The county of Cornwall in the United Kingdom, is sometimes also referred to as the 'West Country' or the 'South West" and is indeed in the far south west of England. This is one of the most popular destinations for holidays in the UK for is generally good weather and scenic countryside. One of the main roads into the county (via the A30) , the A303 is nicknamed 'Highway to the Sun'. Cornwall is a peninsula and as such all destinations are within a reasonable drive to the to both the north and south coasts or a good beach, and Cornwall has a good fair share of faunistic sandy beaches to choose from, however there are also rugged rock cliffs and headlands which also add to the charm.
Cornwall also contains the majorityof the South West Coast Path which also extends into Devon, Somerset and Dorset, a total length of 630 miles, (1014 Kilometers), the longest in the UK and hugs the coast most of the way only diverting were absolutely necessary, and the path is a great way to explore the coast if you are holidaying close to the path.
Cornwall also has a rich heritage, both industrial and fishing and was the worlds leader in tin mining and later copper. Some of the most iconic images of the areas heritage are of the distictive cornish mine buildings alongside and sometime right on the cliff side where shafts are dug down and out under the sea, today some of these old mines are now successful tourist attractions in there own right. Please view the Cornwall locations below, when you choose your location we will also indicate dog friendly cottages alongside many other features such as distance to a beach, pub and restaurant and internal features of the cottage. We also list days out and palces to see in and around the holiday cottage property, again with distances so you can judge how far you want to walk or drive.