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Ranked #1 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Polmartin Riding is a BHS Approved Riding School and Training Centre in Cornwall. We offer fantastic riding experiences for... more » Owner description: Polmartin Riding is a BHS Approved Riding School and Training Centre in Cornwall. We offer fantastic riding experiences for abilities - from complete beginners to expert riders. Riding lessons and trekking is available all year round and we have fabulous horses and ponies to suit all sizes so the whole family (min age 5 years) can enjoy a ride out together. All of the riding out is along our own scenic tracks and trails offering stunning views of the Cornish countryside and all completely traffic free. « less
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Minack Theatre (Penzance)
Ranked #2 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Theaters
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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Ranked #3 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #4 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches
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Harlyn Surf School (St Merryn)
Ranked #5 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Educational Sites
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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Fishermans Friends (Port Isaac)
Ranked #6 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Performances
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Ranked #7 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Crantock Beach (Crantock)
Ranked #8 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
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Ranked #9 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches
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Perranporth Beach (Perranporth)
Ranked #10 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Godrevy Head (Hayle)
Ranked #11 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Geologic Formations
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Ranked #12 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Lighthouses
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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Ranked #13 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Bodies of Water
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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Cape Cornwall (St Just)
Ranked #14 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #15 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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 437 attractions in Cornwall
Owner description: FootballGolf uses the same rules as golf but players kick a football into a hole. There are hazards and obstacles along the... more » Owner description: FootballGolf uses the same rules as golf but players kick a football into a hole. There are hazards and obstacles along the way helping make the game fun and enjoyable for everyone. almost every hole players have to kick around, through, over or under various obstacles. The game of FootballGolf is suitable for anyone 5 years old to 80 years old. We have two 18 hole courses set over 18 acres « less
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Porthmeor Beach (St Ives)
Ranked #17 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches
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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Ranked #18 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #19 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Our course is set in beautiful Cornish countryside just a couple of miles from Hayle. Our course is an 18 hole short course... more » Owner description: Our course is set in beautiful Cornish countryside just a couple of miles from Hayle. Our course is an 18 hole short course over 10 acres. It is perfect for both adults and children as they don't find it too daunting. We have a lovely little cafe and outside eating area to enjoy local fayre at family friendly prices. Tim and Annette will be happy to make your day an unforgettable experience. Tap in the postcode to bring you to our door or follow signs to Carnell Green and then to Reawla where you will see the brown sign to our Pitch and Putt opposite the shop. « less
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Rocky Valley (Tintagel)
Ranked #20 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Trebah Gardens (Falmouth)
Ranked #21 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Gardens
This magnificent 26-acre Cornish ravine garden features a rich collection of rare and exotic plants, trees and shrubs.
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Ranked #22 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #23 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
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Ranked #24 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Gardens; Historic Sites
This 19th-century high-Victorian country house is one of the most fascinating in England.
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Geevor Tin Mine (Pendeen)
Ranked #25 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Mines
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 #26 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Sports Complexes
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Falmouth Lifeboat (Falmouth)
Ranked #27 of 437 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 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Trails
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Ranked #29 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Castles; Islands; Gardens
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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Ranked #30 of 437 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Beaches
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