Experiencing Cornwall’s Charm: The Ultimate Guide to Unforgettable Adventures and Unique Stays

By Fabulous • Guides

Nestled in the southwestern corner of England, Cornwall stands as a mesmerising tapestry of rugged coastline, picturesque villages, and captivating landscapes.

Discover our handpicked selection of luxurious accommodations, places to visit and indulge in the breathtaking beauty of this stunning destination.

It’s a destination that beckons travelers with its unique blend of history, natural beauty, and charming culture. Whether you’re seeking a tranquil escape or an adventure-filled getaway, Cornwall offers an array of experiences that cater to all tastes.

Discover unparalleled comfort: luxury holiday cottages by the coast

When planning a visit to Cornwall, one of the best ways to immerse yourself in its allure is by opting for a stay in one of its unique holiday cottages. Cornwall boasts a range of luxury holiday cottages that cater to different preferences, from traditional stone-built homes that exude rustic charm to modern seaside retreats with all the contemporary comforts.

What sets Cornwall’s accommodations apart is the opportunity to stay in cottages with sea views, allowing you to wake up to the soothing sounds of waves and the sight of the endless horizon.

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Our top things to do and visit in fabulous Cornwall

  • Land’s End: Where Land and Sea Converge: At Land’s End, the westernmost point of England, you’ll stand at the edge of the world, gazing out across the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. This iconic destination offers breathtaking coastal walks, dramatic cliffs, and the chance to capture that quintessential photo at the famous Land’s End signpost. Additionally, the Land’s End Visitor Centre provides insights into the area’s history, making it an educational and awe-inspiring stop.
  • St. Ives: A Haven for Artists and Beach Lovers: St. Ives is a picturesque town that has long captivated artists and visitors alike with its stunning landscapes and vibrant art scene. The town boasts pristine beaches, including Porthmeor Beach, known for its excellent surfing conditions. Art enthusiasts will find delight in exploring the Tate St. Ives, an art gallery that showcases both local and international works, cementing the town’s reputation as a hub of creativity.
  • The Eden Project: A Biome Wonderland: For an experience that blends environmental education with awe-inspiring beauty, the Eden Project is a must-visit. This unique attraction features a collection of massive biomes that house different ecosystems, from tropical rainforests to Mediterranean landscapes. It’s an educational and visually captivating journey that emphasises the importance of environmental conservation.
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  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan: A Botanical Resurrection: Once forgotten and overgrown, the Lost Gardens of Heligan have been meticulously restored to their former glory. These enchanting gardens are a horticultural marvel, featuring a variety of themed spaces, including the Jungle, Italian Garden, and Victorian Productive Gardens. A stroll through these gardens is a journey through time and nature’s beauty.
  • Tintagel Castle: Legends and History Collide: Tintagel Castle is steeped in myth and history, making it a captivating destination for those intrigued by medieval legends. Linked to the tales of King Arthur, this stunning clifftop ruin offers not only a glimpse into the past but also breathtaking views of the coastline. The recently constructed footbridge adds a modern touch to the ancient site, enhancing the overall experience.
  • Falmouth: Maritime Charms and Creative Vibes: Falmouth’s maritime heritage and vibrant arts scene make it a dynamic destination worth exploring. The town boasts a bustling harbor, maritime museums, and a lively creative community. Visitors can enjoy art galleries, craft shops, and a range of watersports, making Falmouth a well-rounded destination that caters to diverse interests.
  • Minack Theatre: Drama Unfolds by the Sea: The Minack Theatre is a true gem for theater enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Carved into the cliffs overlooking the sea, this open-air theatre hosts performances against a backdrop of stunning coastal vistas. Attending a play here is an unforgettable experience that seamlessly weaves together culture and nature.
  • St. Michael’s Mount: A Tide-Bound Marvel: Accessible by a causeway during low tide and by boat during high tide, St. Michael’s Mount is a tidal island crowned by a medieval castle and a picturesque village. This unique destination offers a glimpse into history, allowing visitors to explore the castle’s rich heritage and enjoy the stunning panoramas from the island’s summit.
Discover a world of enchantment on the rugged shores of Cornwall, where captivating landscapes and cozy coastal cottages promise a truly unforgettable holiday experience.

Here’s our latest Cornwall holiday cottages to explore for your next getaway

If you’re looking for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, a holiday cottage in Cornwall is the perfect choice. Here are a few of our newest, top places to stay from our Cornwall collection, just to get you started:

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    Good Day Sunshine

    This delightful fisherman’s cottage in the heart of St Ives offers a quaint and comfortable retreat in one of Cornwall’s best coastal spots, St Ives!

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    Mariners Cottage

    This beautifully refurbished 18th Century fisherman’s with log-burner and sea-facing terrace cottage rests right above the water’s edge in the picturesque village of Mousehole on the south coast of Cornwall.

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    Upper Chandlers Cottage

    This absolutely gorgeous hideaway is the epitome of a luxury coastal retreat, offering guests a dreamy base from which to explore the Cornwall coast.

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    Tathra Beach Cottage

    A beautiful character holiday cottage sitting right opposite Barbara Hepworth’s Sculpture Garden and Studio, just 100 yards from Harbour beach at St Ives on the fabulous Cornish coast.

Self-catering Cornwall holiday cottages

When planning your escape to Cornwall, you could consider staying in one of our luxury holiday cottages. These unique stays offer the perfect blend of comfort and style, allowing you to relax and unwind in a home away from home.

Whether you seek tranquility, adventure, or a mix of both, Cornwall’s splendid landscapes and captivating culture are sure to provide a memorable holiday.

Choose from a range of cottages, each with its own unique charm and character. Whether you prefer a cozy cottage with a fireplace or a spacious retreat with stunning views, you’ll find the perfect option to suit your needs. Here are some other articles and links that may help you plan your trip:

If you are visiting Cornwall for the first time and want to experience the very best that this region has to offer, St Ives is probably the best place to stay in Cornwall! It’s located in a beautiful area and offers a good mix of everything that makes the county so wonderful!

Yes, many beaches in Cornwall are dog-friendly. However, it is important to note that some beaches may have restrictions during certain times of the year. It is always a good idea to check the specific beach regulations before bringing your dog.

So which coast of Cornwall is the best? The north coast is best for sandy beaches, sand dunes, surfing, restaurants. The south coast is best for cliff top walks, boats, history, garden attractions, and vineyards. Ultimately, it all depends on your interests and what you like doing.

 Over the past two years the company monitored the water quality data of beaches, eventually ranking them based on the total count of e-coli a faecal indicator detected in the seawater during routine government testing. Treyarnon bay on the North Coast of Cornwall is rated the UK’s cleanest beach.

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