Cornwall England 

St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

Any visit to Cornwall might be considered incomplete without taking a trip over to St. Michael’s Mount. Winner of several Cornwall Tourism Awards, Taste of the West, and similar awards, this small island off the Cornish coast is not to be missed. While there are buildings at the ground level, the castle that sits atop the island casts an imposing shadow over proceedings. The Mount has officially been part of the National Trust for decades. However, the St Aubyn family has resided here for even longer and continues to do…

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Cornwall St Austell Bay 

St Austell Bay

St Austell Bay, at the centre of the Cornish Riviera, is a mecca for water sports enthusiasts and beach lovers. The climate is warm and inviting all year round and there are some amazing beaches located at intervals around the sweeping bay. You can explore the bay on foot or on a bicycle. There are lots of woodland trails and coastal footpaths, including one that runs from St Austell town, along an old tram route all the way to the Eden Project. However you travel, make sure you check out…

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Cornwall St Ives 

St Ives

It is impossible to not fall in love with St Ives. The town is incredibly pretty with its jumble of fishermen’s cottages, quaint little shops and art galleries. The boats bob in the harbour, the light is amazing, and the greenery lush and inviting. The St Ives Art Scene St Ives is like a sub-tropical paradise on the tip of Cornwall, which is why it has been a magnet for artists over the years. Back in the 1920s and 30s, the town became the centre of the Cornish art scene,…

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Cornwall England Penzance 


Penzance is wonderfully warm and magically sub-tropical. The town is blessed with amazing beaches and lots of swaying palm trees and lush vegetation. In many ways, Penzance is more authentic than other tourist towns in Cornwall. Take a leisurely wander through Penzance’s narrow streets filled with New Age shops, cafes and art galleries and you will fall in love with its salty charm. Chapel Street has lots of quirky antique shops, pubs and 18th century houses. Look carefully and you will spot the Admiral Benbow Inn, made famous by the…

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Bodmin Cornwall England 


Bodmin is one of the oldest towns in Cornwall and although small and quite understated it has been at the heart of some of the county’s pivotal moments in history. For example Bodmin was the location for the start of the Cornish Rebellion in 1497 which saw an incredible 15,000 men from the county of Cornwall march to London. It was also in Bodmin where the pretender to the throne, Perkin Warbeck became proclaimed as King Richard IV, and where in that very same year of 1549 another rebellion, the…

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