Spring is a special time, as you shake off those winter blues and embrace those longer days and warmer weather. It is a time of awakening and a new start. In Cornwall, spring starts earlier, with the daffodils coming out here first, before anywhere else in the country. Here are our top five reasons to visit Cornwall this spring:
1. Beat the Crowds
Spring is the perfect time to visit for those who want to experience Cornwall at slower and quieter pace, though of course it is never too stressful in Cornwall! In the summer months our county can feel a little bit on the crowded side, and it is certainly nice to feel like you can discover parts of Cornwall that are just for you. So, if you prefer things on the quieter side, away from the buzz of summer, then a spring break in Cornwall could be just the ticket.
The Easter holidays are jammed packed with egg-citing (sorry) events at every Cornish attraction. Cornwall is a great family destination and children are well catered for. Try DairyLand, Flambards, The Blue Reef Aquarium and Paradise Park for awesome Easter events, along with a fantastic day out for the whole family.
3. Visit a Cornish garden
We are very lucky in Cornwall to not only have beautiful beaches but also have glorious gardens too. Our sub-tropical gardens are a must for anyone. Children will love running around freely and at Easter there is sure to be an Easter egg hunt or two! Our favourites include The Lost Gardens of Heligan, which has so much to explore. In some parts you feel like you are in a jungle – out of this world! Trebah is breath-takingly beautiful, with a lovely beach too; the best of what Cornwall has to offer side-by-side.
Spring is not only a good time to visit to avoid the crowds, but it is also a good time to book a cheaper break. Even if you do have children who are school age, Easter is a lot cheaper than the peak-times, and you will find Cornwall a lot calmer too. Hendra has lots of great events on during Easter for the children too, so they will have things to do from the morning to night!
Or book a break out of school holidays, get a luxury holiday home for as little as £193 for a short break in the spring months – a discounted break certainly doesn’t scrimp on luxury at Hendra.
5. Relax on the beach
You are in Cornwall after all! Even though it might be too cold for that bikini still, the beach is certainly a better place to be now that spring has started. One of the best things about spring is the longer days, and what better way to spend an evening than on the golden sands of a Cornish beach, watching the sun set, with company, a barbecue and a glass of something cold… does life get much better?