Located in the most Southwestern part of the United Kingdom, Cornwall is famed for its fantastic beaches, old industrial heartland and beautiful countryside. What more could you want from a holiday spot?
Outdoor living dominates the county, which boasts the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain (Cornwall's coast runs from the northern tip of its border with Devon all the way around the county, ending at the southern tip of the same border!) Its 300 beaches making Cornwall the perfect destination for water sports enthusiasts, so why not book a surf lesson whilst enjoying a holiday in Cornwall cottages? Or simply lie back and watch the locals carve up waves, reaping the benefits of some of the longest summers and mildest climates in Britain. Both the North Cornwall and South Cornwall coasts have every type of beach you could want, from long, sandy stretches to dramatic, pebbled affairs with roaring waves.
In recent years, art and gastronomy have appeared at the forefront of what Cornish life is all about. Creative souls can seek inspiration from the county's stunning countryside and blissful solitude, art lovers will find some of the best art galleries in England, and foodies can revel in the delicious local produce from land and sea, as well as getting involved with the range of local festivals which celebrate this huge part of the culture of Cornwall.
Most recently, the BBC's production of Poldark has thrown the county under the spotlight, further showcasing it's spectacular scenery. So much so in fact, that Visit Cornwall produced the following video to celebrate the star locations featured in the series.
For nature lovers, there are plenty of ways to embrace the rugged coastline which is home to many species of seabird. Coastal walks are hugely popular and can be found all across the county, whilst the family-friendly beaches are loved by holidaymakers across the world. The endless rolling countryside of East Cornwall, along with the famous Bodmin moor, provides the perfect place for long walks, ideal for those whose perfect holiday would not be complete without the dog, and don't worry, we have a great range of dog friendly cottages too.
An altogether different kind of nature can be found at the Eden Project, Cornwall's collection of world famous biomes which contain over 100,000 plants from different climates around the world. The tropics of the Malaysian jungle can be discovered just a few miles from some of the lovely holiday cottages in Cornwall, something which is unique to the UK. There are plenty more attractions to discover in the county, from the mystical castle of King Arthur at Tintagel to the family-friendly theme park Flambards; there is history, fun and plenty of adventure to make days out great in Cornwall.
Anyone with a love of history will find plenty to explore; Cornwall has a veritable treasure trove of ancient places to discover. From the iconic ruined copper and tin mines and mysterious Neolithic sites to castles and traditional market towns, Cornwall has plenty to offer the swathes of people looking for a fantastic holiday in the UK.
With so much to see and do, our Cornwall holiday cottages offer the perfect home-from-home for families, groups, couples and their pets; everything and everyone needed for a perfect holiday.