The National Trust in Cornwall
- 3 miles SE of Newquay (via A392 and A3058, turn right at
- Open April to end Oct, 11 - 1 and 2 - 5.30. Closed Sat. and
- A little Elizabethan manor house as near to the spirit of
old Cornwall as you can get. The house was rebuilt in 1571 and contains fine
plaster ceilings and fire places, oak & walnut furniture and tapestries.
Also a lawnmower museum.
- More information available
of Trerice, Cornwall
- 4 miles north of Newquay
- A spectacular beach, now open again for your enjoyment. The
steps to the beach have been restored. National Trust information centre,
cafe and shop.
Levant in Steam
- Trewellard, Pendren, St Just
- tel 01 736 786156 for opening hours
- The oldest beam engine in the country, restored and driven
once more by steam, at the famous cliff edge Levant mine. An unforgettable
more details of the National Trust's Steam Engines
- Pool (2 miles west of Redruth), Redruth
- tel 01 209 216657
- Open April to end Oct 11 to 5
- In the heart of Cornwall's richest mining district, an opportunity
to see two of Cornwall's beam engines preserved in their houses.. One of them
can be seen in action in St Michael's shaft
St Michael's Mount
- Tel 01 736 710265 for tide & weather information
- open 1st Apr to 31st Oct
- A national treasure that is a must for every visitor to Cornwall.
A great granite crag that rises from Mounts Bay, is surmounted by an embattled
14th century castle, home of the St Aubyn family. The Mounts flanks are softened
by lush tropical vegetation, and at the waters edge there is a harbourside
community, an ancient trading place for tin. 1/2 mile south of A394 at Marazion,
you can get access by foot over the causeway at low tide (or in summer only
by ferry at high tide)
- more info on St Michaels
Tintagel Old Post Office
- tel 01 840 770024
- Open April to end Oct. 11.00 to 5.00
- One of the most characterful buildings in Cornwall, and a
house of great antiquity. A small 14th century manor full of charm and interest.
Tumble roofed and weathered by the centuries, it is restored in the fashion
of the post office that it was for many years.
details of Old Post Office, Tintagel
Gardens and Houses (covered in the pages
Glendurgan Gardens are beside Trebah
on the Helford River in Cornwall,
Lanhydrock is essentially a Victorian house, that evolved from
much earlier beginnings.
Trelissick Gardens overlook the open expanse of Carrick Roads (Falmouth Harbour)
Trengwainton Garden is in a sheltered position in the far west of Cornwall,
with distant views over Mounts
- Cothele Cotehele
House is a well preserved, and little altered, Tudor manor house in the east
Miles and miles of coast
- Most of the Cornish Coastal path is now owned by the National
Trust - it should now be possible to control the excesses of further development.
- They also own a number of car parks, which make convenient
stopping places if you are going to do a coastal walk.
The hotel to stay at when visiting Cornwall
is Corisande Manor Hotel, Cornwall find
out more about it