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

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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. 

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Children playing in the Bide Brook and a dog walker in the village Lacock in Wiltshire

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

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Tintagel Old Post Office

From rags to riches

Wed 24 May 2017
See the house adorned with rag rugs of various shapes and sizes and learn how this traditional form of recycling can create soft furnishings for the home.

Find the Time children's trail

Wed 24 May 2017
Take the time to follow the trail around the garden and discover eight time related challenges

Mike Hindle exhibition at Trelissick gallery

Wed 24 May 2017
Trelissick gallery is showcasing the work of local artist Mike Hindle who takes inspiration from his interaction with the Cornish landscape and sea

Discover more on a free garden tour

Wed 24 May 2017
If you'd like to find out more about Lanhydrock's beautiful listed garden, then come along to one of our free garden tours.

Home from Home in Cotehele Gallery

Wed 24 May 2017
An exhibition featuring handmade mirrors, clocks, wallpaper, textiles, porcelain, lighting and furniture.

Find The Time

Wed 24 May 2017
Find the time to wind your way through Trelissick House and discover three hundred years of history.


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.

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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.