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The Cream of Cornwall (7 Days)

Mines, gardens & beautiful bays – 288 miles

The Eden Project

This activity-packed seven-day tour of Cornwall delivers the county’s best sights. It’s full of unforgettable experiences, superb food and wide-screen views.

You can add this trip onto the end of our 3-day Dartmoor, East & North Devon itinerary. You can also pick up the 3-day South Devon, Plymouth & Torbay tour once you’ve done this one.

Day 1 – 42 miles / 1.5 hours driving

Plunge into your Cornish adventures with a bracing swim in the unheated Bude Sea Pool. Then it’s off to Tintagel for castles and Arthurian myths. The pretty ports of Padstow and Rock serve up boat trips and fine fish suppers.

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Bude Sea Pool

A rocky-bottomed infinity pool

Devonport Inn

Friendly Cornish beach-side pub (l,d; ££)

Eden Project

Unforgettable eco attraction

Fowey & Polruan

Two bewitching river ports

Gurnard's Head

Top-notch Cornish cuisine (l,d; ££)

Jubilee Pool

Geothermally heated Art Deco lido

Kings Arms

Welcoming former miners' pub (l,d; ££)

Kingsand & Cawsand

Twin villages beside the bay

Levant Mine

Working steam engine & Cornish mine

Lost Gardens of Heligan

Romantic, restored ruined gardens


Charming historic fishing port

Minack Theatre

Open-air, cliff-side plays


Lively surf resort


Exquisite Georgian stately home

Perranporth Beach

Dunes, surf & a vast sweep of sand

Porthcurno Beach

Picture perfect soft sand cove

PK Porthcurno

Museum of global communications

Porthminster Beach Cafe

Acclaimed shore-side bistro (b,l,d; ££)

Sennen & Sennen Cove

Surf, sand & sunsets

St Ives

Art-rich, beach-framed fishing port

St Michael's Mount

Iconic tidal castle

The Lizard Peninsula

Remote headland, beautiful bays

Roseland Peninsula

Rural landscape; uncrowded bays

Tintagel Castle

Mystical cliff top ruins

Trebah Gardens

An exotic, flower-filled delight

Watering Hole

Sunsets, live bands & an awesome beach bar

Whitsand Bay

Vast beaches on a unspoilt shore

Text © Belinda Dixon

Images by B Dixon & OSM, chris lovelock, Dumphasizer, Mark, Mike Norton, Neil, Phill Lister, sagesolar