The sandy beaches, world-class surf and laid-back attitude of Cornwall have long been attracting holiday goers from across the UK. It’s the home of the pasty, it’s the cider county, and it’s also got a vibrant food scene for you to sink your teeth into. The culture is incredibly diverse, and staying in one of our hotels in Cornwall allows you to make the most of the impressive calendar of yearly events. So beyond the beauty of this beautiful stretch of coastline, and idyllic inland countryside, there’s a buzz to Cornwall that – when you know where to look – attracts visitors back time and time again. So, without further ado, let’s get started on our guide to your stay in Cornwall.
Things to do in Cornwall
Places to eat
Apologies if you’re looking at this section with an empty stomach – there’s Michelin-star restaurants in Cornwall, celebrity-endorsed seafood spots, cracking curry houses, traditional fish and chip shops, delightful cafés, and farmers’ markets for you to feast your hungry eyes on.
Looking for somewhere to sip on a cider and watch the sun go down with the sand between your toes? Or what about a bar where you can go for a little dance and a lot of cocktails? Our guide to the nightlife and pubs in Cornwall will get your evening off to a good start.
In a county with so many beaches, of course surfing and watersports are the most popular of activities; there are plenty of schools to help you master the waves. But we’ve also got theme parks, outdoor activities and much, much more.
Like a bit of culture to wash down your Cornish pasty? You’re in luck! There is maritime museums, sculpture gardens, flower shows, oyster festivals, the Tate St. Ives and lots of great events in Cornwall to help you occupy your time.
Ever since Newquay airport opened its runways, Cornwall’s been made far more accessible to the rest of the country. Our guide helps you out with airport transfers, plus information about public transport, train stations and navigating our winding web of country roads.