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. Lusty Glaze Beach Resort, Newquay, Cornwall

    Lusty Glaze Beach Resort


    Just North of the harbour town of Newquay lies the horse shoe shaped sandy haven of Lusty Glaze Beach Resort, a privately owned cove of calm and clarity where the Atlantic laps the shore and the pace becomes just that little bit slower. 

  2. 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.

  3. AK Wildlife Cruises | Sea Safaris | Falmouth | Cornwall

    AK Wildlife Cruises


    AK Wildlife Cruises is one of the UKs premiere Whale and Dolphin tour operators specialising in taking out small parties on sea safaris using our well appointed boat "Free Spirit"' based in Falmouth, Cornwall which has seating inside and outside for all.

  4. Longcross Victorian Garden | Trelights | Port Isaac | North Cornwall

    Longcross Victorian Garden

    Port Isaac

    Beautiful and idyllic restored Victorian Gardens in a maze-like layout with water and granite features stretching to almost 4 acres, an example of coastal hedging and gardening. Panoramic views over Port Isaac and Port Quin Bays.

  5. 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.



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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!
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.

Tehidy Holiday Park

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