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 buildings, 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. 

Autumn highlights

Getting outdoors

A family walk amongst autumn leaves

Find a place to visit 

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

parkrun at Killerton in autumn and winter

Find an event 

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

Upcoming events


Trust10 trail run at Godolphin

Sun 24 Sep 2017
Take on the Trust10 challenge at Godolphin, a free 10k trail running event that allows you to explore the wider estate.

Vibrant lives soundscape

Sun 24 Sep 2017
As you travel across Godolphin listen to the subtle sounds and voices telling a story of past and present.

The Money Flows In Treasure Hunt

Sun 24 Sep 2017
Ralph Allen Daniel made his money by mining in Cornwall and spent the money at Trelissick. Go on a treasure hunt around the garden by picking up a trail sheet from the garden entrance.

The big mill dig

Sun 24 Sep 2017
TARG return for a two full scale, week long excavations at Trerice
Tintagel Old Post Office

All the tea in Tintagel

Sun 24 Sep 2017
Learn more about the ceramic collection on display and gain an insight into Victorian domestic life in this part of Cornwall.

The Great British Country Apple weekend at Cotehele

Sun 24 Sep 2017
Come along for Cotehele's annual apple day combined with a lively and lovely country apple fair.

In the South West



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 

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