Hotels in Truro

Stay in the heart of Our Great Little City and enjoy a chic city break. Discover everything you need in this small but vibrant city, from history, art and entertainment, to fine dining, retail therapy and theatre.

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A Cornish city break is like no other. Choose to stay within the heart of Cornwall's only city, or retreat to the countryside just a stone's throw from the action.

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Hotels in Truro

Cornwall’s one and only city radiates a chic, urban charm that’s reflected in endless shopping opportunities and some of the best restaurants and bars in the county. Choose to stay in the heart of it all, or retreat to the countryside only moments away from the city centre.

The city is adorned with luxurious boutique hotels that boast impeccable service and Cornish charm. They are the perfect base for exploring everything that Truro has to offer. Not only that, but you can hop on the train from Truro Railway Station and discover more of Cornwall on a day trip.


The answers to your all-important Cornish questions.

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  • Of course! The city is famous for its ancient, cobbled and narrow streets with a range of stunning architecture featuring Gothic and Georgian styles. Central to the city centre is the Victorian Cathedral whilst all around it are a selection of independent shops, cafe's and restaurants.

    With a recently refurbished theatre, cinema and loads of lovely pubs, Truro is a great place to spend a night or two, with the added bonus that it's no distance to drive to a beach during the day, either of the north or south coast.

  • Yes, Truro is Cornwall's only city. It has a population of around 21,000 people and is famous for it's gothic architecture and paved streets. A pleasant place to spend the day shopping or visiting the Royal Cornwall Museum. In the evening there are plenty of bars and restaurants, a cinema and the Hall for Cornwall theatre.

  • St Austell is the largest town in Cornwall ,with a population in 2013 of over 27,000 people. Truro, although Cornwall's only city, only has a population of around 21,000.

  • Yes, it's called The Plaza and is an independently owned cinema situated on Lemon Street. Built in 1936 in an art deco style, it now has five screens.

  • Admission to the iconic Cathedral, situated in the heart of Truro is free. However, a donation towards the building upkeep is always welcomed. Current opening times are 10.00 - 17.00 every day (Mon-Sat) and 11.30 - 16.00 (Sun). Visiting times can be subject to change.


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