Truro is a lively city which has all you’ll need including great shopping and leisure facilities, along with attractive parks and scenic countryside. If entertainment’s what your looking for, the Hall for Cornwall is host to a range of performances which include ballet, opera, comedy, music and drama, as well as other events. If you’re planning to eat out, you’ll be spoilt for choice, with a wide selection of restaurants with menus ranging from Nepalese to Italian, and the nightlife is vibrant with many pubs, clubs and live music venues in the city.
There’s a wealth of shopping choices in the city with a large range of national retailers as well as independent stores and regular markets. Here you can find Lemon Street Market and the Panier Market both with a great range of independent traders. For business in the city, there are a range of conference venues which include those at the Alverton and Epiphany House, and the nearest airport for international flights is Newquay Airport.
Truro Car Hire
Wherever you are in Truro, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Truro car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Places you could visit in Truro include the following:
The Royal Cornwall Museum
At this Museum visitors can see a wide range of collections displaying the history of Cornwall and its people. Exhibits you can see include Neolithic tools, Bronze Age metalwork, Iron Age pottery, industrial and transport exhibits, many fossils an minerals. You can also see fine art collections here, along with exhibits from around the world including weaponry and ceramics.
This Cathedral was built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Gothic Revival style, and you can visit here to see the fine architecture and features of the Cathedral including the three towering spires, rose windows, high vaulted ceilings, intricate stonework and carvings and the impressive 19th century Father Willis Organ.
This is a picturesque park where you can come and enjoy the attractive gardens with colourful flowers. There is also open green space and a duck pond, and you can take a walk beside the river running around the Park edge. The Park also has features which include a cricket pitch and tennis courts, along with pitches for football and a fun children’s playground.
Watersports and Boat Trips
You could enjoy a range of watersports in the area on the River Fal, such as kayaking, canoeing and sailing, and at the same time you can see the beautiful scenery of the area, or you could take a relaxing boat tour as a way of enjoying the scenic landscape.
You can have a great time competing with friends and family with a fun and lively game of ten pin bowling. At this Centre you can also enjoy a meal and a drink in the Restaurant, as well as games to play in the arcade.
Truro Leisure Centre
You can come and enjoy a range of leisure and sports facilities at this Centre, such as a swimming pool, and fitness suite and studio and there are a number of sports you can enjoy in the sports hall including table tennis, badminton and football.
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