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Five fun Cornish activities to enjoy this spring

Welcome the new season in Cornwall with these five outdoor activities. From community-based events to popular tourist attractions – and even amazing walking trails.

The tides of March: gentle spring beach walks

A stirring stroll along a sandy beach, followed by a slap-up feed in a seafront caff. What better way to welcome the arrival of spring to the south-west?

In search of a new world: Mayflower 400

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower setting sail from Plymouth to America. Discover the true story behind the pilgrims’ epic voyage and explore some of the top events commemorating the journey.

Bargain-hunter's guide to Cardiff

Check out the best places to bag a bargain in the Welsh capital, including flea markets, a remarkable record shop and a brill book store.

Four fantastic boat trips from Falmouth

Whatever your interests, Falmouth provides the perfect base for exploring the Cornwall's coast by boat.

Come visit the Cotswolds with GWR

Thatched-roof cottages, golden stone buildings, great pubs and British countryside. Visit the Cotswolds sith GWR. Check out one of the prettiest patches of rural England, only a short journey London Paddington.

Fun things to do in Exmouth

This south Devon seaside town boasts miles of golden sands, a picturesque estuary and historic walks – and it’s the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast.

Best seaside days out

With plenty of beautiful beaches just a train-ride away, there’s no need to travel abroad for a seaside holiday this summer. We’ve picked some of our favourite UK beach retreats from across the network for the whole family to enjoy – just don’t forget to pack your shades!

Fun things to do in Truro

Truro might be small, but it packs a punch. Stunning Georgian architecture and a thriving foodie culture, it’s the perfect place to hang out in Cornwall.

Fun things to do in Penzance

West is best, with pirates, palm trees and beach-front promenades, make Penzance your next port call.