From coastal walks with spectacular scenery to discovering hidden coves by sea kayak. Cornwall has something to offer for everyone. We have pulled together some great ideas for you to discover the hidden gems of the UK’s southern most county.
Sea Kayaking – Explore the parts of Cornwall most people will never get to see. Take a Sea Kayak out and explore some of the most beautiful waterways and oceans in the country. Many of the main coastal resorts such as St Ives, Newquay, Padstow & Falmouth all have well established companies where you can hire a Sea Kayak for the day.
The Beast of Bodmin Moor – The beast has long been a part of British folklore. Since the early 1970’s there have been hundreds of sightings of the beast along with reports of local farmers finding dead or badly mutilated livestock in their fields. With over 125 square miles of granite moorland in one of the least densely populated areas of Britain. Could Bodmin Moor now be the permanent home to a large wildcat family?
The Lost Garden’s of Heligan – The gardens located near Mevagissey provide an astonishing array of botanicals. Resorted in the mid 1990’s after over 70 years of being neglected, the gardens have now become a plant lovers paradise. The ‘Mud Maid’ awaits your visit….
The Mermaid of Zennor – Who was the enchanting, beautiful & mysterious young woman who visited the local parishioners of Zennor over many decades? She had the voice of an angel & never seemed to get any older. The local villagers were so besotted with her that they carved the ‘mermaid’s chair’ which can still be seen today in the village church.
Sea Safari – This a fantastic way to see some of the unique wildlife that the UK has to offer. From Seals & Dolphins to the impressive Basking Shark, a sea safari is the best way to get up close to nature at it finest.
King Arthur – Tintagel Castle has long been associated with the legend of King Arthur. This medieval fortification is one of the most visually stunning historical sites in the UK.