Cornwall Attractions


Lands End

Lands End Situated just 9 miles from Burnt Toast Cottage is Lands End, the most westerly point of mainland Britain. Lands End needs no introduction. Apart from the fabulous views and landscapes, attractions include: Visitor centre, Dr Who up close, Air Sea Rescue Theatre, Last Labrynth, Wreckreation area and much more besides! Just enjoy the view - and don't forget to have your picture taken by the famous sign post.
Barbera Hepworth
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculptures in Trengwainton Garden
Visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is a unique experience, offering a remarkable insight into the work and times of one of Britain's most important twentieth century artists. Sculptures in bronze, stone and wood are on display in the Museum and Garden, along with paintings, drawings and archive material. Maintained by Tate St Ives.
Geevor

Geevor Tin Mine
Is not only the largest preserved tin mining site in Europe but is also one of the largest protected industrial heritage sites in the UK. It is of international significance due to the key role it played in the development of the tin mining industry and undersea mining. Just 7 miles from Penzance, Geevor includes a museum, underground tours as well as the surface buildings and other 18th Century engineering marvels.
Merry maidens

Merry Maidens One of the few 'true' stone circles in Cornwall. Perfectly circular comprising of nineteen stones. Local myth has it that nineteen maidens were turned into stone as punishment for dancing on a Sunday. The pipers, two megaliths some distance north-east of the circle, are said to be the petrified remains of the musicians who played for the dancers. The site is 3 miles from Burnt Toast Cottage.



Flambards1Flambards2Flambards 13 miles from Penzance. More than just another Theme Park. The 'Flambards Experience' featues all the exciting rides you expect, plus authentic reproductions of a Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz. Get close to exotic creatures in The Really Wild Show and meet children's TV celebs like Shaun the Sheep, Peppa Pig, Lunar Jim and Special Guests.

Pendeen lighthousePendeen lighthouse is situated between Lands End and St Ives, about 12 miles from Burnt Toast Cottage. The lighthouse itself stands on one of the most dangerous and dramatic coastlines on the slate promontory of Pendeen Watch. This part of the coast is renowned for the number of ships wrecked on the rocky headlands. From Pendeen there are many wonderful coastal walks. To the East is Portheras beach and if you head West you will see many reminders of the mining industry that dominated this area such as the Levant mine.