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West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

For many, the western end of Cornwall – and of Britain – is the quintessence of everything that makes the county special. Here, you will find every kind of landscape and settlement that Cornwall has to offer, from the sailing port of Falmouth to the fishing hamlet of Mousehole, from the bare moorland of the Penwith Peninsula to the sandy Whitesand Bay, and from the creeks of the River Helford to the inhospitable cliffs at Zennor. Poke around the region’s numerous prehistoric remains and explore the island stronghold of St Michael’s Mount. The great headlands of Land’s End and Lizard Point bring you face-to-face ...

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