The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.
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
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.
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...
Perfectly preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. In partnership with its twin, Pendennis, it guards the entrance of the Fal Estuary.
One of the great sub-tropical gardens of the South-West on the Helford Estuary.
Tranquil garden near Truro with wonderful views of the River Fal. Set on many levels, containing a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
Trebah Gardens, spectacular 26 acre Cornish ravine garden that descends 200 feet to a private beach on the River Helford located near Falmouth in Cornwall
One of the longest established indoor / soft play areas in Cornwall. Great range of activities for a wide range of kids - from toddlers to teens.
Kids love to play in our mega play frame, slides, climbing wall, ball cannons, astro glide....
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,...
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 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.
Here, at the entrance to the vast waterway that is Falmouth harbour and the Carrick Roads, it is the offshore Manacles Rocks which pose the danger and St Anthony lighthouse was commissioned by Trinity House in 1835 to warn...
30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.
This 19-mile stretch starts at St Keverne, a village slightly inland from the infamous Manacles, a notorious offshore reef that extends for one nautical mile South of Manacle Point. These submerged or partially submerged rocks, now a popular...