Further Afield

Helston is a great base from which to explore West Cornwall. There's plenty to do within 30 miles, and fantastic road access to attractions further away.

Land’s End (24 miles) The most westerly tip of mainland Britain, Land's End is on the to do list of many visitors to Cornwall.

Penzance (14 miles) The market town of Penzance is situated around Mount's Bay, the body of water which is home to the magnificent St Michael’s Mount.  The town has an attractive promenade and harbour. Ferry services to and from the Isles of Scilly also operate from the town.

Falmouth (13 miles) Falmouth is steeped in maritime history and has stayed close to its roots. The town is home to the National Maritime Museum situated alongside the harbour and close to the docks. Pendennis Castle is located on cliffs above the town which also boasts a selection of beaches, as well as a vibrant mix of shops.

Truro (17 miles) Truro is the capital of Cornwall. Centred around its stunning cathedral, it is also Cornwall’s only city.

Eden Project (35 miles)  The Eden Project near St Austell is truly unique and is high on the list of places to visit for many people.

St Ives (16 miles) Home to the Tate St Ives, the town of St Ives is renowned for its connection with the art scene. With its sandy beaches, bustling harbour and wide range of shops, bars and restaurants, it is also a popular visitor destination ideal for day trips.