Places to visit in Cornwall

Rugged coastlines, secluded beaches and picturesque harbour villages. Cornwall has something for everyone. Check out Cornwall's most popular places here and see what beaches are nearby.

Top places

Visit St Ives in Cornwall

St Ives

The picturesque fishing town of St Ives is home to golden beaches, bustling cobbled streets and independent shops, plus many art galleries including the Tate and the Barbara Hepworth Museum. With a wide selection of restaurants and pubs serving fresh Cornish produce you'll be spoilt for choice!

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Visit Newquay in Cornwall


Newquay is Cornwall's most popular holiday resort located on the North coast of Cornwall. Known as the surf capital of the UK, with a staggering 11 beaches, there are lots of exciting activities for all the family. With plenty of restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars, Newquay has it all!

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Visit Padstow in North Cornwall


The bustling harbour town of Padstow is a constant hive of activity. It's narrow streets are crammed full of shops and cafe's, with an abundance of quality restaurants serving locally caught fish.

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Visit falmouth in cornwall


There are two sides to the wonderful maritime town of Falmouth. On one side, the busy harbour and streets full of chandlers, galleries and the National Maritime Museum, and on the other the 4 golden beaches all linked via the coast path.

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Visit the lizard peninsula in south cornwall

The Lizard Peninsula

There's nowhere quite like the Lizard Peninsula, the southern most tip of Britain. From the rugged rocks of Lizard Point to the fishing village of Cadgwith and the sandy beaches at Kynance and Gunwalloe, it has a lot to offer. So if you choose to sail, walk, swim or picnic - you won't be disappointed!

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Visit Lands end in West Cornwall

Lands End

Land’s End, on the Penwith peninsula, is a magnificent natural setting, with great eating places and shopping plus exciting family attractions, making it the ideal place for a relaxing family holiday on the beach or as a centre to explore the rugged coast line and moors.

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Visit Penzance and St Michaels mount in West Cornwall


A historic port town located in the heart of the beautiful Mounts bay in West Cornwall with stunning views of St Michael’s mount. A great central hub to be based for exploring West Cornwall’s beautiful beaches.

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St Mawes & The Roseland

Visit the picturesque fishing village of St Mawes or explore the natural beauty and untouched beaches of the Roseland Peninsula in South Cornwall.

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