Beautiful photos of Cornwall

With its sleepy villages, hidden coves and historic harbours, Cornwall is an ever-popular location for those seeking a slice of the rural idyll

Cornwall’s majestic coastline and stunning countryside has been long been charming visitors, but its recent starring role in BBC’s remake of 18th-century drama Poldark introduced its delights to a whole new audience. Take a look at some of its most glorious spots.

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Crowns Engine Houses at Botallack, Cornwall. Credit: JLImages/Alamy
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St Mawes Castle, St Mawes, Cornwall. Credit: Travel Pix Collection/AWL Images Ltd
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A beautiful St Ives street. Credit: Corbis
Greenaway Beach, North Cornwall. Credit: Visit Britain
Greenaway Beach, North Cornwall. Credit: Visit Britain
Harbour in Port Isaac, a historic fishing port. Credit: Visit Britain
Harbour in Port Isaac, a historic fishing port. Credit: Visit Britain
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