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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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Based on Rick Stein's famous recipes this popular St Austell brewery pub situated in the village of St Merryn, near Padstow, offers a simple British menu.
From champion trees to rare shrubs, from a wildflower meadow to woodland glades, exotic fern collections and tree top viewing platforms, it would be hard to find anywhere more beautiful or more intriguing than Trewithen's deservedly famous garden.
Porthluney Cove is a privately owned, secluded family beach with a large expanse of golden sand. South facing, in front of Caerhays Castle, which provides a striking backdrop.
Heligan is so much more than a garden restored; its own special atmosphere encourages contemplation and inspiration, satisfying the broadest range of horticultural and wildlife interests with over 200 acres to explore!
One of Britain’s best loved landmarks, famous for its unique location and beautiful scenery. Cliff top trails, breathtaking views, pay-as-you-go family attractions, shopping village, restaurant and cafés.