Art, Heritage & Museums

  • (CATA) - Cornwall Guide Picture

    (CATA) - Cornwall Guide

    Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractions (CATA) - your complete guide to quality attractions

  • A Guide For One & All Picture

    A Guide For One & All

    Guide to Attractions, Activities and Events in Cornwall

  • Blue Hills Tin Streams Picture

    Blue Hills Tin Streams

    Discover skills of the ancient tinner on the facinating journey from rock to metal.

  • Bodmin & Wenford Railway Picture

    Bodmin & Wenford Railway

    COVID-19 UPDATE *WE ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE* Whatever the weather, the Bodmin & Wenford Railway is just the ticket!!

  • Bodmin Jail Picture

    Bodmin Jail

    Built in 1779 for King George III, Bodmin Jail Attraction is now an immersive experience of life & death as an 18th century prisoner in mid Cornwall.

  • Carnglaze Caverns Picture

    Carnglaze Caverns

    There are three caverns of cathedral proportions, hand created by local slate miners, with an Underground Lake & walk through 4 acres of Oak Woodland

  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre Picture

    Charlestown Shipwreck Centre

    Europe's largest private collection of artefacts from over 150 shipwrecks. Located in a UNESCO World Heritage site, all weather and dog friendly.

  • Chysauster Ancient Village Picture

    Chysauster Ancient Village

    This Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago.

  • Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre Picture

    Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre

    Come to the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre where you can climb into jet fighters, bombers, in-flight refuellers - only 5 minutes from Newquay!

  • East Pool Mine Picture

    East Pool Mine

    East Pool mine, was a metalliferous mine in the Camborne and Redruth mining area, just east of the village of Pool

  • Geevor Tin Mine Picture

    Geevor Tin Mine

    Award-winning Geevor Tin Mine is the western visitor gateway centre for the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.

  • Heartlands Picture

    Heartlands

    Heartlands is a new FREE visitor attraction and World Heritage Site Gateway in Cornwall. Nestled just off the A30 in Pool, near Redruth.

  • Helston Railway Picture

    Helston Railway

    COVID-19 UPDATED The Helston Railway Runs brake van rides over a scenic mile of track on Thursdays, Sunday, Bank Holiday Mondays; and for December Santa Specials.

  • Jamaica Inn Picture

    Jamaica Inn

    Welcome to the World Famous Jamaica Inn, Cornwall’s Most Famous Smugglers Inn. The museum is home to Daphne Du Maurier items and smuggling artefacts.

  • Launceston Castle Picture

    Launceston Castle

    Set on a large natural mound, Launceston Castle dominates the surrounding landscape.

  • Launceston Steam Railway Picture

    Launceston Steam Railway

    COVID-19 UPDATED We will remain CLOSED until further notice. Please see our website (www.launcestonsr.co.uk) for any updates. (NB the whole site is closed.)

  • Lawrence House Picture

    Lawrence House

    Built in 1753, Lawrence House is leased to Launceston Town Council and used as a local museum and civic centre.

  • Levant Mine and Beam Engine Picture

    Levant Mine and Beam Engine

    Unique steam-powered Cornish beam engine in action. Part of Cornwall and West Devon Mining World Heritage Site.

  • Minack Theatre & Visitor Centre Picture

    Minack Theatre & Visitor Centre

    COVID-19 UPDATED The Minack Theatre is Cornwall's world famous open-air theatre, under the stars.

  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall Picture

    National Maritime Museum Cornwall

    Winner of Britain's most family friendly Museum, as well as a host of other awards, National Maritime Museum Cornwall is an exceptional day out.

  • Pendennis Castle Picture

    Pendennis Castle

    Explore one of Henry VIII's finest coastal fortresses with fantastic family events & breathtaking 360 degree views over Falmouth town and out to sea.

  • Restormel Castle Picture

    Restormel Castle

    The great 13th-century circular shell-keep of Restormel still encloses the principal rooms of the castle in remarkably good condition.

  • St Catherine's Castle Picture

    St Catherine's Castle

    One of a pair of small artillery forts built by Henry VIII in the 1530s to defend Fowey Harbour, consisting of two storeys with gun ports at ground level.

  • St Mawes Castle Picture

    St Mawes Castle

    St Mawes Castle is among the best-preserved of Henry VIII's coastal artillery fortresses, and the most elaborately decorated of them all.

  • St Michael's Mount Picture

    St Michael's Mount

    COVID-19 UPDATED This iconic rocky island, crowned by a medieval church and castle, is home to the St Aubyn family and a 30-strong community of islanders

  • Tate St Ives Picture

    Tate St Ives

    Inspiring art and breath-taking scenery meet at Tate St Ives

  • Tintagel Old Post Office Picture

    Tintagel Old Post Office

    One of the Trust's most delightful medieval buildings, enhanced by a cottage garden.

  • Wheal Martyn Clay Works Picture

    Wheal Martyn Clay Works

    COVID-19 UPDATED Dig deep and discover the special ingredient in our everyday lives that still shapes Cornwall and our world today...china clay!

  • World of Model Railways Picture

    World of Model Railways

    COVID-19 UPDATED The World of Model Railways is one of Cornwall's premier tourist attractions, with one of the best model shops in the South-West of England.