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Best Days Out Cornwall

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Bodmin Jail

Discover life behind bars as an 18th Century prisoner in the heart of Cornwall. Bodmin Jail, on the edge of Bodmin Moor, housed rebels, soldiers, debtors and some of Cornwall’s most notorious criminals from the 18th century onwards.

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Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Discover the nostalgia of steam travel with a journey back in time on Cornwall’s leading full-size railway operated by steam locomotives.

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Cotehele

An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a working mill on an historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore.

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Geevor Tin Mine

The award winning Geevor Tin Mine gives visitors an opportunity to visit a real mine and learn what life was like for a Cornish miner.

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Learn about the unbreakable ties between the people of Cornwall and the briny blue.

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Pencarrow House & Gardens

Wander around the gardens and take a look inside this stately home.

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Pendennis Castle

Stir up your sense of adventure at Pendennis Castle, a coastal fortress with unmissable sea views.

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PK Porthcurno

Discover the amazing story of our interconnected world at the Museum of Global Communications — from the first undersea telegraph cables to the wonder of today’s internet.

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Shipwreck Treasure Museum

Europe’s largest private collection of shipwreck artefacts, with over 8,000 finds from more than 165 wrecks, invites you to dive in.

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St Michael’s Mount

Immerse yourself in history, wonder at the architecture and discover the legend of Jack the Giant Killer.

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Tintagel Castle

Go on a legendary day out at Tintagel Castle, a clifftop fortress where history and legend intertwine.

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Wheal Martyn Clay Works

Dig deep and discover the special ingredient in our everyday lives that still shapes Cornwall and our world today – china clay!

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