Explore stunning Cornwall this summer with a £2 open-top bus tour

The beach at Treyarnon Bay, between Padstow and Mawgan Porth on the Cornish Atlantic coast
-Credit: (Image: Western Morning News)

Although the weather this past week might make you think otherwise, summer is just around the corner, and the long days of basking in the sun are heading our way. While there are plenty of things to do during the summer in Cornwall, you might want to try something new and explore the sights without the hassle of driving - and for just £2.

There are a number of open top bus tours you can find this summer, and it is guaranteed to be a day of excitement and wonder that the whole family will enjoy at an irresistible price.

Cornwall is obviously known for its stunning coastline, its picture-postcard villages and rich history and character so planning how to experience as much of it as you can can be somewhat of a challenge. Luckily, there is a unique way to visit a number of popular locations all in one, easy and affordable day.

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One of the best ways to explore Cornwall during the summer months is by taking an open-top bus tour. These tours provide a unique and enjoyable way to experience the beauty of the region while learning about its heritage and attractions.

As one of the biggest bus companies in Cornwall, First Bus offers a range of open top bus tours, stopping at some of the most beautiful and sought after places in the county.

Soak up the sights from our accessible open toppers as they wind their way around quaint Cornish harbour towns like St Ives and rugged Atlantic coastlines towards the surfing capital of Newquay.

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Not only can you use our great value range of tickets to hop on and off as many time as you like on your adventure, but our routes are specifically designed to stop at local attractions along the way through some of the most stunning scenery in the country.

A tranquil view over to Watergate Bay on a crystal clear spring afternoon
A tranquil view over to Watergate Bay on a crystal clear spring afternoon -Credit:Western Morning News

The Atlantic Coaster tour

Take this scenic open-top bus ride to discover panoramic views over land and out to sea that will take your breath away. Travel through the stunning coastline between the popular and well-loved Cornish coastal towns of Newquay and Padstow, hop on and off to discover pretty villages, cliffs and secret coves.

The tour takes stops at the world-famous Watergate Bay, Hollywood-on-Sea Mawgan Porth and other stunning locations like Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, Porth, Porthcothan Bay and Padstow.

Sennen Cove, West Cornwall
Stop off at the stunning Sennen Cove on one of Cornwall's summer open-top bus tour -Credit:Dave Peake

Land's End Coaster tour

Land’s End is one of Britain’s best known and most popular landmarks in Cornwall, uniquely located at the most Westerly tip of the country, with breath-taking views inland, across the moorland and out across the English Channel and Celtic Sea.

Stops include some of the most beautiful towns in Cornwall. Going past the Minack Theatre, St Michael's Mount and Sennen Cove this tour takes you around Penzance, Marazion, St Erth, Carbis Bay, St Ives, Zennor, Geevor, St Just, Sennen, Land’s End, Porthcurno and Newlyn.

Crystal blues over St Ives Harbour
Crystal blues over St Ives Harbour -Credit:Western Morning News

You can grab yourself tickets to one of these incredible open-top bus tours from just £2. Be sure to check with the tour timetables for specific routes and prices.

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