Rivers in Cornwall
CamelThe Camel is the only river estuary of any size on the north coast. Padstow and Rock are situated on the Camel.
River TamarCornwall lies to the west of the River Tamar. It also borders Devon at the River Tamar.
River Fal, Falmouth
Coastline in Cornwall
Cornwall is surrounded by the English Channel and Celtic Sea. As the tip of the south west peninsula of the UK, Cornwall is exposed to winds blowing in from the Atlantic Ocean. The north coastline of Cornwall is more exposed. There are also lots of fine sandy beaches on the north coast. There are also watersports which cross the Bristol Channel between north Cornwall and Wales. The south coast of Cornwall is more sheltered. The beaches are often coarser sand or shingle. There are various estuaries on the south coast.
Places in Cornwall
Cornwall is located in the south west of England, on the peninsula. As such Cornwall has many seaside resorts offering watersports. Places throughout Cornwall include Bodmin, Boscastle, Bude, Falmouth, Fowey, Gunnislake, Hayle, Helford, Helston, Kynance Cove, Lands End, Liskeard, Lizard Peninsula, Looe, Mevagissey, Newquay, Padstow, Penzance, Perranporth, Polzeath, Porthleven, Porthtowan, Redruth, Rock, Scilly, Sennen, St Agnes, St Austell, St Ives, St Mawes, The Manacles, Tintagel, Trebetherick and Truro. Cornwall also includes the Isles of Scilly, which can be reached by ferry, helicopter and aeroplane.