Sensational seascapes, lyrical landscapes, wild walks and magical moorland.

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Bal Cottage, The Loft and The Cabin, set on the wild romantic moors of West Penwith in Cornwall, offer unique self-catering accommodation, from which to enjoy magnificent panoramic landscapes and seascapes, across the moors or over Mount's Bay to the distant Lizard Peninsula; discover ancient sites; relish our close access to miles of remote moorland and coastal walks, explore the wealth of glorious Cornish gardens; visit some Poldark filming locations; or just relax.
The above view, over West Penwith moorland towards distant Carn Galver, which itself overlooks the spectacular north coastline, was filmed just a few minutes walk away from Ding Dong Cottages.

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Bal Cottage and The Loft across field through Foxgloves

Left to right: Bal Cottage, Ding Dong Cottage, The Loft, and Ding Dong engine-house far right

Where we are and what we offer
Set amongst seven acres of meadow, our two cosy, friendly cottages and a cabin lie four miles north of Penzance and only nine miles from St Ives, high on a hill overlooking Mount's Bay, St Michael's Mount and the Lizard Peninsula.
The Cottages are within easy walking distance of many ancient sites, which include the iron-age village of Chycauster, The Nine Maidens, Lanyon Quoit, the Mên-an-Tol and Chûn Castle, surrounded on three sides by the Penwith Moors, which stretch all the way from Land’s End to St Ives; rediscover the natural world.
Sundial and Senecio flowering in The Loft garden

The Loft garden and sundial

Bal Cottage
2 double bedrooms + folding bed & cot (£350 to £625)
The Loft
1 double bedroom + sofa-bed (£295 to £495)
The Cabin
Double sofa-bed + folding bed (£225 to £350)
Bal Cottage front view across pond
Seeking somewhere a little different?
There is nowhere quite like Ding Dong; it is unique in the true sense of the word! Bal Cottage, The Loft and The Cabin provide perfect bases for walking, wildlife observation, bird-watching, photography, astronomy or other outdoor activities, as well as being a secluded retreat for artists, authors or other creators, far from the bustle and stress of modern life. If you seek 'peace and quiet', you will find it here.
Not excessively modernised, the cottages are comfortable, well equipped and restful, there is no passing traffic and you may walk without limit in any direction.
Guests have occasionally walked to St Ives and back, returning tired but triumphant! And on a clear night the sky is spectacular, revealing the stars and planets without the light pollution which obscures the seeing in town and city skies.

Ding Dong Cottages - 24 years of Unique Holiday Accommodation - 1993 to 2017

Self-catering accommodation, described by some of our many satisfied visitors as, 'in the midst of nature',
'a special place', 'peaceful, undisturbed'.

Contact by telephone: UK: 01736 36 36 77
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Ding Dong Cottage
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