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Minack Theatre (Penzance)
Ranked #1 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Owner description: This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and... more » Owner description: This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to September. « less
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Screech Owl Sanctuary (St Columb Major)
Ranked #2 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Crantock Beach (Crantock)
Ranked #3 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
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Harlyn Surf School (St Merryn)
Ranked #4 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Watersports centre based on the stunning north cornish coast at award winning Harlyn bay. Specialising in surfing, stand up... more » Owner description: Watersports centre based on the stunning north cornish coast at award winning Harlyn bay. Specialising in surfing, stand up paddleboarding, coasteering and sit on top kayaking tours as well as instructor training and lifesaving/first aid courses « less
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Ranked #5 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Cape Cornwall (St Just)
Ranked #7 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Lookouts; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Bude Sea Pool is a beautiful tidal swimming pool on the beach at this popular seaside town in North Cornwall. The Sea Pool is... more » Owner description: Bude Sea Pool is a beautiful tidal swimming pool on the beach at this popular seaside town in North Cornwall. The Sea Pool is part-natural and partially man-made. It was created in the 1930s under the cliffs on Summerleaze Beach, within easy strolling distance of the town centre, to provide safe bathing in sea water, but away from the dangerous currents in the bay. It is topped up at high tide by the Atlantic Ocean. The spacious Pool provides plenty of room for paddling or serious swimming: inflatables, snorkels surfboards and even scuba divers are welcome – just be considerate of other users, please. The Sea Pool is open throughout the year and is FREE for all to enjoy. Lifeguards are on duty at peak times. Children must be accompanied at the Sea Pool at all times. « less
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Perranporth Beach (Perranporth)
Ranked #9 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Rocky Valley (Tintagel)
Ranked #10 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Godrevy Head (Hayle)
Ranked #11 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Geologic Formations; Outdoors
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Porthmeor Beach (St Ives)
Ranked #12 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available,... more » Owner description: This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available, including beach chalets. « less
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Trebah Gardens (Falmouth)
Ranked #13 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
This magnificent 26-acre Cornish ravine garden features a rich collection of rare and exotic plants, trees and shrubs.
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Ranked #14 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #15 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
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Ranked #16 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Outdoors
This 19th-century high-Victorian country house is one of the most fascinating in England.
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Ranked #17 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Geevor Tin Mine (Pendeen)
Ranked #18 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Mines; Outdoors
Owner description: This preserved mining site features a museum, underground tour and visitor center all perched on the rugged cliffs of... more » Owner description: This preserved mining site features a museum, underground tour and visitor center all perched on the rugged cliffs of Penwith, offering magnificent coastal views high above the crashing surf below. « less
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Ranked #19 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Owner description: With the help of a generous grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Trinity House renovated the Engine Room at Lizard... more » Owner description: With the help of a generous grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Trinity House renovated the Engine Room at Lizard Lighthouse, retaining some of the old engines. It now also features new exhibition material, an audio visual room and a number of interactive displays. The Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre was officially opened in 2009 by HRH The Princess Royal. The distinctive twin towers of Lizard Lighthouse mark the most southerly point of mainland Britain. See displays depicting Trinity House's history, housed in the original engine room. It was commissioned in 1752. For over 250 years, the lighthouse has provided a welcoming landfall light to vessels crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Tours of Lizard Lighthouse are organised under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House. « less
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St. Just in Roseland Church (St Just in Roseland)
Ranked #20 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Described as one of the prettiest in England, this church sits proudly on the water’s edge amongst sub-tropical trees and... more » Owner description: Described as one of the prettiest in England, this church sits proudly on the water’s edge amongst sub-tropical trees and shrubs. « less
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Ranked #21 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Castles; Islands; Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Cross the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims or boat hop to an island where... more » Owner description: Cross the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims or boat hop to an island where modern life meets layers of history. Discover an evocative castle, a sub-tropical garden paradise and a close-knit island community. « less
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Porthcurno (Porthcurno)
Ranked #22 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Owner description: A 5.4 mile moderate coastal walk along the South West Coast Path taking in a holy legend, a 6th century monastery, an 18th... more » Owner description: A 5.4 mile moderate coastal walk along the South West Coast Path taking in a holy legend, a 6th century monastery, an 18th century eccentric and a 19th century engineer. There are rockpools on the beaches, remnants of shipwrecks, tales of smugglers, and the walk ends with a stroll up through the picturesque fishing village of Polperro to Crumplehorn, where you can catch a bus back to Looe. « less
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Kidz R Us (St Ives)
Ranked #24 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
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Porth Beach (Newquay)
Ranked #25 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
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Ranked #26 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Falmouth Lifeboat (Falmouth)
Ranked #27 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Owner description: Falmouth Lifeboat Station is one of a number of stations around the coast designated as an 'Explore Station'. This means that... more » Owner description: Falmouth Lifeboat Station is one of a number of stations around the coast designated as an 'Explore Station'. This means that the station is open to visitors for most of the year, subject always to operational requirements. A team of volunteers provide free guided tours of the station's B class Atlantic 75 inshore lifeboat and Severn class all-weather lifeboat. There is no need to book, just go into the lifeboat shop attached to the station. Group visits can be booked in advance. The lifeboat shop is open at the following times from 3 Match until 20 December: Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm Saturday: 10am - 1pm Sunday: 12pm - 4pm Please visit the station website for more information. « less
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Ranked #28 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #29 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Trails; Outdoors
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Carbis Bay (St Ives)
Ranked #30 of 362 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational... more » Owner description: This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational activities such as swimming, boating, surfing, rock climbing and tennis. « less
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