Attractions in Penryn

  • Perfectly preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. In partnership with its twin, Pendennis, it guards the entrance of the Fal Estuary.

  • 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

  • Tranquil garden near Truro with wonderful views of the River Fal. Set on many levels, containing a superb collection of tender and exotic plants

  • Extending over 40 hectares, the Tregothnan garden is the largest historic garden in Cornwall. The collection of plants, is highly regarded in the botanic world.

  • 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 great sub-tropical gardens of the South-West on the Helford Estuary.

  • Georgian house surrounded by fine gardens featuring walled garden, borders, topiary and original Victorian conservatory. Also includes small woodland area and attached nursery

  • 30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.

  • (NOW CLOSED) 18th Century manor house set in 12 acres of natural Victorian gardens overlooking the Helford River Estuary

  • 18th century Mine Captain's House surrounded by a one acre garden with a large range of exotic and unusual plants. Attached nursery

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