Cornwall Map and Guide

Cornwall map, view the English county of Cornwall and its many towns, villages and resorts.

Detailed Road Map of Cornwall England

Cornwall Map - Interactive Cornwall map, showing the county in south-western England, United Kingdom. Use controls to view a detailed road map of Cornwall and get street maps for its many towns and villages.

Visible on this Cornwall map are St Austell, Penzance, Truro, Falmouth, Redruth, Bodmin, Padstow, and Liskeard plus a number of other towns.

With a population of around a half a million, Cornwall is the most south-westerly county of England. Originally settled during the Neolithic Period, it later saw Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements. Historically relying on fishing and mining for its economic survival, Cornwall these days is further supported by tourism and is a popular holiday destination.

Below you will find information on many of the towns and villages featured on this Cornwall map.

Cornwall Towns and Villages

St Austell - The largest town in Cornwall, St Austell is the ideal base for visiting the Eden Project and a number of other popular tourist attractions. St Austell Map.

St Ives - Another of Cornwall's popular seaside towns, St Ives was named after the Irish saint who arrived during the 5th century. St Ives Map.

Port Isaac - A pretty little Cornish fishing port which was formerly of significance, Port Issac fishermen still ply their trade from the harbour. Port Isaac Map.

Saltash - A historic ferry town on the border of Cornwall and Devon, Saltash stands on the River Tamar. Saltash Map.

Launceston - Clearly shown on the Cornwall map above, Launceston is a historic town close to the Cornish border with Devon, the town is overlooked by its 11th century Norman castle. Launceston Map.

Tintagel - Forever linked with the legend of King Arthur, Tintagel in Cornwall acts as a magnet for tourists. Tintagel Map.

Porthtowan - A popular tourist destination since Victorian times, Porthtowan is renowned for its fine sandy beaches and dunes (towans) and its beautiful coastline..... Porthtowan Cornwall Map.

Marhamchurch Cornwall - A delightful village south of Bude, Marhamchurch has many.......read more: Marhamchurch.

Mevagissey - Another of the pretty fishing villages, of Cornwall, Mevagissey, like many others, now relies on tourism for its survival. Mevagissey Map.

Truro - Britain's most southerly city, Truro developed as the centre of Cornwall's mining industry. Truro Map.

Perranporth - One of Cornwall's most popular surfing resorts, Perranporth also has a fine links golf course. Perranporth Map.

Liskeard - One of the inland market towns of Cornwall, Liskeard still holds its weekly market on Thursdays, as it has done since the 13th century. Liskeard Map.

Wadebridge - 5 miles upstream of Padstow on the River Camel, Wadebridge was a place of strategic importance during the English Civil War. Wadebridge Map.

Redruth - Lying close to Camborne, Redruth was another significant mining town, which grew in importance during the Industrail Revolution. Redruth Map.

Mousehole - With one of the most attractive harbours in Cornwall, the tiny fishing village of Mousehole is well worth a visit if you are in the area. Mousehole Map.

Camborne - Formerly one of the richest mining towns in the world, Camborne has fallen into decline since the collapse of the ming industry. Camborne Map.

Portreath - A former shipping port for copper ore, Portreath these days is better known as a tourist destination. Portreath Map.

Newlyn - A small town to the south of Penzance, Newlyn still has an important fishing harbour. Newlyn Map.

Polzeath - Located on the other side of the Camel estuary, Polzeath faces large rollers coming in from the Atlantic Ocean, attracting surfers from all over the world. Polzeath Map.

Porthleven - A notoriously dangerous port in Cornwall, Porthleven is a desired location for surfers. Porthleven Map.

Mullion - The largest village on The Lizard in Cornwall, Mullion is located in an area of beautiful coastline. Mullion Map.

Looe - Another pretty Cornwall fishing town, Looe is situated on both sides of the River Looe. Famous for its fresh fish, Looe is also the headquarters of the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain. Looe Map.

Polperro - An attractive fishing village close to Looe, Polperro was rife with smuggling in centuries past. Polperro now mostly relies on tourism for its survival. Polperro Map.

Falmouth - One of the world's deepest natural harbours, Falmouth has for centuries been an important port. The estuary and harbour is overlooked by Pendennis Castle, built by Henry VIII. Falmouth enjoys mild weather conditions and is a popular holiday resort. Falmouth Map.

Penryn - Another significant port, situated on the River Penryn near to Falmouth, Penryn is a busy town with lots of historic buildings. Penryn Map.

St Agnes - A small coastal village in Cornwall, St Agnes has some fine beaches and beautiful walking country. St Agnes Map.

Padstow - Clearly visible on this Cornwall map, Pastow is on the north coast of the county and is a port at the mouth of the Camel river, it is a popular holiday destination. Padstow Map.

St Austell - The largest town in Cornwall, St Austell is the ideal base for visiting the Eden Project and a number of other popular tourist attractions. St Austell Map.

Fowey - To the north-east of St Austell, at the mouth of the River Fowey, the small port and town of Fowey was a favourite haunt of smugglers. Fowey Cornwall Map.

Newquay - Often called "the Surfing Capital of Britain", Newquay has some of the best surfing beaches and conditions (weather permitting), it is also a popular holiday destination. Newquay Map.

Penzance - Shown on the bottom left of the this Cornwall map, Penzance is a town and port on Mount's Bay in the extreme south-west of the county. Penzance has a long history of fishing and mining and is now a popular tourist destination. Penzance Map - Weather.

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More Cornwall Maps: St Ives Map - Bude Map - Boscastle Map - Liskeard Cornwall Map - Camelford


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