Attractions in Penryn
Bosvigo Garden / Truro
Georgian house surrounded by fine gardens featuring walled garden, borders, topiary and original Victorian conservatory. Also includes small woodland area and attached nursery
Burncoose Nurseries and Gardens / Redruth
30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.
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
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.
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.
Glendurgan Gardens / Helford
One of the great sub-tropical gardens of the South-West on the Helford Estuary.
Kennall Vale / Penryn
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.
National Maritime Museum / Falmouth
The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.
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
Raze the Roof indoor play world / Penryn
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....