Holidaymakers considering staying in the UK for their next break will likely find Cornwall to be the perfect destination.
Cornwall boasts a wide variety of things to see and do against the backdrop of its stunning coastline, and its prime location on the southern coast means it enjoys the best of the warm weather every year.
Self catering in Cornwall can offer one of the best ways to enjoy the region, as visitors will be able to have the independence of coming and going as they please while making the most of staying in the heart of the best spots in the area.
There are plenty of Cornwall cottages from Cornish Traditional Cottages to choose from, ranging from rustic abodes for those who love all things quaint to more contemporary apartments, bungalows and houses that can accommodate various numbers of people.
Things to do in Cornwall
So what is there to do when you're not spending time in your Cornwall holiday cottage?
There are more than enough activities to suit everyone, whether you're the active type or prefer a more sedate holiday. Watersports, cycling, fishing, sailing, surfing and horseriding are the more energy-intensive pursuits on offer.
Meanwhile, there are ample opportunities to take long, slow walks and enjoy a spot of relaxing golf – as well as recline on one of Cornwall's beautiful beaches.
Things to see in Cornwall
Local attractions to take in include historical ones such as Pendennis Castle and Lanhydrock House, the Eden Project for nature lovers, and museums like the Tate St Ives and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.
If you have kids in tow, you could try visiting The Flambards Experience in Helston, Dairyland Farm World near Newquay or Crealy Great Adventure Park, not far from Padstow. Perhaps take in some exciting wildlife at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay or the National Seal Sanctuary in Helston.
When to go to Cornwall
One of the best ways to plan a Cornwall holiday is to make note of events you are likely to be interested in and arrange your break around them.
Cornwall hosts a plethora of fun events in the summer, including Mevagissey Feast Week and St Cleer Carnival Week in July, the mystical Tintagel Carnival and the Falmouth Sound music festival in August, and the St Ives September Festival and the Proms at the Minack in the following month.
Whenever you choose to go and whatever you choose to do, there are a wide range of Cornwall holiday cottages on offer from Cornish Traditional Cottages to suit every break.