Local Attractions
Places to visit during your stay

All within a 30 minute drive of Tregrehan, you will find many places of interest to visit including:-

The Eden Project

THE EDEN PROJECT
(
1.5 miles)

Cornwall's spectacular Eden Project is an unforgettable experience in a breathtaking epic location.

The Eden Project's home is a dramatic global garden the size of thirty football pitches.  One of its giant conservatories is a majestic rainforest cathedral; the other is host to the fruits of the Mediterranean and the flowers of South Africa and California.


Heligan Gardens

The Lost Gardens of Heligan
(
7 miles)

Europe's largest garden restoration. A living museum of 19th century horticulture. Over 80 acres of garden; to include a whole series of walled gardens, productive kitchen garden, sub tropical jungle and the "lost valley".


Charlestown

Charlestown
(
2 miles)

One of Cornwall's most unspoilt ancient ports. Once a busy place it now provides a permanent berth for square-rigged ships.

A familiar TV and film location. You can explore 100 years of fishing, smuggling and migration at the Shipwreck and Heritage Centre.


Fowey

Fowey
(7 miles)

Historic seafaring town. Boats of every description can be seen and a trip up river shows spectacular scenery which inspired many of the famous writers who loved Fowey.

The Daphne Du Maurier Festival takes place in May.


Mevagissey

Mevagissey
(6 miles)

Still a working harbour. Boats from here bring back the skate, lobster, plaice and sole served in the many characterful pubs and restaurants.

The tiny streets winding past shops and cob cottages spill down to the distinctive twin harbours. The 'Lost Gardens of Heligan' are just to the north.


St Mawes Castle

St Mawes
(11 miles)

A popular sheltered sailing centre on the Roseland Peninsula. Often compared to a Mediterranean village, this is the place to take up your brushes and capture Cornwall on canvas.

Be sure to visit the St Just in Roseland Church, set in sub-tropical gardens. The King Harry Ferry takes you from here over the Fal River to Falmouth or Truro.


Lostwithiel

Lostwithiel
(
7 miles)

Once the 13th Century capital of Cornwall with Tudor bridge and Restormel Castle, besieged in the Civil War.

The ancient buildings along the narrow streets now house ancient shops where you can hunt for bargains. Though easily reached by road, a more picturesqe approach is from the River Fowey. The National Trust Lanhydrock House is just to the north.


Truro

Truro
(14 miles)

Cornwall's county town and commercial centre with the three spires Cathedral, County Museum, Art Gallery and the Hall for Cornwall, a performing arts venue with year round programme.

The City of Truro is an excellent shopping centre with many restaurants and inns.