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Truro is a busy city with many attractive buildings, Lemon Street is a remarkably well-preserved Georgian street. The Cathedral can be clearly seen from trains approaching from the east. It is a downhill walk to the City Centre via Richmond Hill, Ferris Town and Frances Street. There are frequent buses from the Rail Station to the City Centre and Bus Station (¾ mile), Truro PlusBus tickets can be used for this journey. Truro is the junction for the branch line to Falmouth.

TI Municipal Buildings, Boscawen Street. Tel. 01872 274555. | |

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Bosvigo Gardens ¼ mile

Gardens designed for colour throughout the year. Spring bulbs, summer herbaceous borders and autumn colour.
Open closed until further notice, see website.

Royal Cornwall Museum ½ mile

Cornwall's history from prehistoric times to the present day, including Cornish science and inventions, fine and decorative arts, and geology with an important mineral collection.
Open TWThFS 1000-1600.

Truro Cathedral ¾ mile

The foundation stones of Truro Cathedral were laid in 1880 and the Victorian builders adopted the classic pointed arches of the gothic style. Coffee Shop and Restaurant.
Open M-S 0730-1800, Sun 0900-1700, BH 0930-1700. Subject to alteration for services.

National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays

Trelissick NT by bus

The Trelissick Estate is on its own peninsula with magnificent views over the Fal Estuary. The 30 acre Garden contains hydrangeas, rhododendrons, ginger lilies, woodland plants and herbaceous borders to provide colour and interest all year. The surrounding parkland includes woodland, waterside walks and a beach. Great views from the House. Restaurant and cafe.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (1630 winter), House see website. Parkland open at all times.
Bus 493 from Lemon Quay (¾ mile from station) to car park, 20 minutes journey, M-S 2-hourly. For bus times see Transport for Cornwall.

The National Trust has many holiday cottages in Cornwall, including some on the Trelissick Estate.

Trewithen by bus

Gardens with champion trees, rare shrubs, exotic ferns, woodland glades, roses, camellias, magnolias, rhododendrons and azaleas. The elegant 18th century House is open for guided tours. Tearoom.
Open Gardens Mar-Sep, Daily 1000-1630. House May-Jun, MTSu 1300-1500.
Bus 27* from outside Rail Station to opposite entrance shortly after Probus (watch for signs), 27 minutes journey. There are no marked stops but there is space to wait for the return bus on the verge. M-S ½-hourly. For bus times see Transport for Cornwall.
* On Sun & BH bus 27/27A from Bus Station (¾ mile from Rail Station), 16 minutes journey, hourly.
Buses also operate from St Austell.

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