Cornwall is one of the UK’s most popular holiday
Visiting this picturesque county doesn’t have to cost the earth, and if you’re
heading there on a budget, you'll find countless things to see and do which won’t
cost you a single penny.
So to help you along, we've compiled 25 free things to do in Cornwall. Some of the best things in life
really are free…
Land's End in Cornwall by Paul A.R. on Flickr
Camels - Get up close to a number of charming camels in this delightful
farm - great for kids.
Mousehole Bird Hospital -
See the work done by this hospital that cares for injured birds in order to
heal and return them to the wild.
Edgcumbe House - A magnificent stately home set in pretty Cornish gardens.
End - One of the most famous sites in the UK, and the most south-westerly
point in the country.
Castle - Believed to be the birthplace of King Arthur, the castle here is
set in spectacular surroundings.
Godolphin Estate -
Discover the fascinating history of this stylish house and 16th
- A World Heritage site - home to various exhibitions, sculptures and a play
area for kids.
Cathedral - A beautiful 19th century cathedral with a Gothic
revival architectural style and three spires.
Falmouth Art Gallery
- See some of the most impressive artwork in Cornwall including pieces by
Victorian artists, British and French Impressionists and children's book
Trenance Chocolate Factory
- See a range of luxury handmade chocolates being made here, which are
available to buy.
Art Gallery and The Exchange - Home to a variety of national and
international contemporary art.
- The coastline around Cornwall stretches for around 250 miles and boasts
numerous beaches and coves.
St Catherines’ Castle - A small artillery fort that was built by Henry VIII
in the 1530s to defend Fowey Harbour.
Fest - A vibrant dance and music festival taking place between July and
Euny - This ancient village is one of the best preserved in the south-west
with the remains of numerous stone houses still standing here.
Centre - See a stunning collection of jewellery or take part in a workshop.
Country Park - A large woodland in west Cornwall with lakes and streams and
home to an old estate.
Centre - Discover the remarkable history of this site that conducted the
first transatlantic radio transmission.
Ice Cream Farm - A must for ice cream lovers, see Cornish ice cream being
created in front of your eyes.
West Coastal Path - The longest coastal path in the UK allows you to see
spectacular scenery at almost every point.
Castle - An incredible castle, built in 1539 for King Henry VIII.
- See this Iron Age hill fort situated on the highest point on The Lizard.
Cornish Cyder Farm - See where award-winning ciders are created at the
largest cider-makers in Cornwall.
Castle - Another impressive castle and one of the most famous landmarks in
Warren - A beautiful nature reserve with over 600 species of plants.
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