Ten reasons to visit Cornwall this summer
Forget booking abroad for your summer holiday and discover how a Cornish vacation just might surprise you. Here are our top ten reasons to visit this delighful British county over the next few months.
Summer is the perfect time to see the beautiful beaches in Cornwall in all their glory. You can take a day trip to visit the popular beaches or try to find one of the beautiful more hidden coves to escape the crowds and enjoy the white sands like Lantic Bay or Porth Joke.
FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY
With the summer holidays starting it means there is lots to do for families at all the major attractions. If you’re visiting the Eden Project this summer you can not only see the tropical biomes but also explore “The Journey into Space”. You can also visit Paradise Park for the Flight of the Rainbows at this wildlife park.
VISIT THE POLDARK FILMING LOCATIONS
Cornwall’s beautiful scenery has been the setting for a whole host of TV programmes and films. The dramatic coastlines, sandy beaches and rolling countryside means that the county works so well as a natural setting. Get out and explore!
Throughout August in Cornwall there are great events on including Regatta Week. This includes Falmouth Week on the 4th August, it has grown into the largest sailing regatta in the south west with more than 450 yachts racing over eight days along with a lively programme of shore side events.
THE LOST GARDENS OF HELIGAN
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, near Mevagissey in Cornwall, are one of the most popular botanical gardens in the UK. The gardens are typical of the 19th century Gardenesque style with areas of different character and in different design styles.
Watch your favourite artists perform at one of the most spectacular venues in the world. See the line-up and book tickets online now!
ST AUSTELL BREWERY
Offering a new and interactive Brewing Experience, the Visit England accredited Visitor Centre reveals the secrets behind their award-winning ales and 160 year-old brewing process, with tasters included.
FLYNQY PILOT TRAINING
Flynqy Pilot Training operates from Cornwall Airport Newquay, a regional airport with professional facilities and an all-weather runway. This Trial Flight Experience (or Air Experience Flight) provides an amazing opportunity to take to the skies and see the world from a different perspective. Discover the stunning sights of Cornwall – from its unique coastlines, cliffs and beaches to its rural villages and towns.
SKYWIRE AT THE EDEN PROJECT
Get ready to cruise 660 meters at a cool 60mph, in no more than 45 seconds. It’s pure exhilaration and you’ll get to see Eden, the coastline and the Cornish countryside like you’ve never seen it before.
THE CORNWALL HOTEL, SPA & ESTATE
Relax , unwind and rejuvenate on the luxurious Cornwall Hotel, Spa & Estate. Just a breath away from many of Cornwall’s most popular sandy beaches and attractions, The Cornwall is the perfect base to explore the best that Cornwall has to offer. Rooms are available from £135 per room per night this summer.