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Things to do in Cornwall Hundreds of special places with things to do
You'll find all the things 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.
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Meet loads of amazing species at Newquay Zoo – the only place in Cornwall to have lions. We also have beautiful songbirds, slithery snakes, scaly skinks, marvelous meerkats and tropical toucans – to name a few.
The ‘Hartland’ stretch of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the smallest, running from just above Bude to the North Cornish border with Devon. It takes in the famous village of Morwenstow and borders the old wool town of Kilkhampton.
The Lewinnick Lodge is proudly positioned at the end of Pentire Headland, looking back across the rolling waves of the Atlantic towards Fistral Bay and as far as Padstow, it is probably one of the best coastal views anywhere in the country.
Award winning Blue Flag 2012 beach where you can freshen up and get active or chill out with a sunset cocktail at one of west Cornwall’s favourite beaches.
Family friendly bay on north Cornwall’s dramatic coast.