Being one of the top tourist destinations in the UK, Cornwall has an array of attractions and things to do throughout the year.
Whether you choose a family day out at Fistral Beach, or cuddle up to a loved one under the stars whilst watching a performance at the outdoor Minack Theatre, you’re sure to be spoilt for choice on a stay in Cornwall. Discover the top things to do in Cornwall in our travel guide, from iconic attractions such as the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, to the natural beauty of the South West Coast Path.
These award-winning cruises are a wonderful way to see the spectacular coastline where dolphins, basking sharks and seals can be seen. With naturalists on board every trip, and photography actively encouraged, these trips are very popular with all ages
Make the most of the legendary light in St Ives by putting pencil to paper and recreating your favourite scenery.
An underwater world of enchanting sea creatures and colourful corals where visitors will be impressed by the vast amounts of both local and exotic species.
Take a trip on the friendly Bodinnick Ferry, which is accessible to cars, bikes, mini busses and foot passengers and explore the surrounding Cornish towns and beautiful sea views.
Discover life behind bars as an 18th Century prisoner in the heart of Cornwall. Explore the many cells and features that make your visit to the Jail a fun and educational adventure, and just a little bit scary.
A semi-natural sea pool that was built to intend a safe environment for swimmers, and overlooks the beautiful Summerleaze Beach.
Penzance’s oldest street, steeped in historical buildings and charming townhouses from the 18th century that lead to the enchanting St Mary’s Church.
A very picturesque and charming village steeped in winding cobbled streets and attractive buildings, leading down to the peaceful fishing harbour.
With pretty rock pools bordering the coastline and beach huts available to hire, Crooklets Beach is the ideal setting to admire one of Bude’s most popular surfing destinations.
A large sandy beach, sitting at the front of Looe Old Town and perfect for the whole family to enjoy beachside activities, including sandcastle building, swimming, snorkeling and admiring the charming views.