Cornwall is one of the worlds thriving destinations in terms of tourism and has been one of the most popular seaside holiday hotspots in the United Kingdom. It owes it popularity to its award-winning beaches, medieval castles, spectacular views and the countys rich heritage. Its popularity gave rise to new annual events, businesses and new attractions to be enjoyed by travellers and tourists.
Travelling to Penzance from London will now be easier thanks to the complete overhaul of the Night Riviera Sleeper service. The refresh is a part of First Great Westerns rebrand to Great Western Railway. It has been said that the new sleeper trains will feature new interiors and cabins, a compartment for bicycles and surfboards and even a cocktail bar.
There will also be a brand new Maritime Trail around the town of Falmouth. This new trail was created by the walk experts from Walk it Cornwall and will go through the historic streets and colourful streets of Falmouth. The trail is filled with tales of cannibalism, piracy, packet ships and other Cornish lores. There is also a 7-night walking program for those with an energetic walking appetite. The walking guides are knowledgeable and articulate, they are sure to keep you engaged both with the scenery and the stories behind them.
If meditation and mindfulness are your ideas for a holiday, then look no further since the new retreat package by Sailaday Eco might be for you. You will be taken on a sea adventure with personal growth activities such as blind helming and zen sailing to help you find your inner peace and reconnect with nature. Aside from the meditative activities, the retreat also includes a basic sailing course and the most mouth-watering of Cornish food. This package can be booked through sending an inquiry on Sailaday Ecos website and a meet-up will be scheduled at the Falmouth Haven Pontoon.
Hallagenna is also offering a unique package called RAW holidays which will let adventurers combine horse riding with trail hiking. It consists of three days worth of trekking across the Bodmin Moor where the famous Poldark Trail can be found. Another two days will be spent on foot trekking the Camel Trail and Tintagel. Aside from the day tours, Hallagenna is also known for its excellent self-catering holiday cottages which were converted from stables. The Hallagenna farm can be found on St Breward, Bodmin.
The Little White Alice is an obscure 5-star gold self-catering establishment that can be found in Carmenellis, Cornwall. Aside from its 5-star gold status, it also received the VisitEnglands Awards for Excellence Gold Winner award for Sustainable Tourism, Gold award in South West Englands Tourism Excellence Awards and another Gold award from the Cornwall Tourism Awards. It is a truly unique Cornwall self catering holiday home complex with great eco-credentials. They will be adding another attraction called the Wild Spa this year, which will have a wood burning sauna with wood-burning hot tub. A sanctuary building will also be added which will be used for meditation, massage, yoga and will be complete with a meditation pool.