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Businesses For Sale in Cornwall website is designed to give you a detailed list of businesses for sale Cornwall and also useful information on business information within the county. Should you be considering setting up your own business in Cornwall then our website will provide you with valuable contacts to get you started.

The county of Cornwall

Cornwall is a county in the South West of England. The county of Cornwall shares a border with the neighbouring county Devon. The people of Cornwall are known as Cornish. Cornwall has a rugged coastline, whilst the terrain is not suitable in many areas to grown crops it is ideal for growing grass for the cows to feed, the milk they produce is processed into the world famous export, Clotted Cream which is enjoyed with scones and jam for a classic cream tea. Cornish Clotted Cream has protected Geographical status. Cornwall’s past economy grew through tin and copper mining. Cornwall is famous for it’s cuisine, its dishes include the Cornish pasty, a savory pastry traditionally filled with beef, potato, onion and swede. There are many variations on pasty fillings. Fishing also has a postive impact on the Cornish ecomony, fisherman have a great heritage in Cornwall and as you would expect highly regarded fish and shellfish restaurants, TV chef Rick Stein has a restaurant at Padstow. Stargazy Pie is a popular dish, it is a fish pie with a pastry lid, with a twist the fish heads poke out of the top. Tourism plays an vital aspect of the Cornish economy, the population swells in the summer months, many surfers head to Newquay. it is estimated that 5 million tourists visit Cornwall each year.The population is around 499,800. Larger towns in Cornwall include Bude, Camborne, Newquay, Penzance, Saltash, St Austell, Truro, Redruth, Helston, Liskeard, Launceston, Hayle, Torpoint, St Agnes and St Ives.

Economy, Businesses & demographics of Cornwall

Cornwall is the location of a number of notable UK and international companies who have either headquarters or major bases in the county. Ginsters Callington, Cornish Mutual Truro, Bowman Yachts Falmouth and Rodda’s Scorrier.