held in Pendeen

Lil's Fish and Chips - always met with a friendly smile and chat while Lil or her husband fry the fish and chips- delicious!

Maria Chicas Tapas and Cafe - great coffee and delicious treats

Of course we also support the pubs in our village

We also purchase fish directly from a fishmonger and freshly caught crab from another supplier in Newlyn

LARGE DISCOUNTS ON AVAILABLE WEEKS DURING JUNE AND JULY 2022

Thursday 5th May 2022

We currently have available weeks during June and July which are now greatly reduced Please see Availability Page

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SUPER FAST FIBRE OPTIC BROADBAND AT DOUGAL'S COTTAGE

Saturday 19th February 2022

Guests might like to know that Dougal's Cottage has excellent Wifi Broadband British Telecom Super Fast Fibre Optic Broadband 67 MB

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THIS TESTIMONIAL SAYS IT ALL!

Sunday 14th March 2021

We fell in love immediately with Dougal's Cottage. Perfect in every way and the remote location gave us the freedom to explore life here at our leisure. We spent an idyllic day at Boat Cove near Pendeen lighthouse with slow cooked pulled pork wraps , tipples and chocolate. Emma swam with a beautiful seal who we named Stephan!. Sennen Cove gave us surfing and body boarding and a final night at the beach bar watching enormous rollers as a huge storm blew in. We hope to return one day and expand our knowledge of this perfect corner which we made our paradise. Emma & Nick NB The guests who left this testimonial stayed at the cottage in 2020 just before the second…

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COVID- 19 CANCELLATION POLICY

Tuesday 12th January 2021

We would like to give our guests peace of mind regarding our Covid - 19 cancellation policy . In the event of the Government preventing guests booked into Dougal's Cottage from travelling to Cornwall and occupying the cottage for their booked dates we will of course offer a full refund .

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DOUGAL'S COTTAGE HAS SEA VIEWS

Friday 18th September 2020

Dougal's Cottage has Sea Views The view from the window in the rear bedroom has uninterrupted views looking out across the field to the Atlantic Ocean! The Atlantic Ocean can also be seen from the garden Image taken walking along the coastal path in early March showing Pendeen Lighthouse in the distance

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DOUGAL'S COTTAGE IS DOG FRIENDLY

Monday 31st August 2020

Not many of us want to send our four legged friends to kennels if it can be avoided We our dog owners ourselves and know the advantages of taking our dog/s on holiday with us We accept up to two well behaved dogs at Dougal's Cottage We have a long garden and there are wonderful walks along the coastal path which runs through the village as well as two sandy beaches which are accessible in the village We do have a few doggy rules which we ask you to view before booking with us to make sure our cottage is suitable for your requirements Please read the ' Bringing Your Dog With You' page on the website

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PENDEEN PUBS & PLACES TO EAT IN THE VILLAGE

Monday 22nd June 2020

We are very lucky to be within walking distance of three good pubs as well as some great places to enjoy a meal in the village of Pendeen You can always hop into your car if you prefer not to walk! The New Inn- Yummy Food & Great Garden- Dogs Welcome The Radjel Inn- Good Food & Traditional Ales Maria Chica's Cafe - Good Food including delicious home made Tapas Lilian's Fish & Chip Shop in Pendeen - Freshly Fried Fish & Chips & More Trewellard Meadery- Pendeen village merges with Trewellard Serves Good Tasty Basket Style Food The Count House Cafe @ Geevor Tin Mine- Stunning Views and Good Food Including Famously Delicious Home Made Pasties

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BOAT COVE & PORTHERAS BEACH IN PENDEEN

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Not everyone knows that Pendeen has two beaches close to each other both accessible from Pendeen Lighthouse The first is Boat Cove being the smaller of the two offering a sandy cove with a backdrop of rocks The second is Portheras Beach which is a larger sandy beach Both beaches are lovely, clean and at the time of writing this are also ' Dog Friendly' Showing Boat Cove in the foreground and Portheras Beach in the background

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THE COASTAL PATH RUNS THROUGH THE VILLAGE WITH ACCESS TO THE OCEAN

Wednesday 1st April 2020

The spectacular coastal path runs through the village of Pendeen giving access to the Atlantic Ocean and two beaches which you can walk to from Pendeen Lighthouse known as Boat Cove and Portheras Beach! Image taken while walking along the coastal path in March

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