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 parkrun

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

Penrose Parkrun

Sat 25 Feb 2017
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....

Lifeskills Academy with Canoe Cornwall

Sat 25 Feb 2017
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.

Framing Godolphin

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

Snowdrop trail

Sat 25 Feb 2017
There's fun for all the family with the snowdrop trail. Perfect for getting out and exploring the garden in early spring.

Home from Home in Cotehele Gallery

Sat 25 Feb 2017
An exhibition featuring handmade mirrors, clocks, wallpaper, textiles, porcelain, lighting and furniture.


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.