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.
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.
30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.
The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.
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....
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...
Tranquil garden near Truro with wonderful views of the River Fal. Set on many levels, containing a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
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
Cornwall's only cathedral. Built in the 1880s, the cathedral's 250ft high spire still dominates the city
18th century Mine Captain's House surrounded by a one acre garden with a large range of exotic and unusual plants. Attached nursery
October brings with it the first signs of Autumn proper and the start of the oyster dredging season. One of these, at least, is worthy of celebration and what better way than a big old festival.
Since its humble...
South Wheal Frances was part of the Bassett Mines which worked the Great Flat Lode. There are still some impressive buildings on the site.
The Track is 5 acres of dirt jumps suited to all levels of riders from beginner to pro. The setup is family friendly with cafe and plenty of areas to chill out.
Although it's called "The Track" there are a number of interconnecting routes...
Perfectly preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. In partnership with its twin, Pendennis, it guards the entrance of the Fal Estuary.