Category Archives: Cornwall

Fistral Beach: things to do and visiting guide

View along Fistral Beach Newquay Cornwall England UK

A golden stretch of sand hugging the North Cornish coastline, Fistral Beach is an absolute delight. With world-class waves crashing against the shoreline and rugged sand dunes in the background, this iconic beach is one of the most-loved in Cornwall. It’s a west-facing sandy beach, with rocks and cliffs behind it. While it’s very popular, […]

13 Plymouth Beaches: Hike, Relax or do Watersports!

Burgh Island South Devon England UK near seaside village of Bigbury-on-Sea and Challaborough in colourful HDR bright artistic and vivid with cloudscape

Known as Britain’s Ocean City, there are plenty of wonderful Plymouth beaches to enjoy. While there’s no actual Plymouth Beach – the city is between two river mouths and has a harbour –  if you venture east over the River Plym, or west into Cornwall, you’ll find a wide variety, with something for everyone!  Whether […]

How to do the Boscastle to Tintagel Walk on the SWCP

Views from Tintagel towards Bossiney Haven (Cove) in West Cornwall, England, UK.

If you like stunning coastal scenery, ancient legend and challenging terrain, you’ll love this Boscastle to Tintagel walk. Both of these villages are popular spots along the Cornish coastline, but the hike between them is particularly impressive.  You’ll start at the gorgeous Boscastle harbour and finish on the rocky island that’s home to Tintagel Castle. […]

Tips for taking the Hartland Quay to Bude walk on the SWCP

Cornwall countryside Sandymouth coast North Cornwall England UK from south west coast path towards Bude in colourful HDR

At the start of the day, the Hartland Quay to Bude walk may seem impossible. Widely regarded as the most difficult section of the South West Coast Path national trail, it begins in the far northwest of Devon and plunges into ten river valleys, the relentless path encompassing dozens of steep steps down, only to […]

GWR First Class Review: Travel to the West Country in Style

If you’re travelling around the West Country, rail is one of the best ways to do it.  Great Western Railway connects London Paddington with cities like Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth and ventures all the way down to Penzance in Cornwall. The journey time from London to various destinations in the West Country can range anywhere […]

10 Best Luxury Hotels in Cornwall

Photo of Pedn Vounder Beach near Porthcurno Cornwall England UK Europe

The most south western part of the UK, Cornwall is known as one of the most holiday-centric spots in South West England. With gorgeous white sand beaches, crashing blue waves and rolling moorland, there’s so much to see in Cornwall. So, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of luxury hotels in Cornwall to choose […]

Sailing in a Cornish Lugger with Venture Sail – Full Review!

The sun had descended a few hours prior, and the boat rose and fell over the water, the stern of the ship crashing down with an almighty bang as it conquered each wave. Although the night sky was pitch black, the entire top deck was lit up by the luminous glow of the golden full […]

15+ Best Things to do in Perranporth, Cornwall

Perran Sands near Perranporth, North Cornwall

If you’re looking for things to do in Perranporth, look no further! I’ve put together all of the best Perranporth attractions in this blog post. In Perranporth, North Cornwall, the surf is up, the dress code is a swimsuit and the holiday vibes are strong. In fact, it’s one of the best places to visit […]

The Best Places to Stay Around Land’s End

The end of Lands End

Are you looking for places to stay around Land’s End? This thorough blog post is here to describe them all to you!  A place of millenniums-old myth and legend, Land’s End is famed for its soaring cliffs and crashing blue waves. The beauty and isolation of the region shaped its Celtic history throughout the years. […]

Is Cornwall in England? A history of this unique land

Cornish Flag (cornwall/kernow).

Standing high top the cliffs of Lizard Point, I gazed at the panorama of the sea surrounding the peninsula. The waves crashed around the craggy cliffs, I could see a Cornish flag bearing St Piran’s Cross flying high in the sky and I’d been told that if it was quiet, I might hear a Cornish […]