The All Cornwall Guide

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Places to Visit in Cornwall

Here are some of the popular towns to visit in Cornwall categorised by areas. The objective of our Cornwall Guide is to give you information for all the towns in the County, and hopefully, there are a few that you did not know about, and then plan a visit. Have fun planning and visiting Cornwall.

St Agnes

St Agnes is the setting for many TV programmes filmed in Cornwall. It’s rugged coastline and quaint village make this truly beautiful. The coast between Chapel Porth and St Agnes Head are used in many Rosamunde Pilcher episodes. The disused mine building located on its coastline…

Looe

Looe is a beautiful, fishing harbour on the South Coast of Cornwall. The fishing town of Looe is very quaint and is a very popular place to visit. In September Looe hosts the Looe Music Festival, which has grown in size.

Crantock

Crantock is a beautiful village situated near the busy town of Newquay. The village of Crantock is very quaint, including thatched cottages and country pubs.

Port Isaac

Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the North coast. The nearest towns are Wadebridge and Camelford, both ten miles away.

Truro

Truro is a city and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is very popular for shopping and theatre.

Mevagissey

Mevagissey is a village, fishing port on the south coast. It is a perfect choice for the person who loves the idyllic Cornish fishing port and is very close to the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Polperro

Polperro is located on the south coast. It is a perfect choice for the person who loves the idyllic Cornish fishing port.

Tintagel

Tintagel is a village and fishing port on the north coast. It is famous for its legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Boscastle

Boscastle is a village and fishing port on the north coast. It is 14 miles south of Bude and 5 miles northeast of Tintagel.

Charlestown

Charlestown is a village and port on the south coast. It is used for many filming locations especially Poldark.

St Ives

The town lies north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic Sea. In former times it was commercially dependent on fishing.

Padstow

Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast. Padstow’s harbour is undoubtedly the strongest attraction for the town and visitors find themselves drawn to it like a magnet.

Lands End

Land’s End is a headland and holiday complex. It is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England

Penzance

Penzance is the major tourist and commercial centre of West Cornwall. This coastal town is steeped in history while providing all the facilities of modern life for residents and visitors alike.

Newquay

Newquay is a town on the north coast of Cornwall, in southwest England. It’s known for sandy Fistral and Watergate Bay beaches, where waves from the Atlantic Ocean create strong surf.

Porthcurno

Porthcurno is a small village nestling in a valley in the west of Cornwall. It has a gorgeous shell and sandy beach in the corner of Porthcurno Bay.

Sennen Cove

Sennen Cove is a small hamlet with a few small shops and cafés, a pub and some galleries. The scenery is beautiful and there are several very enjoyable cliff walks

Penryn

Penryn is one of the oldest towns in Cornwall, England.

Falmouth

Falmouth is a bustling harbour town situated on the Fal estuary in Cornwall.

Bodmin

Bodmin is excellently positioned by the A30 and the mainline railway.

Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor is one of the last unspoilt areas in the South West, and still, holds much of its prehistoric and medieval past.

Bude

Bude is a perfect Cornish destination for a family holiday and surf trip in Cornwall.

Wadebridge

Wadebridge is a bustling town on the North Coast with many things to do and see.

Fowey

The town of Fowey combines the narrow alleyed and higgledy-piggledy charm of a tiny fishing port with an astonishing number of the trappings of a larger destination.

Launceston

Launceston is a lovely old market town with a hilltop castle.

The Cornwall Guide

We aim to be the Number One Guide for Cornwall. Our objective is to provide information on everything that is Cornwall, whether it be accommodation and attractions for visitors, or helpful information for locals, looking for goods and services in the county. Feel free to give us any feedback or suggestions for additional features. We are the Cornwall Guide.

Featured in Cornwall

Here are some of the attractions that you must visit whilst you are in Cornwall. Our Cornwall Guide will point out the main points of interest, but we will also suggest attractions that may be slightly off the beaten track, and only known by locals. Have fun!

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