The Cornish Experience – top 5 things to do!

Just back from a weekend in lovely Cornwall and here are our top 5 things to do when you visit!


5. Perranporth Beach – Miles of golden sand, lovely turquoise water… what more can you ask for??!

Great place to snorkel, surf or splash about, however the water was too cold for us to even bother doing any of that ๐Ÿ™‚ I must say though that I enjoyed walking on the beach and food-wise, feeling peckish?? then head over to The Cornish Pasty Cafe, located very close to the beach

This shop does not look like much on the outside however, they serve amazing hand-made pasties to-go with 5 different fillings. These were hands down ‘the best’ pasties we’ve had – among all the others we tried during our trip ๐Ÿ™‚ Definitely recommend!!

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4. Visit St. Ives – enjoy the lovely sights from the harbor or walk around town as there a loads of cafes, pubs and shops with quirky delights! Explore on feet ๐Ÿ™‚ as parking a huge issue in this town.

I definitely recommend eating at The Cornish Deli. We thoroughly enjoyed the massive scones here (plain & fruit ones!) and I also  had a Beetroot & Goat’s Cheese salad as well which I loved ๐Ÿ˜‰


3. Land’s End – Keen on walking? Then try the coastal walk and take in the fresh air with the most amazing views of the ocean from the the cliff tops, we spent a few hours walking one of the paths here

There are many short walking paths around, just make sure you are wearing comfortable walking shoes & a warm jacket!


2.Minack Theatre – A trip to Cornwall is not complete without visiting the breathtaking Minack Theatre, carved into the granite cliff this is the famous open-air theater where regular performances take place.

If you can’t make it to a play then just visit to have a look at least

The direct view of the ocean is priceless! There is something else you just have to visit for – there is a little cafe at the theater that serve the best cream teas we have ever had!! Don’t miss out, you’ll be sorry ๐Ÿ™‚


1. Lizard Point – This is hands down the best place for views! It was my favorite part of this trip as we got to just sit down on top of the cliff and take in the mesmerizing views, sounds of the waves with the gentle breeze caressing us every now and then

There is a small cafe here that allows you to bring your own wine too… Recommend getting an ice cream cone when you are here & just chilling ๐Ÿ™‚

Overall the weather was nice and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!!

We stayed at the Riviere Sands Holiday Park  It was clean, convenient & low on cost as we were able to cook one meal a day (being a group of 4). Nice place, check it out if you are planning a visit sometime!

I recommend driving around as you would save a lot of time & money, there are buses and other modes of public transport that you can use as well although it may mean too much effort…

Note: These pictures taken during our trip are to please your senses ๐Ÿ˜‰ Hope it gave you a real taste of Cornwall! 

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  1. Very nice post! Beautiful photos!๐Ÿ˜Š

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    1. Thank you! I appreciate your kind comments๐Ÿ˜Š

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  2. fairymeisie says:

    Cornwall always looks so lovely. I’m hoping to visit the area very soon ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. Thank you for getting in touch, Great news, Pls try and visit these places!! And let me know what you think…Enjoy!

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      1. fairymeisie says:

        I’ll definitely try to. Going to be in the Devon area next week so hopefully I’ll visit. If not, next year for sure.

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      2. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘sounds exciting! Hope you’re able to go! Let me know when you do!! Enjoy๐Ÿ˜Š

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      3. fairymeisie says:

        Shall do ๐Ÿ™‚

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      4. Btw, when in Devon, don’t miss out on the Devonshire Tea๐Ÿ˜‰

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      5. fairymeisie says:

        Yeah? I’ll be sure to put it on the list. I loooooove tea.

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      6. Ohh and the scones too!!

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      7. fairymeisie says:

        Looks like I’ll have to make a day out of it. Looking up info right now.

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      8. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘sure, let me know if there is anything I can help with๐Ÿ˜Š

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      9. fairymeisie says:

        Thank you. If there’s anything, I’ll be sure to come back to you ๐Ÿ™‚

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