Things to do

Things to do in Cornwall From iconic attractions to gorgeous gardens...

Welcome to our essential guide to Things to do in Cornwall including everything Cornwall is famous for; surf spots and surf schools; gorgeous gardens; cliff top walks; boat trips; 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 also lots of surprising new, different and fun things to do.

If you're looking for beaches - explore our Cornwall beach guide

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  1. Leisure Centres in Cornwall | Carn Brea Leisure Centre | Redruth | Cornwall

    Carn Brea Leisure Centre


    The centre offers a wide variety of sports and leisure activities including a fully equipped gym, variety of fitness classes, a six lane swimming pool, a choice of indoor sports, children’s activities and an athletics track.

  2. Glendurgan Gardens, National Trust, Helford, Cornwall

    Glendurgan Garden

    Mawnan Smith, Falmouth

    This thriving sub-tropical valley garden runs down to the Helford River at the fishing village of Durgan. Wind through the exotic gardens to meet the water's edge.

  3. Restaurant in Cornwall | Tabbs Restaurant | Truro | Cornwall

    Tabbs Restaurant


    We are a fine dining modern restaurant in Cornwall, over 10 years old, recently winning 2 AA Rosettes. we remain dedicated to using the best local produce available and keep close ties with our suppliers.

  4. The Exchange | Penzance | Cornwall

    The Exchange


    The Exchange is a major contemporary art space that opened in 2007 in conjunction with renovations to Newlyn Art Gallery. The gallery occupies a former telephone exchange and has a striking glass facade that runs the entire length of the building.

  5. St Mawes Sit On Kayaks

    St Mawes Kayaks, Water Taxi & Mini Cruises

    St Mawes

    Hire single or double (+ small passenger) sit-on kayaks from the quay and explore St Mawes and the Roseland and the upper reaches of the beautiful River Fal.



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Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall

Seal Sanctuary Gweek

Set in 40 acres of countryside, this is the only fully operational seal rescue centre in Cornwall. Come and meet seals, sealions, penguins and otters.
Shaun the Sheep Experience at Land's End in 2015

Visit Lands End

We’re delighted to announce the exciting events programme and two brand new attractions just opened at Land’s End. Come and visit soon!

Tehidy Holiday Park

Cottages, Caravans, Wigwams and Touring close to stunning beaches, gardens, attractions and walks. 3 x Regional Winner Top 100 Awards.
Morgan Car Hire in Cornwall @ Perranwell Garage

Morgan Classic Car Hire

Why not explore Cornwall in a classic open top Morgan Sportscar? 2 and 4 seater available. Central location near Truro.