It’s at the root of Cornish culture and on a par with international treasures so pull on your walking boots and tread in the footsteps of Cornish miners with our pick of the five of the best walks in the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
Why not let the train take the strain and enjoy a day out by rail? Cornwall has 5 scenic branch lines with amazing views of the coast and country to enjoy, with towns and walks to explore before heading back.
It puts Cornwall on a par with international treasures such as the Taj Mahal and Great Wall of China and celebrates our contribution to the development of global industry and commence, read on to find out why Cornwall Mining World Heritage Site status is something to boast about!
There are thousands of ancient monuments dotted around Cornwall with tall granite blocks standing alone in some of the most rural of locations. Most were probably originally used for some long forgotten religious rite but folklore tells a different tale.
A gentle 4 mile walk along part of the South West Coast Path through the dunes beside the golden beaches on the eastern bank of the River Camel, taking in Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman's grave in the churchyard of the tiny St Enodoc Church.
They capture the imagination, tug at the heart strings and leave you mystically pondering the truth – but perhaps mostly excitingly Cornwall’s many and varied legends cast a whole new light on well-loved locations.
Approaching Marazion on a misty day, St Michael’s Mount appears to float on the water just offshore. The turreted medieval castle half hidden in low cloud stands, as it has done for hundreds of years, overlooking the spectacular sweep of Mounts Bay...