The Area

Areas Of Outstanding Natural Beauty


Bodmin Moor Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and constituting a significant proportion of The Cornwall AONB, Bodmin Moor provides a haven for lovers of birds and wildlife and is a delightful place to walk and enjoy the peace and tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of modern day living.


Carnglaze Caverns Three underground caverns set in 6.5 acres of wooded hillside of the Loveny Valley at St. Neot, near Liskeard.



The Rame Peninsula Rame, Cornwall’s forgotten corner, remains unknown to most tourists. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty with quiet secluded beaches, magnificent scenery and spectacular walks.



 The South West Coast Path Beautiful coastal walks.





aoonbThe Tamar Valley The Tamar Valley is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), because of its beautiful landscape and more recently for its wildlife which is of international significance. The Tamar Valley has one of the world’s longest histories of industrial heritage conservation and 2006 saw the area awarded World Heritage status.


aoobn2Travel the Looe Valley Line which runs for 8 miles between Liskeard and Looe following the East Looe river valley.  Stop en-route and explore one of the ten walks accessible from station along the line.  The walks range from a gentle stroll of about 2 miles to a more strenuous 11 miles



Areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) in Cornwall are considered to be the most special landscapes in the country. Cornwall has 12 AONB. Four of these are within easy reach of Fox Valley Cottages.


The Roseland coast to Porthpean, Gribben Head and the Fowey River, the coast around Polperro, the Rame Peninsula and Bodmin Moor.