Best Places to visit in Cornwall: Cornwall is an area on England’s tough southwestern tip. It frames a landmass enveloping wild moorland and many sandy sea shores, finishing at the projection Land’s End. The south coast, named the Cornish Riviera, is home to pleasant harbor towns like Fowey and Falmouth. The north coast is fixed with transcending precipices and shoreline resorts like Newquay, known for surfing.
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Best Places to visit in Cornwall Council
1.) Pop into Port Isaac
2.) See St Michael’s Mount
3.) Surf at Watergate Bay
4.) Relax at St. Ives
5.) See the sunset at Land’s End
7.) Visit a Cornish jeweller in Truro
8.) Hartland Heritage Coast
9.) Gorge on fish and chips at Padstow
10.) Explore Kynance Cove
11.) See the Smuggler’s Harbour of Polperro
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Once considered the scruffy neighbour of smarter corners such as St Ives and Padstow, Penzance has come into its own over the past few years.
Arty St Ives is best known for its museums and galleries. Tate St Ives which opened in 1993, taking over an old gasworks that looks on to Porthmeor Beach, spotlights mainly local artists who were drawn here between the wars.
Just south of the salty seaside town Falmouth, the Helford River is an estuary that carves through west Cornwall, stretching along waterfront towns and past pretty white-washed pubs with their own pontoons.
St Michael’s Mount
Some 500 metres from mainland Cornwall, St Michael’s Mount is the English twin of French monastery Mont-Saint-Michel, which sits on a tidal island off the coast of Normandy.
There are countless pretty strands and secret coves to seek out in this part of the world (we round up our favourites in our guide to the best beaches in Cornwall).
The Roseland Peninsula
On a little finger of land that juts out from south Cornwall, the fishing village of St Mawes is the main – and smartest – harbour town on the Roseland peninsula.