The stresses and strains of life and work make the idea of a holiday much more appealing however the current economic climate means people are very careful about how they spend their money. When considering a holiday paying for flights abroad can bump up the price for a large family so many people are looking for cheaper alternatives that provide a great holiday experience at a fraction of the price. Staying in the UK is becoming a more popular choice.
A popular UK holiday location is Cornwall many people from the UK as well as around the world choose to visit because it provides a cheaper alternative to overseas travel as well as opening up a whole host of areas to explore.
Cornwall is certainly a beautiful part of the country. Situated in the South West of England you will find an abundance of charismatic beaches, plenty of unspoilt coastal walks, unique attractions only found in Cornwall, a friendly community feel wherever you visit and best of all a lively culture.
You will find different sporting trends in different locations across England and Cornwall is no different, because Cornwall has such quality beaches water sporting activities are very popular. Whether you’re into surfing, sailing, kayaking or jet skiing you will find something.
If getting wet isn’t your forte then there are plenty of other activities that are family friendly. Other attractions include the world renowned Eden Project, Flambards, Paradise Park, and the Minack Theatre.
As many of attractions are based outside this means they are very much weather dependant and can be hindered by poor weather. If and evidently when this happens don’t worry, there are plenty of activities that don’t require you to be outside, just do a quick search on the internet or pick up one of the many pamphlets to see some of these attractions.
Tourist information spots can be found in most towns or you can check out the Stay Guide (a guide to activities in Cornwall) for more detailed information and places to visit while in Cornwall.
If you are a connoisseur of seafood then Cornwall is the location for some of the best produce in the whole of the UK. With plenty of restaurants selling locally caught fish (and if good old fashioned fish and chips is more your thing there is plenty of local chippys to get some lovely fish).
So in a nutshell, if you are looking for a value for money holiday for all the family, without the hassle of going abroad, with plenty of things to see and do whilst being submerged in some of the most beautiful and tranquil surroundings in the UK come to Cornwall.