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Holidays in Cornwall

From picturesque beaches to the wonder of the moors, Cornwall has so much to offer your escape to the forest.

Discover Cornwall

Where to stay in Cornwall

Loved by our guests and wildlife alike, Deerpark would be the place to stay if you're looking for a perfectly-positioned base to begin your holiday in Cornwall from.

Cornwall holidays... conjure up white, sandy beaches and rugged cliffs; wild, windswept moors and atmospheric ruins; historical gardens and imposing castles. And of course, forests. In Deerpark, Cornwall some of our cabins are set on the banks of an old Cornish millpond, deep within a wooded valley. They are in a prime location to discover the unsurpassable delights of wild, beautiful, historic Cornwall during weekend or short breaks.

Whether you're looking for dog friendly holidays in Cornwall or hot tub holidays in Cornwall, our self catering Cornwall cabins at Deerpark are the perfect choice.

Beautiful Cornwall

What to see in Cornwall

Home to spectacular views and marvellous architecture, Cornwall offers a significantly diverse landscape with nearly a third of the area recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With a number of spectacular sandy beaches such as Whitsand Bay and Lantic Bay providing great spots for surfers and water sport lovers to the remarkable 300 mile stretch of the South West Coast Path providing walkers with some fantastic sights of headlands, valleys, moorland and coves. Restormal Castle is a perfect spot for some fantastic views and is a common place to enjoy a picnic. The remains of this 13th-century circular castle is just a 20-minute drive from Deerpark.

Cornwall destinations

Seaside towns and fishing villages

In the South of Cornwall, you will find a number of picturesque fishing villages including favourites such as Looe and Polperro. Both only a short 15-minute drive from our Deerpark location. Visit the elegant estate of Lanhydrock House and Gardens to experience life from a time gone by. The world famous Eden Project is just a 30-minute drive away and houses over a million plants from around the world. Take a trip to the ancient stannary town of Lostwithiel, just 20 minutes from our cabins. This lively little town has a calendar packed full of events including the Cornish Cider Festival and LostFest and is also known as the antiques capital of Cornwall.

Activities in Cornwall

What to do in Cornwall

If sight-seeing isn’t your thing or you’re looking for something more pro-active why not head to Adrenalin Quarry and give the 40mph wild zip-wire a go, just 20 minutes away from your cabin at Deerpark. Go Ape are located in Haldon Forest if it’s a tree-top adventure you’re after. Go Karting at Kartworld is another fast-paced day out – take a race on their 800-metre purpose built track. If you want something for the little ones why not visit the animals at the award-winning Pennywell Farm, the largest farm attraction in South West England which is just 55 minutes away.

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What can you do in Cornwall for free?

Visit any of the beautiful beaches, go for a walk or cycle along the Camel Trail, explore Cardinham woods, hit the cycle trails at Lanhydrock, climb Brown Willy on Bodmin Moor, and take the kids to family-friendly Falmouth Art Gallery.

 

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What is the most beautiful place in Cornwall?

The often overlooked south eastern corner of the county is one of the most beautiful places in Cornwall. Here, you’ll find pretty harbour villages such as Looe and Polperro, stunning castles, such as Restormel and St. Mawes, and beautiful gardens, such as The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Cotehele, as well as the breath-taking National Trust landscape of the Fowey Estuary.

 

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What is there to do in Cornwall in the winter?

Clear your head on a beach walk with the surf crashing beside you, cycle along the Camel Trail to Padstow, see snowdrops and crocuses at Cotehele, visit the Eden Project and the National Maritime Museum at Falmouth. Stay in a cabin at Deerpark and watch from your hot tub for shooting stars in the winter sky..

 

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