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Places to visit locally

Porthkerris Divers, just over two miles away, is a family run dive centre offering shore and boat diving, with a dog friendly beach and activities for all the family. Situated at the gateway to the Manacles, a Marine Conservation Zone.

Just a ten-minute walk from the pub, via a quiet country road, is Roskilly’s Farm. A working farm, it produces award-winning ice cream. Visitors can see the Jersey cows being milked, as well as visit a range of other farm animals, including goats, pigs, geese and sheep. There is also a collection of peaceful ponds to walk around, set in 20 acres of wild meadows and woodland.

Found in Coverack, the neighbouring  seaside village only seven minutes away by car, Coverack Windsurfing Centre offers RYA windsurfing tuition for both beginner and advanced sailors, along with stand-up paddleboarding boards and kayaks available to hire.

Goonhilly Nature Reserve

Prime Cornish heathland, Goonhilly Downs is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and part of the wider Lizard National Nature Reserve. The reserve is home to many rare flora and fauna, including fragrant orchids, hairy buttercups and adders, and is overlooked by the large satellite dishes of Goonhilly Earth Station.

Close to Goonhilly Downs is another heathland nature reserve - North Predannack Downs - owned by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

Flambards Theme Park and Victorian Village

Situated in Helston, the nearest town to St Keverne, Flambards has family-friendly theme park rides and large soft play area. It is also home to the award-winning Victorian Village – more than 50 shops and house interiors, complete with life-life figures, painstakingly recreated into one Victorian street scene - plus the Britain in the Blitz exhibition.

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Places further afield

The world-famous Eden Project offers the unique opportunity to visit two completely separate microclimates, including the world’s largest indoor rainforest, on one site under its two iconic biomes: the Rainforest Biome and the Mediterranean Biome. There is also England’s longest zip wire, ice skating in the winter and international bands performing during the summer.

Tate St Ives is an art gallery overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, exhibiting work by modern British artists with links to the St Ives area.

The Minack is a unique theatre perched on the cliffs high above the Atlantic Ocean. It stages a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling. It is also open all year round to explore and discover the story of Rowena Cade who created the theatre.

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