South Cornwall was once the main haunt for ship wreckers, pirates and smugglers and the small fishing ports and secret coves were teeming with smuggled goodies. Today the cobbled streets are punctuated with art galleries, cafés, boutique shops and some lovely holiday cottages, giving you a more tranquil holiday in South Cornwall.
The acclaimed Eden Project and the surrounding landscape carved by the flooded clay pits are an intriguing sight as is picturesque Charleston harbour with its tall ships or the harbour towns of Mevagissey, Polperro and Fowey.
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Cornish town with a proud spirit and hand painted mural trail.
A stretch of beautiful beaches and stunning sea views.
Downderry is a hidden rural Cornish gem.
Postcard perfect harbour town with a castle, foot ferry and boats.
Wooded riverbanks lead into the traditional, bustling market town.
A waterside village huddled around a bend in the River Looe.
Full of enriching history and award-winning markets hiding unique treasures.
A pretty village where art and fishing dominate life on the coast.
Tucked away on the Rame Peninsula with beautiful beaches.
Polperro has secret coves and a beautiful fishing village.
Opposite Fowey in South Cornwall, Polruan is a small fishing village.
A quaint, rustic Cornish village surrounded by spectacular beaches and stunning scenery.
Portscatho is a rural coastal escape with beaches galore nearby.
Beautiful part of South Cornwall with calm waters and green spaces.
With the Eden Project and much more, St Austell has a lot to offer.
A timeless retreat in a tranquil spot on the Roseland peninsula.
Enjoy outdoor adventure and underground discoveries near Bodmin.
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