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Cornish engine houses to visit Places to visit

Cornish engine houses to visit

Cornwall’s mining heritage isn’t just the cultural backbone of the county, but is globally recognised as an engineering tour de force and claims status as the UK’s largest industrial UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Ancient sites in West Cornwall Places to visit

Ancient sites in West Cornwall

If ancient history is your bag, then you’ve come to the right place. West Cornwall has the highest concentration of ancient sites in Europe: standing stones, stone circles, quoits, barrows, fougus, wells, Bronze Age settlements and hill forts. Even the

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20 of the best beaches to visit in Cornwall Places to visit

20 of the best beaches to visit in Cornwall

With over 300 to pick from, Cornwall’s beaches are world-renowned for a reason. The 250 miles of coastline not only present sandy stretches to rival more exotic locales, but also boasts some of the widest variety to be found in the UK and beyond.

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7 cool and unusual things to do in Cornwall  Places to visit

7 cool and unusual things to do in Cornwall 

We all know Cornwall is famed for its beaches. Then there’s its gardens, top-notch restaurants, host of attractions and gorgeous green spaces too. But if it’s something a bit different you’re looking for during your stay, then we’re also home to a variety of quirky places and activities to add to your to-do list.

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Rachel Lambert: My Secret Cornish Winter Things to do

Rachel Lambert: My Secret Cornish Winter

I’m a winter girl. Spacious beaches with thundering waves over-spilling into white horses and sea spray is ultimate theatre to me. The churning of the whipped-up ocean and the hardy surfers bobbing on its buoyant surface. The clear paths where I can stride, and pick and peruse. Quietly filling a basket with hedgerow memories with little more than the birds to witness.

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Cornwall's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty  Places to visit

Cornwall's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty 

In Cornwall, you can’t escape natural beauty. Not that you’d want to. There are no less than a dozen designated local Area Of Natural Beauty (AONB) sections packed into the Duchy, presenting eye candy of the highest calibre pretty much everywhere you turn!

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10 Rural Retreats in Cornwall Places to stay

10 Rural Retreats in Cornwall

Imagine waking up after a blissful night’s sleep, to the gentle sound of birds singing in a tranquil rural setting. You enjoy your morning cuppa with far-reaching countryside views, head out to explore the spectacular scenery and return to your secluded retreat to relax with your loved ones in a peaceful setting.

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Golowan Festival Events

Golowan Festival

Penzance’s charismatic celebration of midsummer, which takes place every June, promises a lively and eclectic mix of things to see and do in Cornwall’s culture-packed far west.

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Penwith Painting Holidays Arts and Culture

Penwith Painting Holidays

Enjoy the beautiful and rugged landscape of Cornwall in a different way, by painting outdoors!

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Where to stay in Cornwall Places to visit

Where to stay in Cornwall

…Because, quite frankly, the choice is seemingly endless. Surfing holiday or country escape? Culture vulture, foodie or festival lover? Seeking somewhere deliciously away-from-it-all to unwind or a hub of activity in order to immerse yourself into the thick of the

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Newlyn Fish Festival 2017 Food and Drink

Newlyn Fish Festival 2017

It’s one of the most anticipated and crowd-pleasing events on the Cornish calendar and returns with aplomb on August Bank Holiday Monday 28th, celebrating the renowned town’s fishing and seafaring culture to spectacular effect.

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Newlyn Filmhouse! Arts and Culture

Newlyn Filmhouse!

Things are afoot in Newlyn. Still home to one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK, and as Cornish as you like, there’s a vibrant artistic community here too. Newlyn Gallery, Newlyn School of Art, The Copper Works, The

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