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

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Christmas across Cornwall

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Visitors in the Dining Room at Christmas at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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

Artists LOW PROFILE piece of work for Women and Power

Women and Power - For Me, For Her, For You  

For me, for her, for you is a seven track audio work by artists LOW PROFILE - weaving together interviews, songs and recorded messages threaded together with new sound work by collaborator Neil Rose. It’s best when listened to in order, happy listening.

Meet Father Christmas in the South West

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

Crafty ideas for Christmas

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Deck the Halls in Cotehele Gallery

Mon 10 Dec 2018
The festive exhibition at Cotehele Gallery features the work of West Country artists and craft makers. You'll find beautiful pieces for your home or for that extra-special Christmas gift.

Christmas children's trail

Mon 10 Dec 2018
Help Father Christmas to find the lost reindeer in the garden so he can deliver the presents in time for Christmas

Festive games in the stables

Mon 10 Dec 2018
Play charades, put the nose on Rudolph or snap a festive Christmas photo behind our photo frame in the stables.

Festive family trail

Mon 10 Dec 2018
Wrap up warm and bring the family to Cotehele to follow this fun festive trail.

Victorian Christmas at Lanhydrock

Mon 10 Dec 2018
Take a slice of Victorian kitchen and add a flourish of dining room elegance to concoct the perfect family Christmas setting.

Commemoration Garland in the Great Hall

Mon 10 Dec 2018
We're commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War with a special artwork created by West Country artist Dominique Coiffait, inspired by the ebb and flow of life in Cotehele garden. This artwork will wind around the walls of the...


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.