Cornish attractions to visit while staying at Mena Park
Cornwall has many attractions, from it's famous gardens through to Royal regattas and shows. We have put together a few of our favourites below that are all very close to Mena Camping Park. The Read More links will take you through their individual websites.
The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world. Massive Biomes house the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our Great Gardens.
At the end of the nineteenth century Heligan’s thousand acres were at their zenith, but only a few years later bramble and ivy were already drawing a green veil over this “Sleeping Beauty”. WW1 was the start of the estate’s demise.
The Camel Trail is an 18 mile largely traffic free, surfaced and virtually level multi use trail which provides access to the beautiful Cornish countryside along a disused railway line between Wenfordbridge, Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow.
Geevor Tin Mine is a 20th Century tin mine, located in an area that has been mined for thousands of years. From the earliest times until the final closure in 1990 the price of tin played a major role in the changing fortunes of the mine.
The harbour village of Charlestown was a Georgian 'new town', a port development planned by local landowner Charles Rashleigh (after whom it was named) and built between 1790 and 1810 for the export of copper and china clay.
The Barbara Hepworth Museum was opened in 1976 by Hepworth's family, following the wishes expressed in her will. The Museum has been owned and run by Tate since 1980. It contains the largest group of Hepworth's works, permanently on display.
Bodmin Jail is a unique heritage asset, which has been allowed to decay until its present ownership commenced in 2004. We are ploughing all the revenue from entrance fees and profits from the shop and business as a whole back into the Jail.
Watergate is one of the few year-round dog friendly beaches, offering nearly 2 miles of sandy shoreline at low tide. In addition to the large beach, it has a multitude of exciting caves and rock pools to explore.