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If you are planning a trip to the UK, I beg you, try to visit at least one other place apart from London. There are many things to do in Cornwall! Get to the Cornwall coast and check out many Cornwall attractions including the walks in Cornwall.

Things to do in Cornwall

Things to do in Cornwall | Cornwall Destinations

I often had to pinch myself when walking the coast or wandering the winding streets of the towns. You really do have to see it to believe it.

Walk the Cornish coastal paths

Things to do in Cornwall | Cornwall Destinations

If you like walking and incredible breath-taking sea views then there is no better (in my opinion) place to walk than Cornwall. I love it so much I wrote a post about it, which you can read if you click here.

Indulge in the rich food

Things to do in Cornwall | Cornwall Destinations

Fish and Chips, Cornish Pasties and Cream Teas with Cornish Clotted cream. You haven’t really lived until you have sat in a quaint tea room in Cornwall. Sipping on your English Breakfast Tea, whilst tucking into a scone smothered in jam and clotted cream.

You don’t get much more British than that!

Visit the Eden Project

Things to do in Cornwall | Cornwall Destinations

If you get too cold don’t panic, just visit the Eden Project! It has the most incredible Rain Forest and a Mediterranean Biome where you can pretend you are somewhere a bit more tropical whilst warming up! They often have events such as Hot Yoga in the Biome or music concerts as part of Eden Sessions. I have been to several of the sessions and it really is out of this world!

Learn to surf in Cornwall

Things to do in Cornwall | Cornwall Destinations
Me prepping my board before an after-work surf..

Yes that’s right you heard me you can surf in England! And Cornwall is arguably one of the best places in the UK to learn.

There are surf schools in Cornwall at all the popular surfing beaches. Newquay is probably the most popular, it’s also the most crowded. So if you want to avoid the crowds I’d recommend venturing further south to Sennen Cove or Polzeath in the North of Cornwall.

Drink some Cornish Cider

It’s not just Somerset that makes good cider you know! There is always a Cornish Cider or Beer festival happening. Go carefully on the Rattler If traditional ale is your thing then make sure you drop into St Austell brewery for a taste of Proper Job.

You can step back in time

Close your eyes and think of England, not London, England.

Things to do in Cornwall | Cornwall Destinations

If you imagine rolling green hills, quaint cottages, and farm animals roaming around blocking the windy single-track roads, you have just pictured, Cornwall. Sometimes it feels like you are stepping back in time, in a good way.

Final Thoughts

Have I convinced you yet? I hope so. Having lived on the border of Devon and Cornwall for many years I really can’t recommend it enough. There are many Cornwall destinations to inspire days out in Cornwall. Hire a car or a camper van and take a road trip around Cornwall so you can drive from Looe or Boscastle to Lands End. One thing I can promise you is you won’t regret it. The only thing you will regret is not having more time there.

Have I inspired you to visit Cornwall? Have you already visited? I’d love to hear from you, so please do comment below! I love hearing about people’s experiences and views and I will always write back.

Here are some of my favorite boutique Hotels Cornwall

Tregatherall Lodge

Lugger Hotel ‘A Bespoke Hotel’

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Things to do in Cornwall

Are you traveling in The United Kingdom? Be sure to check out my other blog posts:

Coastal Walking in Cornwall | Boscastle to Tintagel

7 reasons to visit Cornwall in the United Kingdom

7 reasons to visit Devon in the United Kingdom

How to spend a day in Bath, United Kingdom

Coastal Walking in Cornwall | Porthcurno to Gwennap Head

What’s in my Bag | Packing advice for Europe

This post was proofread by Grammarly

Tanja (the Red phone box travels)

Monday 25th of July 2016

yes, one day..I'll come here:)

Claire Summers

Thursday 28th of July 2016

You really should! Such a beautiful part of the world ☺️