Cornwall is, on a tourism basis, divided into four destinations -
North Cornwall, Newquay, West Cornwall and the Cornish Riviera
Altarnun - Bodmin Moor village with the church of 'St.Nonna', also known as the 'Cathedral of the Moors'
Blisland - Moorland village, Benjamin described the Church as "dazzling and amazing" - Good ale pub too!
Bodmin - Former County Town, mentioned in Doomsday Book. Lanhydrock (NT) & Pencarrow close by.
Bodmin Moor - Granite moorland with summits Brown Willy (1377ft) and Rough Tor.
Boscastle - Picturesque Harbour & 16th C Quay, dramatic coastline.
Bude - Sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs, great surf. Hosts annual Jazz festival.
Padstow - Popular historic Harbour town on the west side of the Camel estuary, many places of interest including Tudor mansion Prideaux Place - see link below. Home of the 'Obby Oss', which comes alive on May Day. Camel trail to Wadebridge and onto Bodmin, ideal for walking/cycling. Several sandy beaches in close proximatey.
Polzeath - Poet Betjamin buried at the church of St. Enodoc in the sandy dunes. Polzeath & Daymer Bay front the Camel Estuary. Fine walks over Pentire Head.
Port Isaac - Fishing harbour since the middle ages, hillside village with narrow streets.
Rock - Across the estuary from Padstow (passenger ferry service) - popular water sport venue including Windsurfing, dinghy sailing and water ski-ing.
St Cleer - Moorland village with nearby Sibliback Lake and beautiful 'Golitha' falls nearby.
Tintagel - Iron age castle, legendary birthplace of King Arthur. Old Post Office (NT). Dramatic scenery.
Wadebridge - Busy town with Annual Royal Cornwall show every June. Camel trail (old victorian rail route) follows river to either Padstow or Bodmin.
Whether interests are in Walking, Bathing, Surfing, Gardening, Sports, Family attractions, History, Legends, Food, Art, or just simply escaping from it all - there are numerous locations well within an hours drive or a 5 minute walk to fulfil a memorable holiday!
Learn to Surf - www.harlynsurfschool.co.uk
Padstow Tourist Information Centre - www.padstowlive.com