Attractions

Top Choice Gardens in Truro

Trelissick

Grandly located at the head of the Fal estuary, 4 miles south of Truro, Trelissick is one of Cornwall's most beautiful aristocratic estates, with a formal garden filled with magnolias and hydrangeas, surrounded by a…
Church in Truro

Truro Cathedral

Built on the site of a 16th-century parish church in soaring Gothic Revival style, Truro Cathedral was completed in 1910, making it the first cathedral built in England since St Paul's. Inside, the vast nave contain…
Museum in Truro

Royal Cornwall Museum

Collections at the county's main museum encompass everything from geological specimens to Celtic torques and a ceremonial carriage. Upstairs there's an Egyptian section and a little gallery with some surprising find…
Market in Truro

Pannier Market

The city's cheap-and-cheerful covered market, good for a bargain browse. Shops come and go, but the current selection includes a pet shop, a vintage vinyl emporium, a picture-framer, a butcher and fishmonger and mor…
Market in Truro

Lemon St Market

A covered market housing craft shops, cafes, delis and an upstairs gallery. The willow-and-paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling were built for Truro's Christmas street parade, the City of Lights, held in early De…
Gardens in Truro

Tregothnan

Three miles from Truro near Tresillian is the feudal seat of the Boscawen family, whose heirs have inherited the title of Lord Falmouth for the last 600 years. It's also home to the UK’s first (and only) tea plantat…
Monument in Truro

Lander Monument

Towering over the top of Lemon St, this impressive statue commemorates one of Truro's famous sons, the explorer Richard Lander.