From quieter beaches to dramatic sunsets, there are plenty of reasons why autumn is a fantastic time to escape to Cornwall. Here are some of our favourite ways to enjoy the Cornish coast during this magnificent time of year.
Photographers will not be short of opportunities for capturing the changing colours as autumn arrives. As well as the leaves turning from bright green to beautiful shades of red and brown, you’ll find dramatic sunsets painted across the skies.
Our favourite photo spot: The view of St. Ives Bay from our lawn
Believe it or not, autumn is a popular time for hitting the waves. The sea is still warm from the summer months, the beaches are quieter, and there are plenty of waves that promise an adrenaline rush for seasoned surfers.
Our favourite beach for surfing: Porthmeor Beach
There’s no better way to savour a traditional taste of Cornwall than a delicious afternoon tea. Indulge with a delicious selection of homemade scones, sandwiches, sweet treats and your choice of tea or coffee.
Cornwall’s beaches are the perfect place to discover hidden treasures. Tucked between the sand and shells, it’s not uncommon to discover sea glass which has been smoothed by the waves, driftwood, sea-life, and shells.
Our favourite place for beach combing: Harbour Beach
Cornwall is home to a variety of fascinating heritage sites including ancient castles and historic houses. If you’re eager to learn more about the county’s incredible history, be sure to visit destinations such as St Michael’s Mount and Godolphin.