Things to do in South Cornwall

Discover the best of South Cornwall

Explore wooded river valleys and estuaries that are perfect for sailing, or wander around whitewashed fishing villages, harbour towns and exotic gardens. Or if you fancy something a little different, there’s the Tate St Ives gallery, the National Boat Museum, and the world's largest indoor rainforest at the Eden Project.


Brave the twists and turns of the sky-high thrill rides, discover fossils in the Dino Dig, or step back in time at the Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz's life-size attractions.

Gwithian Beach

The closest beach to the estate, Gwithian Beach is family friendly with lifeguard cover during the summer months. There is a large area of rock pools and even a few caves.

Portreath Beach

Popular with surfers and bodyboarders, this large sandy beach is set in a steep valley and backs onto a small town which has several small shops and cafes.

The Isles of Scilly

28 miles off the Cornish coast, this group of islands is surrounded by azure waters, white beaches and a wonderful climate where sub-tropical plants thrive.

Walk Cornwall

Put on your hiking boots and enjoy the history, heritage, and beauty of over 227 different coastal and beach walks ranging from 2 to 10 miles.

Eden Project

Fun for all the family and the widest range of outdoor activities in the Lake District including horse riding, quad biking, fishing and clay pigeon shooting plus high-tech thrills of twin-seater power turn cars and off-roading with video navigation.

Praa Sands Beach

The sand on this mile-long beach is made from seashells smashed into tiny particles by the sea, so you will be struck by how white the sand glistens in the sunlight!

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