Located in the heart of Cornwall, Truro is steeped in history and you’ll find a great many historical attractions awaiting your discovery. Head to the Royal Cornwall Museum to study its geological collection alongside an array of exhibitions about Cornish history and culture, or visit the cathedral with its Gothic architecture before strolling around Truro’s charming streets and taking in a visit to the nearby town of St Ives – an idyllic spot well-known for its picturesque beaches.
With a port on the River Fal, which runs through the city, there are a number of river cruises to embark upon. While holidays in Truro won’t reveal you to high-octane activities or adventures, the city is within reach of the surfer’s paradise of Newquay, where you’ll find the beaches bustling with holidaymakers looking to brave the waves.
While you won’t be overrun with things to do in Truro when the sun goes down, there are some great sources of evening entertainment awaiting you. Gourmet restaurants and local eateries can be found around every corner, serving up traditional pub grub as well as fine dining options. The Hall for Cornwall is a thriving theatre in the heart of the city, staging everything from classical to rock concerts and musicals to dramas – well worth a visit if you’re looking for something to do after dark on your holidays to Truro.