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Heartlands twitter a new free visitor attraction and World Heritage Site Gateway in Cornwall. Nestled just off the A30 in Pool, near Redruth in the former mining heart of Cornwall, there are 19 acres of eclectic fun to explore. State-of-the-art exhibitions, climb-on sculptures, gardens of epic diversity, a giant adventure playscape for kids, art and craft studios and a funky café in the old carpenter’s workshop tripadviser

guide to places to visit, things to do and events to see in Cornwall. Online guide to Newquay events. King Harry's what's on. Events in Plymouth & South East Cornwall. What's On an things to do in Cornwall from the Cornish tourist board. Festivals and events in Cornwall from Cornwall in Focus. Diary Of Events for Cornwall.

Cornwall Tourist Board
Cornwall Tourist Board twitter the new St Piran's Flag tourist symbol replaces the Tudor Rose symbol. A set of stamps featuring the South West is being launched.

Cornish information centres
Tourist Information Centres tourist centres throughout Cornwall. watch a 1961 film from British Pathe about Cornwall and Devon a 1961 tourist travel film about Cornwall and Devon including Mousehole, Mevagissey, Boscastle and Jamacia Inn

The Eden Poject
The Eden Project twitter is a spectacular global botanical garden and education centre set within a former china clay quarry overlooking St Austell bay. How to get to the Eden project. watch a 1964 short film from British Pathe of the china clay pits a 1964 short film from British Pathe of Cornish china clay pits. The discovery of china clay deposits in Cornwall was made in 1755 by William Cookworthy. The Eden Project comprises of plant biomes designed to represent climates found around the world. The Eden Project was opened in 2001 and was created and founded by Tim Smit. Also created by Tim Smit are the wonderful Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall. watch   an interview with Tim Smit at the Eden Project an interview with Tim Smit at the Eden Project. Eden is visited by nearly 2 million people a year. Adam and Eve return to Eden. View photographs of the Eden Project. The Eden Project which received £53m from the National Lottery will turn a lake into an ice rink for the first ever National Lottery Day. Eden's £12m education plans. Massive wristband for Eden biome. Eden gets ready for Live 8 show. Artists from across Africa performed. Senegalese star Youssou N'Dour said it was Live 8's most important concert. A new education building at Cornwall's Eden Project inspired by the shape of the head of a sunflower. Environmentally friendly games are created by Devon students for the Eden Project's website.Third biome and an underground museum at the Eden Project. A 70-tonne sculpture of a seed has arrived at Cornwall's Eden Project. watch a BBC news story a BBC news story about the sculpture. The Eden Project becomes paperless

China Clay Country Park
China Clay Country Park twitter museum and visitor attraction on the outskirts of St Austell. Learn about the development of the china clay industry at Carthew. £1m revamp for china clay museum

Callington space centre
callington space centre twitter based at Callington is a new project aiming to promote interest in astronomy and space science throughout the community. Callington Space Centre is praised for its technology work by a former director of NASA

Royal Cornwall Museum
Royal Cornwall Museum twitter in Truro has a permanent display on the history of Cornwall from the stone age to the present day. The museum has a large collection of Newlyn school paintings. view panoramas of the Royal Cornwall Museum. Rare Roman pottery on display at the Royal Cornwall Museum. watch a  BBC news story about the Roman pottery a BBC news story about the Roman pottery. Museums in Cornwall. watch a news story about an ancient jewel found in Newquay given to The Royal Cornwall Museum a news story about an ancient jewel found in Newquay given to The Royal Cornwall Museum. A collection of rare Bronze Age axe heads discovered in Cornwall has gone on display in Truro after a campaign to keep the relics in the county. The Royal Cornwall Museum has introduced a fee of £5 for adults which buys entry to the museum for a year

Charlestown shipwreck and heritage centre
Charlestown Shipwreck And Heritage Centre history of Charlestown and shipwrecks. Walk around Charlestown harbour, used as a location for many films

Camel Valley Vineyard
Camel Valley Vineyard twitter the Cornish vineyards are situated on sunny slopes above the Camel valley. Wine tastings, guided tours and sales. The ten acre vineyard was planted in 1989 and produces about 35,000 bottles of red, white, rose and sparkling wine each year

National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum Cornwall twitter on Falmouth waterfront, offering unique and interactive displays of boats and their place in peoples lives. The museum has won an award for it's architecture. Lottery money to help the Maritine Museum

The Heligan gardens
The Lost Gardens of heligan twitter the first wonderful gardens from the Eden project founder Tim Smit. Heligan means 'the willows' in Cornish. A ten year restoration of one of Cornwalls oldest and greatest gardens which had not been heard of for 70 years. view photos of Heligan. View a 360 degree fullscreen interactive panorama of The Lost Gardens of Heligan. tripadviser review

Museum of witchcraft
Museum of Witchcraft twitter in Boscastle. The museum houses the world's largest collection of witchcraft related artefacts and regalia. watch a l film of the museum a film about the witchcraft museum. Cornish Witchcraft. Archivists in have uncovered a spell at Cornwall Record Offices. Cassandra Latham Cassandra latham village wise woman and Pagan councilor in St. Buryan Cornwall. Evidence of pagan rituals in the Cornish countryside in the 17th century has been uncovered by archaeologists.

Geevor mine
Geevor mine twitter the last working mine in West Penwith and now a mining museum. More than £3m has been spent on restoring Geevor mine. watch a news story about  Geevor mine a news story about the restoration. Underground tours of some sections of the mine are available to visitors to the Museum. watch a 1974 film of Geevor mine a 1974 film of Geevor mine. watch  the last days at Geevor mine the last days at the mine 1986. The Heritage Lottery Fund is setting aside nearly £2.5m to expand the tin mine museum at Geevor. Work has started on refurbishing the museum at Geevor Tin Mine. A personal recollection of tin mining by John Phillips. King Edward Mine museum - the mine is located at the eastern part of the South Condurrow Mine which was abandoned about 1890. It was re-opened in 1897, and developed a fully operational training mine by the Camborne School of Mines. Cornwall's rich industrial past - east Pool and Agar Mine at Kerrier near Camborne. The Tinners' Way exhibition

Cotehele riverside estate that was the home of the Edgcumbe family for centuries. Built between 1485 and 1627. There is no electric light so visitors should avoid dull days early and late in the season. Gardeners at Cotehele are preparing to start 10 days of work to create the largest Christmas garland to adorn a National Trust property. Photos of Cotehele. Objectors sink plan for wetland wildlife site. The National Trust has put back its Daffodil Week at Cotehele because of the absence of flowering daffodils

the arthurian centre
the arthurian centre Slaughterbridge Camleford. The centre is set in 20 acres surrounding 'King Arthur's Stone'. The ‘ King Arthur Stone’ at Slaughter Bridge was first recorded by Carew in 1602. It is believed that Arthur was a Cornishman who defeated the Saxons



Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens twitter a major new attraction in West Cornwall. In a beautiful sheltered valley, the woods, stream and dramatic vistas provide a perfect setting for large scale exotic and sub-tropical planting. Interwoven with this there is also an evolving programme of high quality contemporary art installations tripadviser

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Blackbird Pie is the ‘What’s on in Cornwall ’ guide for families with young children
Blackbird Pie is the ‘What’s on in Cornwall ’ guide for families with young children. Educational day trips in Cornwall. Kids Cornwall written by local parents, contains ideas for entertaining children

The seal sanctury
the Seal Sanctuary twitter tripadviser a seal rescue centre in the Helford estuary by the beautiful village of Gweek. An arctic seal afraid of the cold is benefiting from an ice machine at the seal sanctuary to help mimic his natural habitat. a BBC news story about the artic seal a BBC news story about the artic seal. The Royal Mail is to help save seals stranded off the Cornish coast and in order to mark the occassion it is launching a new collection of stamps that celebrate the diversity of marine life. Seal home calls for more cash. Seals are released back to the wild. Scilly seal survey shows success. A seal rescued from a beach in Guernsey is to be transferred to the National Seal Sanctuary in Cornwall. An underpass is to be built to help otters cross a busy road in Cornwall. Increase in otter numbers in Devon and Cornwall. The Tamar Otter Sanctuary near Launceston.

National Trust Properties in Cornwall
National Trust Cornwall twitter conserving the countryside and heritage and preserving the environment for future generations are central to the Trust's mission. Actor brings famed hermit to life

the leach pottery studio and museum
the leach pottery studio and museum twitter in St Ives was established by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in 1920. The pottery has recently undergone a £1.7m facelift

Barbara Hepworth sculpture
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden the artists former studio in St Ives now run by the Tate  Barbara Hepworth in her garden from British Pathe a British Pathe short film of Barbara Hepworth in her garden. A new audio-description for visually impaired visitors to the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Cornwall Pictures pictures of Cornwall and tourist information

Minack theatre
Minack Theatre twitter open air theatre and visiter centre built into the cliffs by Rowena Cade in Porthcurno. view photos of the theatre. watch a 1955 British Pathe film clip of the Minack a 1955 British Pathe film clip of the Minack. Paul's Minack Gallery

Goonhilly twitter largest satellite earth station in the world. watch a 1969 British Pathe film clip of  Goonhilly a 1969 British Pathe film of Goonhilly. An underpass is to be built to help otters cross a busy road in Cornwall. Shetland ponies are being used to control some of Goonhilly Earth Stations luxuriant heathland vegetation. There is a standing stone on the Goonhilly site. Antennae Two at Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is being dismantled. BT are planning to scale down the Goonhilly site. view a 360 degree fullscreen interactive panorama of Goonhilly. Goonhilly satellite station set for new start. Goonhilly celebrations for Olympic Torch 2012

Poldark mine
Poldark Mine twitter genuine 18th century Cornish tin mine featuring guided underground tours. Llywernog Silver-Lead mine in Wales is 'twinned' with Poldark Mine. Angharad Rees, the actress who played Demelza in Poldark has returned to the programme's namesake, Poldark Mine. East Pool Mine pumping engine is one of the largest surviving Cornish beam engines in the world, and the restored winding engine can be seen in action daily

Tolgus Tin
Tolgus Tin the last tin stream works in Cornwall, now rescued by the Trevithick Trust in partnership with Cornish Goldsmiths. King Edward Mine Museum - 1½ miles from Camborne Station

North Cornwall
North Cornwall online guide to holidays in North Cornwall. North Cornwall Museum and Gallery. This privately owned Museum is set in a building that was originally used for making coaches and wagons. North Cornwall Directory information on trade, business and tourism

West Cornwall
West Cornwall the on-line holiday guide for lovers of great holidays. West Cornwall events

Isles Of Scilly Museum
Isles Of Scilly Museum is located on the main island of St Mary's in the islands, and is host to many fascinating artefacts and tales of Scillonian and British History

Trelowarren Manor
Trelowarren Manor historical Cornish Manor House and 1,000 acre estate leading down to the Helford river

Prideaux Place
Prideaux Place Elizabethan mansion in Padstow used to film Trevor Nun's Twelfth Night and Oscar and Lucinda. Heirlooms stolen from Prideaux Place

Tintagel castle
Tintagel Castlerecommended garden remains of a 13th century castle set on the North Cornwall Atlantic coast. watch a 1937 small film from British Pathe of Tintagel castle a 1937 small film of Tintagel from British Pathe. The castle is associated with the legend of King Arthur and Merlin. view an interactive 360 degree panorama of Tintagel castle. Tintagel Excavations 1998. King Arthur's last battle tripadviser review

Lanhydrock house
Lanhydrock House one of the most fascinating late 19th century houses with gardens and a wooded estate in England. The magnificent long gallery with its extraordinary plaster ceiling depicting scenes from the old testament dates back to the 17th century. Pictures dating back to 1889 have been discovered at a Lanhydrock House. view photos of the house. Staff at Lanhydrock say they are overjoyed after discovering a dormouse in a nesting box at the site. A new national running craze has come to Cornwall with the county’s first parkrun launched Lanhydrock House

Trewint cottage
Wesley Cottage in Trewint is a small hamlet just off the A30 near Bodmin Moor. The owners of a cottage there built an addition to their own cottage to provide shelter and a preaching place for John Wesley the founder of Methodism and his preachers. Open every day except Christmas day

Pendennis castle
Pendennis Castle in Falmouth built by Henry VIII in 1540-45 as one of a pair of artillery forts. Pendennis castle was built on the opposite headland to St Mawes castle

Carn Glaze Slate
Carn Glaze Slate Caverns twitter originally an open cast quarry. About 300 years ago it was extended into the vast underground caverns visible today. Carnglaze consists of three underground caverns set in six and a half acres of wooded hillside of the Loveny valley just outside of St Neot Near Liskeard. After the second world war it was opened as a tourist attraction. The Rum Store is part of the underground complex and is used as a music venue. virtual tour of the caverns



Cornish attractions
things to do in Cornwall from the the BBC.Truro events. Museums In Cornwall. Events from intocornwall. Events in Cornwall. Things to do in Cornwall. Tamar Valley events

Wayside folk museum
Wayside Folk Museum Cornwall's oldest private museum in Zennor. Housed in 12 themed areas, this magical museum has a unique setting within the garden of a 16th Century Miller's cottage and granite water mill. Bude Castle Heritage Centre. Elliott's Grocery Store in Saltash. The grocery store has been preserved as a time warp of a post-war corner shop. Francis Elliott left the property and contents to the Tamar Protection Society on condition that the shop retained his name and was preserved as a museum. Elliott's Store in Saltash receives a facelift. Mary Newmans cottage in Saltash is an example of 15th century domestic architecture. It overlooks Brunel's famous Royal Albert Bridge and has spectacular views down the Tamar estuary to Plymouth. Local legend says that this was the childhood home of Mary Newman the first wife of Sir Francis Drake. Opening hours: May - Sept: Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Also Easter and Bank Holidays. The cottage has received £48,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to create an Elizabethan garden complete with traditional varieties of herbs, fruit, vegetables and flowers. Saltash Museum

The Egyptian House in Penzance built in 1835 by John Lavin a Penzance mineralogist to house a geological museum. Situated in Chapel street it is a rare survivor of a style that became fashionable after Napoleon's campaign in Egypt in 1798. The house is owned by the Landmark trust

St Michael's mount
St Michael's Mount twitter rocky island crowned by a medieval castle and church. The castle was a former Benedictine priory now the home to Lord St. Levan, the family name being St. Aubyn. The mount is linked to the mainland by a granite causeway. In 1954 the St Aubyn family went into partnership with the National Trust and the castle and its grounds were opened to the public. View an interactive 360 degree panorama of Marazion and St Michael's Mount. watch a 1949 British Pathe film clip of  St Michael's Mount a short 1949 British Pathe film of St Michael's Mount.

penlee House Gallery and Museum Penzance
penlee House Gallery and Museum Penzance twitter house built in 1865 in the Italianate style, opened as a museum in 1949

Bodmin Jail
Bodmin Jail twitter the prison dates back to 1776. The Crown Jewels and Doomsday Book were stored at the jail during the Great War. The last hanging took place in 1909. view pictures of Bodmin Jail. Bodmins Shire Hall. In the Shire Hall one of the old courts has been carefully restored to its Victorian heyday. The court room experience. A ghost group spends a night at Bodmin jail. The ghost hunters have said there is "definitely something" at the jail. Bodmin Jail went into administration in 2009 but negotiations resulted in a new trading company being formed which ensured Bodmin Jail remained in business

Blue hills tin streams
Blue Hills Tin Streams discover skills of the ancient tinner. Blue Hills Tin Streams review on Tripadviser

Trerice small Elizabethan manor with fine fireplaces and an exhibition on the history of the lawnmower. The Trenwith of the Poldark novels were based on Trerice house near Newquay. tripadviser review

Lizard wireless hut
Lizard Wireless in Poldhu is the oldest surviving Marconi wireless station in the world. watch a film about Marconi and the Poldhu  wireless station a film about Marconi and the Poldhu wireless station. The Lizard Wireless station leads celebrations to honour a man who used morse code to save 1,600 lives. Lizard events mark Titanic disaster centenary

Marconi memorial
Marconi Memorial the first transoceanic service of telegraphy in Poldhu

The museum of submarine telegraphy
The Museum of Telegraphy situated in Porthcurno a remote coastal village in Cornwall. virtual tour of Porthcurno Telegraph Museum. Story of how they put "A Wire Around The World" and Porthcurno's central role is told in a BBC Radio 4 documentary. Porthcurno Telegraph Museum awarded £100,000

Trevarno Estate And Gardens And National Museum Of Gardening
Trevarno Estate in Sithney near Helston, the history of these gardens dates back to 1246 when Randolphus de Trevano first gave the estate his name. The museum houses Britain’s largest and most comprehensive collection of gardening tools, implements, requisites, memorabilia and ephemera. View an interactive 360 degree panorama of The Trevarno Estate. Restored train line from Trevarno to Truthall Bridge gets 1,000 passengers. The closure of Trevarno estatel will not affect a private railway operating on it, volunteers have said. The estate was put up for sale in 2010 but after failing to sell the proposed closure was announced

Tate gallery  opened in 1993 and built on the site of the old town gasworks
Tate Gallery In St Ives twitter modern contemporary art gallery opened in 1993 and built on the site of the old town a video the Tate gallery in St Ives a video of the Tate Gallery in St Ives. More than 2,000 local people have signed a petition against the expansion plans of the Tate gallery in St Ives. View an interactive 360 degree panorama of Porthmeor Beach and Tate St Ives tripadviser review


Saltash Heritage museum
Time Trail information on museums from the South East museum forum

Godolphin house
Godolphin House five miles west of Helston. 15th century granit Tudor and Stuart house. There are believed to be many secret passages through the house and sightings of hauntings. An English heritage grant has rescued this Cornish listed house. Godolphin House and estates has been bought by the National Trust. a BBC news video a BBC news video

helston museum
Helston folk Museum established in 1949. The collection relates to former crafts and industries which flourished in and around Helston in the 19th and 20th centuries. Victorian School Room Project. Also Perranzabuloe Folk Museum situated in the Odfellows Hall in Perranporth. Padstow Museum small but interesting museum is situated just 50 metres from the harbour. Cornwall museums find a museum in Cornwall

Cornwall Cam
Cornwall Cam gorgeous photographs of Cornwall updated everyday by Charles Winpenny



Top Visitor Attractions great days out for everyone. Tripadviser - things to do in Cornwall with reviews. Attractions for visitors with disabled facilities. Accessible Cornwall. Towns and attractions from Pictures of England. Enjoy Truro events. wozzon Cornwall

Adrenalin Quarry
Adrenalin Quarry twitter one of Cornwall's hottest attractions. Britain's longest, fastest Zip Wire and the unique flying experience of Hoverworld tripadviser

Active-8 adventure activities
active-8 twitter holiday adventure activities in Cornwall

Hall For Cornwall
Hall For Cornwall twitter theatre in Truro has hosted companies such as the the Royal Shakespeare company. The theatre faces massive repair bill. The Earl of Wessex has become the new Royal Patron of the Hall for Cornwall. What's on at the Princess Pavilion in Falmouth. Dance and Theatre in Cornwall

Cornwall Attractions
cornwall attractions - tourist information including where to stay and what to do in Cornwall. Cornwall Online a good site for holidays, tourism and accommodation. Cornwall Calling a very interesting site with lots of information. Slow Travel Cornwall a personal account of the county with useful information about towns, accommodation and restaurants. Destination Cornwall - regular information on weather and what's on. Atlantic Highway a tourist web site dedicated to North Cornwall and Devon. Cornwall Information - a guide for Cornwall including Green Tourism. Cornwall Visitor and Tourist information

Oliver's Cornwall
Oliver's Cornwall - visitors Guide to the very best of Cornwall chosen by Oliver Howes, retired driver and guide

the lighthouse center
Lizard Lighthouse distinctive twin towers. The Lizard Lighthouse is reopening to visitors. View an interactive 360 degree panorama of The Lizard Lighthouse

Pendeen lighthouse
The Pendeen Lighthouse for a 100 years the lighthouse has been warning mariners. Built in 1900 Pendeen Lighthouse was automated in 1995. view photos of the lighthouse

Holywell Bay Fun Park in Newquay
Holywell Bay Fun Park twitter in Newquay only half a mile from the beach. Colliford Lake Park Bodmin Moor's own Moorland Park. Acres of Indoor and Outdoor Adventure and Fun for children and adults. A Celtic midsummer myth is being revived at Colliford Lake Park

Lands End
Lands End twitter Britain's most famous landmark is the most westerly point on the British mainland. View photos of Lands End. A German artist has created a series of sculptures from Cornish granite which are on display along the stretch of the A30 from Sennen to Land's End

The Lappa Valley Steam Railway
The Lappa Valley Steam Railway Tripadviser review runs on one of the oldest railway trackbeds in Cornwall Mevaagissey model railway

Bodmin and Wenford railway
Bodmin and Wenford Railway this railway is Cornwall's only standard gauge railway still operated by steam locomotives and the trains run through some delightful Cornish scenery. watch a short film of a Steam Train on the Bodmin Wenford Line a a short film of a steam train on the Bodmin Wenford Line. watch a short film about Roger James who is an engine driver on the Bodmin and Wenford steam railway a short film about Roger James who is an engine driver on the Bodmin and Wenford steam railway

Launceston Steam Railway
Launceston Steam Railway links the town of Launceston to the hamlet of New Mills by an attractive railway running through the picturesque Valley of the river Kensey. Launceston Steam Railway's 25th anniversary


Mount Edgcumbe
Mount Edgcumbe house and country park, Cremyll Torpoint, is jointly owned and managed by Plymouth City and Cornwall County Councils. Three 16th century Flemish tapestries hanging in Mount Edgcumbe House are to be restored. Historic buildings are to be restored at Mount Edgcumbe House

Antony House Torpoint
antony house is an early 18th-century mansion set in parkland and gardens in Torpoint Cornwall. The house was home to the Carew family for 600 years. Antony House overlooks the Lynher River and the gardens were landscaped by the Georgian garden designer Humphrey Repton. view photos of Antony House

Knowhere Guide To Cornwall information and opinions from Cornish locals. Be warned this is not a standard tourist guide!

The Flambards Experience
The Flambards Experience in Helston is one of Britains top 10 attractions. The Theme Park hosts the best thrill rides in Cornwall, and also the Flambards Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz indoor attractions. Fun for the children. Discount voucher for Flambards. American Theme Park is set in 140 acres of land

The Cyder Farm
The cornish Cyder Farm enjoy a day out at Cornwall's largest cyder maker. Farm and Folk Museum in Lanreath takes a look at life in Cornwall in the past

Tintagel old post office
Tintagel Old Post Office small 14th century cottage used as a letter receiving office in the 19th century. The old post office in Tintagel

Royal Cornwall show
The Royal Cornwall Show twitter over 110,000 people visit the Royal Cornwall Show each year. The Liskeard Show is always held on the second Saturday in July. The St Sithians Show

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