Attractions in Mevagissey

  • Caerhays Castle & Gardens. An imposing 19th century castle designed by John Nash set in 60 acres of woodland gardens and a private beach

  • There are more than a quarter of a million shipwrecks around the coasts of Britain and the Charlestown Shipwreck Centre illustrates a sample of these in photography and salvaged cargo

  • Museum illustrating the history of china clay extraction in Cornwall since it was discovered in the county in 1746

  • Cornwall's best known attraction. The site consists of 2 vast landscaped space age greenhouses, or biomes, containing a variety of temperate and tropical plants.

  • All weather adventure centre for children, featuring mega slides, giant tubes, ball pools and much more

  • 80 acres of superb grounds with a complex of walled gardens and a huge, productive vegetable garden. Set in one of the most mysterious estates in England, Heligan.

  • The brewery has been brewing beer on the same site for more than 100 years and is Cornwall's oldest independent family brewery

  • Dramatic 20ha woodland garden created over the last 200 years by the Carlyon family, forming an exotic green gene bank of known source plants in a temperate rainforest

  • Wingz is a charity founded by Grenville & Anita Allen which rescues and re-homes exotic animals from ex pets to surplus zoo stock