What makes Cornwall so amazing?

Posted by Select Cornwall

on 30/08/2023

Nestled in the southwestern corner of England, Cornwall impresses millions of visitors every year with a unique blend of natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture. Once you've visited once, you'll likely always return. You will leave a piece of your heart behind!

With its dramatic coastlines, crystal clear waters that are mistaken for the Caribbean, charming villages, diverse attractions and endless cream teas', there's something suitable for the everyone in the family (including your dogs!)

If you are yet to explore Cornwall, you are about to discover why it needs to be on your travel bucket list!

27% of Cornwall is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Cornwall boasts some of the most breathtaking coastal landscapes in the world. From the dramatic cliffs along 422 miles of coast, to the hidden coves and completely unspoilt beaches, it's impossible not to find a queit spot if you search hard enough! The South West Coast Path winds its way through the region, providing an opportunity for hikers and nature enthusiasts to explore the ever-changing beauty of the sea.

Fishing has always been vital to the economy in Cornwall

This means you'll be inundated with delicious catch of the day whenever you venture out for dinner in the quaint fishing villages of St. Ives, Mousehole, and Port Isaac. The narrow streets, colorful cottages, and bustling harbors create a charming and atmospheric vibe. The gorgeous harbours are brimming with wildlife too, that in most areas of the UK are very rare to see- including Dolphins and Seals. 

Some of the best surfing conditions in Europe

If you love the great outdoors and you're prone to the odd adventure, Cornwall offers a wide range of outdoor activities and watersports at every turn. Learn to surf at various spots along the coast, catch waves in Newquay or Bude or even body board! If you're wanting to explore on dry land, exploring the beautiful moors and peaceful valleys are a great way to unwind and take in the nature and alluring beauty.

Holiday in Cornwall

Cornwall's allure lies in its ability to transport visitors to a world of natural wonder, history, and culture- without the need to hop on a flight overseas. With its captivating coastlines, charming villages, rich history, and culinary delights, this corner of England offers an experience that's nothing short of amazing. Whether you're seeking relaxation, adventure, or a deep dive into the UK's fascinating history, Cornwall stands as a testament to the enchanting magic of travel.