Enjoying Cornwall

From what to do when the rain comes down to the history behind the county - find out everything you need to know about Cornwall right here.

About Cornwall


Located in the far south west of the country, Cornwall is famous for its stunning coastline boasting beautiful beaches, dramatic cliffs and secluded coves

With 10% of the UK's heathland located in Cornwall, it's not just the county's coastline that is worth exploring. The moor and heathland found in this part of the country offer wide open landscapes that are dominated by a variety of grasses, plants and a scattering of trees. Historic landscapes that are just waiting to be discovered.


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Cornwall through the seasons


It's not hard to see why so many artists choose to live in Cornwall, with each season bringing new, dynamic colours to enjoy

Whether enjoying the water in the summer, admiring the colours of autumn, indulging in the festive fun of winter or simply relaxing in the early sunshine of spring - Cornwall is a beautiful place to be at any time of the year.


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Types of visit


Offering a wide variety of places to stay, sights to see and things to do, there's something for everyone to enjoy in Cornwall

So whether you are visiting with friends, family, your loved one or are exploring alone, the perfect Cornish escape awaits.


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Weather in Cornwall


Due to the effect of the Gulf Stream, Cornwall experiences the mildest climate in the UK - with palm trees a common site in the county

However, also prone to changeable weather due to its southwesterly position the county experiences some extreme shows put on by Mother Nature. Looking for a different type of getaway? Why not visit in winter and enjoy a dramatic storm watching escape.


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Film locations in Cornwall


Find out about some of the most famous productions filmed here in the county

From Poldark to Doc Martin, or James Bond to Pirates of the Caribbean - with it's rugged landscape and breath taking scenery, Cornwall has provided the perfect location for filming for many productions over the years.


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Ideas for locals


Don't take what's on your own doorstep for granted - why not get out there and explore more the of the beautiful county you call home?

Whether you are looking for ideas for the weekend, are in need of a venue for your upcoming business event or are even in the process of planning your wedding in the county - we've got some ideas for you.


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