Links and Things to do
Apart from enjoying the glorious coast and sandy beaches, tranquil river trips and open moorland, Cornwall
has a wealth of places to visit. Learn about the world we live in, the history of tin mining or relax in
one of the fabulous gardens. Why not take a day trip to the magical Isles of Scilly?
In addition there are family day out opportunities -choose from the National Maritime Museum, Flambards,
a Monkey Sanctuary, Pony Centre or Dairyland. If you need some exercise, try cycling the Camel Trail,
the Bissoe Tramway or take a few surf lessons. All these and more are within easy reach of Myrtle Cottage.
Further details from: www.visitcornwall.co.uk
The Eden Project
Built in a disused clay mine this world renowned eco-garden offers a memorable day for all ages.
As an educational charity one of its many aims is to inspire us all about the world we live and it does!
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Described as a "Cornish Jewel" and "The Nation's Favourite Garden" (BBC Gardener's World) and Countryfile
viewers voted the garden as "Britain's Finest". A truly special place.
Walking World Coastal Walks
The SW Coastal Footpath covers over 250 miles of some of the UK's most dramatic and beautiful scenery.
An intimate Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem, Trerice remains little changed by the advances
in building fashions over the centuries, thanks to long periods under absentee owners.
A magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens .
Situated on the Fal Estuary, Trelissick is a tranquil varied garden in fabulous position.
Enjoy the gardens at all times of the year and find a perfect picnic spot in the warmer weather.
Combine a visit by boat from Falmouth to appreciate the less rustic south coastline or take a river trip from Truro.
Further details of the above and other places of interest can be found on
There are many wonderful golf courses around the county all within easy reach of Myrtle Cottage.
Perranporth a spectacular links course is just 5 miles from the cottage.