Holidays in Truro

Cornwall’s only city, Truro is a vibrant and important hub in the heart of the county. In addition to all the modern city facilities, there’s no shortage of Cornish charm here, with historic architecture, art galleries and an impressive selection of independent shops, restaurants and cafes. Truro Cathedral dominates the skyline, a stunning gothic revival landmark that can’t be ignored. The Royal Cornwall Museum extensively documents Cornwall’s history, with artefacts including an Egyptian mummy, and the nearby Hall for Cornwall is an entertainment centre hosting musicals, opera, ballet and live music. There are several attractive gardens and green spaces in the town, plus breathtaking Cornish countryside and coastline mere minutes away

Events in Truro include City of Lights, a celebration involving art, dance and music, headlined by a beautiful procession of giant handmade paper lanterns. The Great Cornish Food Festival is another huge event, with endless food and drink options from across the South West to try and buy, alongside classes, talks and demonstrations. A truly unique British city, Truro is a great location for your Cornish holiday.


Nearby Beaches

Portreath Beach

7 Miles

Portreath Beach