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THE CORNWALL HANDBOOK

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

Cornwall’s finest hot tub cottages

Looking to add a little romance to your next break, a splash of luxury or a spoonful of true privacy in a place where you can get away from it all?

A local’s guide to Helston

Escape to Helston down on Cornwall’s west coast, just 2.5 miles from a sandy beach. With miles of sandy shoreline nearby and a range of great attractions including a castle, sanctuary and theme park, this town has everything you need to ensure you have a fun time on your UK staycation.

5 best experiences in Cornwall

The countdown is on. Your dream holiday to the golden sands and turquoise waters of Cornwall is booked! Now that you’ve chosen one of our holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs or holiday parks, it will soon be time to start packing and getting those last-minute essentials together.

The ultimate Cornwall beach guide

All the way along the three coastlines of Cornwall, you will find inlets and coves used by smugglers to store their loot many years ago, as well as the many sweeping beaches that Cornwall is famous for. If you’re looking for dog friendly beaches dog-friendly somewhere to take the family during your holiday, or the best surfing beaches in the UK, you will find it with our guide to Cornwall beaches.

Recipe for the perfect Cornwall holiday

Cornwall offers a unique charm in every season, with spring, in particular, providing the perfect balance of mild days, beautiful sights and fewer crowds - it’s a perfect May half-term holiday destination.

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 Mullion

Situated on the Lizard Peninsula, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the seaside village of Mullion enjoys one of Cornwall’s most impressive landscapes. Wander the breathtaking South West Coast Path and admire the dramatic cliffs shaped by the Atlantic Ocean, lay out a picnic blanket on one of the sandy beaches, try your hand at fishing or some water sports, and dine out on fresh, local seafood in one of the fantastic restaurants. Discover some of our favourite places which make this village so unique with our local’s guide to Mullion.

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. 
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