The entire coast of Cornwall is accessible via the coastal path. The views are magnificent, the cliffs supreme, wild flowers are in abundance, and hidden sandy coves an unexpected delight. Some parts may be rocky or steep but every step is worthwhile.
The Eden Project
Tel: 01726 811911
The 8th Wonder of the World and home to the world’s largest greenhouse. Two gigantic geodesic conservatories – one a majestic rainforest, the other is host to the fruits and flowers of the Mediterranean, South Africa and California.
Outside the extensive grounds are landscaped and produce tea, lavender, sunflowers and hemp. There are plans for a future desert conservatory. There is a Cafe and facilities for the disabled.
Paradise Park, Hayle, Nr st ives, Cornwall
Tel: 01736 751020
Paradise Park is home to the ‘World Parrot Trust’. First prize winners in BBC Wildlife Magazine ‘Zoo Conservation Awards for Excellence’. Beautiful birds, otters and squirrels. Superb gardens and plenty of fun for children.