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. Gardens in Cornwall | Potager Garden and Cafe | Constantine | Falmouth | Cornwall

    Potager Garden


    Potager Garden and glasshouse cafe provides a relaxed environment with an informal mix of herbaceous planting accentuated with vegetables and fruit. Situated near the Helford Estuary.

  2. Fox Rosehill Gardens, Falmouth, Cornwall

    Fox Rosehill Garden


    Peaceful tranquil garden, a legacy from the Fox family who gave part of the garden for public enjoyment. Many varied species from Australia and New Zealand successfully introduced.

  3. Things to do in Cornwall, National Maritime Museum, Falmouth, Cornwall

    National Maritime Museum Cornwall


    Celebrating the sea, boats and Cornwall, this multi-award winning museum not only has 15 stunning galleries beautifully illustrating the past, present and future of this island nation but also offers a number of stunning exhibitions.

  4. Tintagel Castle | Cornwall | English Heritage

    Tintagel Castle


    For a magical day out take the family to Tintagel Castle, steeped in legend and mystery; said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, you can still visit nearby Merlin's Cave. Set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, offering dramatic views.

  5. Golf course in Cornwall | Holywell Bay | Newquay | Cornwall

    Holywell Bay Golf


    2 golf courses with first class fairways and coastal views overlooking the beautiful National Trust protected Holywell Bay beach. A truly entertaining and competitive course for golfers of all standards.



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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.

Tehidy Holiday Park

Cottages, Caravans, Wigwams and Touring close to stunning beaches, gardens, attractions and walks. 3 x Regional Winner Top 100 Awards.
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!
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.