London in the summer, like many cities, is overwhelmed with visitors and tepid sparkling wine. If you are headed to the capital, consider veering southwest toward the coasts of Cornwall, full of postcard towns with rocky beaches. One of the most arcadian is the hamlet of Mousehole (pronounced mau-zul), which was described by the poet Dylan Thomas as “the loveliest village in England.” Eat ice cream for every meal, watch the tides roll in and out, and drop your city friends a letter: “Love from the seaside. See you in September.”

Here is how to make the most of a trip to Mousehole, Cornwall.

For more information click here