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A Guide To Cornwalls Best Holiday Towns

Cornwall is scattered with towns and villages which are wonderfully scenic and amazingly appealing. The best of these are the old fishing villages which have a unique Cornish atmosphere and historic connection with the sea. They are also great for experiencing the best of Cornwall and for picking up helpful suggestions from the residents about the leading places to visit while on holiday in the area. You'll get ideas on the finest places to explore, such as which coastal towns which are lively or relaxing. A visit to some of these destinations will be sure to rejuvenate even the most weary of travellers.

Whether you spend a day, a week or a month in Cornwall, you will quickly find why Cornwall is such a highly popular vacation location. This is partly down to the wide range of choice when it comes to holiday accommodation, tourist attractions and activities. Whatever type of holiday you're looking for youre bound to discover it in Cornwall.

One of the most popular holiday destinations in Cornwall is St Ives. Located in the far West of Cornwall, St Ives is an achingly beautiful town perched on the ocean front. the whole town is centred around its large fishing harbour and long sandy beaches, where the blue sea is clear and clean. Here you can follow the narrow lanes to fine restaurants, art galleries, museums and shops. Or just chill-out on the sand and enjoy a Cornish pasty while admiring the view.

Another lovely harbour town in Cornwall is Polperro, which likewise has remarkable winding streets with its own unique collection of old stone cottages, old-fashioned sweet shops, charming pubs and art galleries. Attractive and alluring, Polperro is a sanctuary for artists because of the sensational seaside surroundings, where painters can draw inspiration for their artwork.

Falmouth is one of the top holiday towns in Cornwall for good reason. It is an interesting town with a long maritime history. It has a busty and thriving port, where sailing boats come and go. Its also great for families thanks to the wide choice of family-friendly eateries and tourism attractions, including the National Maritime Museum and Pendennis Castle. Travellers will be spoilt for choice for things to do in Falmouth.

Truro is a city which feels more like a small town. But it is also a hub of excellent for great restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries and museums. Its well worth a visit for tourists and history buffs who will appreciate the Royal Cornwall Museum and the splendid Gothic Cathedral, famed for its beautiful stained glass windows.

Located at the mouth of the River Fowey is the holiday town of Fowey. Ferries and pleasure boats ply the waters of this historic harbour and estuary, which is great for day trips along the coast. The town is famed for its connection with novelist Daphne DuMaurier who lived and worked in the area for a number of years.

Looe is another great harbour town to visit while on holiday in Cornwall. This waterside town is bustling with boats and tourists alike. The narrow, cobbled streets lead to restaurants, pubs and cafes, and onwards t a fine sandy beach which is just one of many in the area. Looe is a fantastic, natural and popular place with tourists and people visiting for a vacation.

All these top holiday towns mentioned here offer excellent accommodation at excellent rates and a mix of interesting thing to do. They supply hotels, campsites, guest houses, cottages and holiday homes, which make the ideal bases for wonderful experiences and adventures in Cornwall.


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