If you’re planning a visit to the stunning coastal haven of Cornwall, we’re here to tell you that this gem of southwestern England offers more than just captivating landscapes and pristine beaches—it’s a treasure chest of free experiences waiting to be uncovered!
At Harlyn Sands, we understand that the joy of a holiday often lies in the unexpected discoveries and the simple pleasures of life. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to “Free Things to Do in Cornwall.” Whether you’re a budget-savvy explorer or just looking to add some extra magic to your trip, you’re in for a treat.
So, grab your sunhat, put on some sunscreen, and let’s embark on a journey through Cornwall’s charming nooks and crannies, all without breaking the bank. From breathtaking natural wonders to cultural gems and hidden local secrets, Cornwall has it all, and we’re excited to share it with you. Let’s set sail on this cost-free adventure! 🌊✨
Trenance Gardens and Leisure Park – 30 minutes away
There’s heaps to do at Trenance, including something for every member of the family. Try out Cornwall’s biggest wooden outdoor skate park. Relax by the Boating Lake (you can hire pedalos if that’s your style). Or take a stroll through beautiful Trenance Gardens.
Royal Cornwall Museum – 40 minutes away
The RCM is free to under 18’s (£5 for an annual pass for adults). This eclectic collection of Cornish culture, art, antiquities, archaeology, science, and natural history will take you on a journey. From deep underground to up into the sky, around the world and way back in time, RCM will take you there.
St Michael’s Mount – 1 hour 10 minutes away
Believed to be the site of a great battle between King Arthur and Cormoran the giant. St Michael’s Mount stands proudly overlooking its famous walkway between to Marazion. You can’t explore the castle and gardens for free but you can take a walk at low tide across to the Mount, and scramble across the rocks to find Merlin’s cave.