Cornwall + the West

Cornwall + the West Travel Guide

Articles about Cornwall + the West

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul.

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

Restaurants in Cornwall + the West

For local steamed mussels, head to BBC chef Rick Stein’s Cornish Arms pub.

Things to do in Cornwall + the West

Reputed to be Weymouth's oldest tavern, the building dates to the 16th century. A visit to the bar, with its low-beamed ceiling and its pervasive scent of beer, is enough to conjure images of sailors and serving wenches merrily exchanging banter throughout the centuries.