The magic of Cornwall: plan a romantic getaway

by marianne

As I’m getting closer to the BIG MOVE over to Cornwall (woop!), I thought I’d share some of my recommendations for romantic getaways. Whether you’re planning an engagement, pre-wedding or anniversary shoot, you couldn’t ask for a prettier setting than the quintessentially British seaside town of Padstow, or the wild and rugged coastline around Newquay, with its multiple beaches, such as Watergate Bay, which is the perfect place to stay if one or both of you would like to try your hand at surfing!

Cornwall is a stunning county, set on a peninsula completely surrounded by the sea, with a dramatic coastline, stunning cliff-tops, miles of sandy beaches and picturesque fishing harbours.  It offers so many things for a perfect couple’s getaway –  from the art scene to the food scene, walking trails, water-sports and amazing Celtic history. It’s also easy to reach by air with its own airport and regular flights from London and other European cities (with Exeter airport only a short drive away with even more flight destinations), or by train and car.

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The picturesque fishing town of Padstow.

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Kelly & Nik’s anniversary session in Fowey.

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St. Ives, a gorgeous seaside town brimming with arts, culture and Cornish atmosphere.

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My recommendations for romantic places to stay in the north Cornwall area (where I’ll be based) include:

Watergate Bay Hotel
Perfect for a beach holiday, especially for keen surfers – this hotel offers a little bit of everything for everyone.  Be active or just chill and enjoy – everything is designed to offer you the best of Cornish hospitality.

Scarlet Hotel
Cornwall’s escape for adults only, offering luxurious rooms each with their own individual outside space, is your chance to get away to for a private romantic break.  Stunning views of gardens, cliffs, sea and sky, great food at the Scarlet restaurant and the in house Spa treatments on offer will go a long way to recharging your batteries.

Beach Retreats
Self catering holiday homes with that extra touch help you make the most of your break away.  Pre-order groceries for your holiday and arrive to everything packed away and ready for you.

Fistral Beach Hotel
Breath-taking cliff top views from luxurious rooms with your choice of added extras to make that special occasion just that little bit extra special.  Check out the special break packages on offer and book your seaside adventure now.

Headland Hotel
A family owned hotel or self catering cottages with spectacular views,  Cornwalls only 5 bubble spa  and fine dining available – there is something to suit everyone’s requirements for the perfect romantic  get-away.

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Pen & Cam’s anniversary session on Pentire Head in Newquay.

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Whether you’re a first-timer, or an avid Cornwall visitor, I guarantee your time there will hold precious memories. Let me capture those memories in a Together Session, while you are relaxed and enjoying a special time away.  I can showcase your love story and create timeless memories to treasure forever. No matter what the occasion is, it’s all about the two of you together, focusing on one another and celebrating your love.

Contact me here for your Together Session in Cornwall.

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1 comment

tur virtual hotel 13th July 2015 - 7:56 pm

a small corner of paradise, and the pictures are gorgeous, congratulations


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