Cornwall UK

The county of Cornwall is situated in South West England, UK and borders only Devon to the East. The county town is now Truro, which is also the only City.

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The main towns are Bodmin, Bude, Camborne, Falmouth, Hayle, Helston, Launceston, Liskeard, Newquay, Penzance, Redruth, St Austell, St Ives, Saltash and Wadebridge. The Isles of Scilly are also considered by many to be part of the county, which is divided into the districts of Caradon, Carrick, Kerrier, North Cornwall, Penwith and Restormel.

The county of Cornwall is one of the most popular destinations for holidays in the UK. It boasts a beautiful coastline and has a generally milder climate. Tourism is the major industry and the economies of many coastal towns and villages are geared towards the Cornish summer holiday season. The Isles of Scilly (or Scillonia) is a designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and lies just a few miles off the Cornish coast. Land’s End, Bodmin Moor and the Lizard Peninsula provide further tourist destinations.

Popular places to visit:

Bodmin and Wenford Railway – Bodmin Moor – Carn Euny – Carrick Roads – Cornwall Wildlife Trust – Eden Project – River Fowey – Godrevy Island – Goonhilly Downs – Gweek seal sanctuary – Kynance Cove – Land’s End – Lanhydrock
House – Lanyon Quoit – The Lizard – Loe Pool – Lost Gardens of Heligan – Minack Theatre – Mullion Cove – Pendennis Castle – Penlee House – Poldhu – Polperro – River Fowey – River Looe – Roseland Peninsula – South West Coast Path – St Mawes Castle – St Michael’s Mount – Tintagel Castle – Trelissick Gardens – Truro Cathedral

These are some of the most beautiful and historic areas of Cornwall, England in Great Britain. Below are some pages for local businesses:

Architects in Cornwall – Cornish architectural services.

Bed and breakfasts Cornwall – B and B accommodation.

Estate agents Cornwall – Search property for sale or to rent.

Exhibition and picture frame supplies Cornwall exhibition and office supplies from AYL.

Solicitors in Cornwall– law firms for Cornish Solicitors and expert legal advice.

Things to do in Cornwall – tourist attractions and other things to do.

Vegetarian restaurants Cornwall – find vegetarian places to eat.

Information on places in Cornwall: Fowey Truro

South West UK – Cornwall, Devon and Somerset – South West Life guide to Cornwall, Devon and Somerset UK.

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