North Cornwall is many people’s favourite holiday spots as the miles of green countryside, rugged coastline and great choice of towns and attractions appeal to all ages. Whether you are looking to take a short break here or a full holiday, you are spoilt for choice as far as accommodation goes to start with, but you should seriously consider booking a stay at the Camelot Castle Hotel to experience the best of Cornish hospitality hotels in Cornwall.
Hotels and legends
Taking its name from the famous castle that is indelibly linked with the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Located at Tintagel, where the famous castle sits which is said to be both the birthplace of King Arthur and where his remains lie, the Camelot Castle Hotel,is affordable luxury in an outstanding setting that offers everything your family could want from a high end hotel. Camelot is also one of the few dog friendly hotels in Cornwall.
As for the area itself, it is hard to know where to start in terms of attractions. If you want to know more about the Arthurian legend then head to the exhibition in the town of Tintagel that will give a fascinating insight into the romanticism of bygone days when gallant knights fought for the hands of fair ladies and arguments were settled on horseback with a jousting contest.
Find out all about Queen Guinevere, brave Sir Lancelot, Arthur, the most enigmatic of all kings and the rest of the knights that took their place around that famous round table.
If you though the age of steam was dead then you are in for a real treat as there is a section of the historic Great Western Railway that has been lovingly restored and an authentic steam train runs along here to make an attraction that the whole family will love. You can hop off and on at will if you want to explore the scenic places it passes through, and this is one attraction you will want to do again.
Cornwall is famed for its beaches, especially around Newquay, the surfing capital of the UK. That is not to say that north Cornwall is lacking in any way, as this area boasts two of the most picturesque beaches you will find in Cornwall; Trebarwith Strand and Bossiney Cove. These stretches of pure golden sands are perfect for families to spend time together on or for adults to have an afternoon of rest and relaxation as a major bonus of these beaches is that they are never crowded.