This Map of Cornwall page offers clickable buttons on the image above. And to make it even easier there is a full list if the towns alphabetically in our gazetter below.
Advent - Advent is not an actual village, but a parish on the Camel river, 2 miles S of Camelford.
Altarnun - Altarnun is a small, pretty village on the NE edge of Bodmin Moor
Baldhu - Baldhu is a parish a little to the south of the Truro, Wheal Jane mine is here.
Bedruthan Steps - Bedruthan Steps, owned by the National Trust, offer lovely piece of coastal walking along the cliffs.
Blisland - Blisland is a quiet, pretty village on the western slopes of Bodmin Moor. A very striking village green
Boconnoc - Boconnoc is one of the great houses of Cornwall, with parkland and its own medieval church.
Bodmin - Bodmin was once the county town of Cornwall, and has a long history.
Bodmin Moor - Bodmin Moor is smaller than Dartmoor and Exmoor, but contains 100 square miles of windswept uplands.
Boscastle - Boscastle on the North Cornwall Coast is one of the few remaining unspoilt harbour villages in Cornwall
Botallack - Botallack is an old mining village, near St Just and a particularly good place to see mining ruins.
Boyton - Boyton, a village and parish, 5 miles N.W. of Launceston.
Bradock - Bradock (or Braddock), lies to the east of Boconnoc, half way between Lostwithiel and Liskeard
Breage - Breage is a former mining village, with associations with wreckers and smugglers.
Bude - Bude has been a seaside resort since Victorian times, with wide sandy beaches, Summerleaze and Crooklets.
Bude Canal - Bude Canal, now only a few miles remain of this canal that originally ran 35 miles inland.
Cadgwith - Cadgwith is a charming
little village, near the tip of the Lizard.
Callington - Callington grew up as a small mining and woollen town.
Calstock - Calstock grew up as an island port on the River Tamar fourteen miles upriver from Plymouth Sound.
Cambourne - Camborne was the centre of Cornish mining, with around 350 tin and copper mines in the area its the height
Camelford - Camelford on the River Camel, and on the edge of Bodmin Moor
Cape Cornwall - Cape Cornwall, England's only cape, is a small headland 4 miles north of Land's End.
Cardinham - Cardinham is a small village is on the southern edge of Bodmin Moor.
Carnmenellis - Carnmenellis is close to Stithians Reservoir, between Falmouth and Redruth
Cawsand - Cawsand and Kingsand are two adjoining hamlets on the Rame Head peninsula, overlooking Plymouth Sound.
Charlestown - Charlestown is a picturesque small harbour near St Austell, home port for some "tall ships".
Coverack - Coverack is another attractive Lizard village that grew up round smuggling and fishing.
Cotehele - Cotehele was originally the home of the Edgcumbe family, now run by the National Trust.
Crackington Haven - Crackington Haven is a beautiful pebbley cove on the north coast of Cornwall
Crantock - Crantock is a picturesque village, separated from the busy tourist town of Newquay by the River Gannel
Cremyll - Cremyll is a port on Plymouth Sound, where the passenger ferry from Devon first lands you on Cornish soil.
Davidstow - Davidstow is a small village on the northern edge of Bodmin Moor
Delabole - Delabole has been producing slate since at least 1314
Devoran - Devoran is on the south coast in Restronguet Creek on the Fal Estuary about 4 miles South West of Truro.
Duloe - A village South West of Liskeard best known for its stone ring.
Falmouth - Falmouth has one of the largest natural harbours in the world.
Feock - Feock is one side of the King Harry Ferry crossing to the Roseland.
Flushing - Flushing is a coastal village in Cornwall, near Penryn and facing Falmouth across an arm of Carrick Roads.
Fowey - Fowey tumbles down steep slopes to the west bank of the river. A yachting centre today.
Gerrans Bay - From the hilltop village and church of Gerrans there is a stunning view of Gerrans Bay.
Godrevy - Godrevy, NE of Hayle, is a National Trust owned stretch of coast with a famous lighthouse.
Gorran Haven - Gorran Haven is a small picturesque 13th-century village 3 miles south west of Mevagissey.
Grampound - Grampound is now a small village on the busy main road from St Austell to Truro.
Gulval - Gulval is a quiet village of Victorian houses and cottages round a 15th century church. 1 mile from Penzance
Gunnislake - Gunnislake was the lowest crossing point on the River Tamar right up to modern times
Gunwalloe - Gunwalloe is a fishing cove with a scattering of fishermen's cottages at the eastern tip of Mounts bay.
Gweek - Gweek was once a busy port at the head of the Helford River, it is now a peaceful little village.
Gwennap - Gwennap is a small village SE of Redruth, best known for Gwennap Mines
Gwithian - Gwithian is a village at the northern end of a three mile sandy beach near St Ives.
Hayle - Hayle dominates the crescent of St Ives Bay with three miles of golden sands
Helford - A pretty village on the Helford River.
Helston - Helston is the gateway to the Lizard peninsula and the RNAS Culdrose airbase is just outside the town.
Holywell Bay - Holywell Bay is a small village on the north coast of Cornwall about 5 miles from Newquay
Kingsand - Kingsand and Cawsand are a pair of 17th Century Cornish fishing villages.
Kynance Cove - Kynance Cove is a beauty spot on the Lizard owned by the National Trust.
Lamorna Cove -
Lands End - Lands End claim to fame today is that it is the most westerly point in England.
Lanhydrock - Lanhydrock, Cornwall is now owned by the National Trust,
Lanlivery - Lanlivery is rather bleak moorland parish situated above a tributary of the Fowey River
Launceston - Launceston was the country town of Cornwall from early times until 1838, home to a Norman Castle.
Lelant - Lelant is on the estuary of the Hayle River, 3 miles from St Ives.
Liskeard - Liskeard flourished as a result of its mineral wealth and was one of the five original stannary towns
Lizard - Lizard is the most southerly point on the British mainland.
Looe - West and East Looe, originally two separate towns, were joined by a bridge in 1411
Lostwithiel - Lostwithiel was the capital of Cornwall for a short period in the 13th century. Restormel Castle is near here.
Luxulyan - Luxulyan village contains a number of granite cottages, a 15th century church with a turreted tower.
Madron - Madron is a village of granite cottages, NW of Penzance.
Marazion - Marazion is a pretty town facing St Michaels Mount, on Mounts Bay near Penzance
Mawgan - Some pretty cottages nestle in a wooded valley south of the Helford River.
Mawnan Smith - Mawnan Smith on the Helford River, a part of Cornwall with exotic and semi-tropical plants flourishing.
Mevagissey - Mevagissey is a very pretty fishing village with colour washed cob cottagesand a natural harbour.
Minions - Minions is a small upland high up on Bodmin moor. And at 300 is the highest village in Cornwall.
Morwenstow - Morwenstow is a village, near high cliffs on the coast, is best known for its vicar/poet R S Hawker.
Mount's Bay - Mount's Bay is one of the 'Most Beautiful Bays in the World'.
Mousehole - Mousehole, pronounced Mouzell, it is another pretty fishing village with a long and colourful history.
Mullion - Mullion is a former fishing harbour on the Lizard.
Mylor - Mylor is a village at the head of the Mylor Creek, one of the many arms of Falmouth Harbour.
Newlyn - Newlyn is about a mile west of Penzance, and now one of the largest fishing ports in England
Newquay - Newquay can offer the beaches, surfing and mild climate that attract tourists to the area.
Padstow - Padstow a picturesque fishing port is on the Camel Estuary, about seven miles from Wadebridge.
Par - Par was developed as a mineral port by Joseph Treffry between 1829 and 1841.
Pendeen - The village of Pendeen is half way between Lands End and St Ives. There is a lighthouse here.
Penryn - Penryn is now part of Falmouth, but has separate roots.
Penzance - The ancient market town of Penzance is 10 miles from Land's End.
Perranporth - Perranporth offers three and a half miles of sands plus safe bathing with lifeguards in the summer.
Polperro - Polperro is a picturesque fishing harbour lined with tightly packed houses and narrow traffic free streets.
Polzeath - Polzeath is a small village on the headland across the River Camel from Padstow
Porthcurno - Porthcurno is a small sheltered cove of white sand with the little village
Porthleven - Porthleven since the middle ages has been a fishing village, and is still a working port today
Port Isaac - Port Isaac is 700-year old fishing village comparatively unspoilt by modern tourism.
Portloe - Portloe is a small, unspoilt, fishing village on the Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall.
Portscatho - Portscatho is a former pilchard-fishing village on the Roseland peninsula
Porthtowan - Porthtowan, the name comes from the sandy beaches and dunes (towans).
Portholland - Portholland has two separate coves at high tide, but at low tide they are linked by a sandy beach.
Portreath - Portreath is a small village on the North coast of Cornwall, between the towns of Camborne and Redruth.
Port William - Port William or Trebarwith Strand, take your pick, is a small hamlet not far from Tintagel.
Probus - Probus grew as a wool town, which funded the tallest church tower in Cornwall.
Prussia Cove - Prussia Cove is on Mount's Bay, the cove got its name from John Carter, one of the legendary smugglers.
Redruth - Redruth, together with its neighbour Camborne, was the centre of the Cornish Tin mining industry
Roseland - The Roseland Peninsula is a beautiful area between the River Fal on the west and the sea on the east
Rock - The village of Rock is across the Camel estuary from the fishing port of Padstow.
Roche - Roche gets its name from a granite outcrop, and on that rock is the hermitage chapel of St Michael, built in 1409
Saltash - Saltash, Isambard Kingdom Brunel's masterpiece, the 1859 iron railway bridge spans the River Tamar here.
St. Agnes - St Agnes is an interesting mining village, surrounded by the ruins of former mines.
St. Austell - St Austell was just a small village with a church, then came the discovery of China Clay.
St Buryan - Sy Buryan church has a four-staged tower that is used still as a landmark by fishermen entering Mounts Bay
St Cleer - St Cleer, a former mining village on the edge of Bodmin Moor, north of Liskeard
St Clement - St Clement, a pretty hamlet south of Truro,is situated on the banks of the estuary to the River Fal
St Colomb Major - The town of St Columb Major has a medieval feel with tall slate hung buildings, narrow alleyways.
St Day - St Day was the mining centre for Cornwall before Redruth took over the role.
St Ewe - St Ewe parish and picturesque little village lie in the agricultural area west of Mevagissey.
St Germans - St Germans was originally a fishing village in the 19th century.
St. Ives - St Ives, There is still much of the old character in the town, with cobbled alleys and flowery courtyards.
St. Just in Roseland - St Just in Roseland has Cornwall's most photographed church, the 13th century St Justus church
St. Just - St Just, the most westerly town in Britain, grew prosperous from tin and copper mining.
St Keverne - St Keverne is a coastal parish , mainly agricultural but with quarrying activity.
St. Mawes - St. Mawes, home of its own castle, is a pretty village that looks across Falmouth Harbour to Pendennis Castle.
St Mawgan - St Mawgan is a picturesque village in the wooded Lanherne Valley near Newquay, and 2 miles from the sea.
St Merryn - St Merryn is a cluster of grey slate cottages round the church, and is near Trevose Head.
St Michaels Mount - St Michael's Mount is now owned by the National Trust
St Neot - St Neot is a small village in a deep wooded hollow, just south of Colliford Lake, Bodmin Moor's largest reservoir.
St Tudy - Nestling close to Bodmin Moor in North Cornwall, lies the picturesque parish and village of St Tudy.
Sanscreed - Sancreed is an attractive inland village in the Lands End peninsula.
Seaton - The River Seaton winds through woods down to the sea at Seaton.
Sennen Cove - Sennen is the most westerly village in England.
Tintagel - Tintagel Castle is a few hundred yards outside the village, and has been protected from the ravages of commerce.
Torpoint - Torpoint is the gateway to Cornwall, on a peninsula in East Cornwall, across the River Tamar from Plymouth.
Tregony - Tregony is a pretty town at the base of the Roseland peninsula.
Trelissick - Trelissick National Trust gardens overlooking the River Fal.
Tresillian - Tresillian was once the lowest bridging point on the Truro River, and the highest navigable point from the sea.
Truro - Truro is the county town of Cornwall today, and the main shpping centre in the county.
Veryan - Veryan is a village on the Roseland peninsula probably best known for its round houses
Wadebridge - Wadebridge is now a tourist town, and the gateway to the Camel Trail.
Widemouth Bay - Widemouth Bay, a long, sandy, windswept bay near Bude
Zennor - Zennor is a tiny hamlet with church , pub and a few cottages about half a mile from the sea.