Tucked away in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Millbrook is in an almost untouched area of South Cornwall just a short distance away from Devon, sat on a peninsula that is surrounded by water on three sides. This very small village gives you a great opportunity to enjoy a tranquil holiday in Cornwall. Staying in Millbrook gives you the chance to escape and get away and sample life in a sleepy Cornish village by the sea.
The 865 acre Mount Edgcumbe Country Park is complete with a spectacular stately home and is just a short distance away. Take time out and enjoy the vast gardens here with many notable features spread across the site. For an exhilarating experience while at Mount Edgcumbe why not give Adventure Segway a try? Explore the grounds on a Segway tackling a wide range of terrains. Antony House also sits on the same peninsula and was the filming location for Alice in Wonderland. Today you’ll find magnificent artwork, furniture and tapestries inside the 18th century mansion and beautiful landscape gardens outside.
Sat on the Rame Head Peninsula this peaceful and tranquil village is nearby a picturesque stretch of the South West Coast Path offering a chance for visitors to escape along the coast and to visit places such as Cawsand & Kingsand which offer fantastic fishing and water sports. If you prefer to spend time on the beach while on a Millbrook holiday then Whitsand Bay is the place to go. With a three mile stretch of sand you’re bound to find the perfect spot for you.
With only several small shops and places to eat in Millbrook itself you may have to look to surrounding villages for places to dine but you are sure to find a great catch of the day or a homemade feast at one of the local pubs, cafés or restaurants.
Sat on the Rame Head Peninsula this peaceful and tranquil village is nearby a picturesque stretch of the South West Coast
Plymouth with its historic Hoe and Barbican are just across the water if you do want to spend some time in a large city full of café culture and shopping possibilities including the award winning Drake Circus. Other great tourist attractions in the city include the National Maritime Museum and Smeaton Tower on the Plymouth Hoe with stunning views across the Plymouth Sound. A ferry runs from Torpoint across to Plymouth at regular intervals meaning getting to the city has never been easier and is a must while on holiday in Millbrook.