Pendennis Castle was built upon on a peninsula jutting out into the Carrick Roads. It was constructed by Henry VIII as part of a nationwide upgrade of coastal defences and remained in use until the end of WWII where it was used as a secret military base.
Massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.
Considered one of the best preserved of Henry VIII's coastal artillery fortress, St Mawes also boasts to be one of the most elaborately decorated too.
Designed by the famous Regency architect John Nash around 200 years ago You can visit the castle and gardens, walk in the grounds and visit the stunning beaches and coastal paths which make up the estate.
Discover walks guided by geology, heritage, wildlife or culture. Or just hit the beach anywhere in the south west of England, turn left or right and your on the path!
A horticultural hotspot! Glendurgan is one of the best of Cornwall's valley gardens. The garden displays rare and exotic shrubs year-round, but is particularly popular for its spectacular spring magnolias and camellias.
A subtropical, Italianate inspired garden on Cornwall's beautiful Roseland Peninsula.
Under the ownership of the National Trust at Feock, near Truro, Trelissick Garden overlooks the estuary known as Carrick Roads and lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Considered a masterpiece of landscape gardening. Trewithen means ‘house of the trees’ and with 30 acres of woodland surrounding the gardens and over two hundred acres of parkland this name is very appropriate! Many highlights include one the finest specimens of Magnolia in the UK.
A sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. Trebah offers visitors a year round experience in a beautiful Cornish valley garden with over four miles of footpaths to explore.
The 30 acre Gardens at Enys includes an open meadow with spring displays of bluebells, a New Zealand inspired garden and many woodland areas, all offering a unique tranquil and unspoilt experience to visitors.
Victorian productive gardens sit alongside New Zealand Maori-carved tree ferns, exotic jungle and Alpine inspired ravines to name a few of the areas this mysterious restored gardens and estate has to offer.