Penzance the last town at the southwesternmost corner of England before Land's End. The rocky coast around Penzance is among the most spectacular in Europe. The dramatically sited Minack Open-Air Theatre is a must-see for anyone who wants to experience a Shakespeare play differently.
Home to barely 2,000 people, the Isles of Scilly are the southernmost and warmest part of the British Isles. Besides its pleasant microclimate, the archipelago is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has a few Neolithic stone circles.
The artistic capital of Cornwall, the little seaside town of St Ives attracts an incredible lot of tourists in summer. Home to numerous painters and sculptors in the 1920's and 30's, their works are now displayed in the Tate St Ives, an offshoot of the world-renowed Tate Gallery of London.