Attractions and Gardens
Hundreds of special places
Discover the special places 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.
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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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.
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!
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. Also a new 3 acre winter garden. Experience a true horticultural hotspot brimming with rare and radiant plant species.
Caerhays Castle and Gardens is located in a sheltered valley overlooking Porthluney Cove on the south Cornish coast.
Tregrehan Garden, although historical its approach is fresh with an extraordinary recent collection worthy of its relationship with Kew. The gardens intense privacy baffles some visitors, but reflects a character that each generation of Carlyon gardener has unfailingly brought with him or her. Tregrehan Garden is about plants.