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Our Cornwall and Scilly Isles places to stay highlight the best of the owner-managed bed-and-breakfasts, guesthouses, inns and small hotels in this popular tourist county of South-West England.
Coastal Cornwall is consistently spectacular, with its towering cliffs and Atlantic rollers. Sister hotels The Gurnard's Head and The Old Coastguard are worth visiting for their relaxed atmosphere and stunning sea views. We would also like to draw your attention to Summer House, another one of our old favourites.
On the Scilly Isles we recommend the charming and unusual Star Castle. Inland Cornwall offers a retreat from the busier coastal location, especially during peak season, and while the landscape is at times a little bleak for some visitors, the granite tors of Bodmin Moor and pretty lakes can be a welcome change of scenery. Our Cornwall selection sums up the best smaller places to stay in the county.