Weekend Breaks in Cornwall
Time to take a break from your hectic routine by flying off to the picturesque fishing town Looe! Here you get to enjoy a plethora of recreational activities while staying in a high-quality hotel nearby.
Present in the Cornish seaside town, Looe, the Old Bridge House offers exceptional comfort and relaxation. Wake up to the beautiful and calm sounds of waves crashing against the shoreline. Moreover, the windows and expansive balcony offers you a stunning outlook of the sea, the shoreline, and the breathtaking sky. Not only do you get to enjoy these astonishing sights, but you get a delicious Continental or full English breakfast to feast on as well.
Walk through the quaint streets of Looe and find yourself enjoying the breathtaking views that meet your eyes. Here in Looe, you get to enjoy sitting in the soft sand of an array of family beaches. From purchasing souvenirs from gift shops to eating in classy restaurants, there’s a lot to do while you’re here. The cafes here provide a warm, cozy feeling with their aesthetic decor and a flavorsome myriad of coffee and sweets smell.
Stroll through the beaches to enjoy the refreshing sea air while gazing at the gorgeous views of the coastal line and the sea. The famous Banjo Pier allows you to feel closer to the sea with every step. Reaching the endpoint of this striking landmark offers you one-of-a-kind scenery. Across these marvelous beaches is a wide array of restaurants to choose from. Here you can find delectable seafood, a yummy fast food menu, or enjoy a mouth-watering Asian meal. Moving on from the beaches, the South West Coastal path takes you on another beautiful journey.
From here, you get to gape at the lovely sceneries the cliff top has to offer. Further westward you would reach the historic fishing village of Polperro or Eastward to Millendreath Beach. These magnificent beaches of Looe are all dripping with a fascinating history. From fascinating stories about past smugglers to checking out an exciting shipwreck, each beach comes with its amusing tale. If you’d rather a relaxing walk, then Seaton Beach with its spectacular view and fresh air is the way to go.
Other than these wonderful beaches, you can even enjoy the beautiful woodlands going from the Old Bridge House alongside the Estuary and Looe Valley. The mesmerizing view of these woodlands matched with the refreshing atmosphere is sure to make your shoulders relax.
Come sundown; you can continue your stroll through the tiny yet stunning fishing towns of Looe. Here you can catch a sneak peek of how the fishers return from their hard day on the sea. Stand back and watch as they empty their fishing trawlers and unload eye-catching fishes. These amazing fishes are then open to be sold. If you’re interested in purchasing these fishes, head over to the merchant markets to get your hands on the freshest ones available.
If you’re a daredevil who enjoys going with the waves to capture fishes, you can rent a boat as well. Just keep your eyes open for signs out on the sea that warn you of the deep sea or shark fishing on the quayside. Or if you think fishing isn’t your thing, you can go on a diving trip. Feel the thrill of diving go through your veins as you observe some of the most incredible species deep in the sea. If you don’t feel like going for a dive, you can enjoy a fun-filled, relaxing swim through the cool waters.
Don’t want to get your clothes wet at all? Well, then you can visit one of the extraordinary Aquariums the splendid towns of Looe have to offer. The renowned Fowley Aquarium, present in the Fowley Town Quay, offers a wide variety of enrapturing fishes that is sure to leave you astonished. Plus, you can handle all of these fascinating sea creatures with the help of experts.
Continue enjoying nature’s staggering creatures by going southeast to the amazing Porfell Wildlife Park. Here you get to see some of the most exotic and astounding species in the world. This wildlife park boasts animals that were previously injured or neglected. Plus, the park allows you to get close to these friendly animals and hear their stories.
Not only this but as you continue wandering through the Wildlife Park, you’ll find yourself in the Massai village. In this lovely African village, you get to see and understand the lifestyle of the Maasai warriors. Moving on, place your feet through the nature trails and enter right into the Children’s Farm. Here you can pet and feed cute little rabbits, ferrets, chipmunks, guinea pigs, donkeys, and many others!
However, your journey doesn’t stop here. If you’re all about enjoying magnificent and stunning scenic places, then the enchanting coastal towns of Looe is sure to make your day even better. Furthermore, you can venture into the fields of Looe while sitting inside a marvelous train. Leave your car behind as you go from one coastline to the other, all the while enjoying spectacular views.
Enjoy a toothsome snack as you get off from your bewildering train journey. Step into one of the cozy tea rooms or cafes sprinkled throughout Looe. Here you can savor a tasty cup of tea or coffee along with decadence that is sure to leave you wanting more!
And with the winter season approaching, the Old Bridge House offers a fantastic, fun-filled weekend right before New Year’s eve. And if you’re planning to spend your weekend here at Looe, then the Old Bridge House is the perfect place to stay over. Present at the center of all enrapturing landmarks, staying at this superb hotel means you have to walk a couple of miles to reach your destination.