There are a huge number of interesting and historic places to see in Cornwall. From iconic landmarks to the atmospheric moor, you’ll never be short of new areas to discover when enjoying a visit to Cornwall.
Wheal Owles and the Crowns engine houses at Botallack doubled as Wheal Leisure in the 2015 Poldark series.
A Cornish landmark steeped in history; Launceston Castle was once occupied by Richard, Earl of Cornwall.
In excellent condition; the mine offers a reminder of what life was like in the late 19th century.
An interesting Cornish landmark - St Breock is the largest and heaviest stone in Cornwall.
A historic landmark; see the Cornish Engine houses perched on the cliffs with beautiful views over the coast.
A fascinating Cornish landmark - sites such as this were built as striking shrines or tombs.
Built in the 13th century, only the ruins now remain of this historic, moated manor house.
The ruins of Tintagel Castle, built in 1203 are closely aligned with the tale of King Arthur.
An interesting place to visit; the amphitheatre was constructed on top of disused open mine workings.
Chysauster is an ancient village near Penzance - showing what rural life was like over 2000 years ago.
King Doniert’s stone is the base of a cross thought to commemorate its namesake, the last king of Cornwall.
An interesting and historic Cornish landmark – Tregiffian Burial Chamber is well worth exploring.
A great place to see in Cornwall, St Piran's Oratory is the oldest Christian church on mainland Britain.
A magnificent spot for spectacular views... the perfect location for the Defence of the Realm.
The warmest and wettest moor in Britain; Bodmin moor is a magical place to see in Cornwall.
One of the best preserved forts on the English coastline, this iconic castle has changed little over the centuries.
St Catherine’s Castle has a prestigious past and is a great place to visit in Cornwall.
As the highest point in Cornwall, this iconic landmark offers magnificent views of Bodmin Moor.
An interesting Cornish landmark – Trethevy Quoit is well worth exploring when visiting the county.
The heart of mining country; offering a seven-mile trail through some of the best preserved mining landscape.
Carn Euny is amongst the best preserved ancient villages in the south west, occupied from the Iron Age.
Providing a place of reflection for many, this interesting and beautiful Cornish church is well worth a visit.
Located just offshore from Marazion, the castle and grounds of St Michael's Mount provide a 'legendary' day out.
An interesting place to visit; Restormel is one of the four surviving Norman castles of Cornwall.
Halliggye Fogou is one of the largest and best-preserved underground tunnels in Cornwall.