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Sightseeing in Cornwall

Historic Site
“A must visit. A unique little Island with its magical castle and beautiful gardens,cut off by the tide twice daily but can be accessed by friendly boatmen for a small charge or you can wait for the tide to ebb and meander across the cobbled causeway, enjoy a tasty meal or just a coffee and cake at the “Sail loft” and then return by boat. ”
  • 151 locals recommend
Garden
“Another lovely National Trust mansion with delightful grounds going down to the estuary.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A neighbouring estate that is now dual owned by Cornwall and Plymouth councils. Incredible views over the Plymouth Sound and Drakes Island. Full of great family and children’s activities. Very good food in The Orangery ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This, the most famous of Cornwall's landmarks, has a fascinating history, is steeped in both legend and folklore”
  • 17 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Find out what it was life behind bars as an 18th-century prisoner and explore the many cells, the execution shed, the civil prison/exhibition and the naval prison. Open all year.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Located just outside of Newquay, you can find Trerice nestled away in the countryside in between Kestle Mill and Lane. It’s one of the smaller NT houses, and you can make your way around the whole site in under an hour if you’re not a reader/ talker! Known for their lemon meringue pie! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Historic House which has served many generations of the same family. Beautifully set in a deer park.It is open to the public most of the year will several events during the season.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Our closest National Trust Propery, lovely Elizabethan Manor House and gardens”
  • 9 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Prideaux place has been used in many films & TV programmes including Poldark.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“For those interested in mining history, an amazing chance to visit a preserved mine and understand the importance of mining in Cornwall. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Nestling among the modern buildings of Tintagel high street, this unusual and atmospheric 14th-century yeoman's farmhouse, with a famously wavy roof, beckons the curious to explore. The name dates from the Victorian period when it briefly held a licence to be the letter-receiving station for the district. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tintagel-old-post-office”
  • 2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“a short drive from us along windy roads or you can walk it. Fantastic views on a clear day.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
Tourist Information Center
“First Great Western Buses take you from outside Tintagel Visitor Centre to towns/villages such as Boscastle, Crackington Haven, Bude, Wadebridge, Port Isaac, Camelford..It is possible to change at Wadebridge to get to places such as Padstow/Truro. (Can also hire bikes and cycle from Wadebridge on Camel Trail to Padstow or Bodmin). The nearest Train Station is Bodmin Parkway, which is about forty five minutes drive away. It is possible to get the bus from here, getting the 555 from Bodmin to Wadebridge, then changing to get to Tintagel. It takes longer than driving, but can be done if you don't mind sitting on the bus for a bit! Coastal walks/beaches within walking distance if you are fit.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
  • 1 local recommends
Scenic Lookout
“Park at Pentire Farm, pop 50p in the honesty box, and walk along one of the footpaths to joint the coastal path. The Rumps are spectacular. You can keep the walk fairly short, half an hour or so, or embark on something much longer ”
  • 2 locals recommend