Mevagissey; a safe harbour

Narrow streets and steep valley sides lead you down to the centre of the old Mevagissey, where the distinctive twin harbour provides a safe haven for the fishing boats that land their daily catch of skate, lobster, plaice and sole. Mevagissey was built on fish, in the 1800s and early 1900s it prospered on the back of the abundant source of pilchards (sardines) caught in local waters.

A Wild Weekend in West Penwith

We challenged one of Visit Cornwall's staff members to take a staycation in Cornwall, here's his thoughts on a rather wild weekend in the far west.

10 Reasons to visit Cornwall this June

Here are some great reasons to Visit Cornwall this June. From funky festivals and long walks on the South West Coast Path, to sunset drinks and quiet campsites.