Most people come here for the beautiful golden beaches, but there are also picturesque fishing villages, sub-tropical gardens, rugged moorland, soaring cliffs and historic sites of interest. Cornwall is such a large county with loads of wonderful places to visit, that it can be daunting to decide what to see and do during a short holiday in Cornwall.
To help visitors make the most of their stay, we’ve compiled a list of must-see locations in Cornwall. All of these suggestions are within easy reach of Perranporth, where most of our self-catering is located. Perranporth enjoys a central position in Cornwall, with good road connections to the county’s must-see destinations so it’s a great base for days out. Here’s our pick of the highlights to visit during a trip to Cornwall.
This beautiful town in West Cornwall is centred around a fishing harbour overlooking Carbis Bay. The sea on two sides creates a beautiful light which has attracted artists for centuries. There is a thriving art scene here with many galleries, including Tate Cornwall and the Barbara Hepworth Museum. Follow a cultural tour with a walk around the narrow, cobbled streets and fish and chips on the quay.