Cornwall

What's on and days out in exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline

Places to visit

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There's around 50 places to have a day out in Cornwall. Family houses, historic buildings, mining heritage, miles of coast, a nature reserve, formal gardens and parkland. Here's a taste of what's on and where to go in Cornwall this season. 

Autumn highlights

Getting outdoors

A family walk amongst 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.

parkrun at Killerton in autumn and winter

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

Upcoming events

Godolphin

Vibrant lives soundscape

Tue 26 Sep 2017
10:00-17:00
As you travel across Godolphin listen to the subtle sounds and voices telling a story of past and present.
Trelissick

The Money Flows In Treasure Hunt

Tue 26 Sep 2017
10:30-17:00
Ralph Allen Daniel made his money by mining in Cornwall and spent the money at Trelissick. Go on a treasure hunt around the garden by picking up a trail sheet from the garden entrance.
Glendurgan Garden

Boat Shed Gallery at Glendurgan

Tue 26 Sep 2017
10:30-17:30
Discover an unusual art gallery in the garden this autumn.
Lanhydrock

Discover more on a free garden tour

Tue 26 Sep 2017
11:00-11:30
If you'd like to find out more about Lanhydrock's beautiful listed garden, then come along to one of our free garden tours.
Lanhydrock

Incunables: the infancy of printing as seen in the Lanhydrock library

Tue 26 Sep 2017
11:00-17:00
Incunables is a term that refers to early books printed in Europe before 1501. Lanhydrock has 28 of this type of book, unusually high for a private collection. This exhibition in the historic Gallery will draw on the library collection in order...
Cotehele

Sunlight and Shadows in Cotehele Gallery

Tue 26 Sep 2017
11:00-17:00
An exhibition featuring intricate silver wirework, bronze sculpture, glass, paintings and more.

In the South West

Nearby

Devon

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

Plymouth

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

Dartmoor

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

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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.