Many people do not realize that Cornwall has tropical islands. They are a bit further away, 28 miles away from Land’s End, but the Isles of Scilly can be easily reached from the mainland. In all, there are 140 islands but the smallest are just a bit bigger than a rock and the biggest is not more than three by two miles.
A ferry is available daily at 8 am, leaving from Penzance Docks and crossing the Atlantic for 3 hours before arriving at St. Mary’s, which is the largest island. It is also possible to fly from Newquay, Exeter, and Land’s End and take 15 to 30 minutes.… Read the rest
Cornwall is known for its coastline – and rightly so. With 300 miles of coastline in its vicinity, it’s hard to believe that there are barely any beaches Cornwall has to offer. While most tourists go to these beaches, there is another outdoor activity that you shouldn’t miss out on when you visit this world-famous county.
The Best Hiking Routes in Cornwall
You don’t have to be a hiker to appreciate climbs. In fact, you can be a newbie in hiking and still enjoy the breathtaking views Cornwall has to offer. The great thing about these hikes is that you won’t only be able to see the landscape (although this is a prize enough), you can also do other great things at the peaks.… Read the rest
There is no other way to celebrate the history and tradition of Cornwall than sailing the coast. While the county is now popular for being the ultimate summer destination, it used to be known for the fishing industry.
While catching some fish is not the purpose of getting on board, it does allow you to see experience Cornwall from the sea. These sailboats have bunk beds for longer trips, although there are shorter voyages for those who just want a taste of sailing in Cornwall.
A Full Cornish Experience
Everything about the trip has been well planned to be the ultimate Cornish experience.… 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
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