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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A dog walker crosses Trelissick's parkland during autumn

What to expect from your visit 

We've reopened a number of places in line with government guidance. You can now visit Antony, Cotehele, Glendurgan Garden, Godolphin, Lanhydrock, St Michael's Mount, Trelissick, Trerice and Trengwainton Garden.

We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens, parks and houses, especially at busy times such as weekends. See what’s open and ready for you to book this week below…

Places to explore in Cornwall

More places to visit

Autumn 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).

Autumn's bounty

Bringing nature to you

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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.