As Cornwall’s southernmost tip, you can really get away from it all here. The landscape of west Cornwall is varied from the hugely popular tourist towns of St Ives and Portreath to the small villages of Mousehole and Porthleven. Southwest Cornwall has some amazing walks, mainly on the Cornwall coast path, passing some of the best of Cornwall’s mining heritage, top Cornwall beaches and many hidden gems.
Wherever you choose to visit, you’ll find many attractions, including Lands End – the southernmost tip of the UK, St Michaels Mount – a small island off the coast of Marazion and the Tate Gallery – one of the best galleries in the UK. Whether you’re an art fan, beach lover, walking enthusiast or history lover, you’re guaranteed to fall in love with this stunning part of Cornwall.
Find our guides to popular areas in South West Cornwall by clicking on the images below: