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Towns and Villages in West Cornwall

Places in West Cornwall

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St Ives Cornwall Mousehole Cornwall Godrevy & Gwithian Cornwall
Marazion Cornwall Falmouth Cornwall Sennen Cornwall
Porthleven Cornwall Land's End Cornwall Lizard Peninsula Cornwall
Penzance Cornwall Hayle Cornwall Lizard Village Cornwall
Coverack Cornwall Newlyn Cornwall Newquay Cornwall
Constantine Cornwall Perranporth Cornwall Cadgwith Cove Cornwall
Portreath Cornwall   Gweek Cornwall


Towns and villages in West Cornwall are listed below with brief description, image and link to a page about that place. Or, view MAP showing Cornwall places at the bottom of the page with links to more info about that place in West Cornwall.


St Ives


St Ives Cornwall

St Ives Cornwall - the town that has everything! A picturesque harbour area, four beaches and an abundance of cafes, restaurants, shops and galleries. Famous for it's art, St Ives has a real cosmopolitan feel on summer evenings. More information about St Ives Cornwall




Gwithian and Godrevy


Godrevy Lighthouse Cornwall


Gwithian and Godrevy are set at the end of St Ives Bay and overlooking St Ives, both offer spectacular beaches and cliff walks. Popular with surfers, kayakers, walkers and beach goers. Both have seasonal life guarded, dunes and rocks pools. More information about Gwithian and Godrevy Cornwall.






Falmouth Cornwall


Falmouth Cornwall one of the biggest towns in Cornwall and one of Cornwall's leading resorts. Falmouth sits on the beautiful estuary of the River Fal and offers a busy town centre, beaches, beautiful gardens, a harbour, lots of attractions and excellent facilities. More information about Falmouth Cornwall








St Michael's Mount Marazion Cornwall


Marazion Cornwall is a historic town on Mount's Bay Cornwall is set against the backdrop of the legendary St Michael's Mount. Good facilities, long sand and stone beach and children's play area. More information on Marazion Cornwall





Land's End


View towards Sennen from Lands End


Land's End Cornwall the Legendary Destination - Visit the end of the land! Stay in the central main tourist area or get away from it all along the coast path. Lots of wildlife including rare birds and if you are lucky basking sharks. More information on Land's End Cornwall.





Lizard Village

Lizard Peninsula Cornwall

Lizard Lighthouse Lizard Cornwall


Lizard Village Cornwall is set at the wind swept tip of the Lizard Peninsula and is Britain's most Southerly point. The village of Lizard is a hive of activity in the summer months and has good facilities. Fantastic cliff top coastal walks from and around the village. More information on Lizard Cornwall.





Lizard Peninsula


Seal Sanctuary Gweek Lizard Peninsula Cornwall


The Lizard Peninsula Cornwall juts magnificently out from Helston and has dramatic coastal scenery and spectacular views. The Lizard Peninsula is an excellent place to visit for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of life. More information about the Lizard Peninsula Cornwall






Lizard Peninsula Cornwall

Coverack Cornwall


Coverack Cornwall is a picturesque old fishing village set on the Lizard peninsula and known to be an old smugglers hide out. Coverack has a shingle and sand beach, rocks with rock pools and a walled harbour. There are facilities but limited out of season. More information about Coverack Cornwall





Penzance Cornwall

Penzance Cornwall


Penzance Cornwall is a historic market town with commanding views over Mounts Bay, shops, galleries, places to eat, interesting buildings and Celtic surroundings - Penzance really does have something for everyone. More information about Penzance 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. Actually in North Cornwall, but near the boarder so included here also. Good facilities in the town. More information on Perranporth Cornwall.






Portreath Cornwall


Portreath Cornwall is a holiday village with harbour and sandy beach. Portreath is popular with families and surfers. Backed by steep cliffs and the sea wall the beach is quite sheltered and facilities are good. More information on Portreath Cornwall.





St Just



St Just Cornwall is in between Penzance Cornwall and Land's End Cornwall and is the most westerly town in Cornwall. The surrounding windswept countryside does give the feel of a place on the edge! St Just has good facilities and the surrounding countryside is popular with walkers and photographers. More information about St Just Cornwall.

West Cornwall has some fantastic places to visit and really does have something for everyone. The long golden beaches of Gwithian, Godrevy and Hayle. Beautiful St Ives with beaches, harbour and popular with artists. Mount's Bay with the back drop of St Michael's Mounts, busy town of Penzance, Marazion with beach and lots of galleries, beautiful harbour of Mousehole famous for the Mousehole Cat and the Fishing port of Newlyn. The town of Falmouth has lots to see and the wild Lizard peninsula a real opportunity to get away from it all.

See the list of places above for more information and images of places in West Cornwall.