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The coastal views from the roof terrace of this 18th century castle.
Take the footpath direct from Acton Castle to the coast and coves, some 200 metres.
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by secluded, rocky coves, Acton Castle stands proud on the cliffs over Mount's Bay.
Prussia Cove is between St Michael's Mount, Marazion, and the Lizard Peninsula. The picturesque cove sits on the eastern flank of Cudden Point. The dramatic coastline of Prussia Cove is made-up of three smaller coves called Piskies, Bessy's and Kings. The smaller beaches of pale gold sand, sheltered by the cliffs, offer the perfect spot for rockpooling and bathing at low tide.
From Acton Castle, join the South West Coast Path east to Piskies Cove and Cudden Point; or walk west to the beach and village of Perranuthanoe, with seafront cafes and an excellent gastro pub.
Built in 1775 as a country house, Acton Castle offers commanding views over Mount's Bay. The now Grade II listed building, was created by John Stackhouse, an enthusiastic marine biologist. Stackhouse wanted a gentleman's retreat where he could carry out his botany. The scientist commissioned architect John Wood the Younger, who at the time, recently completed designs for the world famous Royal Crescent in Bath.
Cornwall's most famous real-life smuggler John Cater, The King of Prussia, is known to have rented a farm at Acton Castle, and for a time, was the building's caretaker. When Stackhouse was not at the property, Cater took advantage of the empty space and used it as a hideout. Old Cornish tales say that smuggler's tunnels run from the castle to the coast although they have never been found.
The Tower is a large duplex apartment, occupying the top two floors of Acton Castle plus a large private rooftop terrace with 360 views. Think large bedrooms with sea views, a sumptuous and complete refurbishment to match the grandeur of the building, matched to a hi-spec kitchen and bathrooms.
|21st Oct - 27th Oct||£1375|
|28th Oct - 22nd Dec||£855|
|23rd Dec - 24th Dec||£1555|
|New Year||£1625||2018||Price p/w|
|01st Jan - 09th Feb||£875|
|10th Feb - 16th Feb||£1225|
|17th Feb - 23rd Mar||£875|
|24th Mar - 13th Apr||£1535|
|14th Apr - 25th May||£1165|
|26th May - 01st Jun||£1955|
|02nd Jun - 29th Jun||£1655|
|30th Jun - 13th Jul||£1925|
|14th Jul - 31st Aug||£2645|
|01st Sep - 07th Sep||£1605|
|08th Sep - 21st Sep||£1395|
|22nd Sep - 19th Oct||£1135|
|20th Oct - 26th Oct||£1405|
|27th Oct - 21st Dec||£875|
|22nd Dec - 24th Dec||£1585|
Nothing disappointed us, the views were amazing. Eating meals on the roof, whilst taking in the view was the most pleasurable experience. We like to cook so was very surprised to see how well equipped the kitchen was, if we were going to be picky a cafetiere and a lemon reamer were the only items we would have added and some of the pans wouldn't work on the induction hob. The Tower and its gardens were a joy to spend a week in and we would definitely like to return.
TT, August 2017
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