If you are looking for the perfect vacation spot that will give you the experience of being in a new culture, plenty of exciting activities as well as being able to sight see at some of the most historical locations Devon and Cornwall will be the perfect vacation spot for you.
You may have many different locations that you might want to visit and have a difficult time trying to decide where to go. TThe information below should help to sway you to choose Devon and Cornwall, also check out this infographic by bluechipholiday
Top Tourist Places In Devon And Cornwall
Devon and Cornwall offers you many places for you to travel to as a tourist. These places include Clovelly, Bude, Tuntagel, Newquay, St. Ives, Lands End, Truro, Penzance, Helston, Falmouth, St. Austell, Eden Project, Looe, Plymouth, Thurlstone, Salcombe South Sands, English Riviera, Buckgast Abbey, and Dartmoor. You will be delighted with what you can find to do in each of these areas and by the beauty that surrounds you.
If you want to join the other 200,000 surfers in the Devon and Cornwall you will find plenty of places to do it. There are over three hundred beaches where you can find waves to catch. The three most popular beaches are Fistral Beach located in Cornwall, Saunton Sand of Devon and Bude Crooklets also located in Cornwall. You will be pleased to know that some of the waves can reach over twenty-five feet high.
There are other activities in these areas other than surfing. One of these activities is Cornish wrestling which has a very long history. Geoffrey of Monmouth believes that once upon a time in historia Negum Britanniae, Corineus wrestled a Cornish giant who was known as Gogmagog or Geomagot on the top of the cliff known as Lamm Geomagot.
King Arthur And Tintagel Castle- Cornwall
If history and sightseeing is more your speed you might be interested in learning about King Arthur and Tintagel Castle in Cornwall. This is a castle that has been associated with Arthurian legends for a long time beginning in the twelfth century.
Cornish pasties are a definite must when traveling to these areas. Many are made with Cornish clotted cream that cannot be manufactured anywhere else in the world as it is protected under EU law. There are many different pasties to be enjoyed such as cream teas and cream custard. You are bound to be pleased with any of the special treats that are available.
There is no doubt that you will not be bored when traveling to Devon and Cornwall. Between the foods, the many festivals throughout the year and the average summer temperatures making for the perfect surfing and sightseeing climates you will be in for the vacation of a lifetime.