Attractions in St Michael Penkevil
St Mawes Castle / St Mawes
Perfectly preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. In partnership with its twin, Pendennis, it guards the entrance of the Fal Estuary.
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
Trelissick Garden / Truro
Tranquil garden near Truro with wonderful views of the River Fal. Set on many levels, containing a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
Tregothnan Estate / Truro
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.
Trewithen Gardens / Truro
An historic private estate boasting one of the loveliest gardens in England
There is nowhere quite like Trewithen. With its magnificent collection of camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias, its wonderful woodland walks and its age-old family home, Trewi
Penrose Water Gardens / Truro
Established for over twenty years, set within a beautiful woodland valley two and a half miles from Truro, in the centre of Cornwall
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
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.
Truro Cathedral / Truro
Cornwall's only cathedral. Built in the 1880s, the cathedral's 250ft high spire still dominates the city