Cornwall is a well known holiday destination which attracts a wide variety of holiday makers each and every year. Lured in by the wild moors, charming towns and villages and of course not forgetting mile after mile of spectacular coastline.
Situated in South West England, Cornwall is the most southerly county in the UK. The county is made up of the mainland plus the Isles of Scilly, has a land border with west side of Devon and both the English Channel and Atlantic Ocean wash up onto the Cornish coast.
Due to its positioning at the tip of the south western peninsular together with the warm currents from the Gulf Stream, Cornwall offers the most sunshine combined with the mildest UK climate – great for a British based break.
Finding Lodges & Cottages In Cornwall With Hot Tubs
As Cornwall is such an attractive destination for short and long breaks there shouldn't be an issue finding lots of holiday lets to stay in. What is less common in Cornwall are holiday homes and cottages which have their own private hot tub. We're here to make finding accommodation in Cornwall with hot tubs simple and hassle free.
Below you can view an assortment of featured holiday homes to let situated in Cornwall. For an extended choice of Cornish holiday lets take a look through the South West of England lodges and cottages list.
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Alternatively, if you would like to see the location of every accommodation featured you can do so by viewing our handy map tool. Viewing the properties plotted on the map can be helpful in many circumstances - such as if you're a keen fisherman and you know you would like to stay within a 20 minute drive of a certain lake or if you would like to enjoy a break close to the shore - a quick glance at the map will aid you.
Facts, Figures And Information On Things To Do
Conwall's Popular Holiday Spots:
Bordering Devon you would probably expect Cornwall to have some similar characteristics - this is indeed the case, particularly with the traits of Cornwall's northern shore in contrast to the southern shores. The Atlantic shores (northern) are more exposed to the elements which is partly why so many surfers from far and wide head to Cornwall's rugged and windswept coastline. The southern, English Channel coastal regions are calmer in nature in comparison.Northern Hotspots:
• Newquay - seaside resort whose 9 beaches, especially Fistral, attract thousands of surfers each year.
• St Ives - artistic seaside town situated closer to Penzance than Newquay.
• St Agnes - large village with plenty of country and coastal walks.
• Perranporth - popular family seaside resort which is close in location to Newquay.
• Falmouth - famous town which is well known for its port.
• Polperro - picturesque small fishing village.
• Looe - small coastal town which is only a short drive to Plymouth.
Visiting and seeing places and points of interest is made all the more pleasant due to the Cornish climate.
Whether you want to take in a gentle, scenic walk or experience the full impact of the north coasts' waves it's all here for you. Visit the port where many of the famous round the world yacht trips begun, including Ellen Macarthur's voyage or enjoy the scenery from hiking through areas of outstanding natural beauty.Popular Activities:
• Walking and hiking - particularly the South West Coast path National Trial
• Water sports - including surfing, sand yachting and sailing
• Beach days
• Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum
• Bodmin Moor
• Land's End
• Trebah Garden
• Pendennis Castle
• Minack Theatre
• Newquay Zoo
The official Cornish tourist board website lists further activities, points of interest and places to visit.Interesting Facts And Figures About Cornwall:
1. Recognised by many as a 'stateless nation'
2. Is home to the first house ever to be lit by gas - all the way back in 1794
Comment & Discussion
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