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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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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.
The Copper Trail is a walking route on Bodmin Moor. In total the walk is approximately 60 miles in length, passing through the many and varied landscapes and villages on the moor.
An ambitious route across Rough Tor and Brown Willy, Bodmin Moor through unspoilt countryside from Boscastle on the north Cornwall coast that visits such places as Jamaica Inn, Dobwalls, Herodsfoot and Sowden's Bridge before heading south along the river estuary towards the seaside port of Looe.
Cornish Camels and Rosuick Organic Farm offer entertainment for all of the family. Meet the friendly camels, play in the giant sand pit and children’s play area, or simply relax in the organic café.
Helman Tor Nature Reserve includes the wetlands of Breney Common to the West and Red Moor to the East.