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Amazing Cornwall - 360° Interactive Tour of Best Villages & Attractions

With one of the longest and most beautiful coastlines in the UK, Cornwall has long been a favourite of both British and international holiday makers. You will find many picturesque seaside towns and villages dotted along the Cornish coast, as well as beautiful moorlands and countryside to enjoy the great outdoor. The English county also boasts world class attractions including The Eden Project and the Tate Gallery in St. Ives. Here are some of the dramatic and ever changing sceneries Cornwall has to offer.

Set on the north Cornwall coast, Bude is a small seaside town suited to a variety of visitors. Families, friends and couples will find everything from adventure, beaches, a haven of nature and all round Cornish charm. Bude was previously voted the "Best UK Coastal Resort" in 2018 via the British Travel Awards.

Most recognised for having one of the world’s finest natural harbours, it's no surprise that Falmouth is home to a rich maritime heritage and is a hugely popular leisure and sailing destination - with facilities including diving, surfing and golf.

Looe is very popular family holiday resort town located in South East Cornwall, East Looe is the primary tourism centre with its charming narrow streets lined with cafes, shops and pubs which lead towards the main beach.

Mevagissey is the second biggest fishing port in Cornwall and is home to a thriving fishing industry, this delightful village and civil parish is situated approximately five miles south of St Austell and is a beautiful and historic place to visit.

Voted one of the nations favourite seaside towns, Newquay is a year-round destination which offers great attractions for all ages, which all the family can enjoy including the sandy Fistral and Watergate Bay beaches, Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay Zoo and much more. It is also easy to get to by rail, road or air.

Home to a historic harbour, the British seaside town of Padstow is a visitors treasure chest for quality Cornish food, the harbour itself is most definitely the centre of attention with its cafes overlooking the calm water and plenty of seating around.

Perranporth village has grown around the beach, it's three miles of golden sands, clear waters, cliff walks and brilliant surf are just some of the main qualities that visitors love, as well as the famous annual triathlon and annual music festival Tunes In the Dunes. Either a quiet retreat or action packed holiday can be enjoyed here.

St Ives
A dazzling jewel in Cornwall's crown, St Ives is picturesque fishing harbour and seaside town recognised by Coast magazine as "Best family holiday destination" and one of TripAdvisor’s "Top 10 European beaches". The town is also home to the seafront Tate gallery which is sought after attraction to visit whilst in St Ives.

Port Issac
A small yet vibrant fishing village, Port Issac is one of the Cornwall's most admired locations which is home to a beautiful setting where parts of the coastline and countryside are recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This little piece of Cornish paradise is also home to ITVs much loved series Doc Martin where you can actually see Fern Cottage (Doc Martin's Surgery).

Not too far from the beaches, fishing villages and harbours Cornwall has to offer, the city of Truro offers the only place for administration, leisure and retail and in the centre of this thriving Cornish city stands the wonder Truro Catherdral.

Eden Project
Cornwall's Eden Project is a global garden housed in tropical biomes that is based in a reclaimed china clay pit approximately the size of 30 football pitches. With a worldwide reputation visitors from all over the world come to visit this eigth wonder of the world, also awarded "The Best UK Leisure Attraction" by the British Travel Awards 5 years running (between 2011-2015).

The Minack Theatre
The Minack Theatre is one of Cornwall's beautiful and unique points of interest, this open-air theatre is set above a gully with a rocky granite outcrop overlooking the sea. The season runs each year from May to September and has appeared in a listing of the world's most spectacular theatres.

Located in the Cornish village of Sennen, Nanjizal (also known as Mill Bay) is a secret style beach and cove within walking distance from the popular Land's Ends Landmark in Cornwall - but has no direct road access.

Bodmin Jail
On the edge of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, Bodmin Jail is a historic landmark and former prison originally built in 1779 and then closed in 1927. Majority of the buildings are now in ruins, but parts of the prison are open to the public as a tourist attraction.

Healy’s Cornish Cyder Farm
An award-winning Cornish Cyder producer and visitor attraction near Newquay, this traditional cider brewery offers tours, free sample and also farm animals children can pet and mildly interact with, a great alternative attraction to visit whilst in Cornwall.

Land’s End
Cornwall's Land's End is a headland and holiday complex, based at the most westerly point of mainland in Cornwall and England, within the Penwith peninsula about eight miles west-south-west of Penzance. A visit to Land's End offers a great day out for family and friends, with magnificent natural settings and walking paths - between 25th July - 31st August visitors can experience fireworks at dusk.

Lizard Point
The most southerly point in Great Britain, Lizard Point famous for the local serpentine stone, a unique metamorphic rock. For over 260 years, the lighthouse here guided vessels along the English Channel, warning of the hazardous waters off Lizard Point. Today with a helping hand of the National Lottery, the Lighthouse Engine Room has been developed into an interactive learning centre with something for everyone.

Pendennis Castle
Pendennis Castle is a coastal fortress constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth, Cornwall. Built between 1540 and 1542 as part of the King's ploy to protect against invasion. Today Pendennis Castle is open to tourists and visitors and offers plenty to see.

St Michael’s Mount
Discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of history on the small tidal island of St Michael's Mount, visit from the mainland by foot or boat (only passable between mid-tide and low water) this wonderful civil parish and is linked to the town of Marazion.

Tintagel Castle offers a adventurous day out for all the family, this cliff-edge castle has roots to legend King Arthur and if you head down to the beach you might be able find Merlin’s face carved into the rocks. For the first time in hundreds of years the two separated halves of Tintagel Castle have been reunited thanks to a new footbridge, a great photo op!

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