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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A perfect outing for the family where children love to run free on the lawns. Wander amidst rhododendrons and camellias; get lost in the maze, picnic on the award winning Best Picnic Spot. One of the most beautiful places in Cornwall.
An intimate three acre award-winning colourful garden nestled in a secluded valley. Escape to this hidden garden where small is beautiful, but size doesn't limit the number and diversity of species sprouting within this little paradise.
A 30 acre plantman's paradise with over 6000 labelled rare & unusual plants. Colourful, inspired planting with fine herbaceous borders. The gardens include several water features, shrubberies, a formal garden, a cottage garden, the pinetum, arboretum, Japanese garden and lake.
Tregothnan Estate near Truro is one of the world’s most magniﬁcent private gardens, with an unequalled diversity of rare trees, sweeping vistas and secluded groves on the banks of the River Fal. Although open for two days only on 12th and 13th April, your visit is welcome by appointment all year round.
The great 13th century circular shell-keep of Restormel still encloses the principal rooms of the castle in remarkably good condition. It stands on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a deep dry ditch, atop a high spur beside the River Fowey.