Days out in Cornwall

Discover the best things to do in Cornwall; from visiting exotic gardens or ancient houses, to exploring the mining history, all encircled by a much-loved coastline

Places to visit

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Godolphin side garden summer

What to expect from your visit 

We've reopened a number of our outdoor places, including gardens and parks, in line with government guidance. You can now book to visit Antony, Cotehele, Glendurgan Garden, Godolphin, Lanhydrock, St Michael's Mount, Trelissick, Trerice and Trengwainton Garden. Scroll down to see more about these places.

Places to explore in Cornwall

The rill garden in flower at Coleton Fishacre

Places to visit in the South West 

Find out which other places in the South West are open by county, and how to book to visit.

Summer adventures in Cornwall

Sunset over Lizard Point, Cornwall

How well do you know National Trust places? 

How much do you know about the National Trust in Cornwall and around Plymouth? Here's a challenge for you and your family to complete (and compete with).

Getting a nature fix

Recipes inspired by the South West

History fix

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Best Days Out Cornwall 

We're proud to be part of an association of tourist attractions in Cornwall that, for over 40 years, has been working to provide the best attractions for families and visitors to Cornwall.


Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.


Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast are all close to this maritime city.


Amongst the mysteries of the moor are a gorge, a forge and a spectacular modern fortress.