The cathedral city of Truro is a bustling centre of culture, shopping and fine architecture, situated right in the heart of Cornwall. Its spectacular cathedral, complete with gothic towers jutting out into the skyline, looks down upon a myriad of little streets full of quirky boutiques, delis, bars and cafes. Famous for its festival programme and cultural events, it is just 15 miles from the peninsula's pretty east coast.
Why visit Truro?
If you love mixing the beach with a little culture on holiday, then Truro is just the place for you. Historical buildings and museums fill the town, yet under 20 miles away are the beaches of Portmellon and Portscatho as well as the renowned Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Things to do in Truro:
Apart from its excellent cultural events, Truro is home to the Royal Cornwall Museum, walking tours around the city and various markets and shops. You can visit Victoria Gardens and Bosvigo Gardens as well as Truro Cathedral with its wonderful Victorian stained glass. Boat trips and beach trips are also a must.
Why stay in a Truro cottage?
Our cottages in Truro are within easy reach of the centre, as well as attractions such as The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project. Whether you are looking for a cosy cottage for two, a large family-friendly property or a dog-friendly cottage so your pet can come too, we will be sure to have the perfect property in our collection of Cornwall cottages for you.
Three must-see things in Truro:
- Visit the spectacular Truro Cathedral with its gothic spires and examples of Victorian stained glass.
- Take a trip to the Royal Cornwall Museum with its artefacts from prehistoric times right to the industrial era.
- Hop on a boat trip from Truro to Falmouth, catching the train back home.