Surround yourself with blue seas, sandy beaches, friendly people, beautiful countryside, history and a thousand and one things to do. Visit West Cornwall, it has everything you’ll need in a holiday.
For lovers of the great outdoors, this area is a paradise. Love beach life, then you’re in the right place. West Cornwall has been blessed with both a North and South Coast, providing a wealth of different beaches, crystal clear blue waters, golden sands and vast skies. You’ll find one perfect for whatever you’re into, whether it be surfing, swimming, strolling along or simply just lazing and enjoying the sweet fresh Atlantic air.
Surfing is the longest-established and most popular water sport here but you can have a go at all kinds of activities, British Surfing Association approved surf schools are great places to learn how to surf in safety, regardless of age or ability. There are also registered kite-surfing schools, beach-based sports providers and hire shops on the beaches or nearby towns. Come on in and join us.
Inland, you’ll discover an enormous network of footpaths which pass through picturesque villages, bosky woodlands and tiny hamlets. The South West Coastal Footpath, for example, takes you along 130 miles of total cliff-top splendour. In West Cornwall you can enjoy many officially-designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a host of public footpaths that make it a walker’s paradise.
The area is also a treasure house of landmarks from prehistory and, more recently, the industrial revolution. From Cape to the eastern most part of the region, you’ll find unmissable World Heritage Sites which preserve the haunting remains of tin mining workings.
And you’ll never be short of things to do, the whole area is a cultural hotspot, awash with art galleries showing the creativity of the region and beyond. West Cornwall also offers music events and festivals and a host of restaurants with many styles, utilising the area’s quality local produce. Cycling, sailing, riding, golf, climbing or just walking through some of the most glorious landscapes in the World are just a few of the more lively activities available.