What's on inPenryn

Welcome to Penryn

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Penryn - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Penryn to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Attractions

Pendennis Castle

The land on which the castle stands was originally owned by the Killigrew family, governors of Pendennis. The lodgings fronting the 'keep' were added to provide more comfortable accommodation. In 1598, during Elizabeth I's reign, a new type of defensive wall was added around the original…

Royal Cornwall Museum

The Royal Cornwall Museum is located in the heart of the beautiful city of Truro. On entering the ground floor of the museum, a modern explorer will find a display of local material from prehistoric times to the present day. In the Rashleigh gallery the…

National Seal Sanctuary

Welcome to the National Seal Sanctuary, set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek, in Cornwall. We have over 48 years experience in Seal Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release. In addition to the Grey and Common Seals, we have Californian and Patagonian Sea…

Cornish Mines and Engines

Impressive beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre. Cornwall's engine houses are dramatic reminders of the time when the county was a powerhouse of tin, copper and china clay mining. These two great beam engines were used for pumping water from a depth of over 550m…

Flambards Village Theme Park

Flambards is more than just a Theme Park. Established nearly 30 years ago as the Cornwall Aircraft Park the Flambards Experience is one of the most popular days out in Cornwall. Not only does the Theme Park host the best thrill rides in Cornwall, but also…

Poldark Mine and Heritage Complex

One of the two most atmospheric mine tours . . . . In Europe, the other being the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland. In addition to its heritage the site has a wide range of activities ‐ search the Gemsands for DIAMONDS and…

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