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Attractions in Cornwall - things to see and do in Cornwall

We are located in the county of Cornwall, one of the UK's most beautiful destinations, from wild open moors to miles of golden sands.

Thanks to our central location, we can offer excellent access to the county's most popular attractions and destinations.

Specialist Breaks include golfing breaks, walking holidays and painting. for further information, Contact Us.

Attractions

The Eden Project, St Austell

The Eden Project, St Austell.

A large scale horticultural site containing biomes housing plants from sub-tropical and mediterranean climates.

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - PL24 2SG
Distance from us: 4.3 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 13min
www.edenproject.com
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Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, Charlestown The Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, Charlestown.

The Shipwreck and historical artefacts on display in the centre are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe.

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - PL25 3NJ
Distance from us: 0.2 miles
Approximate driving time: N/A (5min on foot)
www.shipwreckcharlestown.com
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Lanhydrock House, Bodmin.

Lanhydrock House, Bodmin.

Stunning 17th century house and gardens, used as a film set for The Three Musketeers (1993) and Twelfth Night (1996).

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - PL30 5AD
Distance from us: 9.5 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 20min
www.nationaltrust.org (Opens in new window)

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth.

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth.

Built by King Henry VIII to defend from attack against the French and Spanish over 450 years ago.

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - TR11 4LP
Distance from us: 27.7 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 45min
www.english-heritage.org (Opens in new window)

The Lost Gardens of Heligan The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious estates in England.

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - PL26 6EN
Distance from us: 7.4 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 21min
www.heligan.com (Opens in new window)
Dairyland Farmworld

Dairyland Farmworld, near Newquay.

Dairyland Farmworld, an all weather working farm family attraction near Newquay.

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - TR8 5AA
Distance from us: 12.7 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 25min
www.dairylandfarmworld.cm
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Poldark Mine, Helston

Poldark Mine, Helston.

Cornwall's most popular mining heritage site, with organised mine tours.

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - TR13 0ES
Distance from us: 30.4 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 52min
www.poldark-mine.co.uk (Opens in new window)

Flambards Theme Park

Flambards Theme Park, Helston.

Established over 30 years ago, Flambards is one of Cornwall's top all family all weather theme park attractions.

Sat nav details: [Postcode] - TR13 0QA
Distance from us: 33.5 miles
Approximate driving time: 1hr 1min
www.flambards.co.uk (Opens in new window)

Towns

Mevagissey Harbour

Mevagissey.

The harbour is a working fishing harbour, but is also a welcome haven for visiting yachts.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Mevagissey
Distance from us: 7.0 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 18min
www.mevagissey.net (Opens in new window)

The Moor at Bodmin

Bodmin.

Ancient Cornish town, with a steam railway and nearby rolling moorlands.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Bodmin
Distance from us: 13.5 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 22min
www.bodminlive.com
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Newquay

Newquay.

The most popular tourist destination town in Cornwall, with great beaches and popular night life.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Newquay
Distance from us: 18.3 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 38min
www.visitnewquay.org
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Padstow

Padstow.

Home of some of the greatest restaurants in the South West.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Padstow
Distance from us: 20.5 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 39min
www.padstowlive.com (Opens in new window)

The Hoe at Plymouth

Plymouth.

City in Devon with a great array of shopping and entertainment facilities.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Plymouth
Distance from us: 37.7 miles
Approximate driving time: 1hr 9min
www.visitplymouth.co.uk (Opens in new window)

Truro Cathedral

Truro.

Cornwall's capital, with a range of shopping facilities. Explore the cathedral too...

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Truro
Distance from us: 16.2 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 30min
www.truro.cornwall.net (Opens in new window)

Falmouth Falmouth.

An historic maritime town, now home to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Falmouth
Distance from us: 26.3 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 48min
www.falmouth.co.uk (Opens in new window)
St Ives St Ives.

Historic Cornish town with world class beaches and charming cobbled streets.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - St Ives
Distance from us: 42.3 miles
Approximate driving time: 1hr 6min
www.stives-cornwall.co.uk (Opens in new window)
St Michael's Mount - overlooked by Penzance Penzance.

Penzance, in the far west of Cornwall is set in Mounts Bay - dominated by the grandeur of St. Michael's Mount.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Penzance
Distance from us: 44.5 miles
Approximate driving time: 1hr 7min
www.penzance.co.uk (Opens in new window)

Local Beaches

Porthpean Beach

Porthpean, St Austell.

A popular sandy beach that gets very busy in late summer. Slipway for dinghies.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Porthpean
Distance from us: 1.4 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 4min
www.cornwall-beaches.co.uk/austell-riviera/porthpean.htm
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Pentewan Sands

Pentewan, St Austell.

A wide sandy beach with a disused harbour. The beach is private but access is allowed from Pentewan village.

Sat nav details: [Town Centre] - Pentewan
Distance from us: 4.7 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 9min
www.cornwall-beaches.co.uk/austell-riviera/pentewan.htm
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Carlyon Bay Beach Carlyon Bay.

The Beach is situated between the sailing haven of Fowey and historic village of Charlestown, and close to the up and coming market town of St Austell.

Sat nav details: [Post Code] - Pentewan
Distance from us: 1.7 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 5min

Local Golf Courses

Porthpean Golf Club

Porthpean Golf Club.

Porthpean Golf Club is a relaxed and informal club. We can offer a variety of packages tailored to meet your individual requirements.

Sat nav details: [Post Code] - PL26 6AU
Distance from us: 1.2 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 4min
www.porthpeangolfclub.co.uk
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St Austell Golf Club

St Austell Golf Club.

The club has thriving Men's, Ladies, Seniors and Junior sections and has a friendly atmosphere towards both members and visitors.

Sat nav details: [Post Code] - PL26 7DS
Distance from us: 3.2 miles
Approximate driving time: 0hr 8min
www.staustellgolf.co.uk
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Other Useful Links

Great Gardens of Cornwall

Great Gardens of Cornwall.

Welcome to the great gardens of Cornwall. Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, these magical Cornish gardens are home to a wealth of the most exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees in the British Isles..

www.greatgardensofcornwall.co.uk (Opens in new window)

Cornish Attractions

Cornish Attractions.

A list of Cornish Attractions, courtesy of Cornwall Online.

Cornish Attractions (Opens in new window)

Things to do in Cornwall

Things to do in Cornwall.

A list of Things to do in Cornwall, courtesy of Visit Cornwall.

Things to do in Cornwall
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Walking in Cornwall Walking in Cornwall.

One of the most popular answers people give about why they love coming to Cornwall is the coastal and inland footpaths, which provide dramatic views around every corner.

www.walkingincornwall.info
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