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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in or near Helston

Helston was once a thriving port, today it remain a quaint Cornish town with a selection of shops, a museum depicting life through the ages and an array of buildings dating back to Victorian and Regency times. Located on Cornwall's largest freshwater lake, this town is blessed with a variety of walking paths and spectacular scenery. Places to Visit in or near Helston Godolphin House and Natural Health Spa are listed below.
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4.1 miles from centre of Helston
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Explore An ancient and atmospheric estate at Godophin, Devon Godolphin House, a privately owned Tudor and Stuart Grade I mansion was begun in the 14th century, with additions made in later centuries - by the end of the 17th century there were over 100 rooms. The Godolphin family wealth came from the tin industry, which was hit by recession in the 19th century. The dining room has exquisite linen-fold panelling and 16th century carved beams. Fine examples of furniture and tapestry ar...
6.4 miles from centre of Helston
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Treatment Rooms
The Natural Health Spa is part of the 65 acre Budock Vean estate by the Helford River in Cornwall. It offers unique 'Healing with the Seasons' treatments, along with Elemis massages, facials and holistic treatments and Jessica manicures and pedicures. Book a treatment as part of a holiday package.
6.9 miles from centre of Helston
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Trebah Garden is a 25 acre sub-tropical ravine garden, falling 200 feet from the 18th century house to a private beach on the Helford River. A stream cascades over waterfalls through ponds full of Koi Carp, and exotic water plants wind through 2-acres of blue and white hydrangeas that spill out over the beach. Huge Australian tree ferns and palms mingle with shrubs of ever changing colours and scent beneath over-arching canopy of 100-year-old rhododendrons and magnolias. A giant plantation of...
6.9 miles from centre of Helston
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Explore the Exotic, peaceful tranquillity of Glendurgan Garden Glendurgan is a valley garden of great beauty created in the 1820s and developed over many years by the Fox family. Running down to the tiny village of Durgan and its beach with fine views of the Helford River, it is predominantly a spring-time sub-tropical garden and has many fine trees and rare and exotic plants, with outstanding spring displays of magnolias and camellias. In their season glorious displays of wild flow...
9 miles from centre of Helston
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Reached by a tidal causeway, or by boat at high tide, the island of St. Michael's Mount is topped by a castle, still lived in by Lord and Lady St Levan. As well as the castle, there is also a cliffside garden, and the village for visitors to explore.
9.4 miles from centre of Helston
Links
West Cornwall Golf Club is a unique links course situated just outside St Ives and overlooks the Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse. With sea views on almost every hole
9.5 miles from centre of Helston
Clear your head, relax your body. From palm to sole. The Linen rooms is an award winning day spa. All great turn-of-the-century houses had a private corner reserved for the preparation and preservation of fine linens, which were coveted and revered as a symbol of nature, light and purity. The beautifully designed Linen Rooms at Merchants Manor are the ultimate pampering space. Blending centuries-old rejuvenation techniques and natural elixirs with the latest thinking on how to best tre...
9.5 miles from centre of Helston
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From foraged greens to Falmouth Bay lobster and full-flavoured Dexter beef, our Rastella restaurant menus are rooted in the finest local ingredients. Whether it's afternoon tea or an evening of fine dining, pull up a chair, tuck in and enjoy.
9.7 miles from centre of Helston
Yoga/Pilates
Treatment Rooms
Featuring an expert range of hydrothermal facilities, relaxation areas, and luxurious treatment rooms, all within St Michaels Spa. A range of bespoke treatments curated by a team of expert therapists featuring hydrothermal experiences that work in synergy to create the ultimate sanctuary from which to immerse yourself in restorative bliss.
9.7 miles from centre of Helston
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AA Rosette Awards
The award-winning 2 AA Rosette Brasserie on the Bay overlooks sub-tropical gardens and Falmouth Bay. A relaxed setting showcasing the best in Cornish ingredients. From catch of the day to exotic global cuisine St Michaels Resort's head chef creates dishes that are fresh, of the highest quality and low in food miles.
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