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THE CORNWALL HANDBOOK

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

A local's guide to Land's End

Land’s End is not a town or village, there are no houses. It’s based on the site of a couple of farmsteads but nowadays it is a top visitor attraction that consists of some cool amusements and a variety of places to eat. The nearest towns and villages are St Just and Sennen, along with Penwith’s largest settlement, Penzance, that lies 9.5 miles away.

Top things to do in South Cornwall

Visit the world’s largest indoor rainforest, explore the atmospheric filming locations of Poldark and sunbathe on silky golden sands beside crystal-clear waters; forget flying to the Caribbean or finding a far-flung exotic escape, South Cornwall offers an abundance of exciting days out for all the family. But with so much on offer, how will you decide what to see first?

Cosy cottages in Cornwall for Christmas

If all you want for Christmas is a Cornish break, we’ve picked out the best cottages that are perfect for your celebration.

A local’s guide to Penzance

Uncover a bit of Cornish history in the mines and enjoy fish and chips down on the seafront during a trip to Penzance. This coastal seaside gem in West Cornwall is overflowing with glistening beaches, fun attractions and winding walks.

A local’s guide to Sennen

Our local's guide to Sennen explains all you need to know about this charming location. This village and cove is known for its excellent walking and surfing beaches as well as being just a few miles from the iconic landmark of Land's End.

Romantic cottages in Cornwall

Wild brooding moors, soft white sands lapped by the sparkling azure sea and whitewashed fishing villages tucked into the pristine coastline; it’s no surprise that Cornwall makes an idyllic destination for laid-back romantic getaways. If you’re looking to sweep your significant other off their feet, we’ve chosen some of our finest romantic cottages in Cornwall where you can spend quality time with the one you love, creating special memories together.

Luxury cottages in Cornwall

Treat yourself to a luxury holiday to Cornwall with a stay in a five-star cottage. Pick a coastal cottage, a rural romantic retreat or a woodland hideaway and enjoy exploring the breathtaking landscape, fun family attractions and exquisite beaches that can be found across this beautiful county.

Get back to nature with a stay in a Cornish lodge

Get back to nature in one of these stylish and cosy countryside getaways. Take a look through these warm and welcoming log cabins and lodges in Cornwall, you can enjoy cosying up around the wood burner or a dip in the hot tub depending on which of these holiday properties you choose for your next South West break.

A local's guide to Portreath

Portreath is a hidden gem of a village tucked into the North Cornwall Coast. It lies 4 miles south of Porthtowan and 4.5 miles from Redruth inland.  It’s a quiet haven away from busier resorts across the Duchy, but it still has many handy amenities, including a few pubs and shops for visitors without making it feel overly commercialised. The beach is wide, sandy and popular with bodybo

A local's guide to Porthleven

Looking for a quintessential Cornish village, with a working harbour and amazing traditional coastal pubs and restaurants? Then Porthleven in Mount's Bay, Cornwall is the one for you - read on to find out more.

A local's guide to Tintagel

Tintagel is an Atlantic Ocean facing village in North Cornwall. It has been a seaside resort since the late 19th century thanks to the presence of Tintagel Castle and a resurgence of interest in the Legend of King Arthur around the time. Today, the castle ruins make the village one of the most visited places in the UK, with around 230,000 visitors per yea

A local's guide to Hayle

Situated where the River Hayle meets the Atlantic Ocean in West Cornwall, Hayle is a town rich in history and natural beauty.
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