Cornwall is packed with attractions, from animal and bird conservation centres, hands-on farm experiences and general amusement parks to historic gardens (more than 100 of them), fine Tudor mansions, steam railways and other reminders of the county’s rich industrial heritage.
Barbara Hepworth’s home and sculpture garden, and Bernard Leach’s pottery are worth a visit and to see some of the best work by today’s painters and potters visit the Millennium, Belgrave and Wills Lane galleries.
The Eden Project and St Michael’s Mount are a must as is a visit to the Newquay Zoo which has 130 species, including lions, meercats, penguins and ring-tailed lemurs that visitors can feed by hand.
Whilst in Cornwall you must also visit the Trebah Garden; A valley garden full of sub-tropical plants and trees that tumbles down to the Helford River, where there’s a small beach for picnics and swimming.
Other significant places of interest include Tintagel and Port Isaac viewed together with a visit to the tin mines and a 30 minutes along the cliffs Land’s End