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Rustic Holidays to Cornwall

Cornwall park, cottages and caravan trips.

The Cornish coast is dotted with holiday homes and guesthouses and you can see seabirds, mammals and sharks from the cliffs. Cornwall is a great choice for lovers of sea views, cliff walks and roaring fireplaces and has more beautiful cliff-top view sites and coastline than any other region in the UK!

There are lots of historically important places to see in the area, including the famous ruins and ancient castles. The natural beauty and remoteness of Cornwall make it ideal for relaxation and fun family holidays. There are many excellent holiday parks, caravan sites and cottages to enjoy in Cornwall.

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Hike the cliffs and see the views at Land's End

Land's End is a dog-friendly location, as long as your dog is on a leash. Dogs love the wide open spaces, smell of the wildflowers in spring and freedom to run along the Penwith Peninsula. You'll love the natural, peaceful expanses and views of the Atlantic ocean from the cliffs. The area is known as "Belerion" in Greek, which means "Place of the Sun" and there are plenty of good beaches for sunbathing during the summer months. The area is free to visit all year round and there are plenty of bed and breakfasts, cottages and holiday homes to rent in the immediate area.

Best for: Scenery, walks, wildlife, history. 

While your there: See a show at the Minack Open-Air Theatre.

Stay in a cottage in the town of Tintagel

According to Arthurian Legend, King Arthur was born at Tintagel Castle. The area has many other strong connections with King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. The natural coastal environment is beautiful, with impressive natural headlands like Barras Nose and Willpark and cliffs that seem steeped in history and magic. Visit the castles, famous waterfall and mysterious caves and marvel at the views of the Atlantic, islands and rock formations. Whether you want to relax during an autumn cold snap, want a walking holiday with your dogs or a Cornwall beach holiday, or holidays Cornwall cottages, there are some affordable options right in the heart of Tintagel.

Best for: Walks, scenery, photography, history, views. 

While you're there: Visit Merlin's cave and have a peaceful picnic.

Spend the night at Polperro cottages

The charming and unspoiled fishing village and harbour of Polperro lends itself to dreamy weekends away, spending the evenings at the quaint restaurants and inns in the town. Whether you need a romantic honeymoon getaway or a calm beach for the kids to play on, or want to visit the town's ancient cottages, the marvellous views, traffic-free streets and relaxed lifestyle of this quaint town will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready to get back to your regular routine. We think seaside towns are the best places in the world to get away from it all!

Best for: Old world charm, relaxed pace, seafood, restaurants. 

While you're there: Do the coastal walk from Polperro to Looe.

Try to spot dolphins at The Rumps headlands

The Rumps resemble a sleeping dragon asleep in the sea and during the summer months, the area is visited by dolphins and basking sharks. The Rumps are a stone's throw away from the famous town of Polzeath and the site of an ancient Iron Age fort and are formed from basaltic rock that juts out into the sea. It's a great spot for taking memorable photos, standing at Pentire Point and marveling at the views. Don't forget to send your Cornwall holidays by the beach photos to your Instagram account and be the envy of the family and friends back home!

Best for: Natural splendour, wildlife, walks, beaches. 

While you're there: Take a day trip to Doyden Castle at Port Quin.

Stay in a caravan park near the beach

There are numerous excellent and well-appointed caravan sites along the Cornish coast. Holidays Cornwall caravan parks are top-notch, located close to the beach and have excellent facilities. Caravan parks are also the ideal choice for holidays Cornwall dog friendly. The relaxed vibe is perfect for young children, allowing them to run free and play on the beaches and parks.

Best for: Beach, walks, swimming, relaxation. 

While you're there: Visit the lighthouse on the Roseland Heritage Coastline.

Spa and hot tub Cornwall holidays parks

There are several fun and relaxing holidays to Cornwall with hot tubs. Indulge in total body relaxation in a steaming hot tub, try a massage with essential oils or swim in the pool after working out at the gym. You can choose a weekend break in a luxury log cabin with a private hot tub or opt for self-catering hot tub breaks or stay at a resort along the coast and make the most of your Cornwall holidays by ending the day with sundowners and a stroll on the beach.

Best for: Ultimate relaxation, wellness treatments, spas. 

While you're there: Swim and splash in the surf at Carbis Bay.

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