There are loads of cottages in Cornwall by the sea just waiting to be discovered. Further south between Newquay and Perranporth, is the spectacular Holywell Beach with its sand dunes and offshore islandVisitors can climb the dunes or the footpath up the cliffs at this National Trust Beach for more phenomenal sea views of coastline and beach. Near Gwithian, visitors can set off on foot under the gaze of Godrevy Lighthouse up the cliff path for views down to a seal colony on a secluded beach way belowIt's one of Cornwall's best wildlife spotting locations. Cape Cornwall in West Penwith has similar lofty sceneryThis is one of Cornwall's remotest spots and hence visitors can enjoy lovely vistas and viewpoints without the crowds.
The peaceful natural environments of Cornwall offer a great pace of life and many cultural experiences, such as wide open spaces, the sea, secluded coves and picturesque towns and towns. All this has attracted artists in Cornwall for centuries - for the granite cliffs and the busy harbors, they open our doors to the beauty of Cornwall. There are heaps of gifted artists in Cornwall who sell their artwork locally, and the successful art scene in Cornwall motivates visitors to the area to go to art galleries as well as reserve an art lesson or two. Kurt Jackson is a contemporary Cornwall artist with experience in environments and cultures.
With so many great places to stay in Cornwall, it's sometimes difficult to choose something unique and exciting for your holiday. If you've already visited the major towns and resorts, or you want to get far from the maddening crowds, you need to start looking above and beyond the usual choice of holiday destinations like Newquay, Polzeath and Looe. Here I try to do my Debased best to recommend some truly unique places to stay and hidden gems you may never have discovered before. Mullion - Way down on the Lizard peninsula, this is a beautiful holiday destination that rarely gets overrun with tourists.
Camping in Cornwall needs to be one the very best ways to spend a vacation in the UK. As being unbelievably picturesque, Cornwall has one of the mildest environments in the UK making it a satisfying location to stretch out under canvas in an outdoor tents or park up in a caravan, camper van or motor house. There are hundreds of camping sites in Cornwall, found in all nooks and crannies of the county. Some campgrounds are close to the beach, some on high cliff tops, some in forests and some in rolling countryside or attached to working farms. These campsites represent a fantastic method to 'get back to nature' without being too far from a from necessary features, such as toilets and showers.
The first week of 2014 was a stormy one in Cornwall. The New Year got off to a riotous start with a holy trilogy of strong winds, high tides and enormous swell generated by storms in the Atlantic. Crashing waves engulfed headlands, rock formations tumbled, sand-dunes were swept away and may buildings on beaches were damaged. it was quite a spectacle and images of the storm of the decade were relayed around the world. In Cornwall we are often the first to get battered by storms. Storms are just a fact of life in this extreme South West corner of the country.