The location of The Waymarker in Mid Cornwall between the harbour town of Falmouth and Helston has an abundant selection of top places for days out and excursions. Here is a few of our recommendations to make a visit the area more enjoyable:-
A lovely way to see “Frenchman’s Creek” and the beauty of the Helford River is to book a Kayak excursion with Koru Kayaking whose tour departs from a private beach at Budock Vean Hotel http://korukayaking.co.uk/helford-river-frenchmans-creek
The Budock Vean Hotel is also the location of a fantastic golf course with England’s longest Par 5 hole https://www.budockvean.co.uk/our-resort/golf .Other challenging coastal golf courses can be found at Mullion and Falmouth.
The Helford and Fal rivers are also excellent locations for fishing trips and sailing hire. The new trend for Stand Up Paddleboarding is also available from Gyllingvase Beach or Durgan Beach through http://www.supinabag.co.uk/ or http://www.gyllyadventures.co.uk/ . Gylly Adventures also offer coasteering ; a great way to get up close and personal with Cornwall
For thrill seekers there is Kernow Adventure park just three miles to the north east of us, where set in a disused granite quarry the highlights of their activities are Wake Boarding and kite surfing http://www.kernowadventurepark.com/
Also within two miles of us is Bosvathick Riding Stables: a friendly family run yard set on a 92 acre farm, offering horse riding for all in a safe and comfortable environment.
We are perfectly positioned for you to try the ancient skill Archery through Primal Pursuits who specialise in traditional long bow style of as well as modern approaches to archery.
The Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of Lizard peninsula is the location of Bonython Estate & Gardens nr Cury Cross http://www.bonythonmanor.co.uk/gardens/4579485921 open April-September Monday to Friday
For other heritage inspired outings the Helston museum is featuring archaeological and social history collections. http://www.helstonmuseum.co.uk/index.php/collections
The National Maritime Museum has fantastic insight into the marine heritage of Cornwall as well as feature exhibitions of seafaring beyond Cornwall. http://nmmc.co.uk/
There are many great gardens to explore. On the Northern bank of the Helford river are Trebah Gardens, whose sheltered aspect allows all year round enjoyment and Glendurgan Gardens open February-October with fantastic hedge maze.
Just two miles to the south of us is the privately owned Country house of Bosvathick http://bosvathickhouse.co.uk/ The garden is open Wednesdays & Thursdays from 30th March –
31st August, 11am – 5pm with the addition of house tours available on selected dates
Despite being over an hour away from The Waymarker, the Minack Theatre is our “must see” Cornish Attraction
Art and Theatre
Trelowarren Art Gallery near Garras is the home of Lizard Art Cooperative open March-October http://lizardart.co.uk/
The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic in central Falmouth acts as both a ground floor gallery space and holds great music and theatrical performances too.
With regularly changing feature exhibitions the Falmouth Art Gallery is a great stop of to enjoy while exploring the shopping of Falmouth.
Trebah Garden have created an amphitheater in their grounds with their programme running May to September http://www.trebahgarden.co.uk/amphitheatre
Hall for Cornwall located in Truro is the main venue for a wide ranging variety of performing arts including world class concerts.
If you are looking for accommodation in this beautiful area of Cornwall then look no further than http://www.holidaycornwall.co.uk/