Cornish Living

Discover Cornish living, the vibrant and enriching lifestyle Cornwall offers, where stunning landscapes, community spirit, and diverse activities come together. Whether you’re drawn to the coast or the countryside, Cornwall is a place where every day can feel like a holiday.

Embrace Coastal Living in Cornwall

Living in Cornwall means being close to some of the most beautiful beaches and dramatic coastlines in the UK. Therefore, coastal living in Cornwall offers a unique blend of relaxation and adventure. Enjoy daily walks along sandy shores, water activities like surfing and paddleboarding, and the fresh sea breeze. Thus, for those who love the ocean, Cornwall’s coastal lifestyle is unparalleled.

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Family-Friendly Environment

Cornwall is a fantastic place to raise a family. Indeed, the region boasts top-rated schools, safe neighbourhoods, and a wealth of outdoor activities for children and adults alike. From exploring the Eden Project to visiting Camel Creek Adventure Park, there’s always something exciting to do. In addition, our family-friendly homes in Cornwall are designed to provide space, comfort, and safety, making them ideal for young families.

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Rich Cultural Heritage

Cornwall’s rich history and cultural heritage are evident in its many historic sites, festivals, and traditions. From the legend of King Arthur at Tintagel Castle to the stories of our seas at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, there is always something to discover. The iconic St Michael’s Mount, with its medieval church and castle, stands as a testament to Cornwall’s storied past. The arts thrive here too, with numerous galleries, including the Tate Gallery in St Ives, theatres, and craft workshops. The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno, an open-air theatre perched on the cliffs, offers a unique cultural experience. Furthermore, the National Trust also plays a significant role in preserving Cornwall’s heritage, with many beautiful properties and gardens open to the public.




Thriving Communities

Cornwall is known for its close-knit and welcoming communities. Residents often find themselves quickly integrated into local life through community events, local markets, and volunteer opportunities. Moreover this strong sense of community is a significant draw for those looking to relocate, offering a supportive and friendly environment.

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Outdoor Adventures

For outdoor enthusiasts, Cornwall is a paradise. As a result, the region offers endless opportunities for rowing, hiking, cycling, and exploring beautiful gardens like the Lost Gardens of Heligan and Trebah Garden. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the South West Coast Path or thrilling bike rides along the Camel Trail, Cornwall’s diverse landscapes provide a stunning backdrop for any adventure.

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Health and Well-being

Cornwall is a hub for health and well-being, offering some of the best spa facilities in the country. Consequently, many hotels feature luxurious spas with a range of treatments designed to rejuvenate the mind and body. Outdoor activities such as beach yoga sessions, sauna and sea dips, cold water swimming, and gym facilities are readily available, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. Thus, the combination of fresh sea air, natural beauty, and wellness opportunities makes Cornwall an ideal place for holistic health.

See some of the best Spa facilities in the County

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Culinary Delights

Cornwall is also a haven for food lovers. Specifically, the region is famed for its seafood, Cornish pasties, and cream teas. Numerous farmers’ markets, food festivals, and award-winning restaurants offer fresh, local produce. Indeed, living in Cornwall means having access to some of the best food and drink the UK has to offer.

Explore the Michelin guide to Cornwall’s cuisine

Dog-Friendly Living

Cornwall is a top destination for dog owners, offering a plethora of dog-friendly beaches, trails, and eateries. From the sweeping sands of St Ives Bay to the scenic walks along the South West Coast Path, your furry friends will love the adventures awaiting them. Many local attractions and restaurants welcome dogs, making it easy to include your pet in your Cornish lifestyle.

Check out this Cornwall dog guide

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Sustainable and High-Quality Living

Cornwall is at the forefront of sustainable living, with many homes and businesses adopting eco-friendly practices. Our high-quality homes in Cornwall are designed with sustainability in mind, featuring energy-efficient technologies and sustainable materials. This commitment to the environment ensures that Cornwall remains beautiful for future generations.

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Viewing Homes in Cornwall

Interested in experiencing Cornish living firsthand? Schedule a viewing of one of our show homes to see for yourself the quality, design, and stunning locations of our homes. A visit will allow you to truly appreciate what makes Cornwall such a special place to live.

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Experience the Best of Cornish Living

Living in Cornwall offers a unique blend of natural beauty, community spirit, and modern amenities. Therefore, whether you’re looking for a serene coastal retreat, a family-friendly environment, or a vibrant community, Cornwall has it all. Embrace the Cornish way of life and discover the endless opportunities that come with it.

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