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2013 Holiday Ideas — Cottages in Cornwall by the Sea

Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Well summer 2012 is drawing to a close. The shops have their school supplies all lined up on the shelves and the kids are beginning to feel that familiar end of summer malaise. While you still have time to take a great last minute cottage holiday before the school year starts again, now is the time to start planning for next year’s unforgettable summer vacation – a luxury holiday cottage in Cornwall by the sea.

Cornwall is one of the best places in the UK for a cottage holiday, with breathtaking coastline, dramatic moorlands, and some of the best weather in the country. Not only that, but it is also filled to the brim with fascinating history, amazing food, and exciting activities for the whole family. All in all Cornwall is pretty much a holiday maker’s paradise.

Getting Wet and Wild on the Cornish Coast

A fantastic Cornwall beach

One of the beautiful beaches that could be on the doorstep of your Cornwall holiday cottage

With more than 300 miles of coastline, Cornwall is the best place for a water loving holiday. Little ones will love to spend their days paddling in the surf along a stretch of golden beach, while teenagers and adults will have fun learning to surf with one of the numerous surf schools that line the Cornish coastline. There is no better accommodation for a beach lover than a cottage by the sea, and Sykes certainly have no shortage of those in Cornwall.

Tasty Cornish Tidbits

A delicious cream tea in Cornwall

Treat yourself to some luxury with an indulgent Cornish cream tea

The county of Cornwall boasts a particularly rich local food heritage, full of delicious local delicacies the likes of which you won’t find anywhere else in the UK. One of the county’s most famous foods has to be the Cornish Cream Tea, which consists of a freshly baked scone, slathered in jam and then smothered beneath locally produced clotted cream. Treat yourself to the height of luxury and indulge in afternoon tea at Tregothnan Estate, the home of English tea.

Walk Away Your Worries in Cornwall

The south west coastal path in Cornwall

Leave your worries behind with a walk along the beautiful Cornwall coast

There are few better ways to relax and let the stresses of everyday life slip away than by taking a long walk in the Cornish countryside. Dartmoor National Park is one of the wildest areas of country landscape that you’ll find in Britain, and offers the perfect location to escape from it all. If you prefer to stay by the sea, consider a walk along the South West Coastal Path, a 630 mile path which takes in some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery to be found in the world. The full path can take 7-8 weeks to complete, but can also be tackled in shorter day walks. Find the perfect path for you on the South West Coastal Path website.


If you have your heart set on staying in one of Sykes Cottages luxury Cornwall cottages by the sea next summer make sure to get planning soon and get in before the rush. All of the prices for the 2013 season have now been released and are ready to be booked so there is no reason to delay. Take a look at all of the holiday cottages in Cornwall that are currently available for summer 2013 and start planning your perfectly luxurious Cornwall cottage holiday today!

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