St Michael’s Mount, a rocky island crowned with medieval church and castle. One of England’s most famous and dramatic coastal attractions. The oldest surviving buildings date from the 12th century, Read more [...]
Nearest History & Heritage Cornwall
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Cornwall day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Cornwall activity.
The Tregiffian Burial Chamber is a Neolithic or early Bronze age chambered tomb. An entrance passage, lined with stone slabs, leads into a central chamber. It is a rare form Read more [...]
Chysauster Ancient Village, 2,000 year old Iron Age settlement. The village of stone-walled homesteads known as ‘courtyard houses’, found only on the Land’s End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly. Read more [...]
Lawrence House is a Georgian town house and local museum managed by the National Trust.
Dupath Well is a granite well-house of c. 1500 that stands over an ancient spring, that was believed to cure whooping cough. Built by the Augustinian canons of nearby St Read more [...]
Penhallam is the site of a medieval manor house surrounded by a protective moat built by the de Cardinham family in the 13th century. No building exists but you can see Read more [...]
Antony is an early 18th-century mansion set in parkland and fine gardens.
The Old Post Office in Tintagel is a 600-year-old traditional Cornish Longhouse with a cottage garden.
The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, Cornwal overlooks the marina. The Museum houses galleries, interactve displays, workshops as well as the expected 100’s of boats.
Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe, first built in the 1500s. Set in Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres Country Park.
Jamaica inn was built in 1750 and extended in 1778 with a coach house, stables and a tack room assembled in an L-shaped fashion. The inn became a smugglers’ stopping Read more [...]
Restormel Castle, 13th-century circular shell-keep stands on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a deep dry ditch. The castle has fantastic views and is a favourite picnic spot.