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THE CORNWALL HANDBOOK

Our handbook is full of great ideas on things to see and places to go.

Explore Cornwall this Easter  

Find out where your nearest Easter event is this year. All across Cornwall you will find exciting family events including Easter egg hunts, craft fairs and lots of fun and games. Read our guide to find out more details.

A local’s guide to Polperro

Everything you might expect of an idyllic old fishing village. Cottages cling to the cliffs, fish and chips shops are dotted throughout the village and the harbour has shallow turquoise waters, perfect for paddling.

A local’s guide to Penryn

Steeped in history, the charming town of Penryn is a fantastic choice for your next Cornish holiday. Quieter than its famous neighbour, Falmouth, there is a labyrinth of olde-worlde cobbled streets to explore, beautiful scenery to take in, a thriving art community to discover and friendly locals to meet. Discover some of our favourite places which make this town so unique with our local’s guide to Penryn.

A local’s guide to Saltash

Saltash is generally the first and last place you encounter on a trip to Cornwall; being located on the western banks of the River Tamar it is found right on the county’s natural border with Devon.

A local’s guide to Camborne

Surrounded by historic tin mines, windswept moors, sandy beaches and some of the county's finest scenery, the lively Cornish town of Camborne provides an excellent base from which to discover West Cornwall. Discover some of the fascinating places which make this bustling town so unique with our local’s guide to Camborne.

A local's guide to marazion

The perfect viewpoint for St Michael's Mount, Marazion is the ideal Cornish coastal escape. This welcoming town is the perfect base to spend long lazy summer days on the sands and crisp winter days enjoying the spectacular countryside and wonderful wildlife. 

A local’s guide to Fowey

Perched on the estuary, opposite the pretty village of Polruan, you’ll discover Fowey – a town with a mix of stylish cafes and old-fashioned fisherman’s cottages.

A local’s guide to Torpoint

At the northern end of the Rame Peninsula (a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), the bustling town of Torpoint offers excellent views of the River Tamar and across the water to the bright lights of Plymouth. Known as the gateway to Cornwall, it provides an ideal base for holidaymakers wishing to explore both South Cornwall and Devon.

A local's guide to Millbrook

Right in the midst of the breathtaking Rame Peninsula sits this unassuming village. You’ll be impressed by its huge, glassy lake, acres of parkland, and proximity to the seaside.

A local's guide to Coverack

The pretty fishing village of Coverack is a dream destination. With a stone-walled harbour and a crescent-shaped shingle and sand bay, it makes the perfect holiday for all the family.

A local's guide to Wadebridge

Only 8 miles from the coast, Wadebridge is the perfect base from which to enjoy Cornwall’s stunning beaches. The town boasts Cornwall’s highest number of independent shops and boutiques and offers a wide array of eateries.

Things to do in Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the most diverse counties in the whole of the UK with everything ranging from fantastic beaches all the way to the most modern of tourist attractions. Our guide to things to do in the county covers all grounds, from beaches, to attractions, via the history.
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