Attractions and Gardens
Tourist attractions and gardens Interesting and iconic places to visit
Discover the special places Cornwall is famous for; gorgeous gardens and iconic attractions such as St Michael's Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Minack Theatre, Land's End, Tintagel 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.
Browse through our listings of official Tourist Board members representing the best attractions and gardens in Cornwall. Use the left-hand filters to refine your search and help you find exactly what you're looking for.
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Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the 1840 beam engine that powered the clifftop mine representing Cornish Mining and the World Heritage Site
An inspirational garden with varied woodland planting, mixed borders with bright summer and autumn flowers together with exotic perennials. Perched at the head of the Fal Estuary, Trelissick boasts jaw-dropping views.
Burncoose is a horticultural hotspot with a reputation that attracts green-fingered keenies from all over the globe, but also one that has flaunted its horticultural talents nationwide. Visitors to Cornwall may recollect Burncoose's gold medal displays from Chelsea, Hampton Court and many other nationwide flower shows.
Restored large scale valley gardens with stupendous views over St Michael's Mount. Sub-tropical planting with internationally important art works set in beautiful wooded landscape. Check the website for opening times/prices.
The variety of trees, some of which are much admired by Kew Gardens staff, have produced a green oasis enjoyed by visitors and the local community alike.