Cornwall + the West

Cornwall + the West Travel Guide

Articles about Cornwall + the West

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Daphne Merkin
See Our Guide to Great Britain Night comes softly to St. Mawes in late July, like an illustration out of a children’s book. The sky is a dark navy, pinpointed with stars, and the moon hangs comically low, casting St. Mawes Castle—built by Henry V...
By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Valerie Waterhouse
The New Côte d’Azur: Cornwall, England A sun-starred crowd heads to Britain’s southwest coast for its golden sands and celebrity-chef-owned restaurants. Stay at the Scarlet Hotel (doubles from $423), an eco-lodge and spa where all 37 rooms have c...
By Jane Levere

Hotels in Cornwall + the West

Restaurants in Cornwall + the West

The Isles of Scilly, the gorgeous vacation spot in southwestern England, are well worth the journey from Cornwall—a two-and-a-half-hour ferry trip (or a mere 20 minutes by helicopter) from Penzance to St. Mary’s, and then 20 minutes by private boat.

Things to do in Cornwall + the West

 A 95-mile stretch between Dorset and East Devon is England’s first natural unesco World Heritage site. The South West Coast Path runs the entire length, providing walkers with dramatic English Channel views.