Cornwall is well known as a major holiday destination. Millions of people flock here each year to visit the beaches and explore the countryside. But some people may have missed the fact that it is also an amazing location for fantastic restaurants and eateries. Many of these are located on or very close to the beach, meaning you can maximise your time on the beach or in the sea and then feed on fantastic food without having to travel too far. These beach Café’s offer a great choice for hassle-free dining while on holiday in Cornwall.
Blue Bay Café, Hayle
Located at Sandy Acres in Hayle, Blue Bay Café cannot even begin to compete with its rivals as far as size and capacity is concerned; however the café provide views that are simply to die for.… Read the rest
Tourism is incredibly important to the UK economy. It is one of the most popular countries in the world for visiting tourists. And this does not come as a surprise because the UK has a rich and varied history, with plenty to see and do from its historic monuments and fine museums, to its modern attractions and thriving nightlife scene. The sheer variety of tourism opportunities in the UK is sure to satisfy different people from all walks of life. It’s also no surprise, that within the UK the region of Cornwall is the most popular for visitors and holidaymakers. But Cornwall is also very big and not easy to do everything in one short holiday, therefore it’s recommended to focus on one particular area.… Read the rest
Cornwall has a long, rugged and spectacular coastline, punctuated by beaches, fishing villages, high cliffs, castles and rock formations of all shapes and sizes. The coast is a huge draw for visitors, making Cornwall the UK’s most popular holiday destination. But where can you go to experience the best that the coast has to offer?
Visitors to Cornwall are spoilt for choice. Most people head straight for the beach or to one of the many fine holiday towns and resorts along the coast. But to really get the most out of Cornwall, visitors should get out and explore.
One of the best ways to explore the coast is on foot on the world famous South West Coast Path.… Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
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. But this storm surge was big by anyone’s standards.
Check this video to see footage of Cornwall’s storm battered coast.