History and heritage attractions

History and Heritage attractions Explore Cornwall's vibrant past

Cornwall has achieved international recognition from UNESCO that has credited World Heritage Site status to ten industrial landscape areas which best represent our mining past. Cornwall's vibrant identity has evolved from history going back 3000 years and a rich traditional culture much of which still lives and breathes through the sites and scenery found throughout the region today. Discover this rich history by exploring museums, ancestral houses, castles and the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.

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  1. Lands End - Landmark, Things to do in West Cornwall

    Lands End - Landmark

    Land's End

    One of Britain’s best loved landmarks, famous for its unique location and beautiful scenery. Cliff top trails, breathtaking views, pay-as-you-go family attractions, shopping village, restaurant and cafés.  

  2. The Arthurian Centre | Slaughterbridge | Camelford | Cornwall

    The Arthurian Centre

    Camelford

    Read about the legends and the history in our exhibition room, watch a video presentation on the site and legends. There is something for everyone including brass rubbing, children's quiz, a nature trail; and a play castle.

  3. Trips and Tours in Cornwall | Tour Guide Penzance | Penzance | Cornwall

    Tour Guide Penzance

    Penzance

    Guided Walking Tours of Penzance Town. History. Legends and Anecdotes.Stadtführung. Geschichte, Legenden und Anekdoten dieser schönen Stadt accompany you on your coach through Penwith Reisebegleitung auf ihren Bus durch Penwith. 

  4. Cornwall Gold, Tolgus Tin Mill, Portreath, Cornwall

    Cornwall Gold - Tolgus Tin Mill

    Redruth

    Cornwall Gold’s Tolgus Tin Mill is the only surviving mill of its type in Cornwall and is a designated heritage site. The mill tour takes visitors through the process of tin streaming and how the ore is smelted on-site today into exquisite Cornish jewellery.

  5. Things to do in Cornwall | Healeys Cornish Cider Farm | Truro | Cornwall

    Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm

    Truro

    Visit a real working cider farm making over forty varieties of delicious fruit products including farm scrumpy and sparkling cider. Visit our shop and take home a taste of Cornwall for yourself.

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