Film links

Film links

Our online film library features a series of short films promoting a range of great events and activities as well as some fabulous aerial clips of the Cornish coastline. Hosted on our YouTube channel these videos have already been viewed over 1.2 million times and offer a great marketing tool that can be freely shared by URL weblink, or by embedding code on your website. 

Using the latest digital technology, Visit Cornwall, the official tourist board, offers content from its video library free of charge to third party websites.  More videos are planned for the coming months.

By accessing Cornwall Tourist Board account on YouTube  all businesses can freely access videos.  All videos are hosted by YouTube but can be streamed live from third party websites either by embedding directly within your website or by creating a link from your website for the benefit of visitors and local residents. Currently over 12,000 views each month are generated from thord party websites.

Direct links to video from your website

A full list of video content in the Visit Cornwall library with direct links to YouTube is shown below.  By simply copying one or more of these links into your web page text copy your website visitors can click through to the videos on YouTube. You may wish to enable the link to open in a new browser window.

Embedding video within your website

Each YouTube video has a Share button, usually top right of the video window, that enables users to either share the link with your friends by email or through social media to the video.  By selecting the Share and then Embed button this allows the video to be shown within a third party web page.  Embedding video requires copying and pasting about 3 lines of HTML iFrame code that is shown in the box that opens when the Embed button is clicked.

Videos are available to users on a free of charge basis subject to standard YouTube Terms & Conditions regarding video products. Please note that all videos produced by VisitCornwall on YouTube are fully credited and with licensed music. Your acknowledgement of Visit Cornwall with back link to is requested where possible.


Cornwall: A Bird’s Eye View
South Cornwall: A Bird's Eye view
North Cornwall: A Bird's Eye view 
South Cornwall: A Bird's Eye view 


Views of The Tamar Valley  
Views of St Ives Bay 
Views of St Austell Bay 
Views of The Roseland Peninsula 
Views of Bude 
Views of Looe 
Views of Falmouth 
Views of Padstow 
Views of Mawgan Porth to Perranporth 
Views of Fowey 
Views of The Lizard Peninsula 
Views of Boscastle 
Views of The Rame Peninsula 
Views of Bodmin Moor 
Views of Penzance 
Views of Newquay 
Views of Truro coming soon


Spring Gardens 
Minack Theatre 
Camel Trail to Bodmin Jail 
Lost Garden to Hidden Valley 
Fish Fabulous Fish 
Surf Scene to Barely Seen
St Ives School to Art School 
Jubilee Pool 
Beach polo 
Port Eliot Festival
Autumn surf's up 
Autumn on foot 
Winter beaches 
Sea kayaking 
Life's a beach


Rame Peninsula
Bodmin Moor
St Austell Bay
The Roseland Peninsula


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is YouTube?
YouTube is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, view and share videos. Opening an account with YouTube is simple and free of charge.

How can I add a link to the video from my web page?
By obtaining the URL shown when clicking the Share button, usually below the video window eg and then copying and pasting the link into the text on the editable page

How long will it take to embed the video into the website?
About 2 mins – the time to copy and paste HTML code to the editable web page. This will usually be done by the web editor/web designer

What does the embed HTML code look like?
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Does this require a lot of technical knowledge?
No, simply a basic knowledge of HTML code

Can I remove the video?
Yes, simply by deleting the relevant HTML code

Can I choose a different video or add more videos?
Yes by ensuring the relevant HTML code is used

Can I alter the video window size?
Yes, by amending the relevant HTML code

Can I remove additional YouTube branding?
Yes. Insert the following immediatley after the primary embed link ?modestbranding=1;rel=0


<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//;rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Will there be a cost for using videos in future?
Not unless YouTube change their free distribution policy

Who is responsible for the widget working properly on my page?
This will be the third party responsibility and its web editor/web designer