Helston, formally a port until the Looe Bar formed across the River Cober forming Looe Pool.
You can see Regency houses in the town along Cross Street and the Victorian Guildhall.
Its time for the Floral Dance !, through the streets with the Furry Dance, lots of colour and music, but only on May 8th. Unless that's a Sunday or Monday, when the dance is done on the Saturday before.
They say sometime ago a dragon dropped a rock on the town, but the town survived, or so the tale goes.
Don't forget to visit Flambards !
Flambards One of the most popular attractions in Cornwall.
Trevarno Estate & Gardens Cornish estate with gardens.
Mullion Gallery 5.4 miles A local gallery.
Godolphin House An interesting house with gardens and an estate to enjoy.
Helston Folk Museum A local museum to visit.
Poldark Mine Visit the tin mine.
The Marconi Centre 5.0 miles The first radio message.
Goonhilly Earth Station 5.5 miles Visitor centre currently closed
Loe Pool Take a walk around the lake and bar.
Gunwalloe Towans 3.3 miles Sand dunes and a coastal walk.
Praa Sands 5.3 miles A popular sandy beach.
National Seal Sanctuary Popular with all ages.
Visit all the things to see around Helston and you will just have enough time for a day trip to Penzance.
Towns Near Helston To Visit - straight line distance:Porthleven (2.27 miles) Mullion (5.28 miles) Camborne (7.82 miles) Penryn (8.77 miles)