Nothing quite beats the romance of witnessing a beautiful sunset together in an idyllic spot.

Due to Cornwall’s westerly position, array of stunning beaches and quintessential villages, there are a wide variety of stunning locations to enjoy this breath taking show of colours together. So sit back, relax and take a look at just a few of the county’s best sunset spots to visit this Valentine’s Day (providing the weather is kind!):

Sennen Cove

Surfing beaches in Cornwall - Sennen Cove

Perched on the edge of England with Cape Cornwall to one side and Land’s end to the other, Sennen cove is about as far west as you can get. This stunning beach, which is backed by wild dunes, is the perfect place to watch the sun sink behind the horizon.

Bedruthan Steps

Beaches in Cornwall - Bedruthan Steps

Venture to the north coast and watch the sky put on a dramatic show of colour over Bedruthan’s unique rock formations. According to legend these large stone stacks are said to be the stepping-stones of a giant who used the stacks as a short cut across the bay.


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Marazion is the ultimate place for nature lovers to watch the sunset. Providing the opportunity to spot a whole host of wildlife - including dolphins, basking sharks, leather back turtles and seals, whilst watching the sun sink behind the iconic fairy-tale castle.

St Agnes

Places to visit in Cornwall - St Agnes Head

Feeling the Poldark pull? Why not take a romantic stroll along the St Agnes coastal path this Valentine’s Day - where you’ll find stunning heathland scattered with remnants of the Cornish mining industry, silhouetted against the glowing orange backdrop.

Fowey Hall Hotel


For those looking to relax in style, we recommend visiting the Fowey Hall Hotel, where you can enjoy an evening watching the sun dip below the horizon from the warmth of the terraces’ hot tub – pure bliss.

St Mawes

Places to visit in Cornwall - St Mawes

This quintessential Cornish village is the perfect place for a romantic evening, watching the sun sink below the iconic Cornish landmarks of St Mawes and Pendennis Castles - a truly breath taking experience.