Summer Holidays in Cornwall

Porthmeor Beach St Ives

Cornwall is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK. Being surrounded by the sea, it has some fantastic sandy beaches. The most popular resort is Newquay which has a large selection of hotels and a vibrant night life. It also has the renowned Fistral beach that attracts surfers from all over the world looking to ride the Atlantic ocean waves.

However, a holiday in Cornwall is not just about the beaches and the nightlife. It has a strong celtic culture its mining industry was once at the forefront of the industrial revolution. The remnants of these mines are everywhere, helping to give Cornwall a visually unique character. The fishing villages are also part of a rich heritage, with some of them in particular being well preserved. Padstow has become well known for its association with the celebrity chef Rick Stein, while St Ives is famous for its artistic heritage and now boasts a Tate gallery. Port Isaac was the location for the tv show Doc Martin, whereas other villages such as Polperro or Mousehole are equally picturesque.

Cornwall has a lot to offer all types of visitors and for a great selection of all types of holiday accommodation see