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Places to visit in the local area

The Eden project

The largest conservatories in the world, cutting edge iconic architecture, awe inspiring gardens, a rainforest...the list goes on! Visit Eden project website

Heligan gardens
Heligan offers over 200 acres for exploration. Discover our Victorian Productive Gardens, romantic Pleasure Grounds, lush sub-tropical Jungle, pioneering Wildlife Project & beyond... Visit heligan website

King Harry Ferry
The King Harry Ferry is an iconic part of Cornwall’s history. Established in 1888, it connects St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula with Feock, Truro and Falmouth by avoiding the alternative 27 mile route through Truro and Tresillian. Visit King harry ferry website

Mevagissey village
Mevagissey refers to the town of St Meva and St Issey, first recorded as a hamlet in 1313. A picturesque, unique 14th Century fishing village located on the South Cornwall Coast at the end of a valley close to the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden ProjectVisit Mevagissey tourist website

Roseland Online
News, Reviews, Features, Buy & Sell, Services, What's On, Jobs and information on and around Cornwall's Roseland peninsula... Visit roseland online website

National Maritime Museum Cornwall
We want to share with you the story of the people who use small boats and to explore the lives of one community for whom the sea has been an essential lifeline and source of food: -
the people of Cornwall. Visit Maritime museum website

Wheal Martyn china clay coutry park
Set in 26 acres of woodland, nestling in the historic Ruddle Valley on the outskirts of St Austell, the China Clay Country Park provides a fascinating day out for all the family. The Park, now part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, is set in the grounds of two former working china clay pits and provides visitors with a fascinating insight into china clay - how it was mined, what is was used for and what it meant for the families who lived in the area. Visit Wheal Martyn website

National trust gardens (cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall offer a complete spectrum of places of historic importance and outstanding natural beauty.From the joy of spotting seals in the frothing waters of Kynance Cove, to climbing the steps of the medieval castle on St Michael's Mount or navigating your way out of the maze at Glendurgan; there are always new reasons to visit. Visit National trust gardens Cornwall website

Gardens of cornwall
Cornwall is often described as the 'garden capital of the world' as the lush vegetation and colour give garden lovers a feast for the eyes all year round. Whether you are a serious horticulturalist, specialist gardener, enthusiastic amateur, holidaymaker or a day-tripper, Cornwall's magnificent gardens can show you everything from wild woodland to neatly manicured lawns, the small and unusual, those with eccentric features, to the large and famous – whose plants, flowers, palms and trees thrive in Cornwall’s mild coastal climate.

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