Truro in Cornwall

The historic city of Truro is the centre for administration, commerce and tourism, for the charming Cornwall County. With a magnificent cathedral, a bountiful bouquet of lush gardens, and colourful cultural festivals, this bustling city is completely Cornish at heart.

Truro Cathedral
The Truro Cathedral is built on the site of a 16th-century church. Its impressive structure comprises of 250-fet tall towers and spires. As you enter this splendorous cathedral, youll walk right into the Gothic-era. The inner walls are made of granite and the pillars from Bath stone. The Bapistry, the terracotta Tinworth Panel, the Bishops Chair, the three roses Trinity Windows, and the stained glass painted Victorian panes, are few of the reasons why this magical cathedral is famous. And make sure you dont miss the delightful 18th-century organ!

Gardens & Parks
The people and council of Truro have created and nurtured a variety of picturesque parks. Close to the River Kenwyn, the bewitchingly beautiful Victoria Park blooms in all its glory. Filled with an exquisite collection of exotic trees, plants, shrubs and flowers, this park is like a peaceful oasis in the busy city.

A short stroll from the Truro River, right beside the Truro Cricket Club, is the attractive Boscawen Park. Its vast open ground has cricket and football pitches, and a terrific tennis court. It also has a delightful duck pond! You and your family can have a wonderful time playing and relaxing in the idyllic setting of this park.
If youre in Truro between March and October, make sure you visit the spellbinding Bosvigo Gardens. Youll get to see their special collection of unusual plants and intriguing rare flowers.

Truro City Carnival
On one weekend, every September, the town of Truro bursts into colour to celebrate the pulsating Truro City Carnival. Glitz, music, nonstop festivities, dances, street parties, and electrifying entertainment keep the city buzzing. You can be part of the throbbing performances of the live bands, watch the delightful children performances, savour the food fiesta, and join-in on the gregarious Grand Parade - which ends in a flourish of fascinating fireworks!

Lemon Quay Market
The lovely Lemon Quay of Truro is the hotspot for the seasonal Truro Farmers Market. This quaint quay becomes home to a vivid variety of shops, cafes, and market stalls. You can get a tantalizing taste of the delicious Cornish food, the charming craft creations, the rich history of the town, and the colourful culture of Cornwall. The Lemon Quay Market is one buzzing bazaar that youll completely enjoy!

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