A Cornish Sseaside escape is a classic British holiday for a reason: quaint cottages in hillside towns, Cornish ice cream, and raucous seagulls are all sights and sounds that resonate deeply with most of us. And after 18 months where travel has been difficult, to say the least, fleeing the city for a stay in a Cornish cottage is top of our agenda.
In fact, it’s top of many people’s agendas, which means the South West country is largely overbooked for summer – but it’s not too late to organise an autumn or winter stay down on the coast.
The later half of the year can be equally as beautiful as summer in the Cornish countryside. The most alluring point of all is that you’ll escape the crowds – the pretty towns, with their narrow streets, will be a whole lot nicer to explore without the flocks of tourists.
What’s more, Cornwall also tends to experience higher rainfall over the summer than it does from September onwards, when there are clearer skies. Read more…