The Good Hotel Guide is the leading independent guide to hotels in Great Britain & Ireland, and also covers parts of Continental Europe. The Guide was first published in 1978. It is written for the reader seeking impartial advice on finding a good place to stay. Hotels cannot buy their way into the Guide. The editors and inspectors do not accept free hospitality on their anonymous visits to hotels. All hotels in the Guide receive a free basic listing. A fee is charged for a full web entry.
The rugged southwestern tip of the UK that is Cornwall is known for its sandy beaches, wild moorland, mesmerising coastline and chocolate box villages. This favourite holiday destination is an exquisite combination of natural beauty, outdoor adventure and warm hospitality, welcoming guests back time and again. From Barbara Hepworth's sculptures and the Tate gallery at St Ives to the famous Mince Theatre carved into the cliff face at Penzance. The iconic eco-park - the Eden Project - near St Austell to King Arthur's Tintagel Castle and the Lost Gardens of Heligan near Mevagissey. Whether you fancy scoping the waves from your seaside hotel and surfing in Newquay, hiking along the South West Coast Path with your four legged-friend before returning to one of the many dog-friendly hotels in the region, or simply enjoying a classic afternoon tea. Cornwall is as ideal for romantic getaways as it is for family-friendly hotel escapes and has something to offer at all times of the year. Best places to stay in Cornwall: hotels, B&Bs and restaurants with rooms Cornwall is one of the most popular UK holiday destinations. It has some wonderful boutique and luxury hotels. The beaches are unrivalled for their wildness, beauty, and variety. Tiny coves, superb surfing areas, and miles of sand. Along the coast are numerous fishing villages and harbours including Looe, Mevagissey, St. Mawes, Tintagel, Newquay, Padstow, St. Ives, Zennor and Mousehold. There are also beautiful hotels in Penzance. The National Trust is very active in Cornwall and there are also a host of independently owned tourist attractions from the Lost Gardens of Heligan to the magnificent Eden Project. Stately homes include: Lanhydrock House, Prideaux Place and Pencarrow. Another Cornish attraction is its history; from megalithic monuments to tin mining. If you or someone you know is planning a wedding in Cornwall, take a look at our favourite wedding venues in Cornwall. You can also use this site to search for hotels in North Cornwall, and hotels in South Cornwall. For holiday ideas in Cornwall, see VisitEngland. Explore hotels in Poldark's Cornwall.