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 Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem, Trerice remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries, thanks to long periods under absentee owners. Today the renowned stillness and tranquillity of Trerice, much prized by visitors.
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.
Treasure Park, one of Cornwall’s leading free admission family holiday attractions. The park hosts an array of great activities and fun things to do for all ages.
Where else in the world is it possible to bring together garden plants from five different continents and all under the influence of a maritime climate? South Africa, California, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Madeira and even Brazil are just some of the countries represented in this extraordinary garden.
Cotehele Mill is a working mill with an atmospheric reminder of the recent past when corn was ground here for the local community.