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Bude, the area "where coast meets countryside" contains some of the most spectacular coastal..The Lizard Information
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A fishing village built on both sides of a spur of rock that juts out into the sea. Coverack has a..St Just Information
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Cornwall is the most south westerly county in England, and is most famous for its stunning scenery - tantalising views of deep wooded valleys and wide vistas of sparkling blue sea combine with a varied and luxuriantly coloured landscape, historic market towns, attractive fishing villages and picturesque riverside hamlets. But there is more to Cornwall than the scenery - guide your way through the great local food, intriguing history, adrenaline-fuelled activities, fascinating tourist attractionsand historical traditions -all combine to make Cornwall one of the best places in Britain for a holiday.
Cornwall has a strong industrial heritage, so much so that its mining landscape has been made a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ancient antiquities, such as stone circles and remains of iron age villages can also be found between Land's End and Penzance, and Celtic crosses dot the Cornish countryside.
Cornwall's great attractions offer something for all interests and ages. The famous Eden Project in St Austell explores humankind's relationship with plants, and is one of Britain's most popular attractions. St Ives is a must for arts and crafts, with 30 galleries including the Tate St Ives. Fowey has many small galleries and specialist shops, as do St Agnes on the north coast and Penzance in the west.
If you're coming to Cornwall to sample Cornish pasties and Cornish cream teas, you won't be disappointed. But there's so much more to Cornwall's food and drink scene. British celebrity chefs like Rick Stein have taken advantage of the fantastic local produce - Rick has 4 restaurants in Padstow, and you can find Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant in Watergate Bay.
If you want to indulge in a spot of retail therapy in a relaxed environment, Cornwall is the perfect place. For a more conventional shopping experience head to Truro; art-lovers should steer to St Ives; antique hunters to Lostwithiel, and for that something special you can't beat Falmouth's eclectic cluster of local arts and contemporary boutiques.
Forget football - take advantage of Cornwall's dramatic landscape and indulge in some adventure activities. Cornwall is one of the best places in Britain for surfing, and you'll find a surfing school on most of the big beaches. The steep cliff sides and expanses of open space are ideal for coasteering, but if you fancy something a bit more relaxing, try walking the South West Coast Path.
Cornwall may be famous for peace and tranquillity but when the sun goes down another side to Cornwall comes alive - Cornwall certainly knows how to party! With a reputation as the ultimate party town, Newquay is the place to be if you want a big night out. Or for an alternative party location, head to the student town of Falmouth
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