Our guide to South Cornwall holidays

Did you know...Cornwall’s Goonhilly Downs is the world’s largest satellite station?

South Cornwall, a secluded and beautiful part of the West Country, is the perfect retreat at any time of year. The area’s isolated stretches of coastline are strewn with charming whitewashed villages reminiscent of times passed. Discover the truth behind the mysterious legends and ancient sites that give South Cornwall its fascinating character. Visitors to Cornwall will be treated to dramatic scenery, from wooded valleys to jagged cliffs, as the setting for their holiday.

South Cornwall’s stunning resorts include Looe and Polperro, Fowey, St Austell and many more. Many of its destinations are former fishing villages, which have come to rely on tourism as the industry has dwindled – so visitors are sure to receive a warm welcome, and there are still plenty of fishermen to supply the local restaurants with fresh seafood!
 
Some of the best loved locations for South Cornwall holidays include the beautiful Rame Peninsula, the fascinating Eden Project - and the Looe Valley and Tamar Valley are great for walking with their coastal and wooded scenery. For keen walkers, the South West Coast Path trails through South Cornwall.  The area’s mild weather makes golf a popular pastime, and many of the courses include stunning views of the surrounding scenery.
 

Port Eliot House and Gardens

You’ll find Port Eliot House and Gardens quietly tucked in the Saltash countryside, and if you’re lucky enough to be in the area between March and June you’ll be able to wander this Grade 1 listed house. Still home to Lord and Lady St Germans, this rather beautiful country house is full of ancient treasures that make it the kind...

The Crows Nest

When you’re looking for a traditional, cosy pub for a pint of good ale and comforting food, look no further that The Crows Nest Inn. This 16 th century pub oozes charm and character and always ensures a friendly welcome. With a homely open fire, horseshoes hanging for decoration and dining tables lit by candle light, this pub really offers...
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