Planning your holiday in Looe
Getting away with the family on a classic Cornwall break remains one of the most popular holiday options for couples, families and groups of friends, however they like to spend their time. With its golden beaches, glorious rolling countryside and historic sites, the UK’s westernmost county is unique in being cherished by such a wide range of people.
The town of Looe is among the best places to be based if you are looking to enjoy a trip to this beautiful location, and below we have compiled some helpful hints about how you can plan your visit, ensuring that you can totally relax from the moment you arrive until waving goodbye!
Looe Weather forecasts – plan for a great time come rain or shine
Everyone who lives in Britain knows that our weather can be, to put it mildly, temperamental. Regular rises in the number of families setting off on ‘staycations’, though, would suggest that people are now finding that the occasional shower doesn’t need to be a barrier to having a great time away.
Looking up the Looe weather forecast in the days before you depart should give you the info required to work out in advance when to look up things to do indoors and when you can simply head down to the beach and bask in the sun. This website provides detailed seven and 14 day forecasts and also features handy monthly and annual averages that can give you a better idea of what to expect when you arrive for your break.
Looe Tide times – don’t miss out on the golden sands
The prospect of chilling out on the beach has got to be the number one reason why so many continue to flock to the Cornish coast year after year, but all too often people tend to forget about the changing tides.
To avoid the disappointment of making your way to the beach to find that it’s not actually there, be sure to look up the Looe tide times for the next few days. There are plenty of places you can get this information, but this site is as good as any, also listing other useful figures such as beach temperature, wind speed, humidity and sunset times, meaning you won’t get caught out by a lack of sand!
Activities – something to do for every mood
Whatever the weather, Looe and the surrounding area have a huge variety of activities to get stuck into; no matter what you enjoy doing, there will be something to keep visitors of all ages entertained.
The Looe Tourist Information website has lots of content concerning local attractions, events, restaurants, accessibility and more, as well as guides on walking and the region as a whole.
We are also constantly updating our own news section with details of events and other developments around the town which we think our guests may be most interested in, and this article we put together offers summaries of a selection of the surrounding area’s very best leisure spots, including the Eden Project, the Monkey Sanctuary and the National Marine Aquarium.
Looe Webcam – see what Looe’s like before you even arrive
If you’ve already booked up for one of our great value Cornwall camping deals, you’ll no doubt be getting excited about your trip by now and fancy learning more about your picturesque destination. If so, simply click on this link to view a special live Looe webcam which looks out over the town and its stunning beach.
The page also has a gallery of a few of the finest screenshots it has captured on the webcam in recent years, allowing you to really get a clear impression of what Looe is like at all times of day before you even leave home!