We have selected just a few of the many exiting things to do around the area.
ST MICHAEL’S MOUNT
An amazing sight to behold, St Michael’s Mount is a castle on an island hill in Marazion. It arises from the sea like something out of a fairy tale and whether you cross by the causeway on foot (check tide times for accessibility, we have a tide and moon clock in our Cafe/Communal area) or go across on the boat, getting there is an adventure in itself. Once on the island you can explore this magnificent National Trust maintained house and gardens. It really is something special and just a 20 minute drive from Zennor.
THE TATE GALLERY
A spectacular building overlooking Porthmeor Beach the Tate Gallery has a vibrant programme of exhibitions, and permanent collections featuring the work of the St Ives modernists. Even if you’re not an art lover this is a must see.
BARBARA HEPWORTH MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE
The ‘Queen of St Ives’, Barbara Hepworth moved here in 1939 and died here in 1975, having made St Ives her adopted home. Visiting the Museum and Sculpture Garden is a unique experience – seeing the work of one of the world’s greatest modern artists in its natural habitat.
THE EDEN PROJECT
THE EDEN PROJECT Horticultural tourism at its best, the Eden Project enables you to visit different parts of the world from St Austell. Originally a disused clay mine the Eden Project is an eco-Disneyland and fun for adults and children alike.
MUTTON COVE (SEAL COVE)
Just a short walk from Godrevy Lighthouse there is a hidden place called Mutton Cove. Accessible by foot you can lean over and watch the colonies of seals that live here for hours. Drive past the turning for Gwithian Beach and follow the National Trust signs to Godrevy Lighthouse. If you’re National Trust members the car parking is free. Do check tide times before setting off, you can see far more seals when the tide is out.
Enjoy a great day out at this award-winning tourist attraction
At Paradise Park you’ll meet lots of colourful birds including many rare and beautiful parrots, flamingos, toucans and red-billed Cornish choughs. With over 650 birds there is a stunning collection to see.
Plus lots more wildlife including Red squrriels, Red pandas, otters and some
furry friends in our Fun Farm including donkeys, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs and more.
FREE PARKING ALL YEAR. Click here for the DAILY EVENTS TIMETABLE
to help you navigate the coastal paths.
Baggage Transfers on Britain’s Walking Routes