A Day in Cornwall

We're travelling around Cornwall to bring you a round up of what's worth visiting and why, with places to eat, things to do and where to go. Here's what we've found so far.

Secret Places in Cornwall

Discover some of Cornwall’s off the beaten track treasures and unusual hidden places away from the crowds. Explore its lesser-known destinations with our guide to Secret Cornwall.

Elizabeth Dale

Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Cornwall

See our guide to the best tea rooms, cafes and restaurants for afternoon tea in Cornwall. From quirky atmospheres to sweeping sea views, there’s plenty of choice.

Abby D

Art galleries in Cornwall

Cornwall is a world-famous creative hub and home to a wide selection of galleries, showcasing both prestigious local and international artists. These galleries are a must-visit.

Elizabeth Dale

Woodland walks in Cornwall

Cornwall has lots of woods for you to explore, with walking trails for all abilities, and paths suitable for the whole family. Read this guide to the best woodlands.

Elizabeth Dale

Outdoor theatres in Cornwall

Cornwall is world famous for its outdoor, open-air theatre spaces, with many production companies who love to perform in nature and welcome audiences to join.

Elizabeth Dale

Walks in St Ives

St Ives is an iconic Cornish town, with some of the best walks in the county. Admire picture perfect views and glorious beaches on these walks in the area.

Lizzie Heather

Guide to South Cornwall

See our guide to everything South Cornwall has to offer, from its glorious beaches and coastal towns and villages, to pubs and restaurants to visit.

Lizzie Heather

Guide to the Roseland Peninsula

See our guide to everything The Roseland Peninsula has to offer, from its picturesque coastline and beaches, to villages, pubs and restaurants to visit.

Dominique Adams

A tail of two donkey sanctuaries

Both Flicka Donkey Sanctuary near Falmouth and the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary work tirelessly to help donkeys in need. Here Liz tells the story of these remarkable places and the work they do to rescue donkeys in need.

Liz Arnell

A guide to coastal foraging in Cornwall

Immerse yourself in nature while visiting Cornwall, with coastal foraging. Find wild edible plants and seafood on the seashore and surrounding coastline.

Elizabeth Dale

The best walks in Cornwall

Cornwall boasts incredible scenery along the southwest coast path and inland. Here’s a list of the best walks in the county, and some helpful tips.

Abby D

Dog friendly Cornwall

A round up of all the best places you and your dog can visit on you next holiday to Cornwall.

Hannah Denby

The best swimming beaches in Cornwall

Cornwall is brimming with beautiful beaches for a dip. Here's a list of the best beaches for swimming, as well as what else you can discover at each one.

Dominique Adams

Guide to West Cornwall

See our guide to everything West Cornwall has to offer, from its rugged coastline and beaches, to villages, pubs and restaurants to visit.

Liz Arnell

The prettiest places in Cornwall

From the dramatic north coast and the quaint beauty of the south coast to the west coast steeped in folklore and legend, Cornwall is not short on pretty places.

Abby D

The best pasties in Cornwall

You’re never far from a pasty shop in Cornwall, but which are the best in St.Ives, Newquay and beyond? And which makers create the best Cornish pasties?

Hannah Denby

Guide to North Cornwall

Take a look at our guide on everything North Cornwall has to offer, from its striking coastline and beaches, to villages, pubs and restaurants to visit.

Lizzie Heather

Dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

An everything you need to know guide about dog-friendly beaches in Cornwall so you can plan your days out with the pooch!

Hannah Denby

5 Things to do in spring in Cornwall

To help you with some holiday inspiration for your Cornish getaway, we have put together some of the top things to do in spring in Cornwall.

Lizzie Heather

An adventure at Via Ferrata

Spend a morning or afternoon living the high life climbing around the old quarries with the family. Doesn't matter if you have no climbing experience as this is super beginner friendly.

Hannah Denby

Things to do in Porthleven

Once a quiet harbour village on the south coast of Cornwall, Porthleven is a growing hotspot for visitors to the county who have a zest for all things food and the Great Outdoors.

Kayleigh Hardy

Truro School Cookery

Join our writer, Kayleigh, on the pasta course at Truro School Cookery. Learn some new culinary skills and take a ready-made dinner back to your holiday cottage.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Launceston

Perfectly positioned between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor and close to the Devon border, Launceston is ideally situated for exploring both Cornwall and Devon.

Dominique Adams

Searching for sea glass with Pebbletastic

Read about the creation of sea glass jewellery and pictures by Heidi Reynolds, founder of Pebbletastic. She also includes some top tips on where to find sea glass in Cornwall.

Heidi Reynolds

Zennor to St Ives Walk

Enjoy breakfast in the Chapel Cafe in Zennor and a stunning walk along the South West Coast Path and lunch in St Ives.

George Thomas

Things to do in Sennen

A popular surfing hot spot in west Cornwall, Sennen is a brilliant seaside holiday destination for a day out or a week or two.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Mousehole

This Cornish fishing village with bags of character and personality sits around a picturesque harbour. With a great choice of places to eat, coastal walks and things to do, this is a lovely day out in Cornwall.

Abby D

Caerhays Castle and Gardens

Explore one of the great gardens of Cornwall during it’s exclusive spring opening hours. Perfect for a family friendly day enjoying the fresh air.

Kayleigh Hardy

Porthleven Food and Music Festival

With every taste you could think of, Porthleven Food and Music festival suits all palates. And there's plenty of extra fun thrown in for the weekend.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Bude

Voted the Best UK Coastal Resort at the British Travel Awards in 2015 and 2016, Bude has lots of things to do. Visit for your holiday or simply a day out while staying in one of our Cornwall cottages.

Abby D

Philleigh Way Cookery School

An little taste of Italy in the heart of the Roseland peninsula in Cornwall. Join us for the Italian cooking course.

Rachel H

The Japanese Garden

Open from March until October, the Japanese Garden is a collection of beautiful blooms from around the world. Well worth a visit if you're staying in Newquay, Padstow or Wadebridge.

Abby D

Guide to the Lizard Peninsula

This green gem on the south Cornwall coast is a picturesque landscape and geographical hot spot. Here are the places to visit and things to do on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall.

George Thomas

Things to do in Mullion

A pretty village at the heart of the Lizard Peninsula, Mullion makes for a great day out in Cornwall.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Cornwall this summer

The ultimate guide to the things you have to do while visiting Cornwall in the summer. From the annual county show to discovering the hidden gems off the beaten track, Cornwall is waiting for you.

Abby D

Hurling the Silver Ball in St Ives

The St Ives Feast and hurling the silver ball are longstanding Cornwall traditions that take place in February. Brighten up your winter with a St Ives holiday filled with fun traditions.

Kayleigh Hardy

5 things to do on the Helford River

Take a wander along the riverbanks of the Helford in Cornwall as our writer, Abby, shows you her favourite places to go and things to do.

Abby D

Visit Cornwall for Lanhydrock house

Peering into boudoirs, opening a door onto a dusty attic and living vicariously through the photos, furniture and keepsakes of others, from another time and another class, is unashamedly fascinating.

Rachel Wilson-Couch

Things to do on the Helford River

The Helford River is an absolutely stunning part of Cornwall packed full of interesting wildlife, history and stories. So, get to know the river a bit better, and go on a Helford River Boat Tour. 

Abby D

Things to do in Looe

Want bucket loads of seaside charm? Head to Looe! Whether you decide to base yourself here, or pop over for a day trip, there are plenty of things to do to keep you busy here.

Abby D

Things to do in Lerryn

Whether you’ve got a week or an afternoon to spend, Lerryn makes the perfect place for a spot of pottering. There are things to do in Lerryn to keep you occupied while you relax and unwind on holiday in Cornwall.

Abby D

Things to do in Mevagissey

For a postcard perfect Cornish village, head to Mevagissey. This sweet fishing port on the south coast of Cornwall offers up buckets of old school charm and the freshest fish of your life.

Abby D

Cycling the Great Flat Lode

A holiday in Cornwall doesn't have to be all about the beaches. Grab a bike and get cycling along one of the county's most picturesque trails.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in St Austell

When you think of a typical Cornish holiday, you probably won’t think of St Austell. But this historic town is well worth a wander and offers plenty of things to do as well as fantastic access to some of the best beaches in the whole county.

Abby D

Things to do in Fowey

Set on the south coast, Fowey is a maritime lover’s paradise. The smart nautical town hugs the west side of the Fowey estuary, where deep waters attract sailing fans. The town itself is a mix of enchantingly narrow streets and a mix of architecture including historic medieval, grand Georgian and Victorian buildings.

Abby D

Things to do in Truro

Truro is Cornwall’s only city! Steeped in history, Truro boasts stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, an eclectic shopping scene as well as a range of galleries, bars, restaurants and clubs. You’ll find something fun to do whether you’re visiting with kids, on a romantic getaway or flying solo.

Abby D

Things to do in Newquay

One of the nation’s favourite seaside towns, Newquay is a fantastic place for a holiday. With a different beach for every day of the week, an emerging foodie scene and a packed calendar of events for the year it’s a must see location if you’re in the area.

Abby D

Things to do in Bodmin

One of the oldest towns in Cornwall, Bodmin is truly steeped in history yet has many modern conveniences to make life easy.

Abby D