This surfing county is the most south-westerly in England, and a favorite for holidays. 

Cornwall, England


  • With a combination of pristine sandy beaches and surf-ready waves, Cornish towns such as Newquay and St Ives offer an irresistible getaway.
  • Tantalizing views of deep wooded valleys and wide vistas of sparkling blue sea combine with a varied and luxuriant landscape, historic market towns, attractive fishing villages and picturesque riverside hamlets.
  • It’s most south westerly point, Land’s End, dips into the Celtic Sea.
  • Truro is the only city in Cornwall.
  • From London, it is about 4 hours and 20 minutes by train.

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