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Towns and Villages North Cornwall

Places North Cornwall

Towns and villages in North Cornwall are listed below with brief description, image and link to a page about that place. Or view the MAP below with towns and villages marked and links to find out more about that place in South East Cornwall.

BUDE Cornwall

Bude Cornwall

Bude in North Cornwall is an excellent Cornish seaside resort that offers something for everyone. With two beaches, a busy town centre, surfing and body boarding, a tidal swimming pool, canal side walks, kayaking and the coast path Bude Cornwall is a great place to visit and a good base for the surrounding area in North Cornwall. More information on Bude Cornwall.


Perranporth Cornwall

Perranporth Cornwall has an amazing three mile long golden sandy beach fringed by sand dunes and is enjoyed by families, beach goers and is popular with surfers. Perranporth is one of the few beaches allowing dogs all year round. Good facilities in the town. More information on Perranporth Cornwall.

NEWQUAY Cornwall

Newquay Cornwall

Newquay is one of Cornwall’s most famous resorts, known for excellent surfing and lively atmosphere as well as being a firm family favourite. Surrounded by golden sandy beaches all with something different to offer Newquay Cornwall has lots of facilities, attractions, activities, places to eat and drink and shops. Newquay is a good place if you are looking for a lively resort. More information on Newquay Cornwall.


Wadebridge Cornwall

Wadebridge Cornwall is a pleasant town with a variety of shops and facilities. Wadebridge is dominated by the large bridge crossing the Camel Estuary, said to be one of the best examples of a medieval bridge in England. The Camel Trail cycle and walking path passes though Wadebridge on the way from Padstow to Bodmin and there are lots of cycle hire places if you want to give it a go. More information on Wadebridge Cornwall.

PADSTOW Cornwall

Padstow Cornwall

Padstow Cornwall is a busy picturesque harbour town on the edge of the Camel Estuary with lots to see and do. Galleries, eateries and shops line the streets set along the edge of the harbour. Padstow has beautiful views of the estuary and towards the village of Rock. More information about Padstow Cornwall.


Port Isaac Cornwall

Port Isaac is a picturesque small fishing harbour now popular with tourists. Shops and eateries line the steep road leading down to the harbour. Port Isaac offers good access to the coast path. Port Isaac was the setting for the well known TV drama Doc Martin. More information about Port Isaac Cornwall.

PORT WENN Cornwall

Doc Martin's House Port Wenn

Port Wenn Cornwall is the name given to the village in which Doc Martin is set. Port Wenn does not actually exist as a place. Port Isaac Cornwall is the actual village used to film the programm. Read more about Port Isaac Cornwall.


ST AGNES Cornwall

St Agnes Cornwall

St Agnes Cornwall is a lovely Cornish village which lies between Perranporth and Portreath on the North Cornwall coast. Steeped in mining history, the town has a variety of shops, restaurants and galleries and is surrounded by stunning beaches! Read more about St Agnes Cornwall.  


BODMIN Cornwall


Bodmin Cornwall is now known for the famous Bodmin Jail, before Truro became the capital of Cornwall Bodmin was Cornwall's old County Town. Known for the architecture and grand buildings which illustrate the important role Bodmin played in the County's history, Bodmin has good facilities and is a good place to stock up on provisions. More information about Bodmin Cornwall.



Bodmin Moor Cornwall comprises 100 square miles of beautiful moorland and is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. For the outdoor enthusiast Bodmin Moor is a great place to visit. More information about Bodmin Moor.


Boscastle Cornwall is a picture book harbour village sadly probably most famous for the terrible floods in 2004. Thankfully, due to the hard work and commitment of the villagers, little evidence of the flood is now visible and the village stands as beautiful as ever. More information about Boscastle Cornwall.


The market town of Camelford Cornwall is set on the banks of the river Camel and lies four miles inland from the coast. Popular with cyclists as an offshoot of the Camel Trail cycle track follows the river Camel to Camelford as an alternative to heading for nearby Bodmin. More information about Camelford Cornwall.



Launceston 'the Gateway to Cornwall' is a busy market town with narrow medieval streets and good shops and services. More information about Launceston Cornwall.

Map of Places in North Cornwall

With the picturesque fishing ports of Padstow, Boscastle and Port Isaac, beautiful beaches and excellent surfing of Newquay and Bude, towns of Wadebridge, Launceston and Bodmin the Camel Trail cycle path running from Padstow and Wadebridge, spectacular cliffs and Atlantic views North Cornwall is a fantastic place to visit and offers a variety of places and things to see and do.

See the list of places above for more information and images of places in North Cornwall. If you would like to add somewhere to the list please contact us.

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