15 September 2017

Cornwall In 4 Days

Back in the summer, my friends came over from Switzerland to stay and I couldn't wait to show them around our little home. We had only four days with each other, which meant Jack and I had to squeeze our top favourite spots that they'd love in such a short amount of time. Thankfully, my little Corsa managed to travel miles across Cornwall within those four days and it was just the adventure we all needed.

Day 1: Potager, Glendurgan & Falmouth

We began our morning at Potager Garden, a little garden with a cute cafe selling wholesome grub and cacti after a new home. We thought it would be the perfect place to take our friends to begin the day slowly, stroll around the gardens, pop our heads into the open gallery and take some photos - you can see more photos of this spot in another blog post here.

Glendurgan Gardens was next on the list, this National Trust is the perfect place to explore with beautiful surroundings and a maze to get lost in. It also leads to the most beautiful beach, overlooking the Helford river which is just perfect - I could sit and stare out at it forever.

We finished the day up in Falmouth, Katharina's favourite place from the whole trip and it doesn't surprise me at all. It's full of colour, tasty treats and panoramic views.

Day 2, Eden Project & St Ives

Day two was a busy day and at the end of it, we were seriously tired. But we couldn't go without showing them The Eden Project, they both found it so magical and even after visiting so many times, this place never fails to impress me. 

After a day of exploring the biomes, we jumped in the car and travelled 47 miles north west of Cornwall to St Ives. It was so busy, but I HAD to try and get them into Hub, because I was sure this would be the best burger they would ever eat - we just managed to squeeze in and it did not disappoint, we even got a window seat. Win.

Day 3, St Michael's Mount, Mousehole & Godrevy

Another busy day and despite heading to Marazion to visit St Michael's Mount and it being closed, it was still lovely to see the castle from the beach (who closes a castle on a Saturday anyway?!). We decided to stroll towards Godolphin Arms for a cream tea and to be honest, this was just as good simply because of the view. We then drove to Mousehole, a beautiful fishing village a short drive away with cute houses and a stunning harbour.

The evening soon rolled around, and we got a bbq together and went to Godrevy to sit on the cliffs with one of the best views in Cornwall - in my opinion anyway! A perfect way to end our last evening together.

Day 4, Tintagel

Katharina and Tim booked their final stay at Tintagel, a place Jack and I haven't visited for years. I think I must have been really little as I couldn't remember it at all. It took ages to drive there but it was so worth it - even if the rain was pouring! We went into the Old Post Office, walked up to Tintagel Castle, soaked up the views and said our goodbyes after a good pub grub sesh.

Where's your favourite place in Cornwall?

Hannah x


  1. Oh my goodness, this made me miss Cornwall so much! I've only visited the once, last summer, but it definitely got under my skin. My favourite place we visited was Portheras Cove, which our holiday cottage hosts tipped us to visit. We stayed close to St Ives so mostly explored that area, but your beautiful photographs have definitely made me want to come back and see more! I'm glad you had such a lovely time with your friends, and I bet Cornwall made a similar impression on them as it did me.
    Lx | Lightly We Go

    1. Aw that sounds perfect! St Ives is one of my favourite places. Thank you so much - hope you can visit again soon!

  2. I love Cornwall, but I actually wasn't aware of most of these places. The Eden Project looks stunning! Lovely post and photos :)


  3. This looks like so much fun! Tintagel looks beautiful, all of the cliffs do. I'd love to visit one day, your photography is so stunning xx

    Sending light & love your way,

    My Lovelier Days

  4. Beautiful photos! I have never been to cornwall but hope to one day, especially to see the coast =o)


  5. These photos are breathtaking! I really need to go to Cornwall again as the last time I was there was when I was like 4 haha


  6. Oh my god, Cornwall looks amazing! Your photos are sooo beautiful! xx


  7. This place looks gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing! I think I'm going to put this on my places to see list! :)
    x Kenzie// Kenzieblogslife.wordpress.com

  8. I haven't been to Cornwall in years and after reading this I definitely need a trip

    Abi | abistreetx

  9. These photos are so beautiful, Cornwall really is a fantastic place - I'd love to visit the eden project, looks so cool!

    Lucy | Forever September


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