Discover West Cornwall Starting From Hawkes Point
Cornwall is a beautiful county on the southwestern tip of England. It is a place with filled with culture and has so much to offer the holiday seeker. West Cornwall is especially intriguing with its picturesque seaside towns and villages. There are many spots in West Cornwall that can’t be missed but in order to see them all you need to start somewhere. This short guide will help you to easily explore this amazing destination.
Choose a Base to Start From
In order to thoroughly explore all that West Cornwell has to offer it is best to pick a place to serve as sort of a base where you can stay that will allow you to easily get to the surrounding areas. The St Ives apartments at Hawkes Point serve as a great base for travelers. At Hawkes Point you will find spacious apartments that are very comfortable and will provide you with a relaxing rest after a long day of exploring. All the apartments come equipped with comfortable beds, free WIFI, washer, dryer, and a kitchen fully equipped with everything you need. The apartments are suitable for families and couples alike.
Transportation to and Around
From London the best way to get to St Ives is by plane or train with a train ride being your more economical option. You can also rent a car and drive although it may seem rather awkward to you if you are not used to driving on the left side of the road. However, this would allow you to make some stops along your way to West Cornwall and would give you more freedom to explore the area. Once settled in to your apartment in St Ives other forms of transportation from town to town includes rail and busses.
Places to Go
Now that you have found a place to stay and can get around, it’s time to discover the best places to check out in Cornwell. Since you will be staying so close to St Ives in your Hawkes Point apartment it gives a great opportunity to explore the city itself. After you have finished in St Ives you can make your way around to any of the surrounding towns. Penzance and Hayle are both less than 30 minutes from St Ives and are great little towns where you can uncover the history and culture of West Cornwall.
Things to Do and See
All around West Cornwall you will come across some wonderful attractions that are fun for anyone. If you happen to be visiting Cornwall from May to September then you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to check out the Minack Theatre in Porthcurno. Here you can enjoy a memorable show in the unique open air theatre. Another not to be missed attractions is the Eden Project where you can spend a fun filled educational time in the gardens and at the arts and musical events. West Cornwell also has plenty of child friendly attractions including Paradise Park and Cornwall’s Crealy Theme Park.
Summing Up West Cornwall
It is plain to see that West Cornwall offers a wonderful holiday for families, couples, and solo travelers alike. No matter if you decide to stay here a few days or as long as a few months you are sure to have a magnificent time sipping delicious tea and taking in the beautiful views outside of your apartment.
Outside of all the beautiful towns you will also find some pristine beaches great for swimming, surfing, or just lounging around. In West Cornwall you will find everything you need to make your holiday a smashing success.
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