A Quick Tour Around Cornwall

If you are thinking of visiting Cornwall for the first time or simply want to remind yourself what a truly wonderful region of the UK it is, then take a browse through the articles listed below. We hope you will find them enjoyable and inspire you to want to visit Cornwall. If you think there is another topic that we should include, then please just let us know.

Bodmin Moor

Bodmin, North Cornwall

Bodmin Moor forms an important part of Cornwalls Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Bodmin Moor North has also been given the accolade as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The rivers provide...

 
Camel Estuary

Padstow, South Cornwall

The River Camel originates at Bodmin Moor in the north of Cornwall. As it meanders its way down through the grassy moorlands and small farms, the river boasts several designated Sites of Special...

 
Fistral Beach

Newquay, North Cornwall

Fistral Beach is synonymous with one thing - surfing, being the location of the headquarters of the British Surfing Association and where many national and international surfing competitions are...

 
Lands End

Penzance, South Cornwall

Lands End is a well visited spot and is especially famous as the start, and the finish of the Lands End to John O'Groats walk. There is a well recognised sign post on the edge of the cliffs,...

 
North Cornish Coast

Newquay, North Cornwall

The famous Camel Trail is a great attraction for cyclists and walkers, stretching down from the Camel Estuary and running between Wenfordbridge and Padstow. Padstow is a very traditional and...

 
Rame Peninsula

Plymouth, North Cornwall

Visitors to the area will find an amazing and diverse collection of wildlife. The unspoiled natural habitat and mild climate supports many species of sea birds, small mammals and plants. It is a...

 
South Cornwall Coast

St Austell, South Cornwall

Visitors to the area can see dozens of colourful fishing boats and a wide range of sea going crafts, many of which take pleasure cruises around the coast. If you enjoy a spot of fishing there are...

 
St Michaels Mount

Penzance, South Cornwall

The island can be reached on foot at low tide via an ancient causeway, or by boat into the pretty harbour at high tide. Legend has it that there was once a giant who walked the causeway, but it was...

 
The Hartland Peninsula

Bude, North Cornwall

The whole of the peninsula lies within the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and includes the highest granite cliffs in England, wild heathland and rare fauna and flora. In...

 
The Isles of Scilly

Hugh Town, South Cornwall

Only five of the islands are inhabited, and none are larger than three miles across. The largest island, St Mary's has its own capital, Hugh Town where the majority of the population reside as it has...

 
The Lizard

Falmouth, South Cornwall

The Lizard lighthouse dominates the landscape and stands protectively above as a steady stream of fishing boats ferry to and fro from the picturesque harbours along the coast. Surrounded by small...

 
The Penwith Peninsular

Penzance, South Cornwall

At Land's End there are dramatic cliffs and wonderful sea views including rocks and reefs such as the Irish Lady, Dr Johnson's Head and the Armed Knight as well as the well known Longships lighthouse...

 
The Roseland Peninsula

Falmouth, South Cornwall

There are superb walks along the top of the cliffs with many coastal paths leading down to beautiful secluded and unspoiled bays. The clean, clear waters around the peninsula are perfect for...

 
The Tamar Valley

Launceston, North Cornwall

It forms part of the boundary between the counties of Devon on the west and Cornwall to the east. Adjacent to its eastern border can be found the lovely Dartmoor National Park. The Valley boasts some...