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Attractions West Cornwall

Attractions in West Cornwall

There are lots of great things to do in West Cornwall. Days out include a visit to St Michael's Mount in Marazion, a great free day out at Heartlands where there is something for everyone or a look around The Mousehole Bird Sanctuary. For art lovers there are always excellent art exhibitions going on. There are many tourist attractions in West Cornwall to choose from. See our full list of attractions in West Cornwall below.

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Animal Sanctuary - Lizard Peninsula / Helston

West Cornwall

Make some new friends today at Cornwall's only Seal Sanctuary and rescue centre. Come and hear about dramatic rescues and meet the seal and sea lion characters whose individual stories are brought to life during your visit.

Relax at our Cafe, enjoy the view of the Helford River and wander along our woodland walk. Children will love the pirate play area, quiz trail and special events all year round. Don't forget to say hello to the penguins, otters, sheep, goats and horses. The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is a dog friendly attraction in Cornwall. Dogs on leads welcome. Read more about The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Historic Building, Gardens and Play Park - Pool, Redruth, Cornwall

West Cornwall

Cornwall's first free cultural playground on a grand scale. Set in the shadow of an iconic Cornish engine house and covering 19 acres, there is so much to explore, from the botanical gardens to the interactive exhibitions. So, whether its breathing in the peace and serenity found in the Diaspora Botanical Gardens, shouting with glee after escaping the Giant's Trap in the Adventure Playground, or being taken back to another time through an immersion scape in the World Heritage Exhibitions, Heartlands has something to suit every age and interest. Read more about this great Cornwall attraction. Read More about Heartlands

Garden - Nr Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Cornwall's No 1 picnic garden! Tanglewood is a wonderful wild garden with woodland, garden and pond areas. There is fantastic wildlife to see. The land is maintained on the basis that it is shared equally between humans and wildlife so brambles nettles and thistles are not looked on as weeds but as essential habitat for birds, animals and insects. Begin with a walk through mature woodland and then step out to enjoy the garden and pond areas, with plenty of places to stop and enjoy a picnic along the way. A great day out for all the family and the dog can come too because Tanglewood is a dog friendly Cornwall attraction. Read more about Tanglewood Wild Garden

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Ruin - Penzance

West Cornwall

This Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago and is one of the things to do in Cornwall if you are in the Penzance area. The village consisted of stone-walled homesteads known as 'courtyard houses', found only on the Land's End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly. The houses line a 'village street', and each had an open central courtyard surrounded by a number of thatched rooms. There are also the remains of an enigmatic 'fogou' underground passage. Dogs welcome on leads. More information and contact details for Chysauster Ancient Village Cornwall

Animal Sanctuary - Mabe Burnthouse Near Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

The Flicka Foundation Cornwall is a Horse and Donkey Sanctuary which rescues, homes and re-homes horses and donkeys who are in need of help. Situated in the beautiful Cornish countryside at Mabe Burnthouse near Falmouth, this is could be a great place to visit as part of a family day out in Cornwall. You can get up close to the donkeys and other rescued animals living at the farm. Guided tours are available or you can go anytime between 11am and 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday all year round. Free entry, with donations gratefully received. Free parking.

Read more about The Flicka Foundation Cornwall

Garden - Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Glendurgan is a valley garden dating back to the 1820s, descending to the village of Durgan and its beach on the Helford River. Outstanding floral displays with exotic plants and famous Glendurgan laurel maze, shop, tea room and garden events. Image ©National Trust Images/Andrew Butler Read more about Glendurgan and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

Historic House and Gardens - Helston, Cornwall

West Cornwall

Godolphin House and Estate is situated at Godolphin Cross near Helston in West Cornwall. One of the finest Cornwall attractions, Godolphin House was one of the most fashionable houses in Cornwall in the 17th century. It is open to the public on selected dates through the year and so if you are looking for things to do in Cornwall this National Trust Property could make a nice day out. The medieval gardens, dating back to the 16th Century are amongst the most important historic gardens in Europe. Dogs on leads are welcome in all outside areas. Image ©National Trust Images/Andrew Butler Read more about Godolphin and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

Museum Cornwall - Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Where else in the world can you jump aboard a Viking ship and meet the Vikings, go under the sea without getting wet, learn how to sail, climb a 100ft tower and touch Olympic boats all in one day? The National Maritime Museum is a stunning attraction in Cornwall and one allaboutcornwall can recommend particularly for those looking for rainy day things to do in Cornwall. Explore our maritime heritage and heroes, discover Cornwall's past, its people and the part they played in making Britain great. Read more about this family day out in Cornwall

Castle - Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

For a great family day out in Cornwall, take a trip to Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, one of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country against invasion. The castle has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War. Visiting Pendennis Castle is one of the fun things to do in Cornwall. You can witness a Tudor gun deck in action here and see how the Guardhouse was equipped during the First World War. Dogs welcome on leads at this dog friendly attraction in Cornwall. More information and contact details for Pendennis Castle Cornwall

Historic Building & Gardens - Marazion Cornwall

West Cornwall

This National Trust property is on an iconic rocky island crowned by a medieval church and castle and is home to a living community. Visit the Medieval Castle situated on the tidal island off the coast of Marazion. Walk across the spectacular cobbled causeway at low tide or take a ride in one of the boat taxis. Explore the island community, harbour, cafe and gift shops before entering the gardens and then the castle. Read more about St Michael's Mount and National Trust Cornwall Attractions

Garden - Nr Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Cornwall's No 1 picnic garden! Tanglewood is a wonderful wild garden with woodland, garden and pond areas. There is fantastic wildlife to see. The land is maintained on the basis that it is shared equally between humans and wildlife so brambles nettles and thistles are not looked on as weeds but as essential habitat for birds, animals and insects. Begin with a walk through mature woodland and then step out to enjoy the garden and pond areas, with plenty of places to stop and enjoy a picnic along the way. A great day out for all the family and the dog can come too because Tanglewood is a dog friendly Cornwall attraction. Read more about Tanglewood Wild Garden

Garden  - Truro Cornwall

West Cornwall

The gardens and wonderful walks at Trelissick are one of the Cornwall attractions that have something for all the family. Perched above the estuary of the River Fal Trelissick offers cultivated gardens, woodland walks, exotic plants, an art gallery, National Trust shop and tearooms and an interesting second hand book shop. The gardens are not dog friendly but the estate land is (dogs on leads) Image © National Trust Images/Andrew ButlerRead more about Trelissick and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

Garden / historic building - Lizard Peninsula Cornwall

West Cornwall

The estate has 1000s of acres of impressive gardens and woodland. Follow one of the marked walks or explore on your own. The estate centres around the historic building which is surrounded by the New Yard Restaurant, Craft Gallery, Plant nursery, Art Gallery and Opi Workshop.

Trelowarren, Mawgan, Helston, Cornwall TR12 6AF

Tel: 01326 222105

www.trelowarren.com

Garden - Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Full of exotic plants and spectacular views of Mounts Bay and The Lizard the National Trust property at Trengwainton near Penzance Cornwall offers 25 acres of wonderful gardens and grounds to explore and is definitely one of the things to do in Cornwall to consider if you enjoy beautiful gardens and scenery. It is one of the Cornwall attractions which is a dog friendly attraction in Cornwall and well behaved dogs on leads are welcome to enjoy the wonderful walks which Trengwainton has to offer. Image ©National Trust Images Andrew Butler.Read more about Trengwainton and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

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Bonython Estate Gardens

Lizard / Helston

West Cornwall

Garden

Gardens and lakes set around the Georgian Manor offer beautiful colourful displays. Explore the 18th Century walled garden, Orchard and lakes and many displays. Thatched Summer House offers tea and homemade cakes. Plant sales.

Bonython Estate, Cury Cross Lanes, Helston, Cornwall TR12 7BA

Tel: 01326 240550

www.Bonython manor.co.uk

Chysauster Ancient Village

Penzance

West Cornwall

Ruin

This Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago and is one of the things to do in Cornwall if you are in the Penzance area. The village consisted of stone-walled homesteads known as 'courtyard houses', found only on the Land's End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly. The houses line a 'village street', and each had an open central courtyard surrounded by a number of thatched rooms. There are also the remains of an enigmatic 'fogou' underground passage. Dogs welcome on leads. More information and contact details for Chysauster Ancient Village Cornwall

Cornish Goldsmiths

Redruth / Portreath

West Cornwall

Attraction

Just off the A30 by Redruth, on the road to Portreath. Offers fun for all the family, whatever the weather. Activities include panning for 'real' gold, digging for buried pirate treasure, making your own teddy and viewing the Cornish Crown Jewels.

Tolgus Mill, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 4HN

Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Lizard Peninsula / Helston

West Cornwall

Animal Sanctuary

Make some new friends today at Cornwall's only Seal Sanctuary and rescue centre. Come and hear about dramatic rescues and meet the seal and sea lion characters whose individual stories are brought to life during your visit.

Relax at our Cafe, enjoy the view of the Helford River and wander along our woodland walk. Children will love the pirate play area, quiz trail and special events all year round. Don't forget to say hello to the penguins, otters, sheep, goats and horses. The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is a dog friendly attraction in Cornwall. Dogs on leads welcome. Read more about The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Country Skittles

Hayle Cornwall

West Cornwall

Activity / Pub

9-Pin skittle alleys, lots of great games, shooting gallery, crazy golf, giant draughts, pool and video games, beautiful location. Food & drink served. Open all year - times vary. Booking advised.

Country Skittles, Townshend, Hayle, Cornwall

Tel: 01736 850209

www.countryskittles.com

Falmouth Methodist Church

Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Church

Located at the junction of Church Street and Arwenack Street. Built by Sir Peter Killigrew. Contains many historic artefacts, children's corner with treasure hunt and quiz. Disabled parking. Refreshments.

Falmouth Parish Church, Church Street, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3EF

www.binternet.com/-kcm

Flambards Experience

Helston Cornwall

West Cornwall

Adventure Park

Life-size re-creation of a Victorian village's streets with over 50 shops. Britain in the Blitz exhibition- experience a street blitzed in World War II. Thrill rides, play zones, live entertainment including Magicians, Circus Workshops and costume characters, picnic areas & gardens. Summer fireworks on certain days, rides include Hornet rollercoaster, log flume 4G Thunderbolt. Excellent day whatever the weather.

Flambards, Helston Cornwall TR13 0QA

Tel: 01326 573404 Info line: 0845 601 8684

www.flambards.co.uk

Flicka Foundation Cornwall

Mabe Burnthouse Near Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Animal Sanctuary

The Flicka Foundation Cornwall is a Horse and Donkey Sanctuary which rescues, homes and re-homes horses and donkeys who are in need of help. Situated in the beautiful Cornish countryside at Mabe Burnthouse near Falmouth, this is could be a great place to visit as part of a family day out in Cornwall. You can get up close to the donkeys and other rescued animals living at the farm. Guided tours are available or you can go anytime between 11am and 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday all year round. Free entry, with donations gratefully received. Free parking.

Read more about The Flicka Foundation Cornwall

Geevor Tin Mine

Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Mine

Mining centre, underground tours, museum, shop, cafe and picnic area. Fantastic coastal setting.

Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7EW

Tel: 01736 788662

www.geevor.com

Glendurgan

Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Garden

Glendurgan is a valley garden dating back to the 1820s, descending to the village of Durgan and its beach on the Helford River. Outstanding floral displays with exotic plants and famous Glendurgan laurel maze, shop, tea room and garden events. Image ©National Trust Images/Andrew Butler Read more about Glendurgan and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

GODOLPHIN

Helston, Cornwall

West Cornwall

Historic House and Gardens

Godolphin House and Estate is situated at Godolphin Cross near Helston in West Cornwall. One of the finest Cornwall attractions, Godolphin House was one of the most fashionable houses in Cornwall in the 17th century. It is open to the public on selected dates through the year and so if you are looking for things to do in Cornwall this National Trust Property could make a nice day out. The medieval gardens, dating back to the 16th Century are amongst the most important historic gardens in Europe. Dogs on leads are welcome in all outside areas. Image ©National Trust Images/Andrew Butler Read more about Godolphin and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

Harbour Pool and Billiards

St Ives Cornwall

West Cornwall

Pool and Billiards

Visitors welcome, phone or call in. Open daily. Licensed bar, snacks and light meals, sky TV and regular entertainment. Beautiful views of St Ives harbour.

Wharf Road, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1LF

Tel: 01736 795434

Hardy Exotics Nursery

Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Nursery

A nursery growing and developing a unique collection of over 1,500 species. Palms, bananas, lilies and many more

Gilly Lane, Whitecross, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 8BZ

Tel: 01736 740660

www.hardyexotics.co.uk

Heartlands

Pool, Redruth, Cornwall

West Cornwall

Historic Building, Gardens and Play Park

Cornwall's first free cultural playground on a grand scale. Set in the shadow of an iconic Cornish engine house and covering 19 acres, there is so much to explore, from the botanical gardens to the interactive exhibitions. So, whether its breathing in the peace and serenity found in the Diaspora Botanical Gardens, shouting with glee after escaping the Giant's Trap in the Adventure Playground, or being taken back to another time through an immersion scape in the World Heritage Exhibitions, Heartlands has something to suit every age and interest. Read more about this great Cornwall attraction. Read More about Heartlands

Helford River Boats

Lizard Peninsula Cornwall

West Cornwall

Boat rides

Helford River Water Taxi and Ferry Service to Glendurgan and Trebah Gardens and Budock Vean Hotel. Sailing Dinghy and Motor Boat hire to explore small creeks. Moorings.

HRB, The Kiosk, Helford Passage Beach, Falmouth TR11 5LB Cornwall.

Tel: 01326 250770

www.helford-river-boats.co.uk

Holywell Bay Fun Park

Newquay Cornwall

West Cornwall

Fun Park

Pay as you play, free entry. Trampolines, go-carts, children's rides and much more. Dogs on leads allowed. Open from Easter to October.

4 miles from Newquay just off the (A3075) Newquay to Redruth road

Holywell Bay Fun Park, Holywell Bay, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 5PW

Tel: 01637 830095

www.HOLYWELLBAY.CO.UK

King Edward Mine

Camborne Cornwall

West Cornwall

Museum

Undercover attraction. Guided tour through the tin processing plant and find out how the mine complex developed and worked. Museum showing local and social history. Shop. Dog friendly

Tel:01209 614681

www.kingedwardmine.co.uk

Land's End

Penzance / Land's End

West Cornwall

Attractions, Walks

Legendary Destination - Visit the end of the land! Walk the blustery coastal path or follow one of the marked scenic walks, view the wildlife including rare birds and if you are lucky see the basking sharks swimming in the sea below the magnificent cliffs. RSPB Wildlife Discovery Centre and information trail. Attractions and rides om a pay as you go basis in the Land's End centre. Plenty of places to eat. Good place to post a letter or postcard as all post is stamped with the Land's End cachet stamp. Dogs on leads accepted (except in exhibitions, catering and retail) Disabled toilets. Baby changing facilities. Pay park and pay for individual attractions.

Tel: 0870 458 0099

Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital and Sanctuary

Mousehole Cornwall

West Cornwall

Sanctuary

Funded entirely by donations the sanctuary treats around 1,500 birds each year with the aim of nursing them to health and releasing them back in the wild, where this is not possible they are given a home at the sanctuary, there are about 100 permanent residents. Open most days from 10.30-4.30 and admission is free (although donations very welcome).

Raginnis Hill, Mousehole, Cornwal TR19 6SR

Tel: 01736 731386

www.mouseholebirdhospital.org.uk

Mullion Meadows Craft Centre

Lizard Peninsula / Helston

West Cornwall

Craft Centre

Lots to look at. Watch the handmade Trenance chocolates being made, see artist Anthony Smith at work and view his gallery, hand made candles, soaps and crafted clocks, Hedgehog craft shop selling hand painted glass, handmade jewellery and gifts, J T crafts selling block printed textiles, hats, bags and hand printed silk scarves. Coffee shop. Large free car par. Disabled access.

Tel: 01326 241311

Mullion , Cornwall

NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM CORNWALL

Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Museum Cornwall

Where else in the world can you jump aboard a Viking ship and meet the Vikings, go under the sea without getting wet, learn how to sail, climb a 100ft tower and touch Olympic boats all in one day? The National Maritime Museum is a stunning attraction in Cornwall and one allaboutcornwall can recommend particularly for those looking for rainy day things to do in Cornwall. Explore our maritime heritage and heroes, discover Cornwall's past, its people and the part they played in making Britain great. Read more about this family day out in Cornwall

Newquay Zoo

Newquay Cornwall

West Cornwall

Zoo

Hundreds of animals, gardens, farm, play area, cafe, gift shop events throughout the year

Tel: 01637 873342

www.newquayzoo.co.uk

Ocean Bowl

Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Activity

12 Bowling Lanes, Licensed bar and restaurant and fast food diner, bumpers for children, computerised scoring, special meal and bowl deals, glow bowing nights with music, video games and pool tables. Open 1am-11pm Booking advisable

Falmouth Dock Station, Pendennis Rise, Falmouth, Cornwall

Tel: 01326 313130

Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary

Hayle Cornwall

West Cornwall

Sanctuary

See the collection of rare and beautiful parrots, together with Red Squirrels, Otters, Red Pandas, flamingos, toucans and other rare species. Exotic Gardens. Children's quizzes, indoor play centre with soft play, giant slides and toddler's area. Fun farm, feeding times and free-flying shows all make Paradise Park a fun day whatever the weather. Cafe, shop and plant sales.

Trelissick Road, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HB

Tel: 01736 751020

www.paradisepark.org.uk

Pendennis Castle

Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Castle

For a great family day out in Cornwall, take a trip to Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, one of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country against invasion. The castle has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War. Visiting Pendennis Castle is one of the fun things to do in Cornwall. You can witness a Tudor gun deck in action here and see how the Guardhouse was equipped during the First World War. Dogs welcome on leads at this dog friendly attraction in Cornwall. More information and contact details for Pendennis Castle Cornwall

Pengersick Castle

Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Castle

Pengersick Lane, Praa Sands, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 9SJ

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Penzance

West Cornwall

Gallery

Penlee House is a Victorian House set in an attractive Park and home to the historic collections of Penzance Town Council, Penwith District Council and Newlyn Art Gallery. It houses Galleries with changing exhibitions focusing on the historic art of West Cornwall, usually including the world famous 'Newlyn School' artists, such as Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, Walter Langley and 'Lamorna' Birch, who lived in the area from 1880 to 1940. The House also holds a permanent collection of paintings by artists of the Newlyn School and Lamorna Group, such as The Rain it Raineth Every Day by Normwan Garstin and School is Out by Elizabeth Forbes (please note the display changes). The museum looks at Cornish life and archaeology and presents over 6000 years of West Cornwall history and has activities and games for children. View thousands of photographic archives via computer terminal. There is a licensed cafe overlooking the park, a gift / book shop, Ramped / lift access throughout, Adapted toilet, Nappy changing facilities, 3 disabled badge parking spaces. Please telephone for exhibition information, opening times and admission fee.

Morrab Road, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4HE.

Tel: 01736 363625

www.penleehouse.org.uk

Poldark Mine

Helston Cornwall

West Cornwall

Mine

A Free entry site with something for all ages. Experience the 18th century tin mine, guided tours and on certain days in summer evening candle lit ghost tours. Craft Workshops, Candle Making including dip your own candle, pan for gold, Pottery throwing, look around Turner's Antiques, Cafe for a cream tea and other refreshments, paint a ceramic, Ceramic Painting, see the wood turners and Silversmiths at work. Please note the mine tour is unsuitable for those in wheelchairs Open backed and high heeled shoes are not suitable for the mine tour and for safety reasons carrying children underground is forbidden, the admission of children under 4 is at the guides discretion. Please telephone to discuss your requirements before you visit to ensure you will have an enjoyable visit.

2 miles from Helston on the B3297 to Redruth

Poldark Mine, Trenear, Wendron, Helston, Cornwall TR13 0ES

Tel: 01326 573173

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Penzance / Lands End

West Cornwall

Museum

Home of the Victorian internet. Porthcurno has played its part in world communications since 1870, see how the telegraph was used to send groundbreaking news around the world through cables. See the origins of today's internet. Visit the museum and explore the underground tunnels and climb secret escape tunnels wander around the gardens learn about past life in Victorian and World War II times. All set 5 minutes from the beach.

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, Eastern House, Porthcurno, Cornwall

Tel: 01736 810966

www.porthcurno.org.uk

Presingoll Barns

St Agnes / Truro

West Cornwall

Shopping

The Cornish Shopping Experience. Cornish fudge and food shop, Candle shop with locally made candles and dip your own candle, Gizmo's fun gift and toy shop full of toys gift and gadgets, wide range of gifts, Cornish pottery and souvenir shop. Free parking and entrance

Penwinnick Road, St Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0PB Tel: 01872 553007

R.N.A.S Culdrose Guided Tours

Lizard Peninsula / Helston

West Cornwall

Royal Navy Base

Experience a tour around a real Royal Navy base. Well stocked shop and cafe with viewing windows of the base (can visit without attending tour), free parking. All visitors on tours will be subject to search and identification checks

Public Viewing Area, Gill Gabben, Helston

Tel: 01326 565085

Royal Cornwall Museum

Truro Cornwall

West Cornwall

Museum

Regularly changing exhibitions, art galleries, pottery, licensed cafe, Cornish book shop and souvenirs. Activities for children.

Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, Cornwall

Tel: 01872 272205

www.royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk

Skinners Brewery

Truro

West Cornwall

Brewery

Wide variety of Cornish ales all with special names with a Cornish Folklore theme and represented by entertaining art work. Visitors centre with tours and tastings please contact for times and shop.

Skinner's Brewery, Newham Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2DP

Tel: 01872 245689

www.SKINNERSBREWERY.COM

St Corentyn's Church

Helston Cornwall

West Cornwall

Church

St Corentyn's Church, Church Town, Cury, Helston, Cornwall TR12

St Michael's Mount

Marazion Cornwall

West Cornwall

Historic Building & Gardens

This National Trust property is on an iconic rocky island crowned by a medieval church and castle and is home to a living community. Visit the Medieval Castle situated on the tidal island off the coast of Marazion. Walk across the spectacular cobbled causeway at low tide or take a ride in one of the boat taxis. Explore the island community, harbour, cafe and gift shops before entering the gardens and then the castle. Read more about St Michael's Mount and National Trust Cornwall Attractions

St Winwaloe's Church

Helston / The Lizard

West Cornwall

Church / Historic Building

14th century church on the sands. Full disabled access, parking available. On the main Helston to Lizard Road. Signposted Gunwalloe.

Add: St Winwaloe's Church, Church Grove, Gunwalloe, Helston, Cornwall TR12

TANGLEWOOD WILD GARDENS

Nr Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Garden

Cornwall's No 1 picnic garden! Tanglewood is a wonderful wild garden with woodland, garden and pond areas. There is fantastic wildlife to see. The land is maintained on the basis that it is shared equally between humans and wildlife so brambles nettles and thistles are not looked on as weeds but as essential habitat for birds, animals and insects. Begin with a walk through mature woodland and then step out to enjoy the garden and pond areas, with plenty of places to stop and enjoy a picnic along the way. A great day out for all the family and the dog can come too because Tanglewood is a dog friendly Cornwall attraction. Read more about Tanglewood Wild Garden

Tate St Ives

St Ives Cornwall

West Cornwall

Gallery

Family activities, exhibitions of modern and contemporary art all in an amazing building set on the coast with panoramic viewing windows. Free entry for under 18s and over 60s. Winter season locals pass available.

Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG

Tel: 01736 796226

www.tate.org.uk/stives

The ATV Centre

Redruth / Truro

West Cornwall

Quad Bikes

3 Circuits including children's circuit, drive quad bikes, quad sales and servicing, clothing. Cafe and showroom. Spectator viewing points and picnic area. Dealers for Yamaha and Bombardier.

Tel: 01872 560753 Web: www.atv-centre.com

The Grange Fruit Farm

Lizard Peninsula Cornwall

West Cornwall

Farm

Pick your own in season, specialising in strawberries, raspberries with other fruits available, fruit and produce on sale in the shop such as jam, chutneys, fruit juice and cheese. Cream teas available in the garden, morning coffee, homemade cakes and light lunches available.

Situated on the Lizard between RNAS Culrose viewing gallery and Gweek.

Tel: 01326 221718

The Lizard Cider Barn

Lizard Peninsula Cornwall

West Cornwall

Cider Barn

Taste the wide variety of Ciders, country wines, liqueurs and meads.

The Lizard Cider Barn, Predannack, The Lizard, Cornwall TR12 7AU

Tel: 01326 241481

The Minack Theatre & Visitor Centre

Penzance / Lands End

West Cornwall

Theatre / visitor centre

An outdoor theatre carved into the coastline rocks. Watch productions set against the dramatic coastline backdrop. Visitor Centre, daytime visiting when you can look around the visitor centre and explore the theatre. Coffee shop. Fantastic views across Porthcurno Bay.

Porthcurno Cornwall TR19 6JU

Tel: 01736 810694

www.minack.com

Trebah

Falmouth

West Cornwall

Garden

Garden by the sea. 26 acre Cornish ravine garden. A steeply wooded ravine descends 200 feet down to a private secluded beach on the Helford River. Streams, waterfalls, ponds with koi carp and exotic plants. Sub-tropical serns and palms, rhododenrons and magnolias. Plenty for children. Dogs welcome. Cafe. For information on disabled facilities please call them

Trebah, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Corwall TR11 5JZ

Tel: 01326 252200

www.trebah-garden.co.uk

Trelissick

Truro Cornwall

West Cornwall

Garden

The gardens and wonderful walks at Trelissick are one of the Cornwall attractions that have something for all the family. Perched above the estuary of the River Fal Trelissick offers cultivated gardens, woodland walks, exotic plants, an art gallery, National Trust shop and tearooms and an interesting second hand book shop. The gardens are not dog friendly but the estate land is (dogs on leads) Image © National Trust Images/Andrew ButlerRead more about Trelissick and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

Trelowarren

Lizard Peninsula Cornwall

West Cornwall

Garden / historic building

The estate has 1000s of acres of impressive gardens and woodland. Follow one of the marked walks or explore on your own. The estate centres around the historic building which is surrounded by the New Yard Restaurant, Craft Gallery, Plant nursery, Art Gallery and Opi Workshop.

Trelowarren, Mawgan, Helston, Cornwall TR12 6AF

Tel: 01326 222105

www.trelowarren.com

Trengwainton Gardens

Penzance Cornwall

West Cornwall

Garden

Full of exotic plants and spectacular views of Mounts Bay and The Lizard the National Trust property at Trengwainton near Penzance Cornwall offers 25 acres of wonderful gardens and grounds to explore and is definitely one of the things to do in Cornwall to consider if you enjoy beautiful gardens and scenery. It is one of the Cornwall attractions which is a dog friendly attraction in Cornwall and well behaved dogs on leads are welcome to enjoy the wonderful walks which Trengwainton has to offer. Image ©National Trust Images Andrew Butler.Read more about Trengwainton and National Trust Cornwall Attracions

Trerice

Newquay Cornwall

West Cornwall

Manor House

Elizabethan manor house with elaborate internal decoration and collection of English furniture. Gardens including an orchard with old varieties off fruit trees. Shop and restaurant. Quiz trails, special Tudor workshops, brass rubbing, costumed events and try your hand at traditional Cornish skittles.

Kestle Mill Nr Newquay Cornwall

Tel: 01637 875404

Trevarno Gardens

Helston Cornwall

West Cornwall

Garden

An approved World Heritage Site visitor attraction. Over 35 Acres of gardens, grounds and woodland, including Victorian and Georgian and Italian gardens, fountains, many rare shrubs and trees and abundant wildlife. A range of crafts including handmade soap and skin care workshop and sales, soap museum, toy museum (extra charge applies), National Museum of Gardening together with collection of antique tools. Plant sales. Children's trails and adventure play area. Fountain Garden Conservatory serves homemade refreshments

Trevarno Manor, Helston, Cornwall TR13 ORU Tel: 01326 574274

www.trevarno.co.uk

Trewithen Gardens

Truro

West Cornwall

Garden

Trewithen Gardens, Grampound Road, Nr Truro, TR2 4DD Cornwall

Tel: 01726 883647

Web: www.trewithengardens.co.uk