Late summer in Cornwall
With the summer crowds reduced as children make their way back to school, September gives holiday makers a unique opportunity to take advantage and experience Cornwall with lower crowd levels and continued excellent weather.
Visitors can take advantage of the late summer dry weather with summer blooms including the purple hues from the heather adorning the coastal paths.
Hiking the Godrevy Heritage coast is even more spectacular this time of year. The purple hues of the heathers adorn the cliff edges and coastal paths made even more beautiful against a sunset at Godrevy.
During September the South East Cornwall Walking Festival is taking place which is suitable for casual walkers and experienced hikers alike. Experience the natural views of Cornwall with stunning views and diverse heritage.
Explore the beautiful scenery and historic settings including filming locations featured on the Popular BBC series Poldark, ancient stone circles, beautiful Cornish gardens and South West Coastal Path.
The South East Cornwall Walking Festival runs several events throughout the month from the 16th to 23rd.
There are many beautiful hiking routes available in and around the Portreath area, head over to our Walks and Tours area for details.
For music and entertainment lovers, the Looe Music Festival runs from 21st to 23rd September in and around the town centre of Looe. During the three days in September the port of Looe becomes host to a wide range of entertainment, music and culture with headliners including The Stranglers and The Waterboys.
With the continuing dry weather taking advantage of lower crowd levels makes Cycling the Camel Trail this time of year even more enjoyable. The late summer blooms and make exploring the disused railway line that runs from the edge of Bodmin Moor, into Bodmin, onto Wadebridge and ending in Padstow.
The Camel Trail give families easy access to the beautiful Cornish countryside. Best experienced by cycling, bikes can be hired along the route.
Poldark Filming Locations
Beautiful locations made popular by the BBC One series Poldark are perfect for visiting in September with lower crowd levels. Filming locations include Church Cove Gunwalloe, Botallack, Charlestown areas of Bodmin Moor and Ross Poldark’s cottage, Nampara.
The Season to Visit
The late summer blooms, continued dry weather and lower crowd levels, September is an ideal time to visit Cornwall. Our self-catering holiday cottages are located in the coastal town of Portreath sharing excellent sea views overlooking Portreath beach and harbour.
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