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Your views on this area

Matt Morris from Bath
Love looking at these pics. Always look forward to visiting the best place in the world. It allows you to relax so easily and take on another level of your personality.

Gill &amp;amp; Brian Austin,Northampton
Just back from a wonderful week in Cornwall, missing it already. Thanks for the great photos, they will have to last us until next year.

Clint and Linda, Manchester
Looking forward to introducing our new daughter, Molly, to the beautiful county of Cornwall and the wonderful friends we have made there. We have been coming to Cornwall for our annual holiday for the past five years and regret not discovering it sooner.

Alison live in Spain
I am without doubt the best embassador in Spain for Cornwall. My parents have ow retired there and I spent my entire childhood going to Cornwall for the summer holidays, it's magic, so quaint, the turquiose sea always hypnotises me. Viva Cornualles!

Justin from winchester
We spent Christmas in Perranporth for a week in december in a beautiful victorian cottage right next to the sea. At night we could hear the waves whilst in bed. I cannot recommend it enough,if not for the great surfing but for the picturesque surroundings.

Ian Blatchford: Bude Cornwall
Living in Canada. Miss the Beaches, sun, sea and surf and the Hemits. Really miss the salty smells and relaxed atmosphere.

Sean Brkovic ,Ipswich
Im 14 years old and ive been cornwell for my holiday near every year if we dont go in the summer we go in another holiday.I love it down there,the beaches are lovely.We always stay at perranporth which is great for all the family.a sandy beach with a bar on it.i used to bodyboard but last year i learnhow to surf its great.

Pete Hodge, Harrow, Middx
We have a choice next year. Stay in London with the traffic, M25, noise, crime, dirt or come down to Cornwall for good with no traffic, no M25, no noise, little crime, no dirt. Mmmm.. must have a think about that !!!!

Pat Finch Chorley Lancs
We have been coming to Cornwall for holidays for the past 25 years,every year....Why go abroad when all this beauty and tranquility is in our own country.The Perranporth locals,treat us as family,the sun always shines(well almost) the views spectacular.What more can anyone want.Can't wait to get back in July,and hopefully we will be able to retire down there someday. WE LOVE YOU CORNWALL!!!!!!!!!!!

Tracey Styles, Cyprus
I am now living in Cyprus, but miss Cornwall so much. I just love the spectacular North Coast, can't wait to return soon.

Karen Shockley - Oregon, USA
The pictures of your ocean and beaches are *Beautiful*! The water is so, clear and clean. Un-like our Pacific Ocean on the West Coast of USA. The Ocean here is dark and in some areas green. Your beaches are very inviting. I'm in *Awe*. I'd love to come and visit your *Beautiful* Country. :)

Joe O'Leary - Sydney Australia
Cornish through and through. I'm off to book my flight home !!!!

georgia mills
i went to sennen for a week, and went to the surfing school, it is soooo cool. all the surf instructors are dudey and they all love having fun. i recommend everybody going to sennen surfing school!!!!

Dave & Kaz Stockport
What a magical place Cornwall is! Porthcurno is awesome but sitting on the cliffs at Watergate Bay with a Barbie and about 8 o' clock watching the big Atlantic rollers coming in and seeing all the surf dudes How I long to live there one day I swear!

Gary, Pontypridd
Ah, stunning. I can't wait to return in 2 weeks time. But where's Constantine Bay? My fave, where I've returned every summer since I was there as a lad in 1975. Beautiful, but also look at West Wales, which is like a smaller version.

Helen Way, Poole, Dorset
Loving the piccys of cornwall, im 13 and we are going for another holiday in Crakington Haven this year... I cant wait! i love the surf and the veiws and ( i could go on forever!

Emma Barrell
well what can I say i lived on the north coast of cornwall for 12 years as I was fortunate enough to be adopted, I lived on an absolutely amazing farm that had land stretching to the dramatic coastline. They were truly unforgetable years and when I sit in my office looking at a computer all day I ask myself what am I doing? Cornwall has something really very special about it, probably because its one of the most friendliest places in Britain aswell as obviously being the most beautiful.

Anthony-West Bromwich
I remember my first holiday in penzance,ended up coming home after 2 days as our tent got washed away by floods!!....since then I`ve been back many times with a family of my own,and although I`m still young at forty I have a lifetime of Beautiful memories! From surfing(or at least trying to) on Fistral beach,or in bude..boogy boarding,diving head first into Blue N white surf as the waves crash over my head! to walking thru historical Tintagel village,Tommorow we go to mullion near the Lizard,somewhere new,but no doubt beautiful too. Thank you cornwall and it`s people for giving me and my family a place to relax ,enjoy and have fun! away from the daily grind of normal life.

sarah stourbridge
we visit cornwall every year why go abroad ,the beaches are the best,the views fantastic,and our two dogs think the beaches are awesome!

Jude Dugan
Cornwall is the most beautiful, breathtaking and thought provoking place on earth...can't wait till August 05 !

Tina, Cologne, Germany
Just returned from another wonderful holiday to Cornwall. There's no place in the whole world that I love more. Thanks for keeping a great landscape so unspoilt.

Mags from Bristol
have just returned from annual holiday in Holwell Bay and can't wait to go back again!It is the most relaxing place I know!

Richard Duckett Australia
I was evacuated in 1940 to north cornwall till 1945.The love and friendship my brothers and I received can never be repaid.We were billeted at Glengarriff(guest house) in Platt,halfway between ROCK and Wadebridge.the school was Rock institute then St Minver.I can truly say The best years of my life were spent in Cornwall.May be one glorious day I will return.I am now 72 years old.Thank all of you wonderful people for being so caring.

Chris from London
claire higgs- cornwall living in cornwall is great its so peaceful and you get everything you want out of it! you go and visit a city and you realise just how lucky you are to have such a beautiful place to live in. in the summer when the beaches are buzzing with tourists theres always some quite beach round the corner the locals can go to get away from the noise. theres always some where to go when your bored. its a perfect place to live

dave w from helston living in nottingham
Loved the pics!! cant wait to move back i miss it all too much!its a different way of life for sure.

gary spencer, birmingham, west midlands.
went to cornwall three years ago for holiday cant wait to go in august trouble is i dont want to come home luv the fotos trouble is looking at them ijust wanna jump in the car and stay there,

Laura 21 Sheffield
Crantock nr Newquay has been my second home every year of my life and it always will be.thinking about the place brings tears to my eyes.Cranny beach,Vugger cove, Porth Joke, The Bowgie - all special special places if you know them and the local peeps are soo nice - like a family.Realmates. Whenever me and my twin Rose go back it is like we have never left. Cubert Common is so beautiful. It beats the madness of Newquay town anyday!!!

Emma Barrell
I used to live on a beautiful farm (lower tresmorn, st gennys)looking over north cornwall coastline for a eleven years and these years were probably the best, the smell of the sea is very missed.

Rocco Termoli Italy
Very nice!!I like Cornwall and specialy Newquay!!It's a best place in England

Tom Hudson - Placer County, California
These pictures bring back great memories of my trips to Cornwall. I am even more anxious to return with my family!

jack
Very Nice

Shirley Babbage
Love all the pictures but Oh if you are Cornish born and Bred how Homesick for Cornwall you feel. Born in Hayle, Married in Hayle now in Mandurah West Australia, we have wonderful Beaches too but Cornwall just tugs at your heartstrings...so far away.

elaine hoskins
having visited Hayle in 1968 for the 1st time and visited at least twice a year in the last 10 years or so, why are you so reticent about Hayle. Please brag about it - we love it and have introduced our children,grandchildren and friends. So come on be proud, it is a welcoming town with a beach to die for,

Andi White
How I long to return to Cornwall. It has some of the most unspoilt coastline in the country. My sister and I spent some of the happiest times of our childhood in Coverack and the Lizard area.

Manoj, Chennai, India
Excellent photos

Manoj, Chennai, India
I love these pictures. Reminds me of my wonderful time in UK last year

Sarah & Glyn Wright, Nottinghamshire
Can't wait to get to Goonhavern in July. Its a whole different world down there, so laid back! We've been tempted on a couple of occasions to move down but don't want it to spoil the break we have!

Glyn & Sarah Nottinhamshire
We go to Goonhavern every year and love it down there. Looking at these photos makes us realise how much we miss it!!

Jamie from Redruth living in New Zealand
I return to Kernow in two months time but looking at these photos I wish it was tomorow! Really is the most beautiful place in the World and I can't wait to get down to Gwithian and get hold of a pasty!!

Fiona Macpherson
I long for when I can return to Cornwall. My life is only half lived while I am away. It is a physical ache that I feel.

Val Barrell From Fowey
Moved here to reire in October from Welwyn Garden City Herts. Love everything about Cornwall it gives you a great feeling of calmness looking at the sea.

MIchelle-Cornwall born and bred
whoever said there is no place like home was correct...now living in beautiful tuscany(italy) i see amazing views every day.....however you cant beat the fresh sea air and warm atmosphere of Cornwall...sometimes i forget how much i miss it until i see these great photos and feel lucky to be born in such a beautiful place...

Keith Gloucestershire
Wow I thought it was only me who felt so passionate about Cornwall! There is no place like it and even these pictures as fantastic as they are do not truly show the great laid back atmosphere and wonderful smell. (mmm cornish pastys :) ) Havent been back for 2 yrs... I just booked a holiday :) Cant wait!

Crystal from Bristol
Lived in Cornwall for 8 years. Miss the beaches and my relatives!

Jools - Bristol
Standing in Ikea the other day and there's another print of my favourite bay, St Ives. Friends couldn't believe that all the John Miller prints selling (and badly copied !) over the last few years were of 'my' beach, they assumed the beautiful blue sky and white sands were some exotic location Just goes to show - keep your foreign parts to yourself !!!!!!!!!! And to Paul of Manchester, show your wife this website and read the mail, we may sound like nutters but we're nice nutters !!

Stephanie D, Blackpool
I love looing at these picyures it reminds me of happy holidays I have spent in Cornwall munching on a Cornish pasty. The picture of Sennen Beach is beautiful- I luv it. Hope to go this year! Better than goin' aboard, who needs it when you can visit paradise in your own country.

Andy Osborne - Dana Point, Orange County, Southern
These pictures, plus the webcam of Market Jew Street (Penzance) make me very homesick - after moving to Southern California nearly 2 years ago. Can't complain about the scenery/weather here, but as a born and bred Cornishman, it'll be good to get back to the 'old country' for a couple of weeks, and have a pasty or two! "KERNOW BYS VYKKEN!" (Cornwall Forever!)

tracy piper suffolk
we are looking to book a holiday in cornwall this year. we have a 3 year old daughter and are lookin for a beautiful quiet beach, like everyone is. Can anyone recommend a good place to stay.

Julia - Stoke Bishop
Just sent off my holiday deposit for 2 weeks of heaven - you know that feeling don't you! I am such a saddo for Cornwall that I brought a bucket of sand home just so I could run it through my fingers in between visits. It helps a little, but you have to close your eyes!

paul
I have a job to move to from Manchester and my wife is unsure whether to take our child out of school,sell the house and leave the city-can anyone set her mind at rest about selling up and moving to Cornwall?

Alice Street ex Truro now NW Australia
I'm currently living in the outback surrounded by brown water and crocodiles!...what a wonderful set of photos to remind me so dearly of home!

Heather - Sheffield
Miss it loads! Wish I was there instead of revising for my exams here in London!

Tom - Cripplesease/ Nancledra
check out pic 31, triple the size of this right hander and your laughing!! gorgious wave!

Mark Nicholas - Wrexham Clwyd
I have been going to stay in Hayle Cornwall for over 35 years and still cant get enough of it. I hope one day I will be able to move down to cornwall to live which would be just "PERFECT"

John, Santa Rosa, California, U.S.A
Amazing place!Beautiful Scenery,cool people,good weather,Great Pubs and on top of that, You can Surf all year round! Spent 3 wild years stationed at Joint Maritime Patrol St Mawgan serving in the U.S Navy and this Yank is wanting to retire back there!

Charles - Tresillian
I have been lucky enough to have travelled the world, but living and working in Cornwall as I do now is the nearest thing that you'll find to heaven

Geraint Pritchard, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Been going to Polzeath all my long life. Couldnt imagine life without it. The most fantastic place on this planet. Married my wife in the area this year (04), proposing on Pentire last year. Next visit in May 05

Frederik Engels, Belgium
I'm spending my holidays in Cornwall since 1976! I'm in love with the county and now I bring along my own children. It's a place for people who love the natural beauty of the landscapes and the cultural identity of the Cornish people!

Dave Cook - Portsmouth Uni (from Truro, Kernow)
I've been at this university two months now, and theres certainly no place like home. I miss the quaint nightlife and stunning scenery, both inland and at the waters edge!

Mike, Sydney
I havent been to Cornwall for many years. it was my favorite part of the country. these photos are just beautiful.they make me want to move there.

Jools - Bristol
My first steps were on the beach at Gwithian near the Sheep Dip pool and have walked there with 4 generations of my family over the last 50 years. Did anyone else stand in the Red River till their feet turned pink!! Cornwall is the peace in my heart.

Naomi, Delabole Cornwall
I've just started uni in Chichester so had to move away. Everyone up here says lets go to the beach and I laugh now I've shown them these pictures they understand. God don't I miss home and go back at every oportunity just to see what a great place I was born and bred in.

Alice, St Agnes
I love my beautiful home in cornwall. Cant ever imagine moving away from the gorgeous beaches which seem to always make everything ok again. Long live the surfers.

Paul & Keeley Brown
My husband is from Newquay. Whos parents owned a hotel their for over 12 years and has spent the last 11 years in Nottinghamshire, where he got a career, wife and son and will be returning with them very soon. In the meantime thanks for the great pictures that really put the rest of England to shame. shamoan.

Kate from St Ives, Cornwall
Why am I living in Bristol????

Jon Phillips
I am entering my 53rd year and in all that time I have only missed two years when I did not visit Cornwall due to working abroad. I have more than made up for it by visiting on average four times a year. My favourite area is around St Agnes and Chapel Porth beach in particular. I remember going down to Cornwall with my grandparents. Now I`m the grandad taking my grandson but I leave the Werthers Originals at home.

Jean from Illogan, Cornwall (ex Batley)
First came to Cornwall on my honeymoon nearly 40 years ago. After 20 years visiting around 3 times a year,and being heartbroken every time we went back over the bridge, we finally made the move 15 years ago. The best decision we ever made. I could never leave - don't know how all those born and bred could ever move away. There's nowhere in the world as beautiful as the Cornish beaches. I never tire of looking at the views on this site.

barbara(Spain)
Nice to see the sea when is a sunny day the water is clean and you can swimm and see the sun

Anneliese Dreher Witschi, Lucerne CH
Cornwall is so beautyful; and St-Ives my favorite! I had the pleasure to be there in 1991 - I promess: I will come back!

Zoe - Buckinghamshire
Ilove cornwall so much we holiday there every year in a little village called Downderry, near to looe and Pollperro a real treat to wake up, open the curtains to the sea and seagulls on the top of the flagpole in the garden. Just absolutely love it there roll on October!!!

Roxanne- Perranpoth
a nice pictue of perranporth beach.

Sharon Searle, Truro, living in Hawkes Bay, New Z
What a wonderful site, amazing photo's that made me miss Cornwall more than ever, is that possible?? We(my New Zealand husband and two cats) are returning home to Truro in May, 2005. I just can't wait,there's certainly no place like my beloved Kernow!!!

Dan Naylor - Sheffield
Cornwall is truly a magical place. Been coming down on holiday to cornwall for the last few years. The kids love it. Next year, I've persuaded 13 of the family to join us. These pics take me back to a time of relaxation and wonderment.

Mrs Zoe Cook St Just Cornwall
I wont to know why dont you put St Just on your web cam.To let holidays people know were it is.

Lauren N Newquay
I used to live up in hertfordshire in stevenage... and about 7-8months ago we moved down here and ever since then all ive been doing is aving a fab time!! i do miss my old school and friends but something about newquay is breath taking... like when its hot after school all us lot do is go down tolcarne beach or spend the time down harbour just jumping in off the wall and swimming with the seals!My boyfriend is a surfer down here..i find it such an amazing sport normally i would be playing netball! YER great fun jsut shooting a ball in a net.... but here theres sooo mcuh more things to do, theres an never ending list! I LOVE IT X

Gareth Beale Cornwall/Sweden
Im studying in Sweden for a year, its beautiful but a long long way from a Cornish summer!

Giles, Nancledra
I think that the reason picture 28 looks sooooooo lovely is because it shows more of Peter's Point than it does Gwithian. The sand is of a superior quality, the rock is of a more lustrous texture, the cliffs are higher, the beach is quieter, the waves are better (well, less busy), the grass is greener and the sun shines more on Peter's Point. It's the best place in the world, I think.

Vaclav Smetak, Prague, Czech Republic
Never been to that beautyful seaside, is really so relaxing? Spent holiday in Croatia but so many people there! I would love peace and calm while sleeping nearby shore. Maybe next year. Thanks for great photos.

jade whittle-chesire warrington
cornwall is great we go there every year for a holiday and i took some mates with me this year and they loved it why go abroad when you can come here

Brian Stevens - Birmingham, West Midlands.
Just returned from our 2nd consecutive year holidaying in Polzeath. We will return next year. Who needs to go abroad. Get yourself a wet suit and a body board and have a great time.

Alan from Bracknell
There is no where like Kernow I dream of her constantly. Of days spent beach-combing from Gwithian to the Hayle estuary. Those 'endless summers' spent with friends back in the 70's. Never change....

Sam from Chippenham
We have been to Cornwall every year for 15 years, except for last year. we are coming down next week for two fab weeks. Can Not wait.

peter hertfordshire
My girlfriend Linda and i have just returned from Cornwall, she is from New Zealand so should be used to beautiful scenery but our early evening walk along the Bedruthan Steps was one of the most breathtaking experiances we have ever had. All alone with the setting sun , flocking gulls, the musical surf in our ears made this an experiance we shall never forget.

Danny Stacey
Cornwall - It's proper Bo!!

Russell Colley, Essex
Wonderful place. Never fails to capture my heart.

Steve from Nuneaton
I love Newquay and the north coast, but photo 76 is not Fistral beach as stated, do I win a tenner?

Russell Colley, Essex
We have been going to Cornwall for a few years now and each time it never fails to capture my heart.

Willow from Suffolk
Cornwall, what can I say. There is no other place I want to take my summer holiday. I daydream sometimes of sitting on the sand at Bedruthen with the towering cliffs and the waves and the gulls crying overhead, the kids running about and their laughter mixed in with the ocean...ahh............

Hannah, Newcastle
I was born in Cornwall, and lived there until I was 3. I have no idea why i moved!

Brad from Clitheroe
This is the best place in the world, and i have sold everything i own house, cars, motorbike and all my furniture, bought a 4x4 and a caravan and i am moving to cornwall for good. We are going to spend the summer on a camp site and have a six week holiday in the new caravan and look for a new house at the same time. Cant wait, going on the 19th july.

Yvonne Burgess Liverpool
We holiday in Cornwall every year. Who needs to go abroad when you can have the sun and beautiful beaches at home. The kids love it,we stay in Perranporth each time and not that I am wishing my life away but can't wait to retire there.

Peter Crowle
Born and bred in Cornwall now in Canada nearly 50 years. But no place is like "home". I do wish that I could be there more often, every few years is not enough to satisfy the need of ones desire to return to your roots.

Julia from Bristol
These words from 'Cornish World' help me thru Bristol days!"Isn't it grand to be in Cornwall on such a day? There is no other place to be on such a day as this, you have to be there to experience the 'feel' of it all. It is something very hard to define in words, more like an inner peace that heals the wounds from other days." Sez it all for me!

zowie-miles, london
i go to cornwall ever year and i love it i wouldn't go any were else. why go spian or ibiza when you could go some were like this and not spend as much

John Lowther &amp;amp; Granny Grump, Stockport
Will forward some shots later. For me Kernow (Cornwall) has many pleasant memories holidays staying with family in Sunny Gunnislake, driving all around being a beach fisherman (A poor example granted.) I like nothing more than to sling my hook out from the beach at Seaton Downderry. It was there I was whilst sitting in my car that the horror of 9/11 was being narrated. I was in the midst of so much beauty on a glorious day!

Shirley from surrey
Having spent all his holidays in cornwall when my son died at 15 it was the only place to scatter his ashes where I know he would be truly happy. We go back as many time as we can each year Thanks Cornwall for some of the happiest memories ever

Ozzy Pierre - St Merryn -> Manly Sydney
To all the guys that put on the triple S surf shows at the hall, I thankyou.To the first surf contests at Constantine, to the lifesavers at Harlyn Bay thanx for my first board. To Leather Stu who returned from Sri Lanka in the middle of winter in just his thongs,shorts and tshirt at Bodmin(sorry about the p shooter).To the crew that remember Tolgus Cafe and greatly influenced my upbringing with friendship and love. To all my long lost friends in Kernow. I say Gday and remember.

June Rickerby,Wolverhampton,West Midlands
Being very proudly half cornish my Dad was born in Newlyn Penzance, my heart is in Cornwall,I visit when ever I can &amp;amp; except for my grandchildren I would move there today never mind tomorrow its 'Gods beautiful place' on earth the photo's although wonderfull don't do Cornwall justice.

John Kaffka, Bundaberg , Queensland, Oz
I spent my early chilhood days at Polzeath in the war years. These are the fondest memories of all and I long to return. It is a truly magic place! I

Sharon, Hertfordshire
Wow! It's got to be the best place on earth, my husband and I go there as often as possible and are now treated like locals! One day we will be moving to the north coast. Can't get any better than that

Gianluca, Rome, Italy
Wonderful pictures that makes my journey in Cornwall come to my mind and its beauty come to my heart

Jennifer Caldecott Newbury
North Cornwall is the most beautiful area in England. The view from Tintagel cliff overlooking the ocean cannot be beaten. Tranquility in an instant.

lee fowler western australia
I can smell that salty sea air and if I close my eyes I can feel the cool wind that I used to play in my life is in Australia but my heart will always be in england with my arms around cornwall.

Rosalie Schroeder, Canada
My mom (born in Porthgwarra) and I visited in 1992. Cornwall is the best of all Britain. I could easily return to my roots and live there!

Martin Brannan - Sheffield
Cornwall is the best place in the uk,So full of insperation,Helps one to think when leaving the city life behind. Love It.

Sam Jarman, Goonhavern
Kernow is great! being half cornish (of which im very proud) i have had holiday's here since i was a baby. I have now moved here permanently, how lucky am I! so many beautifull places, great people, excellent pubs i just can't get enough!

Simon from Bristol
I lived in Cornwall when I was a boy. went to school at Coverack and Helston. After all these years the draw to return home is stronger than ever!

Linda from Liverpool
My grandad was stationed near Land's End during the 2nd World War. After the war he brought the family, all 30 plus of us back to Perranporth every year and gave us the happiest memories of our lives. After 20 years of dreaming I can't wait to finally move down later this year.

Tony Provis
Cornish born and bred (Port Isaac) at present in Hampshire - by the sea of course! Nothing compares to the views of Cornwall though, the photos are so good they strike home!!!

Paul, Southampton
I'm currently studying in Southampton University, i really miss the lazy summer days surfing at watergate bay and the fun nights out in Newquay. Looking forward to the summer holidays already!

Raimundo Daltro - Brazil
I was in London five times and I did not know how beautiful Cornwall was. I intend to return as soon as possible to know to much more about Cornwall.

eira leslie Perth Western Australia
We left Cornwall in 1968 ( St. Ives ). There are very few beaches in the world with such atmosphere,beauty and variety as Cornish ones. A friend has just returned from St. Ives this summer and said it has never looked better. We all miss it so much.

Georgia Rowe-St.Neot (living in NZ)
I haven't been back to Cornwall for 5 years and these photo's have made me so homesick! I have always been proud to say that i'm Cornish, and these pictures just re-iterate why! I am looking forward to coming back in the New Year.

Catherine - Canada
Cornwall is undoubtedly the most gorgeous part of England. Porthleven, in particular, never fails to charm me.

Isobel Allard (nee Matthews) Ellerslie.Auckland NZ
My Dad was born in Cot Valley in 1898 lived in "Fern Villa" I visited Cornwall in 1994,stayed in Penzance and walked the streets of a number of townships learning the history along the way.Helped on Tom Bola stalls.Met and/or talked with 20 of my 22 first cousins. A magic place that stole my heart and which is part of my daily life.

josiecamborne
no place like cornwall live here all my life would never move away

Katie Macdonald (Shropshire)
I have been going to Cornwall (Crantock) every year since i was born and i would be truly mortified not to keep doing so as i have fallen in love with the place!!!!!!

Dana Stulce-Virginia Beach,USA
stationed in Cornwall for 3 years with our navy at St.Mawgan-so lucky were we!At every turn a vision of natural beauty coupled with a great cultural identity-Kernow Forever!

Marco - Italia
E' una terra bellissima, non vedo l'ora di ritornarci.

Andrew Collins (living in Canada)
I am originaly from Delabole. I miss Cornwall so much. Wish I could come back and live. People who live there are the luckiest people in the world.

Elaine Thorpe Caddington Beds
I spent all my childhood holidays in Porth Near Newquay Cornwall, they were the best ever. I have just come back from Widemouth Bay, I had never been there before, the beach and surfing were excellent. I have very fond memories of Cornwall.

Steve Goodrum - Falmouth (live in Kent)
At Black Head near St Austell there is a memorial to a Cornish poet. His quote is 'This was the Land of my content'. I think I know what he meant, God's country.

Jessica - speaking from Manchester
My family originate from Cornwall, my father is from Bodmin and even though I don't live there anymore, Cornwall still feels like home. I feel very proud to be Cornish and I wish I still had the accent! Can't wait to go back there again, it is the best and most beautiful county in Great Britain, and my family are there as well.

Alison, Essex
We've been going to Cornwall for our holidays for the past 8 years or so, just love the place, its so beautiful. For the last couple of times we've been staying at the Lizard, virtually on the cliff edge- such breathtaking sunrises!!

Clare, from n. Cornwall, living in Canada
It's wasn't until I moved so far away that I realised how lucky i was to have Cornwall as my home. I will be back next year, but in the meantime these photos keep me grounded and remind me of whats waiting for me when i get back.

colin White- Watford Herts
Have been going to Cornwall for 25 years and still fall in love with it every time i go back!! I went travelling around the world and have been to some great countries including Oz and New Zealand but Cornwall has it even when raining!! great place great beer (HICKS HSD) great beeches can't wait to go back

Jen Collenette - Truro (Studying in Vancouver)
Theres no place like home, especially when you're from Cornwall!

Rich, Southampton
Was sat at work here in Southampton missing Kernow, and found these fantastic pictures of some of my favourite beaches. Like many others have said it's when u live in a city like Southampton that you realise how lucky you are to be Cornish and how different the place and the people really are. Thanks for the photos, they keep me going surrounded by townies and concrete up here.

Peter Russell - Feock Nr Falmouth
Cornwall or Kernow as it is in cornish is the most amazing place in the world. I've lived there for all my life and you cannot get enough of the place. There is always something to do of something going on. I wouldn't move across the border for a million pounds.

Sian Miles - Stratford Upon Avon
Love Cornwall so much that we have bought our very own cottage in Mousehole and visit almost every weekend!

Maggie Wong, Hong Kong
Used to study at Penzance. Cornwall is a great place! Such a friendly place. Love the Minack and Land's End. Had visited twice after school and can't wait to go back again!

Joy Thorogood Welwyn Hertfordshire
I have been going to cornwall since I was little.I loved it then and still love it now partically Polzeath it is beutiful and I have wonderful memories. The Best!!!

Rob &amp;amp; Judith from Penzance (now Swindon)
Fantastic pictures - there is no other place like it! Can't wait to move back home in a few years.

claire higgs- cornwall
living in cornwall is great its so peaceful and you get everything you want out of it! you go and visit a city and you realise just how lucky you are to have such a beautiful place to live in. in the summer when the beaches are buzzing with tourists theres always some quite beach round the corner the locals can go to get away from the noise. theres always some where to go when your bored. its a perfect place to live

Steve Keir - Troon , Camborne
We moved here in August from Manchester, our house over looks farmland and over to St Ives, we never stop looking out of the window,eveything about Cornwall is magical, only sorry we did not do it years ago.

Jude &amp;amp; Graham Boardman Salford Gtr Manchester
Who needs abroad? Cornwall is our idea of heaven. Have been going for over 20 years and would love to be able to call it home one day

Jess Maine
Im from London but i live in ST ives now. id just like to say how much i love cornwall. the locals here are lovely especially Carla

Bob &amp;amp; Sandra Fisher - Undy, Monmouthshire
To us Perranporth is a haven of peace and tranquility. Have been holidaying there for the last eight years and may retire there. Wonderful Cornwall !

USA - Cambride Massachusetts
It looks like a beautiful fairytale. It's hard to believe that such places and views still exist.

Russ, Camborne
I have lived in Cornwall all my life, it is most relaxed places in England, there is no pressure at all! All I can say is that I am proud to be Cornish :o)

Rune Tollefsen
Norway calling.Visit Cornwall twice a year. Walking the south west coasthpath and are stunned by the scenery.I am coming down there in the end of October and I will stay in Penzance for 8 days. See you all. Kind regards Mr. Rune Tollefsen

Craig - Bristol
Its a great place, who needs to go abroad when we got Cornwall... Bude is quality !

Hannah Hitchens Penzance (now Bristol)
I love Kernow. Miss the beaches and me lovely mates, and pasties (obviously).

Jim Bolton - Guiseley, West Yorkshire
Where else can you relax in a cliff-edge, open air, Roman-style theatre watching magical performances, whilst at the same time having the possibility to viewing basking sharks, seals and porpoises in the bay?

Susan Wait
I love cornwall so much, I love the beaches, they are so breathtaking I wish I could have one in Manchester.

Ken Higham Cumbria
I live near the lake District in Cumbria But I STILL Holiday in CORNWALL.

Laura Morrison, Cornwall
I live in Cornwall and its the most amazing place in the world in my eyes. The photos show some of the lovely beaches, but you should see the ones that only the locals know about!

Vinod - Surrey
There is no words for the magical beauty of this place. Cant wait till the next time I'm there..

Tom Rihosek - Prague
Looks incredible... but chilly at the same time.

Nick Burton, Nottingham.
These photos are wonderful and remind me I'll be back surfing there in two weeks. There is no place on earth like it, from the USA to Europe.

Suzi, Oldham, Greater Manchester
Go to Cornwall every year and the visits get longer and longer and more often and every time it gets harder to leave. Cornwall is the most beautiful place on earth.

Janet Butler, Accrington, Lancashire
Reminds me of my late Boxer dog Poppy, who worked as a PAT dog for the charity Pets as Therapy, having a great time running on the quiet beach at Polly Joke, a few years ago. What a beautiful part of the world and don't I wish we were all there now...

Brian Canada
We spent a week in Cornwall in 1993. Best holiday ever, so quiet and relaxing in September. Can't wait to return someday.

amanda ranford south Australia.
Great to see the beauty of my home. you really take it all for granted!!!

Adam Davey (mole)Pz currently in Oz
I had to travel to the other side of the planet to realise what I had, looking forward to returning.

David Andrew - Brighton
Heaven on earth. I forgot how much I loved Cornwall until recently. Spent last Sunday morning surfing in crystal clear waters at Gwithian. You can take the Cornishman out of Cornwall but you can't take Cornwall out of a Cornishman.

Melissa Brown, camborne
I walk along the beach at gwithian, in the sunset, god blessed cornwall

Alice Scriven
I have been going to Polzeath in cornwall since i was a baby, and it has always been the most beautiful place i have ever been to!

Justin Belling - Durban, South Africa
Cornwall is an amazing place and I will most certainly keep coming back time after time. My girlfriend and I had such an amazing holiday that we have now fell in love not only with each other but also with Cornwall. Cornwall is the best hidden secret that England has to offer all beach lovers.

Jo Bird, Napier, New Zealand
My favourite place on earth? Sat on the rocks in the sunshine at Godrevy by the lighthouse watching the seals. Heaven.

gary nilsson st helens merseyside
to nice to be true but it is

Hans Heemsbergen, Amsterdam, Holland
Me and my family, fell in love with England this summer. Especially Cornwall. Such beautiful landscapes, friendly people and the ever changing beauty of the sea. No more France for us (that's where most Dutchmen go in the summer)

Neil Owen
Its not until you live abroad do you appreciate how wonderful Cornwall can be.

Colin Nuttall - Frodsham, Cheshire
A beautiful area of England and always a pleasure to visit.

Sharon Wohlleber Houston Texas
I was born Sharon Retallack, and lived in St. Keverne near Helston, for the first 26 years of my life. I miss it. Thanks for the wonderful pictures.

Joanna Beard - Perth, Western Australia
It is wonderful to be reminded of home when you live thousands of miles away on the other side of the world. I can't wait to go home for a visit.

alan bassford - Bingley -west yorkshire
the nearest thing to paradise -can't wait until we next return

Polly Richards, Hayle (living in Cambridge)
These fantastic photos are making me very homesick - I may have to plan another trip down! It's easy to forget just how lucky we are to have all this at our doorsteps(even in deepest winter).

John Ford - Batley , West Yorkshire
Nice to have a reminder of the beautiful unspoilt beaches now that our annual holiday is over and we are 400 miles away

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