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Time for a holiday in Cornwall

I was pleasantly surprised recently when I visited the seaside town of Cornwall in the United Kingdom. You don’t often think of beach holidays when heading to the U.K but this village really took me by surprise. Now you aren’t exactly going to get the tropical warm waters like you do in places like Greece or Spain but there still plenty to do there and it’s a perfect weekend getaway where you can get good value holiday homes in Cornwall , which makes it super affordable too.

Cornwall has plenty of gorgeous cottages to choose from which makes it a great escape with friends, a family holiday or a romantic weekend away. You can get something seaside or further inland. If you even decide to travel in the winter get one with a cozy fireplace too for extra ambience.


You definitely won’t be short of activities to do in Cornwall. You can climb the hills that overlook the sea or explore through the ancient cobbled streets in seaside villages. The famous Lands End landmark is one not to be missed with its unique scenery, cliff top trials and breathtaking views. If you head out to Lands End be sure to stop in for a show at the famous Minack theatre, where you can catch plays and shows between the months of May to September.

You can take walks along the waters edge in a fishing village or simply sunbathe on one of its many beaches. The villages have some beautiful art galleries, craft stores and museums to explore too. So if the weather turns bad you can still explore indoors. Be sure to check out the local aquarium as something fun for the kids.


Cornwall has some amazing food an your taste buds will be spoilt for choice. It has everything from Michilin starred cuisine to your classic country pubs.  You really can’t beat though getting some good old English fish n chips and eating down by the waters edge. Or if you prefer some fancier seafood then there is no shortage of seafood restaurants on offer.

If you are into water sports then Cornwall has it all. You can head up to the surf beaches in the North where you can pick up some good waves, and having some of the milder weather in the UK the water isn’t too bad. Or if you prefer something more sheltered there are plenty of inlets to choose from where you can go kayaking, windsurfing and much more.