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Sunset over the north coast, Cornwall c Grant Lampard

Sunsets and night walks

At dusk, wrap up and prepare for stargazing or go on a moonlit night walk. Leave when it’s still light and let your eyes adjust to the dark.
Evening view of The Rumps on the SWCP by David Carvey

Where to spot basking sharks in Cornwall

Top walks on the South West Coast Path where you may spot the magnificent basking sharks.
The Lizard | Polpeor Cafe | Cornwall

You tell us: 10 places to enjoy a Cornish cream tea

We asked our Facebook group for tips on where to find the best Cornish cream tea. Here are their recommendations, feel free to add your own suggestions... we'd love to hear from you.
The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle

Chef of the month Kit Davis, The Wellington Hotel

Visit Cornwall meet with Head Chef Kit Davis from The Wellington Hotel, in Boscastle and hear about her favourite foods, drink and recipes!
Perranporth beach

5 to try: Poldark inspired activities

If you’re one of the many glued to your TV screen every Sunday night for the next instalment of Poldark, you’re going to love these Poldark experiences…
Toward Pentire Point | South West Coast Path | North Cornwall

4 Spring walks with breathtaking views

Four walks with breathtaking views chosen from our friends at The South West Coast Path Team.
10 iconic Cornish experiences to visit in 2015

10 iconic Cornish experiences to visit in 2015

Why not visit some of Cornwall's most iconic experiences in 2015.From towering castles, beautiful gardens and places steeped in legends, you'll be spoilt for choice. Here are a few to get you started.
Bluebells at Enys Garden, near Penryn, Cornwall

See the first bluebells

If you only do one thing in May, come and experience breathtaking carpets of bluebells in Cornwall.
Fistral beach, Newquay

10 dog friendly beaches - all year round

Hand-picked, dog friendly beaches to enjoy this summer in Cornwall...
Bedruthan Steps by Ingrid King

7 National Trust coast and countryside highlights

Including the spectacular clifftop views of the massive rock stacks, the Bedruthan Steps, the picturesque harbour of Boscastle and the ancient estate of Godolphin...