Blue Reef Aquarium
The Ultimate Undersea Safari. From the drama of the Cornish coastline to the underwater gardens of the Mediterranean and the dazzling beauty of a Caribbean tropical reef.
|Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Enjoy views of the Cornish countryside from our Steam Trains running for 6½ miles between Bodmin General - Bodmin Parkway (Main Line Station) - Boscarne Junction (for the Camel Trail).
|Brocklands Adventure Park
Open all year - We are the largest all weather attraction north of the Camel estuary.
Come and try Brock Bowl.
& Heritage Centre :
Located in a historic china clay building, we offer visitors an insight into the history of Charlestown and shipwrecks. We have the largest exhibition of artifacts recovered by divers, on public display in the UK.
|The Cornish Cyder Farm
See how we make fruit preserves in our jam kitchen, then see our collection of cyder and farm making memorabilia in the museum. For the first time in Cornwall in over 300 years see our distillery and cellars where we produce the spirit for our brandy.
This medieval house takes time to explore, and you should plan to arrive early and spend a day here. A restaurant, tea room, shop, plant sales and craft gallery will help you make the most of your visit.
Adventure Park :
Welcome to one of Cornwall's leading holiday attractions.
This year we're bigger than ever with exciting things to do. All for one All-inclusive entrance price.
Dairyland welcomes to Britain's first, biggest & best working Farm Park, where you can enjoy the fun of an all-weather attraction plus the sights, sounds, and smells of a real working farm.
|Dobwalls Family Adventure Park :
Enjoy a family day out at Dobwalls Family Adventure Park, attractions include Unlimited Train Rides, Superkart Arena, Adventureland, Childrens Shows, Masses of Undercover Fun and More!
|Eden Project :
Two gigantic geodesic conservatories nestling within a giant 50 metre deep crater overlooking St Austell Bay – one is a majestic rainforest cathedral – the other is host to the fruits and flowers of the Mediterranean, South Africa and California.
|Flambards Village :
All weather family leisure park with a unique mix of internationally acclaimed exhibitions, rides, playgrounds, shows, entertainment and gardens. Home of the famous Flambards Victorian village and Britain in the Blitz.
|Food in Cornwall :
The Food in Cornwall Association is committed to: High standards of cooking - Food freshly cooked Use of local Cornish produce whereever possible Efficient and friendly service - An attractive environment Good value for money - Consistency of quality
|Geevor Mine :
An imaginative all weather visitor centre set in magnificent landscapes with superb coastal views. A preserved mining site with museum, under- tour and full visitor facilities managed by Pendeen Community Heritage.
Set in a wooded valley dropping steeply to the hamlet of Durgan on the shore of the beautiful Helford estuary, Glendurgan is one of the great sub-tropical gardens of the South West. Exotic trees and shrubs flourish amidst open glades carpeted with wild flowers.
|Goonhilly Earth Station :
The Goonhilly Visitors Centre experience includes interactive exhibits - you can try operating an antenna for yourself, spend some time in our internet zone surfing the NET or experience for yourself Videophone technology. Take a film voyage through time and space, exploring how satellite communication developed from the initial ideas of Arthur C Clarke.
The inspiration for Daphne du Maurier's novel. Visit Mr Potters Museum of Curiosity, and The Smugglers at jamaica Inn, and relax in our bars and restaurants.
Unique family fun on dry land or on water! Set in 66 acres of beautiful Cornish countryside - the fun lasts all day! Experience brilliant indoor adventure, action packed rides for the whole family or simply relax and enjoy the scenery.
|Lands End :
Beautiful, dramatic, enchanting... enjoy an unforgettable day out at England's most famous landmark. Land's End is a unique, magical place. A place of legend and mystery, with stunning natural beauty to warm your heart. Explore and discover over 20,000 square feet of undercover exhibitions and attractions, the shopping village and Discovery Trail.
|Lanhydrock House :
One of Cornwall's grandest houses originally built in 1651, set in a glorious landscape of gardens, parkland and woods overlooking the valley of the Fowey River. Largely rebuilt after a fire in 1881 this Victorian house has 50 rooms open including, Kitchens, Nursery Wing and original Long Gallery.
|Lappa Valley Steam Railway
Ride on a narrow-guage steam railway through lovely countryside to a leisure park with boating, two more train rides, crazy golf, play areas and a magnificent listed mine engine house.
|Minack Theatre :
The Minack Theatre is a uniquely situated open-air theatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno, near Lands End. The Theatre hosts a 17 week season of plays and musicals throughout the summer from May to September. The Rowena Cade Exhibition Centre tells the story behind its creation.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Offering unique displays of boats and their place in people's lives, this new landmark on Falmouth's waterfront is a gateway to the maritime world, with a series of experiences as alive as the sea, whatever your age or knowledge.
|National Seal Sanctuary:
The National Seal Sanctuary, set on the picturesque reaches of the Helford Estuary, is a haven for some of the marine world's most enchanting creatures. The Sanctuary is Europe's leading marine animal rescue centre, which cares for dozens of sick, injured and orphaned seals every year.
|Newquay Zoo :
If you enjoy lush exotic lakeside gardens in the company of free ranging mara, monkeys, wallabies and a host of fascinating birds you'll love a visit to Newquay's Zoological Gardens.
|Paradise Park :
The world's rarest and most beautiful birds, fascinating otters, squirrels and always something new to see.
Exciting daily events, superb gardens and plenty of fun for the children.
|Pencarrow House & Gardens :
Family owned and lived in Georgian House, 50 acres of formal and woodland gardens. National Heritage Award winner 1997, 1998 & 1999, as voted for by members of the public.
|Pendennis Castle :
Overlooking Falmouth, with superb views across the Fal Estuary. Throughout its 450 year history Pendennis Castle has played a vital role in protecting these shores from invasion. Today, visitors can see how the Castle developed from the days of Henry VIII to the coastal defences of the Second World War.
|Pilchard Works :
A unique award winning factory showing the fascinating history of pilchard fishing in Cornwall. (1996 Working Museum 1997 National / Museum Casts Winner). Sole producers and exporters of traditional Cornish salted pilchards.
Step back into Cornish history and witness the rebuilding of a Cornish legend. Guided underground tours, amusement and play areas, restaurant, craft workshops and gift shops.
Museum of Submarine Telegrphy :
Secret Wartime Telegraph Museum. '1999 winner of the Best Museum of Industrial History'
|Royal Cornwall Museum :
The archaeological collection ranges from the Palaeolithic to the Post-Medieval period, with an important Bronze Age collection of metalwork, pottery, stone and flint tools. The history of Cornwall from Medieval times to the present day is told through a selection of paintings, scientific instruments, leather, pottery, pewter, glass and silver linked to important people or events. We also have foreign collections of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Chinese and Japanese material
St.Michaels Mount - The jewel in Cornwall's crown, this magical island has a church, a medieval castle (home of the St Aubyn family for over 300 years), an exotic garden clinging to the steep flanks, and an ancient harbour where you will find shops, restaurants and an audio-visual presentation on the history of the Mount.
|Tintagel Castle :
Set on the rugged and awe-inspiring North Cornwall Atlantic coast stands the remains of the 13th century castle. Tintagel has an air of myth and mystery associated with King Arthur and Merlin the magician.
Special events during the summer.
|Trebah Garden :
One of Cornwall's Great Gardens, rated among the 80 most beautiful in the world, Trebah is a sub-tropical paradise set on the banks of the historic Helford River. Planting ensures colour and scent throughout the year. The new visitor centre, opening Spring 2002, will be a major attraction on its own. Open all year.
This tranquil garden and estate is renowned for its glorious position at the head of Carrick Roads, with panoramic views down the estuary towards Falmouth and the sea.
Set at the foot of the granite hills which lie behind Penzance, Trengwainton is a garden rich in exotic plants with spectacular views across Mount's Bay to the Lizard.
A delightfull small Elizabethan manor house, Trerice is an architectural gem hidden
away from the world in a web of narrow lanes and still somehow caught in the spirit of its age. Behind the Dutch-style gabled facade are ornate fireplaces, elaborate plaster ceilings and a collection of English furniture of the highest quality.
Estate, Gardens & The National Museum of Gardening:
Beautiful Victorian & Georgian gardens with a fascinating history stretching back to 1246. Features include walled gardens, Garden Conservatory, Victorian Boathouse, woodland walks surrounded with abundant wildlife & a range of hand made craft workshops.
|World of Model Railways :
Trains run through finely detailed scenery with many moving accessories including fairground, steam roller, boats, chimney sweep, skiers and cable cars.
New features this year include, authentic "scratch built" BR(S) London Transport station, cycle race, model maze (try and solve it!) and further imrovements to the mountain scene, night scene and childrens layout.