We Know Cornwall.
Let’s face it… there’s a lot to do in Cornwall.
With all the information out there these days, travellers and Cornish people need a reliable place where they can get unbiased, researched, and informative information all in one convenient place.
That said, the team at Barefoot Cornwall has made it our mission to provide you with the best, most actionable information on the internet.
Location. Located in the southwestern part of England.
Geography. Surrounded by the Celtic Sea to the north and west, the English Channel to the south, and Devon to the east. Includes over 400 miles of coastline, moors, hills, and cliffs.
History. Cornwall has a rich mining history, particularly in tin and copper. Home to many ancient monuments and landmarks such as Stonehenge and Tintagel Castle. Also known for its role in smuggling and piracy.
Culture. Has its own distinct culture, including the Cornish language, traditional music, and food such as pasties and cream teas.
Attractions. Includes popular tourist destinations such as St. Michael’s Mount, the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, and the Tate St Ives art gallery.
Activities. Offers a range of activities such as hiking, surfing, cycling, and sailing. Also hosts various events such as the Boardmasters surfing festival and the Cornwall Folk Festival.
Accommodations. Offers a range of accommodations such as hotels, B&Bs, holiday parks, and camping sites.
Transportation. Has a airport, train stations, and bus services that provide access to Cornwall. Also has a ferry service that connects Plymouth to Roscoff in France.
Climate. Has a mild and temperate climate, with relatively warm summers and mild winters.
Local Government. Administered by the Cornwall Council, which oversees various services and facilities such as education, waste management, and tourism promotion.