Cornwall travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Cornwall with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Cornwall.

Cornwall travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Cornwall with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Cornwall - quick facts
Time difference UK +0 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Pound Sterling
Electricity G plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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Cornwall weather

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The Cornwall weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Newquay.

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Cornwall travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Cornwall from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Cornwall.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Cornwall travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Cornwall with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Cornwall, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Cornwall covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Cornwall with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Cornwall travel features

Do you want to learn more about Cornwall? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Cornwall.

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Cornwall FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Cornwall including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

What is the time difference between Cornwall and the UK?

The time difference between Cornwall and the UK is UK time+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Cornwall?

The main language spoken in Cornwall is English.

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What is the currency in Cornwall?

The currency in Cornwall is the Pound Sterling (GBP).

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Which plugs are used in Cornwall?

Cornwall uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Cornwall?

They drive on the left side of the road in Cornwall.

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