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Sorgente Cornish Holiday Cottage

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Fal River Tickets

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Discounted ferry tickets for visitors, plus local guides and maps, visit the Fal River website.

Falmouth estuary

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To buy discounted ferry tickets, local guides and maps, visit the Fal River website.
Using the Falmouth Park & Ride and Park & Float can get a discounted entrance to the Maritime Museum and savings in many of the towns shops and eating places. Park & Float - Fri, 1 May - 31 Oct Ponsharden. 01872 861910 (Winter) 01326 319417 (Summer) Travel time 10 minutes to the Maritime Museum. With GPS devices - TR10 8AD.

Falmouth estuary


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7% off bookings made from today until 31st August 2017, for pick up dates until the 31st Dec 2018

Vouchercode - SUN7

Also on offer for families with children under 12:
Pay for the first Child Seat, and receive a second seat free of charge

PONSANOOTH 2.8 miles/7 mins. (Bus, Car, Cycle)

Kennall Vale Gunpowder Works
Tucked away in a wooded valley near the village of Ponsanooth, the old Gunpowder Works were in operation from the 1800s until the early 20th Century, when they were forced to close due to the invention of dynamite. Today, the remains stand in a nature reserve maintained by The Cornwall Wildlife Trust. The old ruins, beech woods and Kendall river make for a pleasant walk. Park in the village of Ponsanooth, walk past the shop and up the steep hill. The reserve entrance is on your right.
In the 18th and 19th Century the banks of the Kennall River were throbbing with industry, ranging from corn milling to iron founding. In a 7-mile stretch of the river there were 48 water wheels. It may be doubted if, within the same short distance, another such stream can be found in England.

Sorgente comments 2018

"Enjoyed a lovely week holiday at Sorgente. Very comfortable and convenient location. Nice meal at Working Boat and pleasant walk to Flushing and Mylor around the headland. Thank you for our Welcome Pack!."

Sorgente comments 2017

"Lieber Alex! Wir hatten wunderschöne Tage in Cornwall mit grandiosen Wetter. In Ihrem schonen Häuschen haben wir uns sehr wohlgefuhct. Es ist gut ausgestattet und sehr saugen. Wir werden Sie gerne weiter emplihlen."

Vielen Dank, Familie Heinz aus Rheingau / Deutschland 13/04/17

Sorgente comments 2016

"Nice digs, had a lovely stay. Even the weather was nice."

Australia 16/03/16