Wadebridge attractions

Wadebridge attractions

CornwallFrom Wadebridge you can explore both the north and south coasts of Cornwall in this narrow neck of land stretching down to Land's End. Cornwall is warmed by the Gulf Stream and the coastline is battered by the Atlantic ocean. Fishing ports, little harbours, seaside resorts at Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives and the craggy coastline give Cornwall a character of its own, while inland the countryside is dotted with remnants of its past mining industries.

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Bodmin Town Museum

Attractions Bodmin Town Museum, Mount Folly, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2HQ. Tel: 01208 77067. History of Bodmin up to the end of the second world war. WWI and WWII showcases. Photographs and artefacts in displays showing rocks and minerals. A Cornish Victorian kitchen. Railways. 1770 fire engine. About 6 miles south east east of Wadebridge.

Bodmin Town Museum

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Attractions Bodmin Moor. Bodmin Moor has a history of bronze age settlers farming the area over 4000 years ago. It is situated between Launceston and Bodmin, with the north and south coasts of Cornwall within easy reach. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. About 8 miles east of Wadebridge.

Bodmin Moor

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Attractions National Lobster Hatchery, South Quay, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL. Tel : 01841 533877. "Unlike most marine biology labs, our work is on view for anybody coming to our visitor centre". At the heart of the NLH’s work is our lobster restocking project. Local fishermen bring “pregnant” female lobsters in to us, to give them a chance to release their delicate offspring in captivity, where there are no predators. www.nationallobsterhatchery.co.uk. About 6 miles west of Wadebridge.

National Lobster Hatchery

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Attractions Prideaux Place, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8RP. Tel: 01841 532411. We welcome you to come and share in our enjoyment of Prideaux Place, its grounds and many treasures. The house is a well known secret in Cornwall and has many things to offer and a history like no other. Formal Gardens. Terrace Tearoom. www.prideauxplace.co.uk. About 7 miles west of Wadebridge.

Prideaux Place

Attractions The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7JE. Tel: 01208 812183. Originally founded in 1793, the Royal Cornwall Show is today one of the leading agricultural shows in the UK. With a regular attendance of 110,000 the event is a major showcase for agriculture, food and related subjects. Attractions for all the family. www.royalcornwallshow.org. About 1 mile west of Wadebridge.

Royal Cornwall Showground

Attractions Port Authority: Padstow Harbour Commissioners, The Harbour Office, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8AQ. Tel: 01841 532239. The Commissioners operate the Black Tor Ferry, this is a pedestrian ferry operating between Padstow and Rock. 0800hrs until 1950hrs (1650 during winter months). The ferry service is continuous on demand. An evening water taxi runs outside ferry running times. www.padstow-harbour.co.uk. About 6 miles to Padstow and 6 miles to Rock.

Black Tor Ferry

Attractions Tumbletopia, World of Stones, Bradfords Quay, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 6DA. Tel 01208 895255. Enter a cave containing thousands of gemstones and collect your favourites to take home. Pan for “gold” and precious stones. Make jewellery and discover more about rocks, fossils and Cornwall’s geology. Location: On the east bank of the River Camel in Wadebridge town centre, you’ll see us from the bridge. Opening times: 10am-5pm daily. Disabled access. Full access. Admission prices: Free admission, collectors bags from £3. www.tumbletopia.com. In the centre of Wadebridge.

Tumbletopia cave Wadebridge

Attractions Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps, nr Bedruthan, St Eval, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7UW. Tel: 01637 860563. Dramatic coastline with views over massive rock stacks. Spectacular clifftop views. Magnificent walks along the coast between Carnewas and Park Head. Rebuilt cliff staircase down to the beach. It is unsafe to bathe in the sea at any time. National Trust. (Photo copyright © NTPL / Joe Cornish). nationaltrust.org.uk. About 9 miles west of Wadebridge.


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