Self catering in and around Truro

Visitors will find our great little city filled with friendly pubs and funky restaurants as well as a great selection of shops, a museum and the iconic cathedral.


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.

Truro city centre

Truro's heritage is evident in historic architecture, delightful parks and public spaces but at the same time is contemporary, quirky and unique, always welcoming and often surprising.

Being a small city, it's easy to escape to the surrounding countryside, including following the river downriver towards Malpas, or you could just explore Victoria Park with its colourful bandstand and summer concerts.

For those who think Cornwall is just a beach destination, think again.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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