Ideas for what to do and see locally
Eden Project Dubbed the 'Eighth Wonder of the World' by some, Eden is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a crater the size of 30 football pitches. With a worldwide reputation Eden barely needs an introduction, but this epic destination definitely deserves a day of your undivided attention. » More Info.
Camel Valley Vineyard Tasting wines and seeing how they are made is great fun at Camel Valley. Tours are relaxed and friendly and the location is stunning; sitting on the terrace sipping Camel Valley wine on a summer’s afternoon is magical. You’ll find the attitude refreshingly down to earth - there’s no snobbery, just a deep and enthusiastic love of wine. » More Info.
Lost Gardens of Heligan The award-winning restoration of Heligan's gardens is only one of many features in an amazing destination. In excess of 200 acres are open to the public, including 22 acres of subtropical 'jungle' valley. Beyond the gardens, visitors are encouraged to explore woodland, lakeside and farm walks through beautiful Cornish countryside. » More Info.
Beaches and the coast Cornwall is rightly well known for its beaches. Whether you are down here on holiday in Cornwall and looking for a beach to take granny and the kids with easy parking and likely safe bathing, or are more energetic and fancy a coast path walk thrown in, there's plenty to choose from. » More Info.
Looe and the Looe Valley Railway With it's sheltered beach, attractive working harbour and a great range of shops, Looe is a wonderfull place to spend a day at any time of the year. To make it special take a leisurely trip to/from Liskeard on the Looe Valley line railway. The half-hour trip spans beautiful meadow, woodland and river estuary. » More Info.