Local attractions within easy reach from your West Cornwall Holiday Cottage

One of the benefits of staying in one of our holiday cottages is that you will be within easy reach of the best locations West Cornwall has to offer. We have listed below some suggestions of where to visit:-

Attraction

Location

Details

Land's End

Land's End

Spectacular coastal location for Cornwall's most famous landmark. Visitor centre, craft workshops, galleries etc. 

Geevor Tin Mine

Land's End

Discover Cornwall's mining heritage at this excellent museum. Guided underground trips as well as surface tours available.

Levant in Steam

Land's End /St Just 

Spectacular cliff top location for this beautifully resorted engine house complete with working beam engine.

Minack Theatre

Penzance 

The world famous cliff top open air theatre. Spectacular location, stunning views, a great place to visit, or take in a show.

St Michael's Mount

Penzance  

The world famous 14th century castle, home of the St Aubyn family.

British International Helicoptors

Penzance 

Regular helicoptor flights from Penzance to the Isle of Scilly. In just 20 minutes the beauty and tranquillity of the exotic Isles of Scilly can be yours. Direct flights to St Mary's and Tresco.

Cornish Celtic Tours

Cornwall 

Cornish Celtic Tours extends a warm welcome to all our customers. All tours, in our 16 seater coaches, have a personal guide to ensure an informed, professional enjoyable service. Our aim is to offer a different and relaxed view of Cornwall's scenic landscape from one of our luxurious and comfortable coaches with sufficient time off the coach to add to a memorable day out.

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Penzance 

An award-winning museum in which visitors can see numerous pieces of working equipment, discover the Victorian internet and also hear about the secret communications which were sent from Porthcurno during World War II.

Trinity House National Lighthouse Centre

Penzance 

Everything you ever wanted to know about lighthouses - a stunning exhibition of maritime safety. Opened in 1991 by the Duke of York, the museum has one of the finest collections of lighthouse equipment in the world. 

Penlee House, Museum and Gallery

Penzance 

The largest collection of Newlyn School of Artist work in West Cornwall.. Enjoy the area's unique, rich heritage in a modern gallery and museum set within a gracious Victorian house, surrounded by an attractive park.

Trengwainton Gardens

Penzance 

Famous for its collection of exotic shrubs and trees.

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden 

St Ives

A wonderful exhibition dedicated to the life, work and memory of the 20th century sculptor, Dame Barbara Hepworth.

Tate Gallery

St Ives 

Located in the beautiful harbour town of St Ives the Tate Gallery was opened in 1993 and has become one of Cornwall's leading attractions. The gallery boasts a fantastic display of art created in and associated with Cornwall.

Kidz R Us Theatre - Youth Theatre

St Ives

Youth theatre company based in St.Ives Cornwall, UK. Regular shows in their own 300 seat theatre in the centre of town,

Wayside Folk Museum 

St Ives 

Learn about all aspect of life in and around Zennor from the 3000 BC to the present day.

Paradise Park

Nr St Ives 

Paradise Park is a fabulous place to visit with something to entertain the whole family. Watch spectacular bird displays such as the Free Flying Bird Show which features Billy the cockatoo flying into the crowd to collect money!! There are also eagles, falcons and owls on display.

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station Visitor Centre 

Helston

A unique opportunity to experience our spectacular Visitors Centre whilst on holiday in the West Country.The world's largest world's largest satellite earth station !

Flambards Theme Park 

Helston 

Theme park and Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz exhibition.

Poldark Mine 

Nr Helston

Discover Cornwall's mining heritage at this early 18th tin mine.

National Seal Sanctuary 

Nr Helston 

The National Seal Sanctuary is set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek, in Cornwall. The Sanctuary is a busy rescue centre, and also has resident Grey Seals, Californian and Patagonian Sea Lions, Goats, Ponies and Otters

Godolphin House 

Helston 

A Tudor and Stuart house,

National Maritime Musem

Falmouth 

Discover Cornwall's maritime past, Seven galeries exploring Cornwall's links with the sea.

Pendennis Castle English Heritage

Falmouth  

Henry VIII's stunning castle dominating the Carrick Roads. Built in 1540-45 as one of a pair of artillery forts to protect this strategic area from the threat of invasion from Catholic France and Spain.

Trebah Gardens 

Falmouth 

25 acre sub tropical garden. One of Cornwall's finest gardens.

Glendurgan Gardens

Falmouth 

Glendurgan is one of the great subtropical gardens of the South West. Set in a wooded valley dropping steeply to the hamlet of Durgan on the shore of the beautiful Helford estuary. The garden is best known for its laurel maze, planted in 1833 - a firm favourite with children.

The Royal Cornwall Museum 

Truro 

Cornwall's premier museum.

Trelissick Gardens 

Truro 

Spectacular gardens enjoying panoramic views across the Carrick Roads.

Trewithen Gardens 

Truro 

30 acres of gardens famous for its collection of camellias, Magnolias and Rhododendrons.

Mineral Tramways Discovery Centre 

Redruth 

Discover Cornwall's mining heritage

Cornish Mines and Engines

Redruth 

A fully restored Cornish Engine House complete with working beam engine.

 

 

 

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