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You'll find all the things Cornwall is famous for; spectacular beaches; surf spots and surf schools; gorgeous gardens; cliff top walks; boat trips; and of course iconic attractions such as St Michael's Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Minack Theatre, Land's End, King Arthur's castle and the Eden Project. But Cornwall will keep surprising you with the vast offer of new, different and fun things to do, even if you're a regular visitor, or a local. The National Trust in Cornwall has more than 25 historic places and gardens.
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Newquay Cornwall Airport opens up Cornwall to wider opportunities for both business and leisure passengers.
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the 1840 beam engine that powered the clifftop mine
PADI 5 Star Dive Resort, the most southerly dive centre in mainland Britain! PADI courses from beginner to assistant instructor. Trial dives in the swimming pool & the sea. First aid & oxygen administration courses. Guided dives, equipment hire, air fills. Friendly professional local advice.
Charlestown beach is a south-facing sloping shingle beach with the eastern beach accessed by steps from the historic harbour, home to the Tall Ships and the western beach via a slipway.
The large beach has soft fine sand, with shingle below the shore line, that is popular with families.