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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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This beautiful mansion sits on the hill above the busy harbour of Padstow and the grounds boast some of the finest views over its ancient Deer Park and the Camel Estuary to Rock and Bodmin Moor beyond.
Lanhydrock, near Bodmin, is a magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants quarters, gardens and a wooded estate.
Peaceful 14-acre Helford Valley garden with outstanding collection of bamboo, camellias, hydrangeas, ferns, wild flowers and exotics.
A 5.8-mile circular walk that takes in wonderful countryside, wooded creeks and stunning coastal views with a wealth of historical and literary interest.
A 30 acre plantman's paradise with over 6000 labelled rare & unusual plants. Colourful, inspired planting with fine herbaceous borders. The gardens include several water features, shrubberies, a formal garden, a cottage garden, the pinetum, arboretum, Japanese garden and lake.