Gardens & Parks

Trebah Garden 2
Trebah Garden 2
Trebah Garden 3
Trebah Garden 3
The Lost Gardens of Heligan 1
The Lost Gardens of Heligan 1
The Lost Gardens of Heligan 2
The Lost Gardens of Heligan 2
Trebah Garden 1
Trebah Garden 1

All gardens are worth planning a day trip there. With their enchanting landscape architectures and history, they lead you to places you have never been before. Daydream, explore and let yourself be surprised by uniqueness.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan (38 miles*)

Trebah Garden (21 miles*)

Pinetum Gardens (42 miles*)

Luxulyan Valley

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Luxulyan Valley (45 miles*)

Luxullyan Valley is a beautiful, natural woodland and fascinating heritage site. Par River runs through the woods and the valley is dotted with the remains of the area's mining heritage including the magnificent Treffry viaduct.

St Just in Roseland (26 miles*)

One of the most beautiful churchyards, in a semi-tropical garden setting, can be explored here with awe. Winding paths through bamboo, a small river which leads you down to the bay and palm trees will take you to another world.

Wheal Martyn Clay Works (43 miles*)

This special china clay museum has preserved Victorian clay works and includes atmospheric grounds. Walk through the woods along the white stream, climb the hills to discover the working clay pit and take a glimpse on modern machines which work there. Maybe you are lucky and experience a blow.

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St Just in Roseland Church

National Trust

The undoubtedly worth seeing places which are taken care of by the National Trust are a must-see for everyone. If you would like to support the National Trust, protect unforgettable places and gain advantages of a membership, you can have a look at the following links. There is the option to buy a touring pass just for your holiday or you join and become a member which allows you to visit many places for free as well as National Trust car parks, not only in Cornwall, all year round.

Of course you can visit all the stunning places without having a pass or being a member. Find more information like opening times and prices at the links below.

St. Michael's Mount (3,5 miles to Marazion*)

Take a walk through the tranquil Marazion and enjoy the view of St Michael's Mount. Depending on the tides, there are different ways to get to the island. 

At low tide, you can follow the cobblestone path to St Michael's Mount, but don't worry when there is high tide, you can take a ferry boat or amphicraft. 

St Michael's Mount

Botallack Mine (15 miles*)

Botallack Mine is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2006. Experience the stunning coastal view, climb down to the old engine houses on the cliffs and immerse yourself in the past.

Levant Mine and Beam Engine at Pendeen (15 miles*)

Just a tip, visit Geevor Tin Mine as well. It can be seen from Levant and you can walk there through Levant's ruins after you enjoyed a guided tour and discovered the dark secrets of the mining past.


Geevor Tin Mine (15 miles*)

It's just a stone throw away from Levant Mine. Plan a daytrip and visit both mines for a deeper insight of Cornwall's mining history.

Rinsey Cove (6 miles*)

Rinsey Cove is just around the corner and provides breathtaking views combined with lovely walks down to the beach or along the coast past old ruins and inviting nature.

Rinsey Cove

The Lizard (21 miles*)

A worthwhile destination with multiple things to do. You can have a look at the Lizard Lighthouse or walk down the cliffs to the Lizard Lifeboat Station. On your way down, you can have a break at the most southern cafe or stroll through tiny shops with handmade crafts. Take your time and make it a memorable day.

The Lizard

Kynance Cove

The contrast between the cove's white sand beach and the dark red and green serpentine rock produces a breathtaking sight. If you don't mind hiking a steep hill you can explore the towering rocks stacks and the caves at low tide. Above the beach is a lovely cafe which serves everything your heart desires.


Poltesco is a hamlet and valley on the Lizard Peninsula. The lower part of the valley is owned by the National Trust and was once the site of a stone industry that exported carved ornaments. Discover the serpentine works and enjoy a lovely walk at the secretive beach and through the enchanted woods.

Cape Cornwall (16 miles*)

Cape Cornwall is a small headland in the west. The National Costwatch has a look-out on the seaward side there. Please keep in mind, the only tourist infrastructure at present is the National Trust car park with public toilets and a refreshment counter during summer. When you wander around the cliffs, you will have an unobstructed view on the Celtic Sea, climb up to the chimney of the former Cape Cornwall Mine, visible in the centre of the cliff's top and walk back to the car park over green meadows.

Cape Cornwall

Villages & Towns & Beaches

Plan a trip and visit small bustling fishing villages all over Cornwall. Enjoy stunning harbourviews, with clourful fishing boats and the turquoise sea ahead. Have Cornish cream tea and explore hidden gems of quirky little shops with handmade crafts and unique clothes.


Mousehole (12 miles*)

Mousehole lives up to its name; winding alleys, small shops and a stunning charm with only 850 residents.

Looe & Polperro (62 miles*)

It's not just around the corner but worth a visit. Looe and Polperro are marvelous and unique villages which are right on the sea and right next to each other, so plan a day trip to the east coast and let youreself be surprised by everything there is to discover.

Perranporth (23 miles*)

No matter what you are looking for, a day at the beach with surf fun or exploring the rock pool, a shopping spree or relaxation at a cafe, you will find it in Perranporth. Discover the spirit of the Cornish north coast and see another side of Cornwall's coasts. Why not taking surf lessons?

Padstow (44 miles*)

Stroll through the narrow streets and hop into unique shops. Have a cup of coffee at the harbour and walk to the beach. For fun and action you can take a ride on a speedboat along the coast, book a sealife safari or if you like to relax, book a ride with the Jubelee Queen cruiser.

View from Polruan Blockhouse opposite Fowey

Mevagissey & Fowey (40 miles* & 47 miles*)

Both characteristic villages are worth. Why not park your car in one place and take the ferry to the other? It will be an unforgettable experience!

St Ives (9 miles*)

Enjoy the bustling village with its lovely shops, cafes and a stunning harbour view. Sometimes it can be challenging to find a parking lot there, so why not take the train from St Erth to St Ives and relish the ride.

* approximate distance by car, referring to google maps