Things to do
Things to do in Cornwall From iconic attractions to gorgeous gardens...
Welcome to our essential guide to Things to do in Cornwall including everything Cornwall is famous for; spectacular beaches; surf spots and surf schools; gorgeous gardens; cliff top walks; boat trips; and 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 also lots of surprising new, different and fun things to do.
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Award winning Blue Flag 2013 beach and trendy resort destination for surfers, swimmers and the occasional dolphins. A seasonal dog ban operates on this beach.
Delabole Slate Quarry – Come and see the oldest working slate quarry in England. 500 feet deep and 1.5 miles around, this was once the largest man-made hole in Europe. Take a guided tour and see the hand-splitting of world renowned Delabole roofing slate.
Award winning Blue Flag 2013 beach where you can freshen up and get active or chill out with a sunset cocktail at one of west Cornwall’s favourite beaches. A seasonal dog ban operates on this beach.
A wild and romantic cove with a small west-facing beach, Duckpool is often less crowded when other beaches are buzzing at the height of the season. The beach is beautiful, but not suitable for swimming.
This beautiful mansion sits on the hill above the busy harbour of Padstow and the grounds boast some of the finest views over its ancient Deer Park and the Camel Estuary to Rock and Bodmin Moor beyond.