Penryn is one of the oldest towns in Cornwall and was an important port in the 15th century.
If you plan to book a self-catering cottage in the countryside or a small village check the location carefully and remember to plan your grocery shopping.
The history of Penryn in the Town Hall which is between the Lower and Higher Market Streets.
Exhibits include toys, kitchen appliances, advertisements and historic photographs.
Tel. 01326 372158. Admission free.
Open M-F 1000-1530.
A mostly tree and shrub garden with a spectacular bluebell meadow and many other interesting plants.
Flower garden, bamboos, tree ferns, ponds and water wheel.
Café. Tel. 01326 259885.
Open Apr-Sep, TTh (also first Sun in month) 1400-1700. Extra days during bluebell season.
As you leave the station turn left along Station Road then right onto Treliever Road. Turn left into Brown's Hill and almost immediately right for Tresooth Lane, it is signed as a cul-de-sac and becomes a path at the end, then turn left and first right into the very narrow Durgan Lane. At the end of this lane turn left and follow the road to the entrance, keeping alert for traffic because there is no path along this road.