Cornwall Classics

Cornwall is a county rich in culture and heritage as well as the stunning natural land and seascapes we all know and love! If you’re looking for ways to while away a day in The Duchy, look no further. We’ve gathered together some of the very best things to do here, all within an hour from Higher Trewithan-don’t miss out. 

23 miles / 23 mins

Tate St Ives

Bringing together some of the most inspirational British art and the breathtaking Atlantic coastline, The Tate in St Ives’ ever changing exhibitions will keep you coming back for more.  Enjoy iconic works of art by some of the greats and learn how a small Cornish fishing town became such an artistic hotspot. Why not make a full day of it and visit the nearby Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, just a 10 minute stroll through beautiful St Ives. 

23 miles / 47 minutes

Lost Gardens of Heligan

Widely considered one of the most spectacular restored gardens in the country, the 200 acre Lost Gardens of Heligan are the perfect natural playground! 30 years ago the gardens were hidden under a shroud of brambles, untouched since WWI, now brought back to their former glory, you can while away your day wandering ancient woodland, marvelling at the Victorian gardens, getting lost in the Jungle Experience and so much more! 

27 miles / 54 minutes

The Eden Project

The famous biomes of The Eden Project housing diverse flora from across the globe have been dubbed the eighth wonder of the world and are well worth a visit during your stay.  Start uncovering the mysteries of mankind’s long and complicated relationship with the natural world, roam the giant biomes and stunning outdoor gardens and  soak up the beauty of the ever changing art trail – the perfect family day out! 

33 miles / 59 mins

Land's End

Mark your Cornish break with a trip to the UKs most South-Westerly point and enjoy the spectacular views from the 200m high cliffs rising from the sea. Land’s End is full of history, myth and maritime legend to feast on during your visit and the sea vistas are unlike anything you’ll see across the country, the perfect place to get lost in imagination for a while.   The surrounding coves and beaches are full of places to stop for some lunch or a decent bit of cake and a brew.  

32 miles / 1 hour

The Minack Theatre

Cornwall’s world famous Minack Theatre is set deep into the granite cliff overlooking Porthcurno Bay.  A beautiful spot in its own right, the Minack is a lovely place to spend a few hours wandering the sub-tropical gardens and soaking up the sea views.  Of course there is a full programme of performances too! From May to September you can enjoy live drama, opera and musicals from this most unique of locations. 

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