Attractions in Calenick
St Mawes Castle / St Mawes
Perfectly preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. In partnership with its twin, Pendennis, it guards the entrance of the Fal Estuary.
Trelissick Garden / Truro
Tranquil garden near Truro with wonderful views of the River Fal. Set on many levels, containing a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
Tregothnan Estate / Truro
Extending over 40 hectares, the Tregothnan garden is the largest historic garden in Cornwall. The collection of plants, is highly regarded in the botanic world.
Penrose Water Gardens / Truro
Established for over twenty years, set within a beautiful woodland valley two and a half miles from Truro, in the centre of Cornwall
Bosvigo Garden / Truro
Georgian house surrounded by fine gardens featuring walled garden, borders, topiary and original Victorian conservatory. Also includes small woodland area and attached nursery
Roseland House and Garden / Truro
18th century Mine Captain's House surrounded by a one acre garden with a large range of exotic and unusual plants. Attached nursery
Enys Gardens / Penryn
Said to be the oldest gardens in Cornwall, Enys Gardens date back to the early 1700s. Spread over 30 acres there are formal gardens, open meadow and woodland. One of the best times of year to visit is in spring when the ancient meadow of Parc Lyre comes alive with a carpet of bluebells.
Healey's Cyder Farm / Perranporth
The Cornish Cyder Farm produces strong traditional scrumpys, sparkling ciders, country wines, jams, preserves, brandy and has lots of friendly farm animals to entertain the children
Falmouth Aquarium (NOW CLOSED) / Falmouth
Small aquarium located in a four-storey town house in the heart of Falmouth. Wide range of tanks and exhibits including an interesting assortment of tropical species on the ground floor and native Cornish species upstairs.
Kennall Vale / Penryn
Kennall Vale is a beautiful woodland with fascinating remnants of its industrial past as a gunpowder factory. Located between Redruth and Penryn, now a nature reserve, the woods around the River Kennall are dotted with old granite ruins.