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Five of The Best Coastal Activities in Cornwall

Offering fresh sea air and breath-taking scenery the Cornish coastline is a beautiful and diverse landscape which is a true delight to explore during a holiday in the county. Whether you’re enjoying a group holiday with friends, a family friendly break, or a romantic getaway for two, you will find a wealth of things to do which will help you make the most of your time by the sea and here are some of the best from Stay In Cornwall.

1)     Enjoy a Surf Lesson

Surfing is synonymous with Cornwall and is the widely renowned as the birthplace of surfing in the UK. You will find that the surf schools around Cornwall accommodate for every ability and requirement and the level of tuition is second to none, especially at places such as the St Ives Surf School. A surf lesson is a great way to make the most of your time at the beach and is a great bonding experience for friends, family members, and couples alike.

2)     Head to a Festival

Cornwall is home to many fantastic festivals which take place throughout the year. From food festivals such as the Newquay Fish Festival celebrating the finest culinary delights in Cornwall or prominent music festivals such as Boardmasters where you’ll see some of the best performers in the world take to the stage next to the sea. You’ll be spoilt for choice and are guaranteed to find something for everyone to enjoy.

3)     Discover Heritage and Culture

Destinations such as St Ives offer visitors the chance to explore the cultural hub of Cornwall with the Tate St Ives and Barbara Hepworth Museum overlooking the harbour in the town. Further afield and around the coastline you will find evidence of Cornwall’s mining past as well as intriguing discoveries and stories relating to smuggling in the county.

4)     Go Sightseeing

Exploring the Cornish coast will enable to you to see some of the best sights that the county has to offer. Each coastline offers something different, with locations such as Tintagel on the north coast enabling you to visit the ruins of Tintagel castle which is said to be the former residence of King Arthur. On the southern coast, history is found at St Michael’s Mount near Marazion but you’ll also be able to explore romantic locations such as Kynance Cove and the Roseland Peninsula. Of course, on the western edge of Cornwall is where you’ll find the popular location of Land’s End.

5)     Put Your Best Foot Forward

Following on from the breath-taking scenery that is available to view around the coastline, there are also numerous beautiful walks to discover around the county. See the sweeping beaches from a different perspective and enjoy unparalleled panoramic views. Find secret locations that will soon hold a special place in your head and your heart when you reminisce on your coastal holiday in Cornwall.

For unforgettable St Ives holidays, visit Stay In Cornwall. With a wide selection of accommodation including cottages, hotels, holiday parks, and B&bs by the sea, visitor guides, and an informative blog, you are able to begin planning the perfect coastal holiday in Cornwall today.

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Posted by on 27 February 2015

Teaching surfing in the heart of St Ives since 1997