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Veryan Local Information

Veryan Local Information

Local tourist information

  • Pendower Beach is a couple of miles away. It has low, soft cliffs and rock pools – designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
  • There is a shingle beach at the attractive fishing village of Portloe
  • The Eden Project is a global garden, housed under biodomes.
  • Veryan Galleries has been displaying the work of local artists for nearly 30 years.
  • The National Trust gardens of Trelissick are on the River Fal.
  • The city of Truro has a gothic cathedral and a good shopping centre.
  • There are new screens at the Lost Gardens of Heligan, showing live, close-up images of the wildlife.
  • Charlestown is home to the Shipwreck and Heritage Centre.
  • Take the foot ferry from St Mawes to Falmouth to visit the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.
  • The China Clay Country Park is in 26 acres of woodland in the Ruddle Valley on the outskirts of St Austell.
  • The Roseland Visitor Centre at St Mawes gives information on local carnival dates, fetes and regattas.
  • The Acorn Trail passes a mile-and-a-half from the Site.
  • Cyclists can join the National Cycle Network at the Site entrance.
  • There is a general store a mile from the site, plus a pub in the village.

Local transport

Nearest train station: Truro – 12 miles
Nearest bus: 0.25 mile from site entrance - routes to Truro

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