Below are a list of towns and villages in North Cornwall - Click on a link to read further.



Attractive village sheltered in a green valley on the north -eastern fringe of Bodmin Moor. There is a stream which flows through the village which is itself dominated tower of the 15thC St Nonna's church, known as 'The Cathedral of the Moor'.


Picturesque village located on the western slopes of Bodmin Moor. The village green is surrounded by Georgian and Victoria houses and cottages. Ideal starting point for walkers across the moor.


Just 30 minutes from the stunning north and south coast Cornish beaches and at the gateway to the traffic-free, walking and cycling route - the Camel Trail. Only a stone throw from the world-famous Eden Project and has two impressive houses – Pencarrow and the National Trust’s Lanhydrock – right on its doorstep.


Boscastle is a quaint medieval harbour and village hidden in a steep sided valley. An excellent base for exploring the area including moorlands, sheltered wooden valleys and coastal footpaths offering magnificent views.


Sunshine, beaches and surfing. A great place for families with activities for all ages including golf, crabbing, pedallo boats and playparks. Bude has some lovely beaches within minutes of the town and great places to eat.


Camelford is an attractive and ancient town which straddles the A39, the Atlantic Highway trunk road, between Bude and Wadebridge and which is situated on the River Camel.

Constantine Bay

Reavealled at low tide is a large sandy bay with rock pools to be explored to the left of the bay, with sand dunes coves to the right. Constantine is perfect for families, surfers and walkers, as there are gentle headland walks in either direction and fab surf!

Crackington Haven

Coastal village with spectacular beach and magnificent 400ft cliff walks Cornwall's highest coastal point. Whichever direction you approach Crackington Haven, the views are really spectacular. Superb day out for families, swmming, walking and rambling.


'The City of Slate.' Being the 3rd highest village in Cornwall, Delabole has several areas of interest, and pleasant walks. Superb day out in Cornwall- ideal for families, swmming, walking and rambling. Close by is the first commercial wind farm in UK.


A typical Cornish town, with its Georgian houses, uniquely carved church, narrow streets and market square. Even with a range of shops and services equal to many bigger towns, Launceston still retains a traditional atmosphere.


One of the least spoilt of Cornish fishing ports. Narrow streets, pastel-washed medieval houses, bustling waterfront and renowned restaurants.


Situated on the North coast of Cornwall, it hosts a fantastic wide beach and sheltered village and is also one of the worlds most renowned destinations for surfing.

Port Isaac

Unspoilt fishing village whose white-painted and slate-hung houses run down the steep sides of a coombe to a sheltered harbour. Location for famous Poldark TV and Doc Martin series. Network of alleyways, some extremely narrow, one called 'Squeeze-ee-belly' Alley. Old pilchard cellars and a shingle beach with several working crabbers.


Village in a small estuary inlet, frequented by the sailing fraternity. Passenger ferry from here runs across the river to Padstow. Family beach at Daymer Bay. Nearby 13thC St Enodoc Church where Sir John Betjeman, and his mother are buried.

St Breward

Granite quarrying village high on the moors, with Norman church built from local stone. Walks to stone circles.

St Mabyn

St.Mabyn is situated in North Cornwall, between Wadebridge and Bodmin Moor in an area dominated by undulating farmland. The centre of the village features the "grade I "listed 15th century Church of St.Mabena with its 75 feet (23 m) high tower.

St Teath

Flowery lanes leading to pretty village with a clock tower in the centre. Cottages and walls built from local Delabole slate. Churchyard, with magnificent carved Celtic cross.


Tintagel is famous for its legendary connection to King Arthur, Merlin and the legend of Camelot. The village is an eclectic mix of stone cottages along with a multitude of shops selling numerous holiday souvenirs, arts and crafts and mystical goods associated with the legend of Tintagel Castle.

Trebarwith Strand

Trebarwith strand is located 2½ miles to the south of Tintagel. The beach is at the end of a steep sided valley is idea for families at low tide and is an excellent surfing location. This is a picturesque location - a favourite of photographers and walkers.


Trevone Bay has two lovely beaches dominated by high cliffs on one side and large rocky ledges and outcrops on the other. The beaches have distinct characters -one is perfect for family beach holidays with has golden sands and sheltered coves.


One of North Cornwall's main market towns and gateway to the Camel Trail, now the third largest attraction in the whole of Cornwall. This centrally located town has much to offer visitors of all ages and interests all year round.

Week St Mary

The village set amongst the hills about three miles from the North Cornish coast near Crackington Haven, is largely involved with farming and agriculture. Week St Mary, an ancient village, lies at a height of about 600ft above sea level and is mentioned in the Domesday Book.


Welcombe is a popular holiday destination with many social events throughout the year. It lies on the Atlantic Coast, just on the Devon side of the North Cornwall/ Devon border.