Holiday in Cornwall
Cornwall is the UK’s best-loved holiday destination and it’s not hard to understand why. Located at the most southerly part of Great Britain, with 300 miles of glorious coastal scenery, the county is a holidaymaker’s paradise. The region is popular all year round for short breaks or long weekends and Cornwall’s spectacular landscape and weather provides the ideal setting for long country walks, fun on the beach and surfing the waves. Apart from the beautiful beaches, Cornwall also has a great variety of top attractions to enjoy, including the famous Eden Project, the stunning ruins of Tintagel Castle, and amusements park fun at Flambards.
5 Reasons to Book a Holiday in Cornwall
1. The food is incredible. If ice cream-eating is high on your agenda, then make sure you visit Roskilly’s in St Keverne.
2. The walking routes are exceptional – and are a great way to enjoy the coast. The 6.9 miles from Lizard Point to Mullion Cove is particularly lovely.
3. Regardless of the weather, Cornwall has some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes and beauty spots including Merlin’s Cave and Bodmin Moor.
4. Cornwall is an ideal destination for cycling enthusiasts, walkers and horse riders, plus a great place to learn paddle boarding, coasteering and surfing.
5. The weather is nothing short of spectacular. Make the most of it with a BBQ at your holiday letting as you watch the sun go down.
Woodland Lodges in Cornwall
Woodland Lodges are luxury holiday homes in the grounds of The Cornwall Hotel in St Austell. Every lodge has been furnished by an award-winning interior design team, and some lodges have private hot tubs. Guests are welcome to use the hotel’s incredible glass-walled infinity pool, while the spa is every bit as luxe as you would expect of a gold standard resort.
Holiday Park in Cornwall
Trevella Park is an award-winning holiday resort close to the popular seaside town of Newquay and not far from the beautiful sandy Crantock Beach. There's a heated outdoor swimming pool and an amazing choice of holiday homes, from luxury lodges and comfortable caravans to safari lodges, tents and geo domes for stylish glamping in Cornwall.
Vercana at Retallack Resort & Spa
Enjoy a stay in an exclusive property on the fantastic Retallack resort when you book a break in this fantastic holiday lodge with a private hot tub. There are endless things to do on the resort, which has its own Total Wipeout-style inflatable assault course on a lake, as well as other amazing amenities including an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a luxurious spa, and much more.
St Ives Cottages
Enjoy a break in the bustling seaside town of St Ives with a stay in one of these stylish cottages in the beautiful Downalong district, within easy walking distance of several beaches and all of the local amenities. These high-end holiday properties offer all the home comforts you'd expect and there's even a shared courtyard with outside furniture and a post-beach shower.
Cornwall boasts a richly diverse community. Here you’ll find everything from small, isolated fishing villages, such as Porthleven, Mevagissey and Port Isaac, through to lively seaside towns, like Fowey, Newquay and Falmouth. The county is well known for its vibrant art scene (including the Tate at St Ives) as well as its world class culinary status. Many famous Michelin-starred chefs, inspired by the quality of local produce, own restaurants here. Celebrity chef Rick Stein has a fish-and-chip restaurant in Padstow, and Jamie Oliver has an Italian restaurant on the beach at Watergate Bay. With fresh home-grown ingredients on the doorstep, local business owners have made Cornwall a foodie’s paradise. The beautiful beaches and excellent surfing conditions attract thousands of tourists and watersports enthusiasts to the area each year.
Sitting on the southern edge of Bodmin Moor within 15 acres of private grounds, a Grade II-listed farmhouse along with three superb holiday cottages make the perfect place for a break in the beautiful Cornish countryside. It's a perfect place for peaceful walks, with an ancient woodland and a river nearby as well as easy access to walking and cycling routes.
This amazing resort with caravan and lodge accommodation sits right next to the beautiful Par Beach, making it a perfect destination for a superb seaside holiday, with local amenities close at hand. Even more convenient are the range of facilities on the resort, which include a beach café, an indoor heated pool, a putting green, and a multi-use sports and games area.
Pentire Coastal Holiday Park
This superb holiday park offers a range of well-equipped modern caravans, and is ideally situated for a bracing walk along the coast, in addition to being just a five-minute drive from the beautiful beaches of Bude. This resort is a perfect home base for exploring all the attractions and amenities that Cornwall has to offer, with a cosy holiday home to return to.
Things to do in Cornwall
Built half on the mainland and half on a headland with a new footpath across, the ruins of Tintagel Castle are enchanting. Book in advance to see this fascinating site.
Enjoy the three miles of golden sandy beaches that are perfect for picnics and dog walking, or try paddle boarding and learn to surf the waves.
The Eden Project has the largest indoor rainforest in the world. These contemporary gardens offer a fascinating and fun day out with a great itinerary of events for all ages.
St. Michael's Mount
At low tide you can walk the causeway between the mainland and the island to see the iconic St. Michael’s Mount, then take a boat for your journey back.
Atlantic Bays Holiday Park
This lovely holiday park offers the best of both countryside and coast, located in a peaceful rural area but still just four miles from the attractive harbour town of Padstow. A range of luxurious lodges are available to book, and on-site amenities include a fantastic restaurant and bar, a convenient shop for your daily essentials, a games room, a sports field, and a laundrette.
Newquay Bay Resort
With an enviable location in a secluded valley that's still conveniently close to the local beach and the bustling town of Newquay, this resort offers the best of both worlds. Facilities include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hair and beauty salon, and even a surf school! There's also a busy entertainment schedule and a restaurant, café and shop.
Relax with a stay in a comfortable modern caravan in this peaceful holiday park in the Cornish countryside, just a 15-minute drive from Newquay. There are plenty of on-park amenities, including an indoor heated swimming pool, a bar, restaurant, and shop, and an adventure playground and skate park. Plus, a packed activities schedule keeps the kids busy.
Cornwall Holiday Reviews
One of the most popular holiday destinations in Cornwall, Newquay
is where to head if you enjoy a lively atmosphere, busy bars and water
From forests to miles of craggy granite coasts, sandy beaches,
quaint fishing villages, unique architecture, open moors and much much
more, Cornwall is the perfect holiday destination.