Its wonderful location, set high on the rugged coast, offers dramatic views, and its fascinating ruins and stunning beach cafe make it a perfect day trip.
Throughout the year, a packed events programme provides great family fun including Tales of King Arthur, Castle of Legend and Easter Adventure Quest!
Quite simply one of the most consistent and best surfing beaches in the UK and Europe. This beautiful beach is west facing, long and sandy and backed by rocks and cliffs. Fistral is also the perfect setting for festivals and events including Boardmasters – Europes largest surf and skate festival.
Botallack mine workings which include Carnyorth, Wheal Cock and the Crowns mine are famous for the granite and stone engine house which stands perched on the cliff edge. Botallack and the cliffs between here and Levant are just two of the filming locations used for the BBC’s latest adaptation of Poldark.
Traditional fishing village with a vibrant community and home to the TV series Doc Martin. Truly picturesque with narrow winding streets lined with whitewashed cottages that head down to the harbour where you can watch local fishermen landing their daily catch. Set amidst magnificent scenery with two beautiful ports nearby; Port Quin and Port Gaverne
TripAdvisor’s 10 best European beach destinations, a subtropical oasis where the beaches are golden, the vegetation is lush and the light piercingly bright. The town has been attracting artists for decades. Home of the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Tate St Ives, a magnet for some of the world’s greatest painters, sculptors and ceramists.