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Why Should You Visit Cornwall?

Why Should You Visit Cornwall?

Cornwall is a lucious and fantastic place to visit, especially with the amount of amazing photography there is on the internet. But besides the view, what else is there to do in Cornwall, and why should you visit?

Reasons To Visit Cornwall

There are many reasons why you NEED to visit Cornwall, even if it’s just for a day. We took our time to write this article on the biggest reasons why you should visit.


The beaches are by far, by opinion, one of the main reasons to visit Cornwall. Being able to set yourself in a photography setting is very relaxing, especially with the Cornish sea washing up nearby and the wind hitting your face, it makes it the perfect holiday setting!


Cornwall is quickly becoming known as a place for a food haven with many Michelin starred chefs scattered throughout the restaurants in Port Isaac and Padstow and further food festivals located in Padstow Rock, St. Ives and Porthleven. They showcase the finest food products within Cornwall and they happen throughout the year.

Sub-Tropical Gardens

Thanks to the luscious climate Cornwall and the Cornish sea has, Cornwall has many sub-tropical gardens that you can use as a conversation starter. There is plenty to discover within one of the largest global greenhouses known as ‘The Eden Project’. You can very easily get lost under the canopies of the ‘Lost Gardens Of Heligan’ or, if you wish, treat your eyes see Trebah and Glendurgan own secluded beaches.

Myths & Legends

Cornwall has such a rich history and many myths and legends. From mermaids to giants and saints to pesky piskies, there are more myths and legends dedicated to so. There are many attractions dedicated to these myths and legends, such as King Arthur’s tintagel, the museum of witchcraft and the magic boscastle. It’s endless, so if you’re into fantasy, you will love the legends of Cornwall.

Art & Culture

Cornwall has always been a home to creative arts and has been a natural home for creative people to get their inspiration or ideas. Since the very early 19th century, you will find no country that’s home to as many artists as Cornwall. Since this is the case, Cornwall has many art attractions you can visit, such as the Minack Theatre, Tate St Ives, and the Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens. Castles

Cornish Ice Cream

On top of all this, you can visit everything above whilst holding a fresh and gorgeous cornish ice cream. Many parlours are scattered across Cornwall, but a few have the best and most fresh ice cream you can get. We wrote an article on ice cream parlours and the ones you should visit, you may find it helpful.


Watersports has always had a place within Cornwall. Many watersport lovers come here to surf and in due time has created a huge surfing community. Since Cornwall is surrounded by ocean, it means there is a big and easy opportunity to sail, swim, surf or even take a boat trip whenever and wherever you’re based.   We hope this article suits you well and has given you many reasons why you need to visit Cornwall at some point in your life.