Cornwall's 2020 Tour of Britain route

The opening stage of the 2020 Tour of Britain has been announced, and it will take place in Cornwall.

Starting on Penzance promenade, it will wind its way by the wild west Penwith coastline into St Ives and then through Cornwall’s industrial heartland to Falmouth. Crossing the Duchy again it will arrive in Newquay before a trip to the iconic Eden Project and to the finish in Bodmin.

This is all taking place on Sunday 6th September when some of the world's finest cyclists will take on the undulating 170km route.

5 to try: Christmas light displays

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Cornwall’s Finest go Outdoors!!

The 2019 Cornwall Tourism Awards shone a light on outdoor activities, with a number of awards going to businesses that make the most of what a wonderful place Cornwall is.

Cornwall’s bathing waters excel

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Award Winners All!

 

It’s been a good few months for awards down here with our first two Five Star hotels announced. Both The Headland Hotel at Newquay and The Nare Hotel on the Roseland received the accolade after lots of hard work. If you are looking for a bit of luxury with a sea view, these two should be top of your list.

Family Friendly Woodland Walks

With autumn approaching, we thought it was time to let you into a few secrets about our favorite bits of woodland to explore in Cornwall. It's a nice mixture of well known and obscure...

St Austell Bay: A Guide

The curve of St Austell Bay with its many sandy beaches is a haven for watersports and family holidays and is also fantastic for walking and cycling, with many woodlands and trails through a variety of landscapes. At its centre, the town of St Austell, has grown from the riches of the China Clay industry. Walk along Fore Street and you will discover the fine Holy Trinity Parish Church and opposite, the Italianate facade of the Market House. The town centre also has a cinema, restaurants, cafes and shops.

75 Years at Pentewan

One of Cornwall’s best-loved holiday parks is already making preparations for next year when it will celebrate a major milestone anniversary after successfully establishing itself as a staple destination for holidaymakers visiting the south coast.