Cornwall

From Surfing to Seafood, Padstow to Poldark and Tintagel to Land’s End there’s never been a better time to experience Cornwall’s many charms. Visitors can enjoy the county’s stunning coastal paths, rugged scenery and idilic beaches in one of England’s favourite holiday destinations.

New Titanic exhibition includes Kate Winslet’s dress
National Maritime Museum Cornwall opens its latest exhibition exploring the stories, myths and memorabilia surrounding the most famous of all disasters, including personal accounts from survivors and their descendants. more >
9th March 2018
The five best Cornwall-based novels
As well as being home to some of the country's most successful authors, Cornwall has provided the setting for many a fine book, including much of Daphne du Maurier's haunting output. Check out these top page-turners that use Britain's favourite holiday destination as a backdrop. more >
27th February 2018
Rock of ages: visit King Arthur’s ‘birthplace’
Upon a rock on Cornwall’s rugged northern coast, reached via a bridge, are the remains of Tintagel Castle, and as legend has it, the fortification was built on the site where King Arthur was conceived and born. Although the peninsula has been inhabited as... more >
20th February 2018
Does St Ives have the best New Year’s Eve party in Britain?
Thousands of people gather every year in the popular Cornish holiday destination for a street party, complete with fancy dress and fireworks. more >
18th December 2017
The UK’s biggest tattoo exhibition on show in Cornwall
Tattoos are all the rage nowadays, but that wasn’t always the case. Find out more about the fascinating history of tattooing in Britain at National Maritime Museum Cornwall. more >
28th June 2017