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37 Incredibly Brilliant Things You Should Love About Cornwall

Cornwall, Britain's greatest region, is more than just a place for a holiday. It's way better than Devon, for sure.

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8. Not only does Cornwall have a patron Saint, St. Piran...

He floated a millstone over the sea from Ireland, discovered tin, lived for 200 years, and was very fond of a drink. He met his end falling down a well.


15. There are new pieces of history being created as well. This is Sawmills studio, used by a variety of rockstars.

Only accessible by boat, past users include Robert Plant, Oasis, The Verve, Supergrass, Muse, The Stone Roses, and Ride.

16. New bands are coming through as well. This is Tall Ships, named for the annual Falmouth festival

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26. Cornwall has given the world its share of celebrities as well

Thandie Newton was brought up in Penzance. Sir Ben Ainslie, Kristin Scott Thomas, Andrew Ridgley and Dawn French all have ties with the region as well, among many others.

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