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. 

Top spots for spring spotting

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Cadbury Egg Hunts in Cornwall  

It’s that time of the year again when we team up with Cadbury to offer you the ultimate day out. Join us over the Easter holidays to run through muddy woodlands, around mystical lakes and along nature trails on a Cadbury Egg Hunt.

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A family under the magnolia at Lanhydrock

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

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Signs of spring

Wed 29 Mar 2017
The garden and grounds come to life with spring flowers and birdsong.

Coast exhibiton in Trelissick Gallery

Wed 29 Mar 2017
Three Cornish artists, Ben Taffinder, Andrew Tozer and Philip Lyons explore Cornwall's inspiration coastline
Trengwainton Garden

What's in bloom for February and March

Wed 29 Mar 2017
Snowdrops, camellias and magnolias are the stars of the show at this time of year, along with some early-flowering rhododendrons.

Home from Home in Cotehele Gallery

Wed 29 Mar 2017
An exhibition featuring handmade mirrors, clocks, wallpaper, textiles, porcelain, lighting and furniture.

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

Wed 29 Mar 2017
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...

First World War exhibition at Cotehele - Home and Away

Wed 29 Mar 2017
Cotehele's First World War exhibition features photos, trench art and personal items loaned from members of the local community.


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.