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Top 5 Things To Do In St. Agnes, Cornwall

If you havent visited St. Agnes yet, then maybe its about time you start planning your next great holiday vacation in this scenic and historic town on the northern coast of Cornwall. For many, it simply is one of the best places to be to learn more about the culture and history of the region. For some, it is like traveling back in time. For many, however, it is the start of an adventure of a lifetime.



St Agnes is a wonderful place to stay for a holiday. There is lots to see and do. Plus loads of great holiday accommodation, including smart hotels, woodland cabins and homes and cottages which provide some of the best self catering holidays in Cornwall. Here are the top five things you can do on holiday in the beautiful Cornish coastal town of St. Agnes.

Go Kayaking  If you havent tried kayaking yet, now is the best time to do so. St. Agnes is home to some of Britains best guided kayak adventures. Your best option will be with Koru Kayaking as they provide excellent kayaking adventures which includes the North Coast Kayak Adventure and the Frenchmans Creek Kayak Adventure. Either way, you will be spending 2 hours off the coast of Trevaunance Cove. On a warm summer day, you will also be treated to a swim off a fantastic and tranquil secluded beach. 

Explore the Mines of St. Agnes  The town of St. Agnes has always been known for its tin mines. What better way to understand how life was in the 16th to 18th century than to explore the mines that dot the St. Agnes landscape? Head out to the Wheal Coates tin mine or even the Blue Hills Tin Streams. Here you will learn the different stages in the tin mining and production process. There are local shops that offer high quality products to buy as mementoes for the trip.

Frolic on the Beach  Cornwall is best known for its scenic beaches. Bathed by the warm yet unforgiving waters of the Atlantic, the coast along St. Agnes can provide excellent views and fantastic water activities. Chapel Porth is home to the World Bellyboard Championships, an annual event that is now in its 14th year. There are also walking trails in Chapel Porth that will provide you an entirely different perspective of the quaint town such as the Carn Gowla and the White Rocks to St. Agnes Beacon loop. Of course, you can always take a swim in the beaches of St. Agnes. 

Learn the History of the Town  Head to the St. Agnes Museum and learn the history of this coastal village particularly its rich mining and fishing heritage. It contains a lot of fascinating artefacts as well as invaluable information about the origins, the peoples, and the development that has spurred this town into becoming one of Cornwalls most revered communities. 

Take Time to Learn How to Surf  Your trip to St. Agnes wont be complete without taking to the surf. Learn the art of balancing as you weave your board across medium-size waves with some of Cornwalls famous surf schools like the Breakers Surf School. s There are many other activities you can do in St. Agnes. Spending a week or a weekend in this scenic Cornish town will surely make your next holiday vacation a memorable one.

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