A county that fills the Great British Beach Guide with stunning clean waters, contemporary hotels, stunning fishing villages steeped in history and more local pubs & restaurants than you can imagine. Cornwall has reached ‘the top staycation’ list by the evening standard itself. So if you’re looking for a holiday that’s perfect for romantic stays to family breaks with adventures and activities, the West Country is a top pick whether it be summer, autumn, winter OR spring!
So why should you ‘staycay ‘ in Cornwall?
The Beautiful Cornish Coastline
Cornwall knowingly has the most stunning beaches in the United Kingdom and is one of the reasons why it’s such a popular destination for couples and families alike. With the clear turquoise waters and excellent ratings from The Great Beach Guide, your beach holiday can be spent gazing over Cliffe tops overlooking the miles of unspoilt scenery. Whitsand Bay is one of the most natural beaches around, tucked away within the hidden corner of Devon & Cornwall means this peaceful coastal front is unspoilt, it has also been named one of the top 5 dog walking beaches in Cornwall.
Directly organised from Whitsand Bay Fort itself is the adventure bay surfing school, a popular learning sport for Cornwall visitors! Worried about mixed classes? No problem, they even have a ladies surf school! Due to having some of the best beaches in the country you’ll find this being a popular sport for not only visitors but the locals too! If you’re staying local check the adventure bay out.
Pasties… Clotted Cream… Cornish Delights
Cornwall is the proud creator and producer of some of our very favourite foods, Clotted Cream, Ice-cream and most of all Cornish Pasties. No matter what local village you come across you’ll always be able to order one of three and if not all three. As you drive into Cornwall you’ll find that most small services have pasty shops too. Just down the road from Whitsand Bay Fort you’ll find the Cornish Pod, with views to die for and Cornish Pasties made to order.
Coastal Walks and Panoramic Views
With miles of coastal walks and multiple National Parks, Cornwall is perfect for an active holiday. Depending on the time of year you can go animal watching, and spot the seals and dolphins along your journey. There is an array of public paths available some even that facilitate prams. Because Cornwall is one of the smaller counties, you can explore multiple areas during your west country stay.
Quintessential Cornish Villages
No matter where you are in Cornwall, there will be a picturesque local village waiting to be stumbled upon. Close to Whitsand Bay Fort you’ll find the villages of Kingsand and Cawsand which have been voted 3rd most beautiful villages to visit in Cornwall by Skyscanner. Other popular destinations that are easy to travel too are Polperro which dates back to the time of the smugglers and places like Looe.
There are many more reasons to visit, but we’ll let you find out for yourself, plus whats better than just hopping into your car and going on your family holidays other than travelling to an airport! We have an array of accommodation types, take a look today and discover the Forgotten Corner.