Attractions in Helston

  • PLEASE NOTE THE TREVARNO ESTATE IS NOW CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

  • One of Corwall's most historic estates, located on the Lizard Peninsula near the River Helford

  • Located in the picturesque Wendron Valley, close to Helston, Poldark Mine has free admission to the main site and offers something for all the family

  • The Penrose estate is a large area of parkland between Porthleven and Helston. The rolling parkland of the estate stretches down to, and includes a section of coast from Gunwalloe to Porthleven.

  • 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

  • King Edward Mine Museum specialises in the mining history of Cornwall. Visitors are shown live demonstrations of tin processing. The mine is featured on BBC2's Edwardian Farm.

  • Set in Helston's historic Market House and Drill Hall is a surprisingly large (and interesting) museum.

  • Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is the largest satellite earth receiving station in the world with over 60 dishes in total

  • National Trust owned Tudor and Stuart Grade 1 mansion complete with Elizabethan stables. Surrounded by formal gardens (c.1500), orchards, bluebell woods and extensive estate.

  • The award winning Flambards has something for all the family from the Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz exhibitions to the best fairground rides in Cornwall

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