Known as the ‘Gateway to Cornwall’, Saltash is a growing town with a rich history stretching back to the 12th century. It lies on the west bank of the River Tamar and is linked to Devon by the dominating Tamar Bridge (which sits adjacent to … Read More
Originally a small fishing village, the most westerly town of Cornwall, Penzance, has grown over the centuries into a large, vibrant town and an exceedingly popular tourist destination.
The annual Golowan Festival takes place in Penzance in mid … Read More
Steeped in history and located on the edge of the moor, Bodmin is one of Cornwall’s most historic towns.
Featuring an array of impressive granite buildings and historical remnants from Cornwall’s rich tin mining history, Bodmin is situated … Read More
With a medieval past and a picturesque natural harbour, Boscastle is bursting with rugged beauty and typical Cornish charm. Known to have inspired the work of many authors and artists, this quaint fishing village is steeped in romantic history.
Keen … Read More
Home to beautiful seascapes and two clean, gold and sandy beaches, Bude is Cornwall’s most northern town and offers an adventure-packed playground to visitors all year round.
Historically known as a busy and thriving commercial port, Bude’s … Read More
Located close to the Tamar and Lynher rivers, Callington is home to some of the most stunning countryside in Cornwall, as well as a historically significant church. With its first burials recorded in 1446, St. Mary’s Church holds the ancient, … Read More
Packed with fascinating industrial heritage, historical trails and much-loved visitor attractions, Camborne is perhaps best known for its role in Cornwall’s world-changing tin and copper mining industry during the late 18th and early 19th … Read More
Situated on the River Camel within easy reach of some of the best surfing beaches in North Cornwall, Camelford is a popular destination for any adventure-packed weekend.
Those with a passion for outdoor pursuits can join the infamous Camel Trail, an … Read More
From online workshops to fitness sessions, live music streaming and book club virtual meets, here you’ll find all of our online events for Cornwall.
If you or someone you know is running an online event, list with us here: … Read More
Fusing contemporary arts, maritime heritage and spectacular beaches, Falmouth is home to some of the most popular visitor attractions and venues, and features a year-round calendar of events and festivals.
Offering four world-class beaches, keen … Read More
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Fowey is packed with small, independent shops, bistros, cafes and restaurants, nestled amongst its impressive medieval and Georgian architecture.
Located off the west side of the Fowey Estuary, the … Read More
Surrounding a stunning estuary and situated in west Cornwall, Hayle is steeped in history. Forming one tenth of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, a UNESCO-inscribed designation, Hayle was once an important trading port for tin and played a … Read More
Located at the northern end of the Lizard Peninsula, Helston is tucked away just 12 miles away from the vibrant town of Penzance, and nine miles from beautiful Falmouth.
As a former stannary and cattle market town, Helston is perhaps best known for … Read More
Remote and rugged but warm and welcoming, the stunning Isles of Scilly are famous for their outstanding natural beauty and distinctive cultural heritage. The five inhabited islands St Mary’s, Tresco, St Martin’s, Bryher and St Agnes host a … Read More
Famed for being the birthplace of celebrated poet Charles Causley, Launceston is most commonly associated with his literary works, many of which were famously written about this town. His links to Launceston are celebrated each year at the popular … Read More
This ancient stannary and market town is located approximately 12 miles east of Bodmin and sits at the head of the stunning Looe Valley. One of the few Cornish towns to still have a regular livestock market (every other Tuesday), the centre of … Read More
The Lizard Peninsula is the British mainland’s most southerly point and with an exceptional geology creating a haven for rare wildlife, this area has recently been designated as a National Nature Reserve. Unsurprisingly things to do here centre … Read More
Looe is a charming coastal town and fishing port which centres around a small harbour and is divided in two (East and West Looe) by its eponymous river.
In recent years, Looe has carved a significant niche in the festival world by hosting its very … Read More
Set in a beautiful wooded valley, Lostwithiel is located nearby to Bodmin, within easy reach of the rugged moors.
Founded by the Normans for tin exporting purposes, the approach to Lostwithiel is widely recognised as one of the most spectacular in … Read More
Located on the shores of Mount’s Bay, Marazion is just two miles east of Penzance and offers magnificent sandy beaches and sweeping sea views.
Situated just half a mile from the famous St Michael’s Mount, the town is linked to the famous tidal … Read More
Perhaps most renowned for its breathtaking surfing beaches and featuring numerous hotels, bars and restaurants, many of which with panoramic views across the Atlantic ocean, Newquay is a popular hub for many events and festivals.
Lowender Peran, … Read More
Located on the north coast of Cornwall, Padstow is a thriving holiday hotspot with fascinating cultural traditions, a spectacular harbour and a variety of bars, restaurants and cafes serving up fine Cornish cuisine, including Rick Stein’s … Read More
A quaint fishing village and port on the south coast of Cornwall, Par is located at the edge of ‘clay county’, neighbouring the lush and verdant Gribbin Peninsula. The harbour encloses 35 acres of tidal waters which offers a depth of 16ft, … Read More
The small, pleasant town of Penryn is located on the Penryn River and has fortunately been recognised as an important conservation area. As such, present and future visitors can enjoy exploring the town’s stunning Georgian, Jacobean and Tudor … Read More
Home to one of Cornwall’s most spectacular beaches, the busy town of Perranporth is a popular resort favoured by surfing fanatics thanks to its three miles of golden sands and Atlantic swell. The beach is backed by vast sand dunes (Penhale Sands), … Read More
Home to shanty singing legends The Fisherman’s Friends, the quaint and picturesque backdrop of Port Isaac also provides the iconic setting for longstanding TV series Doc Martin, which attracts fans from all over the world to this typically Cornish … Read More
The village of Porthcurno is situated on Cornwall’s south coast, approximately 10km from Penzance Town and 4km from Land’s End, and is home to some of Cornwall’s well-known attractions including the Minack Theatre and Telegraph … Read More
Packed with charm, tradition and heritage, the west Cornwall town of Porthleven is best known for its magnificent harbour, unspoilt scenery and delicious seafood. Conveniently located for exploring the Lizard Peninsula and far-west Cornwall, … Read More
With roots tracing all the way back to the 12th century, Redruth lies around nine miles west of Truro and forms part of Cornwall’s largest urban area.
This small commercial town acts as a useful transport hub to the rest of Cornwall and the UK, … Read More
Home to many independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, the quaint town of St Agnes and its popular beach, Chapel Porth, offers one of the most popular surfing spots in Cornwall. Steeped in mining history, visitors to this picturesque town can … Read More
Situated on the south coast, St Austell is perhaps most well known for its proximity to the world-famous Eden Project, located just a 10-minute drive from the town centre. Renowned for welcoming international artists from around the globe through … Read More
One of Cornwall’s most famous tourism hotspots, the rugged beauty of the coastal town of St Ives has captured the hearts and imaginations of many artists over the years.
The town itself features numerous galleries and exhibitions, including … Read More
Thanks to the popularity of the BBC’s adaptation of Winston Graham’s novels, the beautiful areas of St Just and Land’s End are sometimes affectionately referred to as ‘Poldark Country’.
Occupying the most westerly point of Cornwall, this … Read More
Located on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula, nestled into the east bank of the Carrick Roads, St Mawes is a charming fishing village that lies within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Located just a mile from Falmouth by boat (but, on … Read More
The Tin Coast is the area from around Morvah to St Just, in West Penwith, the final rocky peninsula of West Cornwall that thrusts into the Atlantic. It has a distinctive character, defined by the relationship between the rugged beauty of the … Read More
The village of Tintagel is set on the rugged Atlantic coast of Cornwall, and is one of Britain’s most visited places.
Its popularity is thanks in large part to its eponymous castle, which sits high on the peninsula of Tintagel Island. The castle … Read More
Situated in East Cornwall, Torpoint is the gateway town to Cornwall with ferries crossing the River Tamar to and from Plymouth. The surrounding area – known as the Rame Peninsula – is home to stunning secluded beaches, unspoilt fishing … Read More
Boasting a compact-yet-thriving city centre, Truro is the retail centre of Cornwall and is home to a busy calendar of events, all year round. Rich in history and abundant in impressive architecture, Truro’s Georgian streets are a pleasant place to … Read More
Straddling the River Camel and offering a bustling market environment, Wadebridge is home to the highest number of independent shops in the region.
Perhaps most well known for being a hot spot on the Camel Trail, a cycle route which runs from … Read More