Cornwall attractions

Explore the top attractions in Cornwall, from iconic landmarks to hidden gems. Discover the rich history and culture of this stunning region and plan your next adventure.

St Michaekl's mount seen from Marazion across the causeway leading to the island

St Michael’s Mount

Majestic Michael rises – he whose browIs crowned with castles, and whose rocky sidesAre clad with dusky ivy; he whose base,Beat by the storms of ages, stands unmoved,Amidst the wreck of things – the changes of time,That base, encircled by the azure wavesWas once with verdue clad; the towering oaks,Whose awful shades among the Druids …

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2 rock climbers clamber across the rock face of an old quarry at Via Feretta Cornwall

Via Feretta Cornwall

The area around Mabe Parish is unique in Cornwall for its granite quarrying heritage. It’s also unique in being home to the only Via Ferratta or ‘Iron Stairway’ In the south of England. Via Feretta Cornwall gives you the unique opportunity to get up close and personal  Cornwall’s granite quarrying heritage as you ascend cliff …

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Kernow Adventure Park

Kernow Adventure Park is one of Cornwall’s best hidden adventure secrets!  Located in Kessel Quarry, a short distance from Trewena Cottages, the once successful granite quarry is now flooded with spring water. Flanked by steep walls of granite the 21-acre former industrial site is now home to a bunch of fun water bound activities that’ll …

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Glendurgan Gardens

Just outside of Falmouth and the village of Mawnan Smith sits a real gem in the National Trust’s collection of magnificent gardens. The Gardens are situated through a long valley that leads down to the Helford river, and it’s this valley terrain that we think makes this a truly magical place. You’re surrounded by the …

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Castle Beach, Falmouth

Tucked under the western end of Falmouth bay in the shelter of Pendennis Point, Castle beach is easy to miss, but well worth a visit. Easy to miss because it’s situated at the foot of the steep cliffs that run alongside Cliff Road. The beach itself is quite narrow and can disappear at high tide. …

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