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The Bay Talland

Talland Bay, Looe, Cornwall

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Description of The Bay Talland

The Bay Talland, near Polperro, Cornwall, provides a rare opportunity to rent a stylish, contemporary home with direct access to the shore.

Set on a secluded hillside, overlooking an idyllic cove , our luxurious homes and beautiful swimming pool make this an ideal location for exploring the coast and a family holiday to remember. All our homes have been lovingly furnished to 5 star standards and many boast sea views, private outdoor hot tubs, woodburner stoves and WiFi broadband.

Our relaxing self-catering holidays in superbly equipped detached homes will exceed your family's expectations.

Features of The Bay Talland

  • General
  • Freezer
  • Garden
  • Non Smoking
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Washing machine
  • Bed linen included
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Entertainment
  • Colour TV
  • Garden Barbecue
  • Indoor pool
  • Phone

Local Information

Talland Bay lies between Looe and Polperro and is one of the most memorable and secluded coves along the coastline of South Cornwall. It has three small beaches flanked by a rocky foreshore and a beautiful undeveloped coastline and is sheltered and safe for swimming. Talland Bay Beach Cafe, located right on the beach, is rated as one of the best in Cornwall and also rent out kayaks.

The quiet hamlet of Talland consists of a scattering of houses and cottages and an ancient church, away from the busy tourist areas further to the north and west. The idyllic bay is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, forms part of the Heritage Coast Cornwall, and was once renowned for smuggling.

The Bay community, set on a secluded hillside with direct access to the shore, is a haven of tranquillity, so rarely found in such an accessible location. It is a perfect location for walking, fishing and exploring the coast - or just relaxing and enjoying the views.

The Southwest Coastal Path gives wonderful cliff-top walks east to the fishing port of Looe or west to the picture-postcard village of Polperro, one of the prettiest harbours in Cornwall. Both Looe and Polperro have many excellent restaurants and cosy pubs with local seafood, of course, a speciality. The Talland Bay Hotel, a 5 minute drive, is highly recommended for its fine dining restaurant and brasserie.

The area is home to stunning golf courses including Looe, Lostwithiel, the Jack Nicklaus designed St. Mellion and the dramatic cliff-top courses of Carlyon Bay and Whitsand Bay.

Within a short drive lies Fowey with its picturesque harbour and sailing centre and further inland is the Eden Project, whose futuristic “biomes” contain plants from around the world and which is the most visited tourist destination in Cornwall.

For those in search of a faster pace, a visit to Adrenalin Quarry, home of the longest zip wire in the UK, is a must, and nearby Kartworld caters to budding racing drivers of all ages.

A 45 minute drive takes you to the north coast, where you can sample the delights of Rick Stein's Padstow or Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant and the Extreme surf academy at Watergate Bay. Newquay is home to the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay Zoo and the vibrant surf scene at Fistral Beach.

Accessibility Details

Some properties are not suitable for wheelchair users.


Please enquire for short breaks.

Please note there is an additional charge of £150 for the hot tub.


Arrival 4pm & Departure 10am

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Location details for The Bay Talland

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  • Distance from:
  • 22 minutes drive from Liskeard (10 miles)
  • 1 hour 4 minutes drive from Newquay (37 miles)
  • 1 hour 36 minutes drive from M5 J31 with the A30 and the A38 (64 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 5 minutes drive from Looe - Hannafore (2 miles)
  • 8 minutes drive from Looe - East (2 miles)
  • 9 minutes drive from Talland Bay (4 miles)
  • 9 minutes drive from Polperro (4 miles)
  • 11 minutes drive from Looe - Plaidy (4 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

The Bay Talland
Nr Looe,
Cornwall PL13 2JA.

We are a 40 minute drive from Plymouth, 45 minutes from Newquay and a little over 4 hours from London. Plymouth is well served by frequent high-speed trains from Bristol (2 hours) and the rest of the country (London 3-4 hours).