For those in search of an epicurean experience head to Cornwall
for bustling farmer's markets and Michelin star restaurants
interspersed with the must sees along the way, such as Tintagel
Island (of King Arthur renown) and the stretches of sandy beaches
such as Polzeath. Check out Padstow, a working port with medieval
houses painted in pretty pastel colours, and home to Rick Stein's
fantastic fish and chips - and we're not just talking plain cod,
oysters followed by monkfish and chips anyone? Next up are
Trelissick Gardens, which have spectacular sea views, and the
Also visit the Eden Project, take a day trip to the Isles of
Scilly, and explore the artistic heritage of Tate St Ives - home to
the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Gallery and the St Ives Museum.
Intersperse your visit with a smattering of bucket and spading on
the multitude of sandy beaches, a firm family favourite is rock
pooling at the tail end of the day before chomping into tasty
morsels of fish and chips watching the sunset.
Don't rule out Devon during your stay. On your way back visit
Watermouth Castle or Castle Drogo overlooking Dartmoor, before
heading out to the moor on foot or on horseback. Visit Dartmouth
castle and take a rowing boat up the River Dart keeping your eyes
peeled for wildlife. Also discover any number of spectacular
stately homes such as Buckfast, Buckland Abbey, and Powderham
Castle which has been in the same family for a mere 600years!