Cornwall is located in the south west of England and stretches from the Cornwall/Devon county border down to lands End and the Lizard Peninsula. Cornwall is a fantastic location for a holiday or short break and includes some of the most beautiful countryside and stunning coastline anywhere in the world........See more
Due to its southery position, Cornwall enjoys a relatively mild and temperate climate all year round, and the weather can generall be relied on even in the winter months. This makes it an ideal destination for a self catering log cabin holiday and is very poular with both UK and international tourists......See more
Cornwall is located on the south west tip of the UK, surrounded by sea on three sides. Travel arrangements to visit Cornwall are relatively straight forward whether by road, rail, air or sea. Once in Cornwall travelling around by either car, bus or rail is also quite straight forward. Click more for further details to help plan your visit...........See more
With evidence of habitation during the stone age, and an ancient Cornish language still spoken to this day, history lovers will be in the element when visiting Cornwall. There are prehistoric remains, standing stones, ancient monuments and burial grounds to be explored. Not to mention the history of smuggling.........See more
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Holidaying in Cornwall
Located in the South West of England with a mild climate, diverse landscape and boasting the most westerly point on the UK mainland, Cornwall is a superb all year round destination for a extended vacation, long weekend or short break. Spring and Summer are very popular for holiday makers visiting this wonderful region, and many also choose to visit in autumn and winter to enjoy the mild climate and diverse landscape. Easter, Whitsuntide, May Day and Spring Bank are also ideal with lots of activities and attractions putting on special events to entertain and delight visitors. Christmas and New Year also are very popular for a self catering log cabin break, and offers the holiday maker lots to do including Xmas fayres, Christmas markets and carol singing.
Stretching from the Devon border down to the Lizard Peninsula and Lands End, Cornwall is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the English Channel to the south, with miles of extensive and rugged coastline, numerous sandy beaches and secluded coves.
With such an extensive coastline regularly experiencing rolling white water breakers, Cornwall is a mecca for surfing holidays. Many experienced surfers spend their summer months surfing the dramatic Cornish waves, however there are also numerous surf schools available with equipment for hire and offering surfing lessons for beginners.
The extensive coastline is also ideal for sea fishing where enthusiastic holiday makers can find plenty of ideal fishing marks, tackle shops and bait suppliers to facilitate a spot of relaxing beach or rock angling. Alternatively, dotted around the coast and usually based in the main harbours, there are many charter fishing boats offering deep sea fishing days with all tackle and bait provided.
The wonderful Cornish countryside is criss-crossed by footpaths, trails and cycle tracks making it ideal for holiday makers looking for either a walking, pony trekking or a cycling holiday.
In terms of food and drink Cornwall has plenty to offer and is a haven for foodies. Being surrounded by sea, there is an abundant supply of fresh salt water fish available, with many specilist fish restaurants including the world famous Rick Stein Fish Restaurant. A visit to Cornwall is not complete without sampling the equally famous Cornish Pasty, originally a convenience snack for Cornish lead miners, but now part of the staple diet of the locals. Of course what day out would be complete without a Cornish cream tea with lashings of Cornish clotted cream, home made jam and fresh baked scones. If you still have room then try some Cornish ice cream to round off the day.
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