Top 5 things to know about Cornwall before your next holiday

Surya Yadav

Are you planning a holiday in Cornwall anytime soon? If you are, then you might be stressed about all of the planning you have to do…

But it doesn’t have to be such a stressful experience.

To make your future holidays in Cornwall that little bit easier, here are five things to know about Cornwall before your next getaway!

  1. Diverse landscapes await

If you didn’t know already, Cornwall is a county of diverse landscapes that offers everything from rigged cliffs to golden beaches, and much more…

The 630-mile stretch that is the South West Coast Path provides a perfect place to explore if you’re a hiker, walker, or you just want to try out something new this holiday.

To add to this Cornish experience, don’t forget the famous sights, like Land’s End. And if you’re a fan of the popular series Doc Martin, then there are famous filming locations within Cornwall, like Port Isaac, that you can visit whilst here. 

  1. Respect the local wildlife

As you’re exploring everything that the beautiful Cornish landscapes have to offer, it’s important to respect the environment that surrounds you by following responsible tourism practices to preserve the beauty of Cornwall for generations to come.

You could go a couple of steps further by learning a few phrases in the Cornish language, so you can impress the locals, or even support local businesses as you’re looking for souvenirs to bring back for your loved ones.

By embracing the local lifestyle and the laid-back approach to life in Cornwall, you’ll have a brilliant time indulging in everything that Cornwall has to offer!

  1. Embrace the rich heritage

Whilst you’re trying to fully immerse yourself into Cornish life, another great way to do so is by respectfully exploring Cornwall’s rich history and heritage.

Cornwall preserves its heritage through landmarks, museums, and festivals, alongside many other ways.

You could explore the Tintagel Castle, which is believed to be the birthplace of King Arthur, or you could discover the traditional fishing village of Mousehole.

With much more to explore, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to embrace everything Cornwall-related during your next holiday.

  1. Culinary delights

If you’re a foodie, you’ll be glad to know that Cornwall’s culinary scene is a treat for food enthusiasts.

You can indulge in freshly caught seafood, cream teas, and of course, the famous Cornish pasty!

One of the best parts of the Cornish food scene is that you can often try out dishes with plenty of locally sourced ingredients, especially whilst visiting local food markets.

Whether you want to dine in a tranquil seaside café or a high-end restaurant, there’s an option for all!

  1. Changing weather conditions

Cornwall is a perfect holiday destination throughout the year, but it’s advisable to be prepared for all kinds of weather conditions and pack your bags accordingly.

Pack layers and waterproofs for the colder months and hats and sunscreen for the hotter months – check the weather forecast in advance!

This way, you’ll prepared for all circumstances, and yet still be able to enjoy everything that your holiday has to offer…

With these five things to know about Cornwall before embarking on your next holiday, it’s time to start holiday planning!

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