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Cornish Classics

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St Mawes Cornwall


Sunnier days are always a welcome sight in Cornwall, from spring through to summer. With longer days, milder weather and everything from birds chirping, animals grazing, gardens blossoming and villages bursting back to life, what's not to like?

Make the most of your time spent in Cornwall with sunshine moments overhead, with a list of our favourite things to do in Cornwall under the influence of the sun.


1. Take a sunshine filled stroll

Cornwall is blessed with the most fantastically dramatic coastline that is just calling out to be explored. Sunnier weather provides the perfect time to stretch your legs, with fields and hedgerows full of life and with nature and wildflowers everywhere you look. From short strolls to longer adventures you're bound to find a walk along the south west coast path to suit you. Discover the best viewpoints and picture-perfect backdrops that are sure to make your visit unforgettable. 

2. Acquaint yourself with plentiful gardens

Explore the vast amount of garden attractions that Cornwall has to offer, due to our milder climate, our gardens bloom early allowing you to find some of the oldest and largest Magnolia's, Camillia's and Rhododendrons in the country earlier than anywhere else. From The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan to Trebah Gardens, you can have your pick. 

3. National Trust backdrops

Why not explore the many wonderful National Trust sites we are lucky enough to have on our doorstep? Steeped in history and Cornish culture, it is a great way to get a taste of how Cornwall was during the days long forgotten! Some of our favourites include Lanhydrock, Cotehele House and Gardens and Glendurgan Gardens. 

4. Beside the Seaside

It's difficult to bypass exploring the countless seaside villages dotted around the Cornish Coast. Make the most of your stay by exploring these quaint villages that will no doubt have you swept up by the Cornish charm. From Fowey, Tintagel, Port Isaac, and Padstow to everywhere in between. 

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