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10 Reasons to Visit Cornwall, England
Cornwall, England is loved for its picturesque beauty and quaint history. The region enjoys a cool climate and is located close to the sea. Long associated with the legend of King Arthur, Cornwall is home to many myths of Englandís most fabled king.

1. The coastline along Cornwall and Devon is among the most popular in England. It extends from the wave battered granite of Landís End to East Devonís sandstone cliffs. This is the longest coastline in England and is scattered with charming fishing villages, luxury resorts and beautiful creeks.

2. The natural beauty of the coastline lends itself to various relaxing activities such as walking along the sandy beaches and surfing. It is possible to visit all the local villages from here on horseback.

3. The natural landscape with the gently undulating greens of the Blackdown Hills is home to a number of sleepy, rustic villages. Cornwall is an ideal place to visit for those who enjoy country activities such as riding, cycling and walking.

4. The ruins of King Arthurís castle at Tintagel are a tremendously popular spot for all lovers of myths and legends. The past comes alive at Dozmary Pool, which is said to be the home to his sword Excalibur. Slaughterbridge, where King Arthur fought Mordred, is also worth a visit.

5. For those who love greenery and gardens, Cornwall has some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. The array of colours and plant species, coupled with the manicured lawns are a sight to behold. Most of these gardens can be found in the stately homes and mansions around the region.

6. The accommodation in the area is plentiful and caters to all tastes and budgets. The Canyon Bay hotel looks down on the picturesque St. Austell Bay while the Budock Vean Golf and Country Club offers a breathtaking view of the Helford River.

7. There are a number of Tourist Information centres to help travellers to the area and guide them with their travel plans. Travel time tables are also easily available.

8. Lovers of sea food are sure to have a veritable feast at their disposal in Cornwallís restaurants. A number of bistroís and seaside cafes serve up a delectable array of seafood, along with large helpings of good wholesome country food. For the more discerning, a delightful choice of local cheeses is available, accompanied by chilled wine from the local vineyards.

9. The warmth and hospitality shown by the locals is one of the main reasons for the popularity of this area. They share their history, cuisine and lives with visitors and are sure to make your stay here all the more memorable.

10. Regardless of the occasional damp weather, Cornwall is an ideal place to visit all the year round. The climate is mild and enjoyable most of the time.
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Orson Johnson writes for Holiday Velvet, a website providing Darling Harbour accommodation & Self Catering holiday apartments.
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