Dazzling beaches, quaint fishing villages, flourishing gardens, delicious Cornish ice-cream and balmy temperatures – it’s easy to see why Cornwall is a perfect holiday destination.
We take a look at the highlights of this stunning county.
A 26 acre subtropical paradise, with cascading waterfalls, ponds of giant koi carp and glades of subtropical ferns and palms winding down to a private and secluded beach, Trebah Gardens is a fascinating visit.
Nearby Falmouth is a small town famous for its oysters and its part in announcing to the world that the great Lord Nelson had died during the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. A young Lieutenant on board HMS Pickle one was on the first messengers sent back to London with the news.
A beautiful Cornish resort boasting golden sand and assortment of attractions, St Ives is the quintessential harbour town.
Smuggler’s taverns, shops, a seafront promenade, and Egyptian house (yes you read that correctly), Penzance offers the perfect setting for a nice spot of lunch, fine dining, or some pub grub.
Also known as King Arthur country, Tintagel is forever associated with the Knights of the Round Table. King Arthur’s Castle (accessible by a series of steps) rests on the edge of the peninsula.
Rick Stein, famous for his cooking adventures around the globe resides in Padstow. Seafood connoisseur Stein owns a restaurant in the town worth visiting on any trip. Fans of the great War film The Eagle has Landed (1976) will be pleased to learn that some scenes were filmed on nearby sand dunes.
Join us as we explore Cornwall’s beautiful coastline on our ‘Colourful Cornwall’ holiday. View the details here.