Explore a variety of charming B&Bs and guest houses in Cornwall and find the perfect home away from home.
Whether nestled in a coastal village or countryside setting, these accommodations provide a cosy retreat for your Cornwall adventure.
Enjoy a unique and charming experience during your stay at a Bed & Breakfast in Cornwall. Start your day with a hearty breakfast before heading out to explore all that Cornwall has to offer. Your host will tell you everything you need to know about the local area, and can provide valuable recommendations on nearby attractions, hidden gems, and activities. Their insider tips can help enhance your Cornwall experience and introduce you to lesser-known places.
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Travel to Cornwall by car
It takes less than five hours to get from London or Birmingham to the heart of Cornwall by car.
Drive along the M4 motorway from London, or M6 from Manchester, and then the M5 to Exeter and finally either the A30, that is mostly dual carriageway, or the A38 passing Plymouth and Saltash into South East Cornwall.
Alternatively if you enter Cornwall from North Devon, there is the scenic A39 Atlantic Highway running through Bude, which you can join from Junction 27 on the M5.
Due to the high volume of traffic on Cornwall's roads during the summer months the main routes can become congested especially at weekends. Travelling overnight or outside peak rush hours is recommended to avoid long delays.
- To plan your journey use the AA Route Planner for a tailor made travel plan with timings and mileage
- For information on possible delays or roadwork's throughout the UK or in Cornwall visit Traffic Watch
- Travelling to Cornwall with a caravan? Check out our Caravan Towing guide
PLEASE BE AWARE. Sat-Navs can lead you to some wonderful places in Cornwall, many of them down narrow country lanes with high hedges and few reversing points. If you are not sure...don't go on. Better to turn around and find another route than end up lost in the middle of nowhere.
Travel to Cornwall by coach and bus
Coach travel times from London or Birmingham to the city of Truro are around 7-8 hours
Many tour operators offer coach holidays to Cornwall, contact your local travel agent for details.
For information on public transport, including local bus timetables, once you are in Cornwall, Click here.
To plan your journey in advance, journey planning websites such as Traveline South West can be useful.
If you are bringing a coach to Cornwall, did you know Cornwall Council now offers a weekly coach rover ticket. This is available for all car parks where coaches are permitted and costs £15 for 24 hours or £50 for 7 days and £35 for 4 days. These can be obtained by creating an account to use the ZatPermit system.
Often, and quite literally, bypassed, mid Cornwall is overlooked by visitors who are understandably seeking coastal charms. Next time, however, pull over, stop for a while and allow yourself to be pleasantly surprised by the pastoral beauty of this underrated area… There's still plenty of pretty villages, lots of heritage, tucked away attractions and Cornwall's only city, Truro.
Tha's a very good question... and one we would struggle to answer.
Some might suggest a traditional fishing village like Polperro or Mousehole, other might mention Blisland, high on Bodmin Moor with one of the few village greens in Cornwall.
Smugglers hideaways such as Cawsand or Boscastle, even some of the mining villages have their own beauty like Carnkie or St Just, it just depends what you're looking for?
What we are sure of is that wherever you are in Cornwall, from Calstock on the Tamar to St Buryan in the far west, you will find a village worth looking at.
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