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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Pinsla garden is a romantic 1½ acre artist’s garden set in tranquil woodland, on the edge of Bodmin Moor. Decorative level paths make it easy to stroll around and lose yourself in beauty and nature. Pinsla is excellent for wildlife with myriad birds, butterflies and insects enjoying the seed heads and scent. Flowery cottage garden planting softens our 18th century fairytale cottage.
So you want to find out about the real Cornwall and discover this Cornish Mining World Heritage Site! Get to grips with Cornish mining history at King Edward Mine Museum, with an indoor exhibition and restored machinery and working engines.
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.
An Iron Age settlement originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago. The village consisted of stone-walled homesteads known as 'courtyard houses', found only on the Land's End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly
Morwellham Quay is an award-winning Cornish Mining World Heritage site, featuring historic port, copper mine, working Victorian farm, railway, heavy horses and museums of costume and mining.