Things to do in Cornwall
Cornwall is a county on England’s rugged southwestern tip. It forms a beautiful piece of land almost surrounded by water encompassing wild moorland and hundreds of sandy beaches. It is the perfect location for the ultimate surfing experience. That's not all, here are our top picks for things to do in Cornwall:
1. The Eden Project
The Eden Project is a popular visitor attraction in Cornwall, England, UK. Inside the two biomes are plants that are collected from many diverse climates and environments. So if you're a lover of all things green and leafy the Eden Project could be the perfect place to spend your day.
2. Lands End Landmark
Land's End is a headland and holiday complex in western Cornwall, England, UK. It is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England. There's a number of places to visit with you're there, for example, Greeb Farm, Arthurs Quest and the iconic Lands End Signpost which was established in the 1950's by a family run business. Many celebrities have taken part in the End to End quest and taken pictures next to the signpost including DJ Chris Evans, singer Gary Barlow, Professor Brian Cox and broadcaster James May posed next to the signpost before they set off for John O’Groats to raise money for Breast Cancer Research as the FAB 1 Million team.
3. The Minack Theatre
The Minack Theatre is an open-air theatre, constructed above a gully with a rocky granite outcrop jutting into the sea. The theatre is at Porthcurno, 4 miles from Land's End in Cornwall, England. The idea for the theatre was born when Rowena Cade, who lived in Minack House at the top of the cliff, decided to create a place for local drama enthusiasts to perform Shakespeare’s The Tempest.
4. The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious and romantic estates in England. A genuine secret garden, it was lost for decades; its history consigned to overgrowt. It's beautiful botanical gardens has been a breath taking moment for all tourists that visit the magical place. This could be the perfect place to get some personal inspiration for you own garden or just a relaxing day out in nature.
5. Tintagle Castle
The outdoor displays guide you through the history of the castle and the role that legends have played in shaping the site. A series of panels reveal 1,500 years of Tintagel's past, from a royal stronghold, to thriving trading port, to a castle of romantic stories. A stone compass points to places connected with the tales of King Arthur and children will love the story stones around the medieval garden ruins. Search for Merlin's face hidden in the rocks on the beach. On the island, look for the bronze sculpture 'Gallos', inspired by the legend of King Arthur and the historic royal figures associated with Tintagel.