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Researching Where to Eat in Cornwall

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If you enjoy tasting great food while travelling around Cornwall, then this website is perfect for you. Eat Out Cornwall calls itself the ‘Number 1’ guide to eating out in Cornwall and it’s easy to see why. It is a very comprehensive website full of information and links to the best restaurants in Cornwall, plus all sorts of food and drink companies which all help to make Cornwall a famous food and drink destination for visitors.   Eat Out Cornwall is essentially a great, big directory of everything to do with food and drink in Cornwall. You can search for restaurants by name, location and/or foot type. Or you can click on a map to reveal restaurants in your chosen location. Click on Newquay, for instance, and you are presented with a very long list of the best restaurants in the town.

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Experiencing Fowey and All Its Glory

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Fowey is one of those small picturesque towns in England which is not at all familiar to so many people compared to, say, London, Bath or Liverpool. But if you are the kind of traveller who really wants to breathe in the real British air, Fowey is one of those small picturesque towns in England which you must visit on your next holiday getaway. And to give you great reasons why this is a wonderful vacation hotspot, do continue reading below: Fowey Has an Amazingly Rich History Granted, most places in the British Isles do have an amazingly long history. However, only some have maintained so much of its charm from yore. And one of these is – yes, you guessed it – Fowey in Cornwall.

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Finding Falmouth’s Best Beaches

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By capitalizing on its rich maritime legacy as well as rich cultural heritage and many world-renowned tourist attractions, Falmouth has slowly but surely transformed its many beaches into a complete holiday treat for vacationers and thrill-seekers alike. It's an amazing holiday destination with some fantastic places to see and explore. Just visit the Falmouth website for some great ideas on things to see and do while on holiday in the area. Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth. Photo by Tim Green The Environmentally-Attuned Gyllyngvase Beach With a well-renowned café and the prestige of a Blue Flag recognition, the Gyllyngvase Beach is one of Falmouth’s most sought-after beaches. Its golden sand provides a wonderful contrast to the sparkling blue waters of the Atlantic that curves a gentle arc into its beaches.

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A Quick Guide to Eating Out in Cornwall

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All of them are top notch Padstow restaurants and surprisingly affordablePadstow in North Cornwall is a great place to visit for a meal out or just to walk around and experience the unique character and atmosphere of this old fishing village. Fowey In Fowey the Old Quay House exercises absolutely no portion control but if you feel you could eat a horse this is the place to startThe restaurant affords great views overlooking the river so there’s plenty to see while you’re busy devouring lunchIt is certainly popular and worth a visitFor a lighter lunch, try Lazy Jacks Café or the Lifebouy Café, both highly recommended for their tasty treats. Falmouth Falmouth has been a port of call for the Royal Navy, not to mention the odd pirate, for generations and also one of the best towns for eating out in CornwallThis fascinating place was where Lord Nelson commissioned and equipped his ships ready for battle before venturing out to sea to give Napoleon a good thrashingIf you like a tipple with your meal visit The Brig, where the beer is served in metal tankards and the food is exemplaryThe motif is definitely nautical – well more piratical really but no one seems to mindFor something a little more contemporary try Wildebeest or Hunkydory - both of which offer great tasting meals and unique dining experiences.

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What to Do on Holiday in Cornwall

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Cornwall is famous for its beaches and its dramatic coastline. This is why most people visit this destination for a holiday. However this lovely county has stunning fishing ports, spectacular natural swimming pools, beautiful rolling countryside and also gorgeous creeks surrounded by woodland. Cornwall is a great place to explore either by car, bike or on foot. In fact Cornwall actually is a walker's paradise with remote moorlands, forest trails and the South West Coast path ready to be enjoyed. For those who like to sample some culture on holiday, there is lots of artistic ancestry to look into and sensational architecture to admire. There is likewise a great night-life or fine-dining to enjoy when the sun drops below the horizon after a busy day of sightseeing.

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Art Holidays in Cornwall

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Everyone should experience the art that Cornwall has to offer. It is here in the far west of the UK that some of the nation's greatest artists have emerged. It's the tranquil countryside, big skies, rugged coastline and vibrant fishing villages that has inspired Cornwall artists and visiting painters for many decades. If you like art and want to go somewhere which is beautiful and awe-inspiring, you should consider a art holiday in Cornwall. Artistic breaks in Cornwall perfect for exploring the local the art scene, while being able to take in spectacular views of the gleaming sea and landscapes as you walk or cycle the seaside footpath. Most of the Cornwall artist galleries are open every day, displaying a charming medley of works from choose artists.

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