Exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline

Places to visit

Map Loading...

Poldark country

Top autumn picks

Ideas for your next day out

Outdoor activities

A photo of a family playing with autumn leaves

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Our work

Autumn pumpkins

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to apple days and half-term activities.

Upcoming events


Fal River Walk 2016

Sun 25 Sep 2016
If you visit Cornwall in late September why not undertake the Fal River Charity Walk?

Archery with Canoe Cornwall

Sun 25 Sep 2016
An fun, safe and informative introductory session to the sport of Archery.

Bat Season at Godolphin

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Come and learn all about the fascinating creatures we are lucky to have here at Godolphin - bats, with the help of our bat trail and bat walks and talks.
St Michael's Mount

Photo competition #livingcastle

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Take a snap or two and send to us via our social media channels using #livingcastle, three winners will receive ahamper of bespoke St Michael's Mount products from the Courtyard Shop.
Tintagel Old Post Office

From bud to blossom, the story of the Old Post Office garden

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Awash with colours, sweet scents and relaxing benches the back garden has not always been this tranquil retreat. Visit to discover how the garden has transformed from a barren land in the early 1990s to this quaint cottage garden.

A Place to Write

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Through a series of artistic installations, new writing and a writer in residence in Trelissick House, explore, linger and reflect on this special place, its incredible history and place in the wider world.


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.