Top Tourist Attractions In Cornwall, England!

The top tourist attractions in Cornwall are quite popular among tourists. This is despite the fact that Cornwall is isolated in the far southwest of the United Kingdom. It’s only neighbor is Devon. The combination of Celtic heritage, beautiful scenery, impressive coastline, and warmer climate make it an irresistible travel destination. Below are ten of the best attractions in Cornwall not to miss!


  1. Bodmin Moor is home to some notable Cornish attractions including legendary King Arthur’s Hall, a megalith, and Brown Willy, the highest point in Cornwall reaching up to more than 400 m above sea level. Also within the moor is Dozmary Pool, a beautiful lake associated to the legend of King Arthur.
  2. Land’s End refers to the southwestern end of Cornwall. It is the only part of Britain that meets with the Atlantic Ocean.
  3. Lost Gardens of Heligan is an impressive complex of walled vegetable and flower gardens spanning across 80 acres of landscaped scenery.
  4. Pencarrow House and Gardens is located near Wadebridge. The house was built in 1760 and surrounded with beautiful gardens. If you’re looking to stay in a beautiful cottage in Cornwall yourself, check out https://www.dream-cottages.co.uk/ to find your own!
  5. Minack Theatre is an outdoor theatre located near Porthcurno village. It was built solely by hand on the side of a cliff that overlooks the ocean. While there aren’t any performances held here, the theatre does have a museum. Guided tours of Minach Theatre, one of the top tourist attractions in Cornwall, are also available.
  6. Tintagel Castle is the birth place of none other than King Arthur. It also become the seat of many Cornish kings. The medieval castle was built by Earl Richard of Cornwall and King of the Romans. Archeological excavations are still ongoing in the site, uncovering what was the royal seat of Cornwall from 400 to 700 AD.
  7. The Eden Project is comprised two transparent, avant-garde domes housing a collection of plants from all over the world. It is situated in St. Austell and open all year round.
  8. The National Maritime Museum provides a sneak peak at the maritime history of Cornwall. Located in Falmouth, it features a collection of small boats among many other worthwhile exhibits.
  9. The Tate in St. Ives is one of four Tate Galleries found all over the United Kingdom. It is dedicated to modern art and one of the top tourist attractions in Cornwall.
  10. Penlee House is the site of Newlyn School of Art.
  11. If you want a little fun in the sun, don’t miss Porthchapel Beach (pictured above!).

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