Forming a peninsula on the southwestern tip of England, Cornwall is surrounded by sea on almost all sides and is the English county with the longest coastline. Cornwall is a part of the UK unlike any other, with wild countryside, stunning beaches, its own cuisine and a distinctive local culture.
Whilst Cornwall offers tradition and history, it’s anything but outdated. Alongside that rugged countryside and those pristine sand beaches, Cornwall is home to attractive villages, flourishing towns and cities, innovative restaurants and modern facilities and comforts. Cornwall is a fantastic place to live, and at Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new build homes in Cornwall across our developments in the county.
Cornwall is a wonderfully diverse county with rolling hills, forests, moorlands, rugged coasts, quaint villages, vibrant cities, fantastic food and a laid-back approach to life
Cornwall is the county with the longest coastline – it has over 300 beaches, including many of the best found in the UK
24 of Cornwall’s schools are rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted
- The county is home to seven universities and colleges, including world famous Falmouth University and Cambourne School of Mining, plus Exeter University’s modern Penryn Campus
Cornwall is served by Newquay Airport, has excellent links to Exeter Airport, and has a train line that connects key stations in the county to London Paddington
WHY CORNWALL IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Cornwall is a popular place to live and it’s no mystery as to why. The county offers a superb choice of villages, towns and cities to visit and call home, from its capital of Truro to stunning St Ives, to lively Newquay, historic Liskeard and characterful Falmouth.
The county is famed for its beautiful countryside and beaches, and this is a reputation that’s more than deserved. Cornwall is home to some of the best beaches in Europe, as well as superb country walking and cycling, ancient forests and some of the wildest terrain in the UK, especially at Bodmin Moor and The Lizard.
Cornwall offers excellent options for education, with 24 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted. There are a range of universities and colleges across the county, including the world renowned Cambourne School of Mining and Falmouth University, plus the recently built Penryn Campus of Exeter University.
Food, entertainment and culture are wonderfully catered for in Cornwall, with a host of famous restaurants and food festivals, brilliant pubs, and unique local shops and cafés across the county. Popular attractions include Tintagel Castle, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project.
With an excellent road and rail network running through the county, Cornwall is a breeze to get around. You can spend the morning shopping in Truro, head to Newquay beach for the afternoon, then while away the evening in Falmouth with ease. The A30 main road, a rail line to London, and Newquay Airport give easy access to the rest of the UK and abroad.
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With its beaches, homes by the sea, glorious countryside, fantastic food and an easy-going approach to life, Cornwall is a county that people dream about living in. With so much on offer, from relaxed villages to lively cities, Cornwall can make a fulfilling home for anyone, whether you’re a young professional, a family or a retiree.
If you want to call Cornwall home, you’ll find a range of new build homes in Cornwall with Wain Homes.
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