You don’t need to leave the county, let alone the country, to make the most of amazing beaches when you live in Cornwall.
Choose from over 300 of them and brave the sea with a swim or surf, build a sandcastle, read a book, have a walk - or simply sit and watch the sunset or even a dramatic storm.
Take a look at our beach guide to find somewhere new
Exploring Cornwall with the kids is great fun with plenty of things to do and see – with the much-appreciated bonus of short car journeys and fewer rounds of I-spy or choruses of ‘are we there yet?’
Get wet at the beach with a family surf lesson, or explore the magical myths and legends at fascinating places like Tintagel Castle or Chysauster.
Cornwall is home to a wonderful array of museums, historical curiosities and scientific wonders – why not explore them and learn along the way?
Visit the Telegraph Museum at Porthcurno and explore how this coastal village changed the way we communicate today, or immerse yourself in history at Wheal Martyn.
Discover a range of attractions and activities that are great for kids
Cornwall has inspired some of the most iconic love stories around - from Lancelot and Guinevere, Tristan and Isolde to Ross and Demelza. So why not take time out and explore the magic of Cornwall together?
Pack a picnic and visit some of the most romantic places in Cornwall – including Golitha Falls for dramatic cascades, Bessy’s Cove for a secluded beach or Land’s End for beautiful sunsets.
Discover more about Land’s End
With its undulating hills, lush countryside and stunning seascapes, it’s not hard to see why our county has inspired and nurtured many literary and artistic talents.
See some of its theatres, famous art galleries, unique museums and more, with great days out available throughout the county.
Explore Cornwall’s culture and heritage
Stretch your legs
Pull on your walking boots, grab the kids, the dog and the picnic and explore your beautiful home county of Cornwall on foot.
Whatever the weather, there are plenty of walks for all ages and abilities. Explore rugged Bodmin Moor, stroll through Tehidy Woods or take advantage of the longest, most beautiful coast path in the UK.
Explore some of our favourite coastal walks
Relax and Unwind
Take time out and discover the amazing range of spas in Cornwall, from hot tubs on cliff tops to Cornish salt steam rooms and more.
Although you may have only travelled a few miles, you’ll leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated.