Attractions


THE EDEN PROJECT, St Austell
The ‘8th Wonder of the World’ and home to the world’s largest greenhouse. Two gigantic geodesic conservatories – one a majestic rainforest, the other is host to the fruits and flowers of the Mediterranean, South Africa and California.
Outside the extensive grounds are landscaped and produce tea, lavender, sunflowers and hemp. There are plans for a future desert conservatory. There is a Cafe and facilities for the disabled.  Tel: 01726 811911  From Penzance – accessible by train. www.edenproject.com

FLAMBARDS VILLAGE, Helston
The ultimate family day out – something for everyone Hornet Rollercoaster, Formula circuit, Space Orbiters, Log Flume Or wander through the twisting streets and alleyways of the lamp-lit Victorian Street….and much much more!  Tel:  01326 564093 From Penzance -Flambards Bus No 2A (First) www.flambards.co.uk

PARADISE PARK, Hayle
Paradise Park is home to the ‘World Parrot Trust’. First prize winners in BBC Wildlife Magazine ‘Zoo Conservation Awards for Excellence’. Successfully bred at Paradise Park is Cornwall’s national bird, The Chough which has been recently re-introduced to the wild. Beautiful birds, otters, squirrels & petting animals will delight the family. Superb gardens and plenty of fun for children.   Tel: 01736 751020  From Penzance to Hayle  Bus No 18 (First)
www.paradisepark.org.uk

NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, Falmouth
£21 Million Attraction – Housed in an award winning building on the Falmouth harbour-side, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall transports you into the world of small boats and Cornish maritime history.  From Penzance to Falmouth Bus No 2 (First)www.nmmc.co.uk

MARINE DISCOVERY, Penzance
Join one of our exciting sea safaris along Cornwall’s stunning coastline and have the chance to see dolphins, porpoises, sea birds, seals & basking sharks.  Tel: 01736 874907 Email: info@marinediscovery.co.uk www.marinediscovery.co.uk

GEEVOR TIN MINE, Pendeen nr St Just
The largest preserved mining site in the UK.
In the far west of Cornwall, on the Atlantic Coast.
Here Cornwall’s mining history comes to life
Until 1990 Geevor was a working mine, now a museum, with many surface buildings, a guided underground tour through 18th / 19th century workings, a shop and a cafe.   From Penzance – Pendeen by bus. Tel: 01736 788662

POLDARK MINE, Wendron, Helston
Unique PREHISTORIC evidence of working for alluvial tin, the site of the first recorded TIN STAMPS in the Duchy (1493) and its 18th century TIN MINE makes Poldark one of Cornwall’s most important heritage sites. Situated in the picturesque Wendron Valley, now a WORLD HERITAGE SITE, once the scene of intense industrial activity, the site’s attractive surroundings and gardens belie its industrial past.  Tel: 01326 573173  www.poldark-mine.co.uk

HARRYS SAFARI, Penzance
Join Harry Glasson on a guided trip around West Cornwall and share his enthusiasm, sense of humour and love & knowledge of the area.  His 8 seater mini bus departs throughout the summer months from Penzance.  Tel: 01736 711427  Email:  harrysafariukaol.co.uk

PORTHCURNO TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
Tel: 01736 810966 www.porthcurno.org.uk
GOONHILLY SATELLITE EARTH STATION, nr Helston
Freephone: 0800 679593 www.goonhilly.bt.com

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