Explore Cornwall’s iconic attractions and culture
Not only is Cornwall home to hundreds of sandy beaches, it is brimming with iconic attractions, history and culture. Only a quick walk from the hotel, National Maritime Museum walks you through the influence of the sea on history and culture. Take advantage of the foot ferry from Falmouth to St Mawes to immerse yourself in Tudor history.
Travel a little further for more Cornwall attractions. The Tate in St Ives caters to the art enthusiasts among us while Minack Theatre combines theatre performances with breath-taking views. If history and culture takes your interest, Truro Cathedral is only a quick drive or train ride away.
National Maritime Museum, Falmouth: Changing exhibitions and plenty of interactive activities make this fun for all the family.
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth: Explore this Tudor Fortress, which is only a short walk from St Michaels Hotel.
St Mawes Castle, St Mawes: Situated on the opposite side of Falmouth Bay to Pendennis Castle. Built by King Henry 8th to protect the bay from possible invasion from the French and Spanish.
Charlestown, St Austell: Tall ships, set in an idyllic Cornish Fishing Town. Home to Europe’s largest shipwreck collection.
Jubilee Pool, Penzance: Recently restored, this is one of the best examples of an Art Deco Lido in the country.
Tate, St Ives: One of the country’s leading contemporary art galleries, with both a permanent and changing exhibition calendar.
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, St Ives: Set within the Artist’s former home.
Truro Cathedral: Built in 1880 and designed by John Loughborough Pearson.
Eden Project: Explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world.
Lands End: One of the country’s most famous landmarks. The most westerly point on mainland England.
Minack Theatre: This unique and dramatic theatre was created in the 1920’s by home owner Rowena Cade. Stunning views add to the performances.
St Michaels Mount, Marazion: Take a low tide walk across to this stunning island castle (there is a boat for when the tide changes).
Poldark Mine, Helston: Learn about Cornwall’s tin mining history with underground tours.