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.

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.

Delicious film locations

Discover the beautiful historic estates, rolling countryside and characterful villages that were turned into star-studded film locations for Sky 1's new four-part drama, Delicious.

Explore Cornwall by Train: Truro to Falmouth

With superb railway links take advantage of the beautiful scenic routes when you explore Cornwall by train. Enjoy the journey as you travel from the city of Truro to the harbour town of Falmouth.

A morning in Tintagel

A morning in Tintagel, North Cornwall, full of holiday inspiration from Karen Hughes at the Tintagel Tourist Information Centre.

Rediscover Redruth

From a small market town to being at the heart of a World Heritage Site, rediscover Redruth in West Cornwall this Autumn...