As far as the accommodation is concerned, Cornwall
offers quite a good range of options to choose from that
include hotels, guest houses, self catering options,
camping and caravan parks, and the ever popular bed and
breakfasts. Apart from all this, those looking for a
countryside experience can choose from the many holiday
homes and cottages scattered about the little coastal
villages. Cornwall has been in
existence since the Stone Age.
The area is riddled with
ancient archaeological sites and stone circles,
not to mention the hundreds of mines and
tunnels. Although it is a fishing community and has many
little harbours, it is the mining industry that Cornwall
received the majority of its income from. Heavy metals
were the main production with copper and tin being the
Cornwall is now famed for its surf and
associated lifestyle which has come up as a major source
of income of the Cornwall Tourism Industry.
Cornwall is basically a rural community and so the
shopping experience is quite different from those of the
big cities. However, Newquay, Penzance, Truro and
Falmouth are small towns with lots of unique craft and
clothes shops. As far as the small villages are
concerned they mostly have convenience stores with an
odd surf shop as well.
As already mentioned that Cornwall is a rural area,
the traditional English pub is the most common sight for
dining. However, those looking for international food
can pay a visit to the towns of Truro and Newquay.
Cornish pasties are world renowned and are a must if you
are after a lip smacking quick snack or two.
The naturally beautiful coastal paths of Cornwall
attract hundreds of walkers each year. Lands end is an
impressive feature as it is the most southerly mainland
point in Britain and looks out across the Atlantic