So you’re bound for a holiday vacation and decided to explore the county of Cornwall? If you don’t quite know where you can go, check out the tips below on the best places for a great holiday in Cornwall.
1. Enjoy the freshest seafood at Padstow – this charming seaside town is home to not just amazing beaches but also the freshest seafood. Primarily a fishing port, you can enjoy many of the locally produced food and even some made by celebrity chefs like Rick Stein of Paul Ainesworth. When you’ve had your fill, you can continue your holidays in Padstow by cycling through the famous Camel Trail.
2. Visit the Eden Project – Cornwall is home to one of Britain’s most popular tourist destinations. The giant biomes are an architectural wonder and home to the world’s largest rainforest in captivity. You’ll have fun exploring everything the place has to offer, including a waterfall inside one of the domes! Plan your trip well as there can be quite a crowd going to the place. If you’re feeling stuffy, you can enjoy the exhibits outside, and during the summer they even have rock concerts.
3. Take the children and enjoy the Newquay Zoo – if you are traveling with children, don’t leave Cornwall without visiting one of Britain’s best zoos. The great thing about Newquay Zoo is that it is open all year round, so you can visit the facilities anytime. You can enjoy walking through the 13 acres of garden and watch how the lions eat their lunch and even meet some of the animals in one of their interactive activities. You can walk through their activity trails, and, if you have very young children with you, there’s a playground where they can play, along with a Woodland Walk and a Dragon maze for them to enjoy.
4. Go camping – if you want a different kind of experience, why not go camping with your family and friends? There are hundreds of camping sites all over Cornwall. If you can’t quite let go of being luxurious while on a holiday, you don’t exactly have to rough it out. Instead of the usual camping, you can try glamping instead. With glamping, you get more than the basic amenities and enjoy a time of luxury and comfort while surrounded by the best that nature has to offer.
5. Spend some time at St. Ives – you want a place with picture-perfect corners at every turn, then St. Ives is the place to go. This picturesque town has one of the best beaches in Europe. It is home to not only some award-winning restaurants but some amazing museums like the Tate Gallery, the Millenium, and Belgrave Gallery. You can take a walk through the town and just enjoy the sights and sounds of the place. You can also opt to spend a leisurely afternoon at the beach, where you can choose to just feel the sand on your toes, or you can be more adventurous and try to learn how to surf.