Spring and Early Summer in Cornwall

The Spring and early Summer months are an exciting time to visit Cornwall. They offer a more relaxed experience, where you can savour every second doing more of what you love in Cornwall.

Days at the beach are still on the cards in the Spring sunshine, or take the time to explore the lesser known corners of Cornwall.

Make treasured family memories at our attractions, challenge yourself to new experiences, or simply enjoy the Springtime blooms across our glorious gardens.

See for yourself what makes Cornwall so special at this time of year and book your next adventure today.

Take a trip away from the coast and discover Cornwall's only city.

Uncover a new Cornwall at one of our favourite destinations...


One of the most popular family friendly towns in Cornwall with a safe sandy beach and a strong heritage of fishing and trade.

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Truro and its surroundings offer everything from retail therapy, cultural and architectural delights, festivals and major events to beautiful countryside.

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Penzance is perfectly positioned as a gateway to some of Cornwall’s most famous tourist destinations, including the Isles of Scilly. It’s only a few miles from places such as St Ives, Land’s End, and ...

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Whether you're in need of a spontaneous break, or a magical family holiday, there is something for you in Cornwall.

For the dog owners...

Follow your nose to Cornwall this Spring and enjoy a getaway with your four-legged friend.

With lots of walks and plenty of availability for dog-friendly accommodation, Cornwall is perfect for pooches.

Dog-friendly beaches

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Trebarwith Strand Beach

Trebarwith Strand is just over two miles south-west of Tintagel and has a mile long sandy beach that is completely covered at high tide. Please make sure you check the tides ...

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Mexico Towans Beach

Mexico Towans forms part of a glorious three miles of sand that starts from the mouth of the Hayle estuary and reaches out towards the lighthouse at Godrevy Point.

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Summerleaze Beach

Seaside Award 2022. Summerleaze has a unique appeal, not least because it is less than five minutes’ walk from the centre of Bude and the large car park leads directly to the sand dunes.

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For young families...

With over 300 beaches and fun family days out, Cornwall has it all in Spring.

It's time to create new memories. Enjoy an ice cream on the beach, take a picnic to your favourite spot, or burn some energy at the attractions. Whatever it may be, there's no time like the present!

Enjoy the longer days and plan your Spring break today.

Family-friendly days out

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Family Attractions, Nature & Wildlife

Cornish Seal Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is home to not only seals but also fun loving sea lions, playful penguins and paddock animals.

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Family Attractions

Lappa Valley

Lappa Valley is the only family attraction in Cornwall that takes you on a nostalgic steam train ride into a secret world of traditional play and family adventures.

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Food & Drink, Family Attractions

Callestick Farm Ice Cream Parlour

Callestick Ice Cream Parlour is located in the heart of Cornwall - just a stones throw away from the North Cornish coast, nestled in a valley farmed by the Parker family for over 70 years!

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For a relaxing getaway...

Do you need to detach from the everyday? Spring in Cornwall is waiting for you.

Our stunning coastline, beautiful beaches and picturesque villages are waiting to be explored.

Retune to the sound of the sea and connect with nature; plan your Spring escape today.

A little luxury

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Hotel in Truro

The Alverton


Truro’s only 4 Star Hotel in the heart of the city. Set amongst emerald lawns and ancient trees, The Alverton has resided on its hillside setting since the nineteenth century, and is a converted conve...

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Hotel in St Austell

Carlyon Bay Hotel, Spa + Golf


Set above the bay with truly breathtaking views across to St Austell Bay, the Carlyon Bay Hotel is a wonderful place to feel inspired and unwind whilst experiencing a taste of Cornish hospitality. The...

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Hotel in Marazion

Marazion Hotel


Enjoy a stay at our relaxing hotel located in the heart of the beautiful town of Marazion in Cornwall. We are an AA rated 4* inn and have rooms with views over St Michael’s Mount. We are located only ...

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For the explorers...

Take a Cornwall break this Spring for a slower pace of life, unique historic attractions and vibrant arts scene, all wrapped up in stunning scenery.

Explore our impressive gardens as they burst into colour, be wowed by our breathtaking landscape, and uncover the tales of Cornwall at our history and heritage sites.

What more could you want?

Glorious Gardens

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The Japanese Garden

Divine features, including the Water Gardens, Stroll Garden and a Zen Garden. Set in approximately 1 acre, the Japanese Garden is a perfect example of small is beautiful.

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Enys Gardens

Enys is believed to be the oldest garden in Cornwall, and truly is the Sleeping Beauty of Cornish gardens.

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Arts & Culture, Nature & Wildlife, Gardens, Family Attractions

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens’ dramatic landscape, combined with large-scale exotic, sub-tropical planting.

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Isles of Scilly

For the Scillies...

England's enchanting archipelago lie just off the Cornish coast and no trip to the South-West is complete without spending time hopping around the Isles of Scilly.

Choose to take a day trip from Cornwall, or spend a few extra nights on one of the five inhabited islands, all which boast beauty in abundance.

Hop on the Scillonian passenger ferry from Penzance, whizz in on a Penzance helicopter, or fly via Skybus from Cornwall Airport Newquay or Exeter Airport and take in the breathtaking views of Cornwall's coastline from above.

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Insider Recommendations

The Isles of Scilly Guide - Cornwall's Own Tropical Islands

The Isles of Scilly may only be 28 miles away from Lands End, but it feels like a world away from the rest of England and offers a magical escape away from real life.

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