The studio and sculpture garden owned by noted 20th-century sculptor Barbara Hepworth are maintained by the Tate St Ives museum as part of its commitment to preserve and offer access to the best of modern British art. Hepworth created the garden before her death and asked that the sculpture be displayed exactly as she had placed it. Barnoon Hill, St Ives, Cornwall, England, TR26 1AD
In a historic building beside Boscastle's Tudor harbour is this popular museum focussed on the history of folk magic and witchcraft in Britain. Exhibits range from spells and charms, persecution of witches, and tools for divination, to a recreation of a 19th-century wise woman's cottage. The Harbour, Boscastle, Cornwall, England, PL35 0HD
The 19th-century home of inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, Cornwall's 'Forgotten Genius', now houses a fascinating heritage centre telling the story of Bude's history. Explore how Bude developed into a seaside holiday resort, and find out about the fascinating life of Gurney and his inventions. The Castle, The Wharf, Bude, Cornwall, England, EX23 8LG
Geevor Tin Mine is one of the largest and best-preserved mining heritage sites in Britain. Tour disused mine buildings, many preserved as they were on the day the mine stopped working. The highlight is an underground tour of the 18th-century tunnels of Wheal Mexico. Tours are led by former miners. B3306, Pendeen, Cornwall, England, TR19 7EW
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This fascinating museum covers the social history, geography, industry, and archaeology of Helston and The Lizard. Look for a display on the annual Flora Days and the Furry Dance. The museum is housed in a pair of historical 19th-century buildings. Market Place, Helston, Cornwall, England, TR13 8TH
Jamaica Inn is an 18th-century former coaching inn in an isolated position on Bodmin Moor. The inn was visited by smugglers, who hid their contraband here, and author Daphne du Maurier immortalised the inn in her 1930 novel of the same name. Within the historic inn is a fascinating museum of smuggling through time. A30, Bolventor, Cornwall, England, PL15 7TS
Lawrence House is an elegant Georgian townhouse, built in 1753, owned by the National Trust and used as a local museum. The museum tells the story of Launceston, with emphasis on some of the famous people who have lived here, including John Couch Adams, the astronomer who discovered the planet Neptune. 9 Castle Street, Launceston, Cornwall, England, PL15 8BA
This fascinating museum on the heritage of East and West Looe is housed in a Tudor guildhall which also served as the town gaol, built around 1500. The upper floor houses the old magistrate's court and below stairs is the gaol, complete with a resident ghost. Higher Market Street, Looe, Cornwall, England, PL13 1AX
Explore the rich history of Mevagissey, from the Bronze Age through the infamy of smuggling, and the fascinating detail of village life in times past. The museum is housed in a dockside 18th-century building used to construct and repair smuggling vessels. East Wharf, Inner Harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall, England, PL26 6QR
A small marine museum housed in a historic lifeboat building on the harbour edge in Mevagissey. Donations to the aquarium are used to clean up the harbour. Mevagissey Harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall, England, PL26 6QU
The Wellington Hotel is an imposing granite building that was built before the Battle of Waterloo. It was converted into a hotel in 1813 and named after the The Iron Duke (Arthur Wellesley; 1769-1852) after he allegedly stayed here.
An 18th century hotel in the centre of St Austell Cornwall that has been refurbished to a high modern standard whilst maintaining most of it's original features. All of our 17 rooms are en-suite and have recently been redecorated to a high standard.