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The Best Secret Beaches In Cornwall!

We all know that Cornwall can get quite busy... Really busy in fact! So here are some of my favourite places to head to when the towns are crowded and the popular beaches are swamped with people! 1) Nanjizal Without a nearby car park, Nanjizal could be considered one of the most secluded spots in all of Cornwall! What's more, is that the untouched, golden sand, mystical “Song of the Sea” cave and it's natural, narrow sea arch make it a true hidden gem! You'll just have to walk at least half an hour from Land's End if you're hoping to visit (one of the best coastal walks in Cornwall)! 2) Pednvounder Pednvounder is another beach that requires a bit of a trek to get to. It's just around the cor

The Best Beaches In Cornwall!

With hundreds of beautiful beaches in Cornwall, it can sometimes be quite a challenge to choose which ones you want to visit. That's why I've outlined my five favourite beaches that are not to be missed! 1) Kynance Cove Kynance Cove is located on The Lizard Peninsula and is sure to leave you speechless when you see it! With astonishing islands, astounding sea stacks and crystal clear water, there are very few places that can even come close. 2) Gwithian/Godrevy Gwithian sits in the stunning St Ives Bay. The consistent surf, stretching sand dunes and vast sandy beach make it a favourite for holiday makers and locals alike. What's more is the unbelievable view of Godrevy Lighthouse and the wal

Top 5 Must-See Landmarks and Attractions In Cornwall!

When it comes to things to do in Cornwall, the list goes on, and on, and on! But what are my all time favourite landmarks to see, explore and photograph? Read on to find out! 1) Land's End Being the most south westerly point of mainland UK, Land's End is a must for anyone interested in a bit of exploring. With Sennen to the north and Porthcurno to the south, it's a mecca for walkers and the columnal granite cliffs make it a dream for photographers! 2) St Michael's Mount St Michael's Mount might just be Cornwall's most impressive landmark. Sitting in Mount's Bay on Cornwall's south coast, this small island is topped with an incredible castle and is home to it's very own harbour and glorious g

Quieter Harbour Towns Worth Visiting In Cornwall!

Harbour towns are apparently very popular places to visit in Cornwall, which can also make them some of the busiest... So, here are a few suggestions to help you avoid the crowds whilst enjoying stellar scenery and observing a quaint way of life! 1) Boscastle I admit Boscastle might not be the quietest of all harbour towns in Cornwall, but it is one of the most impressive! With it's weathered harbour wall set in a steep ravine on the rugged north coast, it's the perfect place for walking and exploring. It's remote, picturesque and also home to The Witchcraft Museum! 2) St Mawes Situated on the mouth of the Percuil river, with blue water, sandy beaches and green rolling hills of the Roseland
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