West Cornwall is a spectacular holiday destination. It has everything visitors could need for an excellent holiday. It has beautiful beaches, amazing seascapes and a stunning coastline. West Cornwall also has a whole host of opportunities to experience exciting tourist attractions, eats and drink at quality restaurants and cafes and even try out some outdoor activities. West Cornwall is an area that inspires the sole and guarantees a great holiday. West Cornwall is deemed as the area between the Lizard Peninsula and Land's End, and its positively packed with spectacular areas to discover for a rewarding holiday.
Cornwall is the most popular place in the UK for a family holiday and its easy to see why. As a popular holiday destination, West Cornwall has one of the UKs largest sections of holiday accommodation available for tourists. We reckon guest should forget about hotels and guest houses, and opt instead for a stay in self catering cottages and holiday lodges. These provide a flexible base for tourists to make the most of this stunning location and all it has to offer.
Here we list some of the advantages to choosing West Cornwall as a holiday location and optioning to stay in and self catering holiday accommodation for the summer trip.
A big benefit is that many of these cottages lie in rural areas. Many cottages are even located on farms or very close by. These rural properties at or near farmsteads are great fun, not adults and their kids.
There are many historical places to visit in the area, including the antiquated village of Constantine. The beautiful church here is a local landmark with many historical features.
Land's End is another must-see attraction in this part of Cornwall. As the name suggests, this is the very end of the UK and where the land stops abruptly at ragged cliffs overlooking the swirling Atlantic Ocean. There is a tourist cafe, play area and amusement centre here. But skip that and go for a walk along the cliffs. You may even spot some rare birds.
For beautiful beaches make a beeline to the seaside town of St Ives. This holiday resort boats many fine beaches including Porthmeor and Porthminster. These beaches are famous for their white gold sand and clear turquoise sea. A short hop across St Ives Bay are the beaches of Gwithian and Godrevy beaches. The make a great trip for those who like to go walking walkers, surfing and kite flying.
Many of the holiday cottages in this region have their own car park spaces which are usually located at the property or really close by. This means that your car will be safe and conveniently close while on holiday in North Cornwall.
Most holiday homes are single properties so they are private retreats with their own door entry. This makes them cosy properties to enjoy on a family break or romantic holiday. For those who like to stay in towns there are numerous self catering apartments to choose demo, often in dramatic sea view locations. These are great for friends or couples who enjoy walking out to West Cornwalls shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
If you like to stay in luxury while on holiday, you are covered as West Cornwall boasts many vacation cottages and houses with top-end features such as hot tubs, outdoor barbecues and swimming pools.
Cleaning while youre away is not much fun. So its good that at holiday homes in this region, cleaning and maintenance are taken care of so you can get on with relaxing and enjoying the well-earned break.
Many holiday properties in the area allow guests to bring dogs, who will love the freedom of the open countryside and long walks on the beach followed by a sleep in front of a roaring log fire.
Outdoor space is important while on holiday. Many cottages in the area have their own well tended gardens to relax and play games in. Some even have swings, slides and play areas for children.
As well as luxury properties, there are loads of affordable homes for tourists to snap up in this part of Cornwall. Nearly all of these properties are positioned in attractive, charming locations near to the beach or beside attractive rural countryside.
There is no shortage of tourist towns to discover in this area. Pop into St Ives, Halye, Helston and Penzance for pubs, restaurants, art galleries and supplies. Or head further still all the way to marine Falmouth, or Cornwalls only city Truro.
All self-catering accommodations boast wonderful facilities. Most self-catering properties will offer Wi-Fi as standard, as well as flat screen TVs with on-demand cable programmes.
When visiting West Cornwall dont miss out on Marazion. The beach is very popular with kite surfers and windsurfers the breeze off the sea is strong. Also worth doing here is the short walk at low tide across the cobbled causeway to St Michael's Mount. This is a magical thing to do in the area.
No matter where you are staying in the region, the great outdoors is always right around the corner. West Cornwall is a place where you want to be outdoors as often as you can. The landscapes are incredible here with many long beaches, high hills and thick forests to explore.
For those with more money to spare on their holiday accommodation, there are some exceptional luxury houses to rent in West Cornwall. These include modern architect designed bungalows, as well as large, historic manor houses. These places make for an extra special vacation in the area.