An Ancient Kingdom
Located in the Southwestern tip of England, Cornwall has developed a unique cultural tradition derived from its Celtic past. Known also by the Cornish name Kernow, the area is renowned for the idyllic stretches of golden sand and clear blue water. Whether you like hiking, surfing or just relaxing, there are hundreds of things to do in Cornwall.
When to go
June & July - the weather is dry and warm, perfect for exploring the coast.
September & October - the most glorious months to visit Cornwall. The sea is at its warmest and surf's up for those who like some action.
The Cornish Culture
Tradition is at the heart of the Cornish cultural identity. From the local language to ancient customs, like the Helston Flora Day festival and the regional culinary experience, the heritage is distinct.
Cornwall has nurtured and attracted many artists with international reputation through the years. From sculptors, to painters to literary masterminds, Cornwall has been an important artistic hub.
Cornwall's distinctive traditions are well-reflected in the local food. The hearty Cornish pasties, link back to the mining years, while the traditional Cornish cream tea earned its reputation thanks to the countless dairy farms in the area.