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

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

An indoor skating rink designed like a 1970's commissary, the staff here wear outfits that look as if they were left over from some failed Scandinavian attempt to host the Winter Games.