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THE CORNWALL HANDBOOK

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

The ultimate guide to South Cornwall

The tranquil beaches, tropical gardens and rugged moorland make South Cornwall an exquisite destination for a UK holiday – some would even argue it’s the best place for a staycation!

A local's guide to Callington

Callington is a pleasant town in South Cornwall situated 6 miles from the Tamar Valley AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and 14 miles north of the naval city of Plymouth.  Once associated with the Cornish tin mining industry, nowadays it’s a sleepy hub for the surrounding villages.  Callington is very much a handy base for wayfarers that plan to wade

Top Things to do in Falmouth

Come on down and uncover the best thing to do in the friendly maritime port of Falmouth!

A local's guide to St Austell

St Austell is a lovely town close to the south coast of Cornwall.  With a new and improved town centre it is a great location for visitors as popular visitor attractions such as the Eden Project, Charlestown, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Mevagissey, Fowey and some wonderful beaches are all close by.  It’s a superb choice of holiday destination if you wish to have an authentic Cornish experience.  You don’t have to look very far for excellent facilities and a wide variety of places to eat, from fine dining options to high street favourites.

2020 Holidays in Cornwall

Looking for holiday ideas for 2020? Come to Cornwall - there's so much waiting for you!

A local's guide to Looe

This beautiful coastal town of Looe is all about peace and tranquillity. Relax down on the summer sand or tred the coastal trails on bracing winter walks, drop by family-friendly attractions dotted along the south Cornish coast, then grab a bag of fish and chips from one of the local eateries before enjoying them back at your cosy cottage or down by the seafront.

The Best Zoos in Cornwall

Go wild at some of the best zoos and wildlife parks and sanctuaries in Cornwall!

How to spend Christmas in Cornwall

Whether you’re a local or travelling from afar for a festive family get-together, discover the very best of a Cornish Christmas today…

A local's guide to the Isles of Scilly

An archipelago off the southwestern tip of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly are a gentle alternative for a holiday abroad. With beaches that are almost tropical in appearance, a fascinating history and a myriad of events throughout the year, the Scilly Isles makes a superb destination for a holiday.

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.
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