Tranquil garden near Truro with wonderful views of the River Fal. Set on many levels, containing a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
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.
The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.
Aside from parts of the Lizard, this 26 mile stretch is the most remote and least spoiled section of the south coast. After an enjoyable ferry ride across Falmouth Bay the path starts at the stunningly beautiful, and relatively unexplored,...
Cornwall's only cathedral. Built in the 1880s, the cathedral's 250ft high spire still dominates the city
Pendennis Castle was built in the middle of the 16th century by Henry VIII as one of a pair of forts, with St Mawes Castle, to protect the Fal Estuary from the threat of invasion from France and Spain
Perfectly preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. In partnership with its twin, Pendennis, it guards the entrance of the Fal Estuary.
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.
The Royal Cornwall is the county’s oldest museum, famed for its important collections of natural history, geology, decorative arts and Newlyn School paintings
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.
Set in the heart of Truro, the ShelterBox Visitor Centre is a unique insight into what it takes for the charity to respond to natural disasters around the world. From information about the trademark ShelterKit (including having a go at packing...
October brings with it the first signs of Autumn proper and the start of the oyster dredging season. One of these, at least, is worthy of celebration and what better way than a big old festival.
Since its humble...
Truro Bowl is home to an eight-lane bowling alley along with a ninety seat restaurant.
30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.
Georgian house surrounded by fine gardens featuring walled garden, borders, topiary and original Victorian conservatory. Also includes small woodland area and attached nursery