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5 Things To Do In Cornwall
Boasting the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain, Cornwall is made up of North Cornwall, West Cornwall, South Cornwall, Isles of Scilly, and Bodmin Moor & Tamar Valley. Home to some of the most beautiful beaches, lengthy coastline, and jaw-dropping cliffs, There are lots of things to do in Cornwall, whether you are visiting for a month, a week, or even a few days.
If you’re looking for things to do in Cornwall that require very little or no money, then it’s great that all landscape in Cornwall is constantly free of charge. If you are looking for the best place to see such beautiful scenery from, Cornwall’s heritage and culture are best seen from the Cornish stretch of the South West Coast Path, where the beaches, cliffs, and hilltops span to picturesque estuaries. If you’re looking forward to photographing some scenic landscapes to look at and swoon over in the future, then make sure you’ve packed a camera and have lots of memory free.
If cold water doesn’t deter you from getting active and involved in the physical landscape of Cornwall, surfing on one of the beaches is ideal if you’re visiting in warmer climates, or even if it’s raining and you fancy surfing. If you’re an amateur or are an avid surfer, there are numerous websites and information points to put you in the direction of the best place to get equipment and hire places before ultimately you can surf, get active, and get soaked!
The Copper Trail
No this is not a trail looking for police officers, but If the outdoors is more of a home for walking and hiking than surfing, Bodmin Moor’s Copper Trail is constructed of 60 miles, so it is not for the faint-hearted. Opting to stay overnight, some guides encourage its walkers to divide the 60 miles into 6 sections- however, local residents sometimes advise it is better to divide it up into less. Why the Copper trail? This impressive walk gets its name from the extensive amount of disused copper mines that are situated along the walking route.
No visit to Cornwall would be complete without tasting the culinary delight that is a genuine Cornish pasty, without a doubt the most delicious of things to do in Cornwall. With the distinctive ‘D’ shape, crimped at the side and filled with a chunky filling comprised of mince, swede, potato and onion with a light peppery seasoning, if you’re after a spot of lunch, a snack, or a taste of a pasty that is made in its prime location, then look for your nearest seller…just watch out for the seagulls.
The Lizard and Kynance Cove
Once you’ve delighted in the scenery, consumed enough pasties, and inhaled the fresh air deep into your lungs mid-walk, The Lizard and Kynance Cove is definitely a final point of call to round up your visit to Cornwall. Located in Southwest Cornwall, The cove became popular in the early Victorian era, with the famous poet Lord Tennyson listing as one of its distinguished visitors. The Lizard and Kynance Cove has been described by the BBC as “one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the South West” so you’d be mad to miss it!