Attractions and Gardens
Tourist attractions and gardens Interesting and iconic places to visit
Discover the special places Cornwall is famous for; gorgeous gardens and iconic attractions such as St Michael's Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Minack Theatre, Land's End, Tintagel 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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The variety of trees, some of which are much admired by Kew Gardens staff, have produced a green oasis enjoyed by visitors and the local community alike.
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.
Originally created to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, this garden is filled with exotic trees, shrubs and flowers. There's also a bandstand, during the summer, concerts are held.
Helman Tor Nature Reserve includes the wetlands of Breney Common to the West and Red Moor to the East.
Only a short stroll from the centre of Helston is the large Coronation Park with its huge boating lake (boats for hire), childrens play amenities, skate park and cafe.