Places to visit West Cornwall

The Minack Theatre
The Minack Theatre

Cornwall's world famous open-air theatre at Porthcurno near Lands End

Trebah Gardens
Trebah Gardens

A sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. Discover the magic of this beautiful Cornish valley garden with over four miles of footpath. Explore under canopies bursting with exotic blooms. Follow vibrant tunnels of colour that cascade down to our very own secluded beach on the Helford River.

Tate Modern St Ives
Tate Modern St Ives

Visit the Tate Gallery which stands out over Porthmeor beach

Chysauster Village, near Penzance
Chysauster Village, near Penzance

An Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago. Found in Newmill near Penzance

Kynance Cove
Kynance Cove

Stunning cove near The Lizard peninsula, the most southerly part of the British mainland.

The Eden Project
The Eden Project

World famous Biomes. The world's largest rainforest in captivity plus so much more

Falmouth Maritime Museum
Falmouth Maritime Museum

A wonderful Maritme Museum with lots to do set on Falmouths water edge

St Ives
St Ives

Stunning historic town. Everything from the Tate Modern, pretty beaches and amazing restaurants to be found amongst the cobbled streets

Trewidden Gardens near Penzance
Trewidden Gardens near Penzance

The maze of informal paths leads you around this peaceful Cornish garden with champion trees and shrubs, many of which are over 100 years old, to be discovered alongside some species of plants rarely seen grown in this country.

Coastal Path
Coastal Path

Miles of stunning scenery everywhere! From the softer South coast to the dramatic North coast. All within a short distance away.

Poldark Mine near Helston
Poldark Mine near Helston

Poldark one of Cornwall’s most important heritage sites. Situated in the picturesque Wendron Valley, now a WORLD HERITAGE SITE, once the scene of intense industrial activity, the site’s attractive surroundings and gardens belie its industrial past.

St Michaels Mount
St Michaels Mount

The amazing island of St Michael’s Mount, discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history…

Cornwall's city of Truro
Cornwall's city of Truro

The bustling pretty Cathedral City of Truro

Lamorna Cove
Lamorna Cove

Pretty cove near Penzance. Stunning coastal path for stretching the legs. Finish with a cuppa over looking the cove

Cadgwith
Cadgwith

Stunning Cornish fishing village set on the south coast. Wonderful pub in the heart of the village.

Lost Gardens of Heligan
Lost Gardens of Heligan

Unveiled in 1992 from under decades of overgrowth, the Lost Gardens were restored on a shoestring budget and hailed by The Times as "...the garden restoration of the century". Today the mysterious gardens and estate offer over 200 acres for exploration.