A love affair that lasts a lifetime

It’s hard not to fall in love with Cornwall. For some it’s the happy memories of a childhood seaside holiday. For others it’s the brief fling of a teenage summer. For most it’s a passionate affair that lasts a lifetime…so let the affair begin!

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Where is Cornwall? 

Located in the far west of Great Britain on a peninsula tumbling into the vast Atlantic ocean, almost completely surrounded by the sea, a magnificent coastline wraps around Cornwall for almost 300 miles. Cornwall is also the location of mainland Great Britain's most southerly promontory, The Lizard, and one of the UK’s most westerly points, Land's End, while a few miles off shore and even further west is an archipelago of tiny islands that make up the Isles of Scilly.

What’s so special about it?

There are lots of things Cornwall is loved for; the dramatic coastline with its captivating fishing harbours; the spectacular beaches and the pounding surf that provide a natural playground for a variety of watersports; and of course the Cornish pasty and cream teas.

Expect the unexpected 

But there are also lots of things about Cornwall that may surprise you. For instance, the wilderness of captivatingBodmin Moor with its panorama of big skies, fascinating prehistoric remains, great walking trails and more than its fair share of local legends.

The coastline... 

Around the coastline Cornwall’s maritime legacy is never far away where local fishermen land their daily catch of fresh seafood and tall ships, luggers and ketches unfurl their sails in the Cornish breeze.

Areas of natural beauty 

The natural environment, recognised nationally across the twelve sections of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is accessed by the spectacular South West Coast Path providing walkers with miles of gentle strolls and challenging hikes.

The North... 

To the north, a sweep of enormous golden sand bays stretches along the coastline often pummelled by giant Atlantic rollers. Long famed for its perfect surfing conditions, the coastline here is a hub for all kinds of extreme sports from coasteering to zapcat racing and scuba diving to rock climbing.

The South... 

And in the wonderful south of Cornwall, fed by rivers from the high moorlands, leafy estuaries, fishing villages,beaches, harbours and beautiful gardens that flourish in Cornwall’s mild climate.

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Interesting places in Cornwall

The Nare

Carne Beach, Veryan-in-Roseland, Cornwall TR2 5PF
Tel: 01872 501111  Email:

The Nare is considered to be Cornwall’s most comfortable luxury hotel. Sitting in its own grounds, overlooking a beach with perfect sea views, here you will find peace and relaxation in elegant and luxurious surroundings.

Rated by the AA as the best hotel in Cornwall every year for the last 25 years, The Nare has traditional standards of comfort, luxury and service that are increasingly difficult to find in the modern world.

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Gyllyngvase Hill, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4DF
Tel: 01326 314690 Email:

Be it the heat of summer or the middle of winter, a warm Cornish welcome awaits you at Rosemullion. This elegant, mock Tudor house provides quality, comfortable rooms with excellent breakfasts at very reasonable prices.

As a family, we have owned Rosemullion for over 40 years. We believe

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Porth Avallen Hotel

Sea Road . Carlyon Bay . St Austell . Cornwall PL25 3SG
Tel: 01726 812802 Email:

With our spectacular cliff top location and stunning 180″ sea view over St. Austell Bay, The Porth Avallen Hotel is the ideal place to stay and explore Cornwall’s many attractions. We have ample on site parking.

From The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Charlestown Shipwreck Centre to the wonderful National Trust property

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The Red House

24 Melvill Road. Falmouth. Cornwall. TR11 4AR
Tel: 01326 311172 Email:

Come and join us for a restful and relaxing break at our family run guest house here in the heart of Falmouth. The Red House is an elegant and distinctive Victorian house which overlooks the picturesque harbour and the River Fal.

This beautiful William Morris designed Victorian house was originally

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Trevellis B&B

21 Trebarwith Crescent, Newquay, Cornwall TR71DX
Tel: +44 (0)1637 874338 Mob: 07449 005921

If you are looking for a relaxed, clean and comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the heart of Newquay, then you could give the Trevellis a try. All Newquay has to offer is on your door step including the town centre, harbour and all the local beaches which are ideal for swimming and surfing. The Trevellis Bed & Breakfast is owned and run

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Trevarrian Lodge

Trevarrian, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4AQ
Tel: 01637 860 156 Email:

Welcome to Trevarrian Lodge where you can unwind in one of our individually designed bedrooms with en-suite facilities, in a beautiful, quiet, rural setting on the North Cornwall coast. From the superior double, family and upstairs twin rooms you will have a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside and the sea.

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The Poldark Inn

Treligga Downs, Delabole, North Cornwall. PL33 9DQ
Tel: 01840 212565 Email:

The Poldark Inn is situated at the highest point of the Treligga Downs in Cornwall and less than 2 miles from the coast. Set in a tranquil, picturesque and secluded location, the inn offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking.

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Beachfield Hotel

Beachfield Hotel, The Promenade, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4NW
Tel: (44) 01736 362067 Email:

Located on the sea front in Penzance, Cornwall, the Beachfield Hotel offers breathtaking panoramic views of Mount’s Bay, from The Lizard to Newlyn Harbour with St Michael’s Mount glitteringly prominent at centre stage. A Victorian building dating from the 1860s and standing on grounds that were once fields and dunes where fishermen dried their nets, our hotel has long been a favourite for those who know Penzance

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The Fowey Hotel

Esplanade, Fowey, Cornwall PL23 1HX
Tel: 0800 005 2244 Email:

Fowey is… tucked away on the picturesque south coast of Cornwall, which enjoys milder weather than most of the UK. The River Fowey is one of the deepest rivers in the world and is often visited by large cruise ships, including The World, together with other large sailing vessels.

There are a number of festivals held in and around Fowey during the

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The Portbyhan Hotel

The Quay, West Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2BU
Tel: 01503 262071 Email:

An Award Winning Company

The Portbyhan Hotel is situated in an unrivalled position right in the heart of Looe, allowing guests to relish the panoramic views of the vibrant harbour with only a short stroll into Looe town.

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