Cornwall features in Lonely Planet Guide 2017


Cornwall has made it into the Top 26 things you need to see and do in Britain according to Lonely Planet. 

It has been described as being chosen due to being: 

"At Britain’s far southwestern extremity, the former kingdom of Cornwall boasts endless miles of coastline with rugged cliffs, sparkling bays, scenic fishing ports and white sandy beaches favoured by everyone from bucket-and-spade families to sun-bronzed surfers. 

Above the cliffs, the towers of former tin mines now stand like dramatic castles, while inland from the coast is a tranquil landscape of lush farmland and picturesque villages, crowned by the gigantic domes of the Eden Project – a stunning symbol of Cornwall’s renaissance."

It shows that the popularity of the county has continued with many things to see and do in the region making it a top holiday destination. 

Also included on the list was British Food which can also be enjoyed in Cornwall with a growing and thriving food and drink scene. This has been shown through the number of celebrity chefs and Michelin Star restaurants in the region as well as the high quality products that are produced here. Lonely Planet also included Castles and Stately Homes along with British pubs to be the top things to do in Britain, both of which can be found in Cornwall. The region has many traditional and award winning pubs that offer a comforting and friendly atmosphere for visitors and locals alike. There are also a number of National Trust and English Heritage properties throughout the area where you can learn more about local history and take a step back into the past.

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