Cornwall

Cornwalls CliffsConsidered to be one of the finest holiday destinations in the UK, Cornwall can entertain the requirements of any visitor rather effortlessly. Its coastal views comprising of splashing waves and rugged cliffs will capture your mind at first sight. The coastal path which enables one to gain the most from wandering anywhere from the Northern part of Cornwall, Bude, to the Southern tip Falmouth. These paths will also guide you though the Cornish history, which includes the fascinating ruins surrounding St Agnes and St Just, King Arthur and Tintagel, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the other picturesque fishing villages around Cornwall, which are rich in heritage and tradition. So, it should not surprise anyone that Cornwall has been nominated to represent United Kingdom by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Set apart from the rest of England by the River Tamar, Cornwall has embraced its history through the ages, which has added to its charm in many aspects. The dreamy castles and historical structures reflect the past of the Cornish life in an enviable manner.

Early springs and lingering autumns in Cornwall create the perfect atmosphere for most outdoor explorers and water activities. The coastal areas around Cornwall are home to some of the most stunningNewlyn Fishing Fleet beaches in the world. The fine golden sands and glistening waters appear irresistible throughout the day and well into the evenings.

The explorer within you will also find Cornwall a paradise of sorts, as there are numerous locations rich in sub Mediterranean vegetation. The moors and cliffs around Cornwall offer breathtaking views, which will remain in one’s memories long after one departs. The Pits of China Clay near St Austell also deserves a mention in one’s itinerary. If you have plans to be in Cornwall for longer than a week, then it would be wise to join the National Trust, which offers many facilities for its members. Visitors can also avail themselves of the friendly services and guides at the Tourist Information Centres located in the prime areas in Cornwall.

The traditional delicacies, sceneries and history have enabled Cornwall to embrace tourism. Surfing, sailing, kayaking and swimming are just some of the water based activities and sports which one can enjoy during a trip to Cornwall. This county has wooed thousands of beach lovers throughout the year and it is undeniably one of the most popular premium holiday destinations.

The peaceful and calm beaches and attractive fishing villages helps one to Cornish Beachunwind and relax while the more active visitors will find plenty to do within the Cornish boundaries.
One can even opt for a more relaxing afternoon activity such as golfing or fishing instead of allowing the beach to draw you to its sands.

Cornwall’s numerous galleries and museums adorned with magnificent artworks and relics can be a haven for those who relish the arts and artifacts. Stores displaying unique souvenirs and merchandise will tempt most visitors to splurge.

Local eateries and restaurants bring the best of Cornish culinary delights onto your platter and most of the mouthwatering dishes are worth tasting more than once. Jamie Oliver and Rick Stein are just two of the nations celebrated Chefs' that have settled within the county and offer exceptional foods from within the county.

Another reason to travel to Cornwall would be to experience the spectacular Eden project. Visited by 1.7 million people within the first 9 months of its existence, this mammoth botany conservation project is operated by Tim Smit, who shot to fame for the Lost gardens of Heligan. Every plant species ever to be found on this planet is conserved under a roof, making it one of the most amazing Millennium ventures in Britain’s history.

Cornwall’s busy southern tip possesses a bustling fishing port; close by at Penzance is the springboard to the Isles Of Scilly, which are best visited during the day. Cornwall Fishing Village

The county's beach towns expose the locals and visitors to a serene and tranquil ambience which one may not encounter elsewhere. Studded with ancient architecture, which has been a part of the Cornish culture for several centuries, Cornwall is undoubtedly a wonderful location for a relaxing and peaceful holiday.

 

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