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 buidings, 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. 

Top picks this winter

New Year, new you

Outdoor activities

Winter walk at Trelissick

Find a place to visit 

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

Thousands of pink bottles washed up on Poldhu beach

The pink tide - one year later 

We look back on an event that took place one year ago and how the colour of the "tide" helped to raise awareness of marine pollution.

Snowdrops at Prior Park

Find an event 

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

Upcoming events

Trelissick

Trelissick parkrun

Sat 25 Feb 2017
09:00-10:00
parkrun - free, timed 5k event, every Saturday at 9am. Run, walk or jog your way around this multi-terrain route.
Penrose

Penrose Parkrun

Sat 25 Feb 2017
09:00-11:00
Join us every Saturday morning for a sociable 5km run at Penrose. The running trail takes you on the old Victorian carriageway through beautiful mature woodlands and into the parkland with views of Loe Pool to distract you from the muscle aches....
Trelissick

Lifeskills Academy with Canoe Cornwall

Sat 25 Feb 2017
10:00-12:30
Learn to canoe, experience the thrill of shooting a target at over 20 metres, make fire with just two sticks, self defence classes and lots lots more.
Godolphin

Framing Godolphin

Sat 25 Feb 2017
10:00-16:00
Using the winter light and the grounds of Godolphin as your inspiration, come and photograph, draw or paint at this historic site.
Trelissick

Snowdrop trail

Sat 25 Feb 2017
10:30-17:00
There's fun for all the family with the snowdrop trail. Perfect for getting out and exploring the garden in early spring.
Cotehele

Home from Home in Cotehele Gallery

Sat 25 Feb 2017
11:00-16:00
An exhibition featuring handmade mirrors, clocks, wallpaper, textiles, porcelain, lighting and furniture.
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.