Places to Visit

There are so many places to see and things to do in Cornwall. Here are a just a selection of some local attractions you may want to visit during your stay with us.

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The Eden Project – St Austell


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. A must see attraction. See our Eden Project Tour which includes accommodation, tickets for the Eden Project, and your own personal tour guide in a single package – great value.


The Lost Gardens of Heligan – St. Austell


Unveiled in 1992 from under decades of overgrowth, the Lost Gardens of Heligan were restored on a shoestring budget and hailed by The Times as “the garden restoration of the century”. Today the gardens and estate offer over 200 acres for exploration. See our The Lost Gardens of Heligan tour which includes accommodation, tickets for the gardens, and your own personal tour guide in a single package.


St Austell Brewery


Take a guided tour through the Victorian Brewery and experience the whole brewing process.


Lanhydrock House and Garden – Bodmin


Lanhydrock is a magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants quarters, gardens and a wooded estate.


Cotehele House and Gardens – Saltash


Cotehele is a wonderfully preserved Tudor house filled with stories and legends, situated deep within the Tamar Valley. Formal gardens overlook the richly planted valley garden below with medieval dovecote and Victorian summerhouse and 18th century tower above.


The Camel Trail


The 18-mile Camel Trail links Padstow, Wadebridge and Bodmin via a largely traffic-free route that follows an old railway track alongside the river Camel, perfect for families.


Downderry Beach – Looe


Good Beach Guide Recommended 2014 – A wide straight beach made up of shingle and sand. The beach is fantastic for fishing, windsurfing and swimming.


Helman Tor Nature Reserve – Bodmin


This large wetland complex covers more than 500 acres and is one of the wildlife gems of Cornwall.


Re:Source Bike Hire – Bodmin


Explore Cornwall on two wheels by hiring bikes for the whole of your holiday, delivered direct to The Old Chapel and collected once you leave. Hire bikes for all the family uniquely offered by a Cornish social enterprise.


Bodmin and Wenford Railway – Bodmin


Discover the excitement and nostalgia of steam travel with Cornwall’s only full size railway still operated by steam locomotives.


Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary – Looe


Set in beautiful woodland overlooking the picturesque Cornish coast, the Monkey Sanctuary has been offering a safe home for life to monkeys in need since 1964.


Encounter Cornwall Canoe Trips and Kayak Hire – Fowey


Encounter Cornwall operates daily guided canoe trips and kayak hire on the Fowey River Estuary, from 3 hour taster paddles to full day expeditions there are options to suit everyone.


Jamaica Inn – Bodmin Moor


Full of legend, mystery, romance and the odd friendly spirit, Jamaica Inn is set in one of the most evocative moorland locations in Britain.


Restormel Castle – Lostwithiel


The great 13th century circular shell-keep of Restormel still encloses the principal rooms of the castle in remarkably good condition.