Top reasons to visit St. Mellion and to explore Cornwall!
Cornwall is a picturesque county filled with secret beaches, plenty of ancient fishing villages, and oodles of history. After all, there’s a reason that many national and international visitors choose to make this their go-to holiday destination year-in, year-out! If you're looking for the ultimate leisure break UK destination, check what we have to offer!
Thanks to our mild climate, Cornish gardens are something to write home about. Discover the world’s largest greenhouses at The Eden Project , get lost under ancient canopies at the Lost Gardens of Heligan, or fall in love with the exotic paradises of Trebah and Glendurgan who each have their own secluded beach.
From sweeping stretches of sandy shores, to dramatic steep-cliffed coves with wild waves crashing, there’s over 400 tip-top beaches to keep you occupied... and most of them are only a short drive from our resort! Places like Whitsand Bay, Newquay or Polzeath are one of the best to enjoy surfing, kitesurfing, bodybording, SUP or just to have a walk by the sea.
Strolling along the Cornish part of the south west coastal path makes for the perfect afternoon out. Along the way, you’ll likely see historic fishing ports like Looe or Polperro , as well as plenty of local wildlife. If you’re lucky, you may even spot a seal!
Cornwall has been a natural home to inspiration, art and ideas since the early 19th century. So much so that, apart from London, you’ll find nowhere in the country that’s host to more artists. Put the Minack Theatre , TateSt Ives and Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens on your to-do list.