Did you know...The Eden Project houses the largest conservatory in the world?

Cornwall's unique identity and remote location make Cornwall holidays ideal for those who are ready to get away from it all and enjoy a slower pace. A stay in one of Blue Chip's Cornwall holiday cottages will set your family getaway in the midst of historic rural locations, shimmering coasts and lively tourist resorts.

  • Cornwall's Tintagel Castle is the rumoured birthplace of the legendary King Arthur
  • St Ives has its very own Tate, Tate St Ives
  • Many of Cornwall's disused mines are visible and open to the public

Cornwall Tourist Information

Those who choose holidays in Cornwall will find plenty of amusements for every family member, ranging from traditional beach resorts, through to historic landmarks and all-weather family attractions. As the tourism industry replaces more traditional Cornish trades the chance to explore this mysterious county and its secrets shouldn't be missed.

Cornwall Family Attractions

The Eden Project comprises a truly original day out with its rainforest, biomes and enormous gardens. The Eden Project offers something to see no matter what the season.

Bodmin Moor lies at the heart of Cornwall. The moor's unspoilt, rugged beauty and masses of wildlife mean that there is plenty of interest for the whole family. As mainland Britain's most westerly point, Land's End presents an enjoyable day out favoured by many during Cornwall holidays. Visitors have the opportunity to be pictured with the famous signpost and find gifts for those back home in the nearby shops.

The many family attractions in Cornwall also include Newquay Zoo, Crealy Adventure Park, Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, Blue Reef Aquarium and Cornish Rock Tors.

Eating Out in Cornwall

A stay in one of Blue Chip's self-catering Cornwall holiday cottages poses the perfect excuse to try the famous Cornish pasty. Available in every bakery throughout the county, Cornwall's traditional pasties can form a snack or full meal depending on how hungry you're feeling! Saffron cake, another Cornish favourite, should also be sampled. Originally only made at Easter but now available the year-round, this rich, saffron-flavoured cake comes from an original Cornish recipe.

Beach Holidays in Cornwall

The county's unspoilt, lengthy coast makes it home to hundreds of sandy resorts and coves ideal for beach holidays in Cornwall. Visitors have their pick of beaches, and can match their favourite activities and individual needs to one of Cornwall's many and diverse coastal areas.

For those after the surf, North Cornwall and Bude in particular are popular areas, whereas the more southerly beaches, such as Newquay, Falmouth and Cawsand, lend themselves to laidback family Cornwall holidays.

Dog Friendly Holidays in Cornwall

If you're looking for a dog friendly holiday destination, Cornwall is well worth considering. Blue Chip Holidays offers a range of dog friendly holiday cottages, and there will be no shortage of places to take your family pet once on your break. A large number of Cornwall's beaches welcome dogs the whole year round. These include Polperro beach, Whitsand Bay and Mevagissey, all of which are sandy and family-friendly too.

Dinosaur Uproar at Eden Project

It’s set to be a terrifying summer at the Eden Project, as the attraction seems to be housing some toe-curlingly lifelike dinosaurs until 2nd September. A visit to the famous biomes will be a test of your bravery, as you find yourself face to face with some of the most ferocious creatures of the prehistoric period. You and your clan...

Discover Rosamunde Pilcher’s Cornwall

Experience the scenery that inspired Pilcher's finest work, with Blue Chip Holidays If you’re a fan of the work of Dame Rosamunde Pilcher then the chances are you’ll already be pretty familiar with Cornwall’s beautiful landscape, so why not discover the windswept corner of England that inspired so much of Pilchard’s work? Rosamunde Pilcher spent her childhood enjoying the unspoilt...
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