Beautiful Places to Visit in Cornwall

The southwest of England in particular, has some amazing scenery, beaches, and quirky towns & villages. Here are a few of the best places to visit in Cornwall:

St. Ives is a lovely fishing town, that has long drawn artists from all over the world due to its stunning scenery & distinctive light in all seasons. Visitors can stroll through the cobblestone alleys, see the galleries and museums, or simply rest on one of its golden beaches.

Padstow is a fishing port on Cornwall’s north coast. It has become a popular holiday destination, in particular for foodies. It is home to Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant as well as a number of other restaurants that provide fresh seafood. Including the award winning Paul Ainsworth at Number 6.

Fowey is a beautiful village situated on the banks of the Fowey River. Visitors can walk along the shoreline, wander down the narrow alley ways dotted with charming shops & restaurants, or take a boat ride along the river & estuary.

Mousehole is a small historic fishing village located on the south coast of Cornwall. It’s famous for its pretty harbour, narrow streets, and traditional Cornish cottages. Visitors can enjoy fresh seafood at one of the village’s restaurants or explore the numerous local art galleries.

Polperro is a traditional fishing village that is located on the south coast of Cornwall. It’s known for its narrow streets, whitewashed cottages, and colourful fishing boats. Visitors can explore the local shops, galleries & cafes. Taking a walk along the coastal path is also very popular.

Unique & Diverse

From north to south, east to west. Cornwall offers a wide variety of charming towns & villages that are full of character & history. Each of the destinations we have listed above offer something unique from the other. They are all well worth a visit, if you have the time in your holiday schedule.

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