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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, […]

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 […]

National Trust Properties Cornwall: History & Nature

St Micheal's Mount Castle

If you’re looking for the best National Trust properties in Cornwall, this post is here to help! Featuring the most elegant stately homes, impressive historical attractions and epic areas of nature, this article will show you exactly where to use your National Trust membership in Cornwall. Do I need to be a member to visit […]

English Heritage Cornwall: Best Properties

Pendennis Castle: one of the best things to do in Falmouth

If you love history, you’ve got to visit these incredible English Heritage Cornwall attractions!  The English Heritage properties in Cornwall range from historic castles to ruins. From Tudor history at Pendennis Castle to ancient legends at Tintagel, you can learn about them all in this post!  Do I need to be an English Heritage member […]

31 Incredible Hidden Gems in Cornwall (with local tips!)

The village of Cadgwith, with thatched roof houses and the picturesque harbour. It's one of the best hidden gems in Cornwall.

Are you looking for hidden gems in Cornwall? This region of the UK is one of the most touristy, and when you’re at Fistral Beach, Kynance Cove or St Michael’s Mount, it’s easy to feel like you’re enjoying the attractions along with the rest of the world.  However, there are plenty of places to go […]

Things to do in Jamaica Inn on Bodmin Moor (hotel review!)

Outside of Jamaica Inn

Are you looking for things to do in Jamaica Inn and a review of the hotel and restaurant? Read on for more information! “Your room’s the most haunted in the inn. People staying in it have felt a hand on their shoulder in the middle of the night…” Jamaica Inn is a historic coaching house […]

Things to do in Tintagel: castles and legends!

Tintagel Castle

If you’re looking for the best things to do in Tintagel, look no further than this post! Steeped in myth and legend, this North Cornwall village has plenty to offer tourists. Explore the world-famous Tintagel Castle (home to the birthplace of King Arthur and a historic medieval dwelling), take in the dramatic coastline, browse interesting […]

Things to do in Padstow: food, the harbour and beaches!

Padstow, Cornwall

If you’re looking for things to do in Padstow, this blog post is here to help you out! It features a complete list of the best Padstow attractions, as well as tips on where to park, sleep and eat.  With a bustling harbour, rich food scene and beautiful estuary views, Padstow is one of the […]

How to Visit Tarquin’s Gin Distillery (near Padstow in Cornwall)

Tarquins near Padstow tasting room

Like most people in the UK, I’ve become an amateur gin connoisseur over the last few years. So when I started travelling in Cornwall and trying the local Cornish gin, I saw one name in particular everywhere: Tarquin.  I ended up in the Tarquin’s shops in Fowey and Padstow, tried some samples, and I was […]

How to Visit Pendennis Castle: Falmouth’s Coastal Fortress

Pendennis Castle: one of the best things to do in Falmouth

If you’re visiting Falmouth, why not head to Pendennis Castle and watch 500 years of history come alive? Pendennis Castle was built due to the threat of invasion and remained a mighty fortress when it came to defending historic England. Sitting on a headland overlooking Carrick Roads and the Fal Estuary, it is a place […]