Welcome to Cornwall

With its dramatic coastline, beautiful beaches and picturesque villages, it's no wonder Cornwall remains one of the most popular counties to visit in the UK. Whether you're a visitor or resident, take the time to really explore this land full of legends and heritage - it's surprising what you'll find. So step out onto the wild moor, grab a surfboard, enjoy some fine dining by the sea or just sit back, relax and admire the endless views. Cornwall has it all.

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Sykes Cottages

When it comes to family holidays, a family-run business understands exactly what you’re looking for. Sykes Cottages began as a mother and son enterprise at a kitchen table 25 years ago, just letting the Sykes family properties. It has grown into a company organising 100,000 holidays a year.

Bodmin Jail

Built in 1779 for King George III, the construction of the jail required around 20,000 tons of granite, which was transported from the ‘Cuckoo Quarry’ in Bodmin by the prisoners themselves. Since that time it has played many important parts in history, including the safe holding of state papers and the Domesday Book during the First World War and protecting the Crown Jewels.

Rose in Vale Hotel

Tucked away in the rolling hills around Mithian, lies a beautiful Grade II Georgian House that has been transformed in to a luxury four-star hotel with an impressive double AA Rosette restaurant at its heart. The hotel’s team of chefs’ work tirelessly to create a range of delicious, inventive dishes - ensuring everyone is well catered for in this stunning ivy-clad manor house.

St Catherine’s Castle

Tucked away on St Catherine’s Point, King Henry VIII’s defence castle is a Cornish gem. Steeped in history, it offers a chance to “step back in time” and let your imagination run wild. Originally built in the 1530s, St Catherine’s Castle has a prestigious past that stretches from Henry VIII’s split from the Catholic Church in Rome to the Second World War.