Things to do in Cornwall

Wherever in the county you choose to stay and whatever you enjoy doing, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do in Cornwall.

You’ll find coastal walks and other outdoor activities, beautiful beaches, water sports, boat trips, and museums and galleries – not to mention a whole host of pubs and restaurants serving the delicious local produce the area is famous for. For days out in Cornwall, there’s a wealth of family-friendly attractions, including the famous Eden Project.

Read our guides below to discover more about what Cornwall has to offer.

Looking for more inspiration? Take a look at what people are sharing about their favourite parts of Cornwall in the #discovercornwall conversation.

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 you’ll want to try. Mannings What’s … Read More

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 catch of the day. Find out more about five of the town’s … Read More

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 to catch a wave. Where to surf Surfing … Read More

Our Guide to Beaches in Bude

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 Beach Low tide at Sandymouth image  by … Read More

Our Guide to Beaches in St Ives

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 Porthkidney Sands image  by Alex Liivet is … Read More

Our Guide to Beaches in Newquay

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  CC 2.0 What’s to love: Perhaps Cornwall’s … Read More

Spotlight: The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

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

Things to Do in Fowey

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

Poldark Filming Locations in Cornwall

Love Poldark? Discover the stunning filming locations in Cornwall which featured in the series. From Porthgwarra to St Agnes Head, learn more about where your favourite Poldark were filmed and how you can experience them yourself! Read More

Family-Friendly Museums in Cornwall

Stuck for something to do with the family on your trip down to Cornwall? Then take a look at some of the best family friendly museums in the area! Read More