If you go
WHERE TO STAY The Old Coastguard The Parade, Mousehole, Penzance 011-44-17-3673-1222 oldcoastguardhotel.co.uk A small, seaside hotel located in Mousehole, a fishing village near Penzance. A very convenient spot for touring major sites of South and West Cornwall. Pets welcomed. Double beds from $175.
WHERE TO EAT 2 Fore Street 2 Fore St., Mousehole, Penzance 011-44-17-3673-1164 2forestreet.co.uk A tiny seafood restaurant on the Mousehole harborfront. Entrees start at $20.
Porthminster Beach Cafe Porthminster Beach, St. Ives 011-44-17-3679-5352 porthminstercafe.co.uk An award-winning fish restaurant located on — not overlooking — a white, sandy beach. Entrees start at $22.
The Gurnard’s Head Near Zennor, St. Ives 011-44-17-3679-6928 gurnardshead.co.uk Isolated on a coastal road along the Moors, this charming, characterfilled pub boasts comfy, rustic furnishings and a fresh, seasonal menu. Entrees start at $18.
Sam’s 20 Fore St., Fowey 011-44-17-2683-2273 samscornwall.co.uk A bright, colorful pub with upbeat art and music in fashionable Fowey. Entrees start at $20.
WHAT TO DO Eden Project Bodelva, Cornwall 011-44-17-2681-1911 edenproject.com Enormous biodomes with tropical and Mediterranean environments. Open year-round. Admission costs $31; $16 for children. Save by purchasing a joint ticket with Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Lost Gardens of Heligan Pentewan, St. Austell, Cornwall 011-44-17-2684-5100 heligan.com After centuries of disarray and overgrowth, the 80-acre gardens were rescued and restored starting in 1990. Open year-round. Admission costs $16; $10 for children.