Beside the Wave Gallery

Beside The Wave gallery is one of Cornwall’s best known and well established contemporary art venues with an international following of collectors. Art works are predominantly rooted in the landscape; Cornwall’s rich coast, countryside, towns and villages providing the inspiration for much of the work shown. In addition, a number of the gallery’s artists focus on paintings of place in a wider sense, including interiors and still life. With over 30 artists represented and 750 original paintings to choose from as well as a fine collection of artist made ceramics and jewellery, the gallery offers a wide range of exceptional work.

  • Address 8-10 Arwenack Street, Falmouth Cornwall
  • Postcode TR11 3JA
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Heartlands is a new FREE visitor attraction and World Heritage Site Gateway in Cornwall. Nestled just off the A30 in Pool, near Redruth in the former mining heart of Cornwall, there are 19 acres of eclectic fun to explore. State-of-the-art exhibitions, climb-on sculptures, gardens of epic diversity, a giant adventure playscape for kids, art and >> read more

  • Address Heartlands Robinson's Shaft Dudnance Lane, Pool Redruth, Cornwall, UK
  • Postcode TR15 3QY
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  • Type of Attraction Garden, park, cafe
  • Entry Cost Free
  • Average meal cost £5-£10

Leach Pottery St Ives

The Leach Pottery, founded in 1920 by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada, is among the most respected and influential studio potteries in the world. Over the last hundred years scores of potters, students and apprentices from across the world have come to the Leach Pottery to work and train, creating a uniquely international environment on the Cornish coast.
The recently restored Leach Pottery site includes a museum which celebrates the life and work of Bernard Leach and visitors can see the original pottery workshop built in 1920, including the first Japanese climbing kiln in the western world.

  • Address The Leach Pottery, Higher Stennack, St Ives
  • Postcode TR26 2HE
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  • Type of Attraction Art Gallery, Museum, Shop

Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Penlee House, Penzance, is the only Cornish public gallery specialising in the Newlyn School artists (c.1880 – c.1940) including Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, Frank Bramley, Walter Langley and Laura Knight.  Set in an elegant Victorian house and park, Penlee House also covers West Cornwall’s archaeology and social history, and offers an excellent café and shop. As well as >> read more

  • Address Morrab Road, Penzance, Cornwall, UK
  • Postcode TR18 4HE
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  • Type of Attraction Art Gallery and Gardens
  • Entry Cost £3-£4.50 Free on Saturdays
  • Average meal cost £5-£15

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall

We want to share with you the story of the people who use small boats and to explore the lives of one community for whom the sea has been an essential lifeline and source of food: the people of Cornwall.Hence our mission: To inspire people with stories of the Sea, Boats and Cornwall.Like other Museums, >> read more

  • Address Falmouth, Cornwall, UK
  • Postcode TR11 3QY
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  • Type of Attraction Museum
  • Entry Cost £6.80+
  • Average meal cost £5-£10

Wayside Museum and Trewey Watermill

An evocative and unique collection of over 5000 artefacts established over 77 years ago, set within the garden and buildings of a 16th century Miller’s cottage and watermill. Trewey Mill is a rare example and one of only two watermills in Cornwall producing flour today. The museum is a ‘magical’ Cornish treasure trove detailing the >> read more

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