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The Eden Project
One of the newest attractions in Cornwall "The Eden Project". Much publicised, Eden has been described as the eighth wonder of the world. Well worth a visit ... and there is FREE weekend transport from Topos
Nearby is the quaint village of Charlestown which has a working harbour, beach and various amenities to attract visitors. The local hostelries, Rashleigh Arms and the Pier House Hotel are popular eating places.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
The Lost Gardens of Heligan extend to some 80 acres and was formerly the Tremayne family seat. Now the site of the largest garden restoration in Europe, the extraordinary plant collection together with exotic glasshouses and mild Cornish climate make it a popular tourist attraction. During the the Great War the gardens gradually went to sleep although basic maintenance was undertaken to the grounds around the house.
Mevagissey is a lively fishing village only 8 miles away which offers a varied choice of restaurants and pubs.The village has lively working twin harbours landing a varied catch. Much of their haul, including lobster and skate, is served at the waterside pubs and restaurants. A variety of local fish can be seen at The Old Lifeboat House Aquarium.