With a vast array of things to see in Cornwall it can often be difficult to know where to start when planning your days out. Here you’ll find many of the natural attractions Cornwall has to offer, ranging from beautiful beaches to the rugged moor.
A hidden gem that boasts fabulous views out towards Pendennis Castle and the lighthouse at St Anthony’s Head.
One of the sandiest beaches in Cornwall located in the famous Mount's Bay nr Penzance.
A beautiful place to see and enjoy in Cornwall. Recently featured in the new BBC drama series Poldark.
Regarded as one of the best beaches in Cornwall, Gwithian is a great choice for surfers. Situated near Hayle.
Explore parts of the stunning North Cornish coastline and its wonderful marine wildlife that you would otherwise miss during your time in Cornwall.
One of the best surfing beaches in Cornwall; Fistral often plays host to a variety of sporting and music events.
A great beach in Cornwall for families looking to enjoy beach games, swimming, and surfing.
A beautiful, long sandy beach near Newquay. Great parking available with level access to the beach.
Wheal Owles and the Crowns engine houses at Botallack doubled as Wheal Leisure in the 2015 Poldark series.
An interesting place to visit; Restormel is one of the four surviving Norman castles of Cornwall.
An interesting place to visit; the amphitheatre was constructed on top of disused open mine workings.
Built in the 13th century, only the ruins now remain of this historic, moated manor house.
St Anthony Head is a picturesque headland stretching out into Carrack Roads at the southernmost tip of the Roseland Peninsula.
Located just offshore from Marazion, the castle and grounds of St Michael's Mount provide a 'legendary' day out.
One of the best beaches in Cornwall for activities and events, with shore-side activity centre - great for families.
Carne is one of the largest beaches on the Roseland Heritage Coast, stretching as far as a mile and a half in golden sand.
As a family friendly beach on the North Cornish Coast, Polzeath offers a variety of things to see and do.
Situated between two rugged headlands Porthcurno is a sheltered beach in Cornwall, ideal for families.
A beautiful place to see in Cornwall, Lellizzick overlooks the sand dunes at Hawkers Cove, just outside Padstow.
One of the best known beaches in Cornwall, Watergate Bay is popular both amongst surfers and families.
Perfect for families; Carbis Bay beach boasts a mile long stretch of golden sand and gleaming turquoise waters.
A great place to see in Cornwall, St Piran's Oratory is the oldest Christian church on mainland Britain.
This waterside attraction with campsite is perfect for a holiday on the water in Cornwall.
A beautiful shingle cove sheltered by lush green cliffs nr Bude - great for swimming.
Providing a place of reflection for many, this interesting and beautiful Cornish church is well worth a visit.
One of the best preserved forts on the English coastline, this iconic castle has changed little over the centuries.
A quiet dog friendly beach near Newquay - great for families and surfers.
Signifying the westernmost tip of the country, Land’s End is famous for being one of Cornwall’s most iconic landmarks.
A historic landmark; see the Cornish Engine houses perched on the cliffs with beautiful views over the coast.
King Doniert’s stone is the base of a cross thought to commemorate its namesake, the last king of Cornwall.
A Cornish landmark steeped in history; Launceston Castle was once occupied by Richard, Earl of Cornwall.
One of the best beaches in Cornwall; Perranporth offers great surf, sand, wildlife, activities and more...
Could this be the haunt of smugglers? Porthgwarra beach recently featured in the Poldark series set in Cornwall.
A popular and beautiful beach in Cornwall; Polurrian Cove is situated on the Lizard Peninsula.
Situated near Helston this beautiful Cornish beach is popular with both surfers and walkers alike.
Located near Padstow, this attractive sandy beach has an interesting and infamous past.
Tucked away in the hamlet of Trethevy you’ll find one of Cornwall’s best kept secrets - St Nectan’s Glen.
Quietly nestled into a sheltered cove, Porthluney Beach is situated to the west of the Dodman Point.
A beautiful place to see in Cornwall, stunning views come as standard along this stretch of beach in St. Ives.
Boasting untamed beauty and regular surf, there's plenty to see and do at this popular beach in Cornwall.
St Catherine’s Castle has a prestigious past and is a great place to visit in Cornwall.
Beautiful beaches on the North Coast of Cornwall; popular with both swimmers and sailors.
A truly beautiful place to see in Cornwall, Porthtowan is both a World Heritage Site and surfers' paradise.
An interesting Cornish landmark - St Breock is the largest and heaviest stone in Cornwall.
A tiny bay situated between Newquay & Padstow, Porthcothan offers a small beach backed by grassy dunes.
A perfect beach for families, Mawgan Porth is dog friendly year round and lifeguarded in the summer.
The warmest and wettest moor in Britain; Bodmin moor is a magical place to see in Cornwall.
Voted as one of the best beaches in Britain, Kynance Cove must be seen to be believed.
A huge stretch of golden sand backed by grass covered dunes, Holywell is the largest bay on this stretch of coast and is the perfect place to enjoy a walk, surf, picnic or simply a day on the sand with the family.
A protected woodland offering a network of walking and mountain biking trails that wind their way through canopies of trees and alongside bubbling brooks.
Chysauster is an ancient village near Penzance - showing what rural life was like over 2000 years ago.
Tehidy is the largest area of woodland in west Cornwall, with over 9 miles of paths and 250 acres of woodland and lakes to explore.
A beautiful place to see in Cornwall, this sandy beach near Treen offers a sense of seclusion.
A great family beach in Cornwall, with good surfing conditions. Surrounded by beautiful walks along the North Cornish Coast.
The ruins of Tintagel Castle, built in 1203 are closely aligned with the tale of King Arthur.
Halliggye Fogou is one of the largest and best-preserved underground tunnels in Cornwall.
As the highest point in Cornwall, this iconic landmark offers magnificent views of Bodmin Moor.
In excellent condition; the mine offers a reminder of what life was like in the late 19th century.
A magnificent spot for spectacular views... the perfect location for the Defence of the Realm.
The heart of mining country; offering a seven-mile trail through some of the best preserved mining landscape.
An interesting and historic Cornish landmark – Tregiffian Burial Chamber is well worth exploring.
A blue flag awarded beach in the heart of St Ives - perfect for families with a range of amenities close by.
The perfect place for sun seekers and surfers alike - kick back and relax on this beautiful beach in Cornwall.
A beautiful dog friendly beach at the junction of Mount's Bay and the Lizard Peninsula.
A fascinating Cornish landmark - sites such as this were built as striking shrines or tombs.
A great family beach, sheltered by the beautiful Cornish landscape with plenty to do, see and explore - dog friendly all year.
One of a number of beaches in Cornwall that local people will count among their favourites.
Beautiful crescent bay, with clear waters close by the Padstow, a great surfing spot on the North coast.
An ancient oak forest with steep valley gorge along which the River Fowey flows with waterfalls.
Carn Euny is amongst the best preserved ancient villages in the south west, occupied from the Iron Age.
One of the most iconic beaches in Cornwall. Providing some of the best views in Cornwall
Quintessential cove at the heart of a beautiful fishing village - great beach for swimming and exploring the sea.
A fantastic Cornish beach located in Falmouth, boasting a cafe, restaurant and variety of water sports.
Perfect for both families & surfers, Trebarwith Strand remains a popular beach in Cornwall.
Providing plenty of things to do, Siblyback Lake offers a fantastic family day out.
Some of the best-preserved ceremonial circles in the South West - an iconic Cornish Landmark.
A great beach for family fun in Falmouth, Gyllyngvase is popular with both tourists and locals alike.
An interesting Cornish landmark – Trethevy Quoit is well worth exploring when visiting the county.
Close by to Bude, Crooklets is a fantastic family beach, great for swimming, snorkeling and sailing.
Not everyone is looking for a bucket and spade beach. Seaton is mainly pebble and coarse sand, but what it lacks in sandcastle-building potential, it makes up for in other ways.
Take to the water with St Ives Boats on one of their daily boat trips leaving from St Ives Harbour.