From the Tamar track the ocean along the Cornish Heritage Coast towards the picture postcard village of Mevagissey, taking in the views and attractions such as Polperro Model Village and Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre. Be sure to stop and explore at the world famous Eden Project.
Deep in the Tamar Valley, Cotehele is a Tudor mansion surrounded by formal gardens and woodland walks. See if you can track down Britain’s oldest working clock.
Opposite the Devonport dockyard, Torpoint connects Devin and Cornwall via a river ferry across the River Tamar. Ballast Pond built by French prisoners of war in 1783 is worth a view.
Take the ferry from Stonehouse, Plymouth to Cremyll Quay, pass through the imposing gates and wander around the Mount Edgecumbe Country Park taking the amazing views from the battlements before exploring the rest of the grounds.
A traditional fishing village where you can still see the walls of the old pilchard cellars, Portwrinkle sits between Saltash and Looe. Take your time to explore the rock pools and the small harbour.
The picturesque fishing town of Looe bustles with life and visitors can take a trip to Looe Island, watch the returning fishing boats, explore the museum – watch out for the ghost!
Hit the pause in Polperro an unspoilt fishing village where cottages hug the hillside above the quaint harbour. Relax, enjoy one of the restaurants before exploring the local galleries. The more adventurous can take advantage of the unique tidal water swimming pool.
Overlooking the estuary and deep water harbour Fowey benefits from breath taking scenery. Wander narrow streets where medieval and Georgian buildings compete before exploring St. Catherine’s Castle, Fowey museum and Readymoney Cove or maybe take a boat trip from the Quay steps.
Just 4 miles from St. Austell, the coastal village of Par is an ideal base for exploring the nearby Eden Project and Wheal Martyn Museum. Enjoy the sandy beach or take off on the Clay Trail Cycle Routes.
Picturesque Mevagissey has a distinctive double harbour backdropped by numerous restaurants, pubs, cafes and galleries. Explore the narrow streets, museum, model railway or the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Visit in Mevagissey Feast Week to experience a great festival atmosphere.