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Pictures of Sennen

in the county of Cornwall

Sennen, Cornwall
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About Sennen

Sennen is but a stone's throw from the towering cliffs of Land's End from which there are magnificent views across a swirling deep blue ocean, its waves, tinged with a creamy-white froth, sometimes hiding bulky, basking sharks. Fortunately, these are harmless and do nothing more than enhance the view.

In 1979, this little fishing village was at the centre of the disasterous Fastnet yacht race when its lifeboat crews were at sea for many hours helping survivors. The gales were relentless and several yachts and crews were lost. In the lifeboat house is a framed telegram from the Prime Minister paying tribute to the bravery of the crew who fought so valiantly to save the lives of others.

Sennen has a delightful harbour lying at the foot of ancient streets that are packed with old and interesting colourwashed cottages, shops and inns. From the harbour there is a lovely view across Whitesand Bay which is renowned for excellent surfing. In high summer there is a festival 'air' about this attractive place, the sea is thronged with surfers, swimmers, yachts and gaily painted pleasure craft. The soft beach is a haven for sunbathers and for little children who have a splendid time building sand castles and searching among rock pools for crabs.

On an historic note, Sennen is said to have been the site of the last battle between the men of Cornwall and the invading Danes and the parish church is the most westerly church in England. It is a beautiful church and among its many treasures is a medieval statue of the Virgin Mary. The church is well worth a visit.

A walk along the cliff from Sennen to Lands End is a richly rewarding experience-the views are outstanding. The Minack Open Air Theatre is within easy driving distance, so too, are the gardens at Trengwainton, owned by the NT. Other attractions are; Levant Steam Engine NT and Geevor Tin Mines.

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Sea View House in Sennen Cove, Cornwall, England

Sea View House

Sennen Cove, Cornwall, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Located in Sennen Cove in the Cornwall Region, this holiday home is 4.4 km from Minack Theatre. The property is 1.7 km from Land's End and free private parking is featured. The kitchen comes with a d...
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Brogh Cottage in Sennen, Cornwall, England

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Situated in Sennen, this holiday home is set 22 km from St Ives. The unit is 46 km from Falmouth. An oven and a toaster can be found in the kitchen and there is a private bathroom. Towels and bed lin...
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Sennen Apartment 1 in Sennen, Cornwall, England

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The Stablerooms

Sennen, Cornwall, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
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The Saddle Room

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Dunroamin

Sennen, Cornwall, England (0.2 miles, 0.4 km)
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