Best Things to See & Do in Penryn


  • Gwennap Pit

    It is believed that the original pit was a 'natural' depression in the surrounding area, probably caused by the surface collapsing into an abandoned mine dig below. The fact that the pit does not collect water to this day, probably adds...

  • St Anthony's Head Lighthouse

    Here, at the entrance to the vast waterway that is Falmouth harbour and the Carrick Roads, it is the offshore Manacles Rocks which pose the danger and St Anthony lighthouse was commissioned by Trinity House in 1835 to warn...

  • Carwinion House

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

  • Tregothnan Gatehouse - Tresillian

    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.