A popular tourist destination in the UK, Cornwall is famous for its mild climate and coastal scenery. Almost surrounded by the sea, extensive stretches of the coastline are protected as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With miles of beautiful sandy beaches, wild moorlands, historic market towns, picturesque fishing villages and hundreds of fabulous attractions dotted throughout, Cornwall is a great holiday destination. Known as the surf capital of England, water-sports lovers can rejoice. The beaches in the north, such as Newquay, provide excellent conditions for surfing and many have surf schools or equipment hire available. Visitors can also enjoy jet skiing, kayaking, boat trips, paddle boarding, coasteering and more in Cornwall.
Prefer to stay on dry land? Cornwall also has museums, historic sites, wooded valleys, excellent walking paths and many kid-friendly attractions. Visit the world-famous Eden Project and discover some of the biggest greenhouses in the world. Admire contemporary art at Tate St Ives, uncover history at Tintagel Castle, explore St Michael’s Mount or go on a Poldark tour to see some of the famous filming locations. A truly special place, you will never be stuck for something to do in Cornwall.