Best Things to See & Do in Tywardreath


  • Cornwall's best known attraction. The site consists of 2 vast landscaped space age greenhouses, or biomes, containing a variety of temperate and tropical plants.

  • Polkerris Cove

    This is a long stretch of nearly twenty five miles that takes in the interesting, though some might say ugly, china clay landscape as well as the steep cliffs and spectacular views which make up a stunning slice of Heritage...

  • Hidden Valley Gardens is an intimate three-acre award-winning garden nestled in a secluded valley. Escape to this hidden garden where small is beautiful,but size doesn't limit the number and diversity of species sprouting within this little paradise.

  • Luxulyan Valley river

    Luxulyan Valley consists of 2 miles of beautiful tranquil woodland through which the Par River runs. The valley is also dotted with the remains of the area's mining heritage including the magnificent Treffry viaduct.

  • Hangloose - Eden Project

    Located at the Eden Project, Hangloose is home to England's longest zipwire - the Skywire.

  • Tregrehan

    Dramatic 20ha woodland garden created over the last 200 years by the Carlyon family, forming an exotic green gene bank of known source plants in a temperate rainforest

  • Impressive late Victorian country house near Bodmin with extensive servants' quarters, church, gardens and wooded estate

  • Pinky Murphys Cafe - Fowey

    Whether you want to meet friends, have a coffee spot to take the family or just unwind and take a breather from "adulting", then when in Fowey, head to Pink Murphy's Café.

    This café is very quirky, with its tables named after legendary musicians such as Bob Marley.

    When warming up with a cappuccino & indulging in one of their home baked cakes, you won't find it hard to keep...

  • Lifebuoy Café / Fowey

    Lifeboat cafe - Fowey

    What could be better than a cafe where you can choose a sailor's hat and look swag whilst swilling tea? Say no more, Fowey, here you come, right? The smell of coffee brewing will bring you straight to this cosy café's door.

    Now what to choose from the menu? With fresh, locally sourced ingredients you can't go wrong. There’s no chance of going home hungry; from breakfasts to crab...

  • Brown Sugar Cafe - Fowey

    This is every coffee addict’s dream café! Since 2006, Brown Sugar Café’s been roasting coffee and brewing tea that is locally grown. Their menu boasts a range of dishes made to order, so you know they are fresh and tasty. Just ask the staff as they are super friendly and will make a plan to cater to most dietary requirements.<>And on that note, let's talk about the menu...

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  • The Galleon Inn / Fowey

    Galleon Inn - Fowey

    The Galleon Inn sits perched on the riverfront with fantastic views of the Fowey Estuary. The pub, which exists in a 400-year-old former warehouse, boasts a relaxed atmosphere, serves food daily, and treats both locals and visiting guests to live music every Friday. If you are looking to get out without compromising on a comfortable vibe, The Galleon Inn is for you.

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  • King of Prussia - Fowey

    The King of Prussia is a hotel and restaurant housed in one of Fowey’s most prominent 17-century waterfront buildings. The hotel is suspected to be named after John Carter, a smuggler nicknamed "King of Prussia Cove", who is rumoured to have been in residence in the Inn during the 1780s.

    Start with a Continental, Full English, or Full Irish...

  • Fowey Museum

    Housed in one of the oldest buildings in Fowey this single room museum is packed full of artefacts relating to the history of this ancient harbour town.

  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre

    There are more than a quarter of a million shipwrecks around the coasts of Britain and the Charlestown Shipwreck Centre illustrates a sample of these in photography and salvaged cargo

  • St Catherine's Castle was built, as one of several fortifications running along the south coast in 1536, to protect Fowey harbour from French Invasion and is now managed by English Heritage