Discover Cornwall

With its beautiful beaches, stunning countryside, charming towns and villages, and delicious local food and drink, it’s no wonder Cornwall is such a popular UK holiday destination. Learn more about what each unique area of the county has to offer in our detailed guides.

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Discover things to see and do in Cornwall

Whether you're a keen rambler or a proud foodie, read our guides to help plan your visit

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5 of the Best Restaurants in Truro


Our guide to the best restaurants in Truro Truro is home to the annual Great Cornish Food Festival, a three-day extravaganza that takes place each September. So, it’s no surprise that Cornwall’s only city has some outstanding restaurants …

5 of the Best Restaurants in Falmouth


Our guide to the best restaurants in Falmouth Falmouth is filled with sensational seafood restaurants cooking you the freshest of fish. Plus, with Falmouth’s pretty harbour-side location, you can drink in the view while you tuck into your …

Our Guide to Surfing in Newquay


Newquay is the UK’s surf capital thanks to its consistent waves, fantastic beaches and great weather. Whether you want to start learning or you’re looking to improve your skills, Newquay is filled with surf schools and the best beaches …

Our Guide to Beaches in Bude

Beaches in North Cornwall

This part of the Cornish coast offers huge stretches of sand for sun worshippers to bathe on, a rocky coastline creating great waves for surfers, and fantastic wildlife habitats for those looking to spot dolphins and birds of prey. Sandymouth …

Our Guide to Beaches in St Ives

Beaches in West Cornwall

A visit to the historic Cornish town of St Ives wouldn’t be complete without spending time on at least one of the area’s beautiful beaches. Find out which stretches of sand are not to be missed in our guide. Porthkidney Beach …

Our Guide to Beaches in Newquay

Beaches in North Cornwall

Planning a day out by the sea as part of your trip to Newquay? Choose which beach is best for you from our guide to our five favourite seaside spots. Fistral Beach Fistral Beach image  by  Thomas Tolkein  is licensed under  …

Spotlight: The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Attractions in West Cornwall

Plan your visit to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, a fantastic tourist attraction where you can learn all about Cornish sea life.

Things to Do in Fowey

Attractions in South Cornwall

From the Fowey Aquarium to St Catherin’s Castle, we take a look at the best things to do in and around Fowey.