Attractions in Helford
Pendennis Castle / Falmouth
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
Trebah Gardens / Helford
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
Glendurgan Gardens / Helford
One of the great sub-tropical gardens of the South-West on the Helford Estuary.
Bonython Manor / The Lizard
Country estate located on The Lizard Peninsula comprising of 20-acre garden, farm and woodlands.
Carwinion House and Bamboo Garden / Helford
(NOW CLOSED) 18th Century manor house set in 12 acres of natural Victorian gardens overlooking the Helford River Estuary
Trelowarren House and Gardens / The Lizard
One of Corwall's most historic estates, located on the Lizard Peninsula near the River Helford
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.
Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station / The Lizard
Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is the largest satellite earth receiving station in the world with over 60 dishes in total
National Seal Sanctuary / Helford
The National Seal Sanctuary is a haven for injured and orphaned seal pups set on the picturesque Helford Estuary in the lovely village of Gweek
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.