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Why Cornwall is the perfect couples getaway

Inspirational Coastline

Enjoy strolls on the beach and explore the dreamy landscapes of North Cornwall’s coastline. Breathe in the fresh air and relish time together surrounded by inspirational, natural beauty. Perranporth, with its three mile beach, is a good place to start your holiday for two in Cornwall. From here you can explore the sand dunes at Penhale or walk further up the coast to Holywell Bay, which is often a scenic backdrop for romantic scenes in Poldark.

Picturesque Villages

Cornwall is famous for its quaint villages and picturesque fishing harbours. With its narrow country lanes, historic cottages and cool cafés and pubs, St Agnes is a lovely place to while away a few hours. Nearby Crantock is also postcard perfect with its thatched roofed houses and narrow paths that lead to the and the gorgeous sandy shore of the Gannel estuary, where you can swim at high tide.

Unique Dining Experiences

Cornwall is not all about cream teas and Cornish pasties. It’s also an amazing place to enjoy quality food and drink. From beachside cafés to Michelin starred restaurants, plus great pubs, wineries and cider farms, Cornwall offers plenty of treats for the tastebuds. Couples will love the sensational sea views and mouth-watering meals at the Summer House on Perranporth Beach. Or spread your wings further for culinary excellence at Paul Ainsworth’s Number 6 restaurant in Padstow or Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Isaac.

Endless Adventures

If you’re looking for an adventurous time together, then Cornwall is the right place for you. There are loads of amazing outdoor activities to try when in Cornwall. Paddle a tandem kayak along the creeks of the Helford River, tackle the surf at Perranporth Beach or go for a romantic sunset SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) on the Gannel in Crantock.

Pamper Yourselves

If rest and relaxation is more your thing, you can treat yourself and your partner to pamper afternoon in a local spa. Take a massage for two, get a facial or soak up the serenity in a spa pool or hot tub. Couples will love the luxurious facilities overlooking the sea at the Crantock Bay Spa, the Atlantic Hotel in Newquay and The Scarlet Spa in Mawgan Porth. Or visit the Floating Room at Chycara near Truro for the ultimate relaxation experience.

Amazing Places to Stay

Needless to say, Cornwall has some amazing places to stay for couples. From bijoux beach apartments to cosy countryside cottages, Cornwall has something to offer all tastes and budgets. Whether you want to head to the coast before the schools break-up or plan ahead to a late summer escape in September, here are some of our self-catering accommodation options in North Cornwall for visiting couples.

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