Local Attractions and Things To Do

Gardens

Lost Gardens of Heligan

Lost Gardens of Heligan

Made famous on TV, these are the gardens 'discovered' and recreated by Tim Smit (the power behind the Eden Project). A wonderful place to visit. Near Mevagissey @30 minutes by car.


Caerhays Castle

Caerhays Castle

Caerhays has an international reputation for its camellias and rhododendrons and is home to a national magnolia collection. The castle itself was designed by John Nash around 200 years ago and both the building and its occupants have played significant roles in the history of Cornwall.


Eden Project

Eden Project

One of the most famous horticultural sites in the world. Open all year round this is a must see on your visit. Near St. Austell @40 minutes by car.


Glendurgan

Glendurgan

A superb subtropical valley garden with year-round interest. beautiful views over the Helford River and coastline .


Trebah

Trebah

A spectacular 26 acre Cornish ravine garden, rated among the 80 finest gardens in the world with great local food served in their terraced garden cafe.


Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens

Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens

Developed by Ray and Shirley Clemo, passionate plantspeople and avid collectors of rare and unusual specimens - see over 6,000 plants carefully labelled! The gardens are immaculate. The attention to detail is impressive.



Things to do

Cornish beaches

Beaches

Need we say more. The beaches of the South Coast provide some of the safest swimming in Cornwall. On our doorstep are Pothcurnick, Towan, Carne and Pendower to name but a few
Surfing on the North Coast is under an hour away.


fish and trips st mawes

Fish and Trips St Mawes

Fishing trips & chartered outings. Fancy a half or full day charter taking in the sights of the historic St Mawes harbour and coastline by boat, or a leisurely cruise along the River Fal? Set sail with friendly, local skipper James Brown, a former commercial fisherman with more than 20 years experience. Tel - 07891 300 078 or 01326 279 204


Paddle and Sail

Roseland Paddle and Sail

"Between the Land and the Sea" is a fair description of the Roseland, one of the most beautiful parts of Cornwall. The best way to experience the beauty of this peninsula is by water and it provides some of the best sailing and canoeing areas in the country.

Land's end

Land's End

Make a day of it at Land's End - a place of stunning scenery and fabled views. A place of natural beauty. Cornwall's place of legend and mystery with 6 superb attractions bringing you tales of heroism, skulduggery and adventure.


Flambards

Flambards

Flambards is more than just a Theme Park - it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cornwall. Not only does the Theme Park host the best thrill rides in Cornwall, but also the Flambards Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz indoor tourist attractions.


The Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre is the most famous cliff theatre in Britain, possibly in the world,carved into the granite cliff overlooking the spectacular panorama of Porthcurno bay.



Food and Drink

hotel tresanton

Hotel Tresanton

The Original Cornish seaside boutique hotel.
Sample the excellent food on the terrace whilst enjoying stunning views over the Percuil river towards St Anthony's Head.


The Hidden Hut

The Hidden Hut

A cafe overlooking Porthcurnick beach Portscatho. Outdoor seating area with spectular sea views. Hot drinks, crepes, toasted sandwiches, freshly baked pasties, organic ice creams and homemade cakes. Closed for winter Nov - Feb


Driftwood Hotel

The Driftwood Hotel

Under 5 minutes walk, this boutique hotel has established a reputation for the finest food being awarded a Michelin Star for 2012.