Directions and Map
The drive to Carn Du takes 4.5 hours from London. Take the M4 to Bristol, then the M5 to Exeter,then A30 to Penzance. From Penzance take the main road around the bay to Newlyn. Upon crossing the bridge take the road for Lamorna up Chywoone Hill ahead of you, passing Lewis Chicken and Chip shop on your left out of Newlyn. Follow this road through the village Sheffield before taking a left turn signed to Raginnis. Turn left again at another signpost marked Raginnis, pass through this small hamlet and proceed down the hill bearing left past Porth Enys and a couple of cottages and the entrance for Carn Du is a few hundred yards on the left hand side. The address is: Carn Du, Raginnis Hill, Mousehole, Cornwall TR19 6SS.
Newquay airport is the closest, with routes from all over the UK and Europe. Its served by the following airlines: Air Southwest, British Airways, Flybe, Ryanair, Skybus, Lufthansa and BMI Baby.
Click here to visit the Newquay Airport website for further details. Tel: 01637 860600
Land’s End Airport offers facilities for private aircraft, besides training and scenic flights there are regular flights to the Isles of Scilly.
Click here to visit the Land's End Airport website. Tel: 01736 787651
The London Paddington to Penzance mainline ends overlooking Mount’s Bay just yards from the sea. Take a taxi from here to the house. Alternatively, Europcar is just opposite the station if you prefer to hire a car. For your return journey if to London, the Riviera sleeper service departs Penzance late, pulling in at the Heathrow Express platform of Paddington station around 5.30 am, disembarkation can be as late as 7.00 am. Booked in advance this can be a very economical journey in your own sleeper berth.
Click here to visit the Sleeper website.