Wild and romantic North Cornwall has many hidden wooded valleys, high cliffs and beautiful beaches. With its far reaching landscapes and breathtakingly beautiful sunsets, this area makes for a perfect getaway whatever the season.
Stroll around Bodmin moor, the mystical landscape that hasn’t changed since the beginning of time. With its ancient granite tors and panoramic views this area has inspired many local and visiting poets, sculptors and writers.
Explore the ancient ruins of Tintagel castle which claims to be the birthplace of the legendary King Arthur. Climb the steep steps to find yourself on an island joined to the mainland by one bridge with panoramic views of the North coast from this amazing vantage point. When the tide is out, clamber down the rocks to the cove below to visit Merlin’s cave for a truly atmospheric experience.
Whilst exploring the many miles of stunning coastline take a moment to sit beside wildflowers blowing in the breeze, breathe in the fresh salty Cornish air and let your worries blow away. Take advantage of one of the many spectacular picnic spots to recharge the batteries. Shelter in one of our welcoming pubs along the way and sample one of our fine Cornish ales or refreshing ciders.
Try a spot of surfing; North Cornwall’s beaches have some of the best surf in the country with perfect sets of waves rolling in one after the other. Conditions are great for both the experienced surfers and new beginners looking to try out this energizing and invigorating sport.
There is something for everyone in North Cornwall. You can use our interactive search for things to do, places to visit, eating out and what’s on in North Cornwall. If you are looking for a North Cornwall cottage, Cornish Traditional Cottages has a great selection hand-picked cottages to share with you.