Until you can experience it yourself again, we’ve put together a list of our 9 favourite Cornwall Instagram accounts to help you get inspired for your next trip. Feast your eyes on Cornwall through the lens of these Cornwall Instagram dynamos and their homages to Kernowfornia.
As the name suggests, @cornwall_lover’s creator Lowenna really does love Cornwall – which comes across in her sun-soaked, beach-filled posts and stories. When the Newquay dweller isn’t exploring Cornwall’s most beautiful spots with her new puppy, she’s trying out menus and cocktails at local restaurants, bars and hotels to bring you the latest in Cornwall fabulousness and hot travel tips (when we’re not all locked down, that is).
Get your fix of dramatic seascapes and the Cornish night sky from local photographer Stuart Cornell. Stuart also sells prints on his website, so if a particular shot catches your eye, you can even have it hanging in your home. stucornell.co.uk.
From paddle boarding hotspots to GoPro sunset shots, Lee Stephens has got you covered for inspirational outdoorsy content around Cornwall.
Liam likes to look at Cornwall from a bird’s eye view as well as on the ground, with his drone images giving another perspective on this beautiful county. The professional photographer’s epic shots are also available to buy as prints, just send him a DM.
One for the foodies! Are your eyes and stomach inextricably linked? Ours too! That’s why its definitely worth checking out Paul Ainsworth’s Instagram page. Paul is chef-patron at his restaurant; Paul Ainsworth at Number 6, in Padstow. He was already awarded a Michelin star in 2013 and has since won four AA Rosettes. Maybe don’t look when you’re hungry though, if you don’t want to be too jealous!
One for the mermaids! This sea-soaked account is brimming with joyous, refreshing shots. It makes you want to jump right into the Cornish sea.
Surf’s up! Follow surfer Christie and her boyfriend on their Cornwall escapades with a cute pooch along for the ride. Waves, van life and coastal adventures are the name of the game for this Newquay-based Instagram page.
Capturing the quintessential joys of family life, Hayley’s adorable pictures are a great source of inspiration for Cornish family adventures. If you’re a parent of little ones who love the wild nature of the seaside, this is the page for you.
Picturesque fishing villages, foodie hotspots and beautiful dune-backed beaches. Gina’s Instagram page is a like a continuous pretty postcard of all Cornwall’s best bits. We are in love with the aesthetic.
The perfect page equivalent to an actual trip to the beach. Stunning close-up shots of real life beach treasures as well as beautiful wave shots. For those missing the textures and details that make up the seaside experience. You can almost smell the salt and feel the sea spray.
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