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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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Wonderfully preserved Tudor house situated in the Tamar Valley. Formally planted terraces, 'Valley Garden', medieval stewpond and dovecote, plus Upper Garden and orchards which offer great opportunities for exploring.
The 18-mile Camel Trail links Padstow, Wadebridge and Bodmin via a largely traffic-free route that follows an old railway track alongside the river Camel. Great for cycling, walking and nature watching for all the family.
A superb landscaped park, fallow deer, woodland and coastal walks and marvellous view, combine to make Mount Edgcumbe one of the most spectacular attractions in the West Country at any time of the year. One of only three Grade I Listed gardens in Cornwall.
A pleasant east-facing shingle beach with rock pools and inlets for children to play in and along with its sheltered location Cawsand proves to be a popular beach with families.
Large shingle beach, south facing. Located at the entrance of the River Seaton valley. Ideal for sailing (with slipway), surfing and shore fishing.