Cornwall, a picturesque county in southwest England, offers the perfect mixture of seaside towns, historic sites and leisure activities. Over half a million people call Cornwall home, and with a range of new homes for sale around the county there has never been a better time to find your perfect property. Cornwall is strewn with sandy beaches, from the surfers' paradise of Newquay in the North to the family fun of Falmouth in the South. With ancient market towns such as Penzance dotted all around the county, you are sure to find a wealth of places to explore. For lovers of art and culture, Tate Cornwall in St Ives and The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth are among the top attractions. The jewel in Cornwall's crown is the stunning Eden Project near St Austell - a real haven for green-fingered visitors.