Truro things to do in Truro

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We hope to bring you information on what the new normal will be looking like in and around Our Great Little City. With ideas about whats on virtually or otherwise, days out in your social bubbles as well as other general information as we get it.

A temporary downloadable map of pedestrianisation can be found here

Truro City Centre 


Truro Farmers Market - Now open operating on Wednesdays & Saturdays on Lemon Quay. 9am - 4pm. 

Truro Pannier Market -  Truro's largest indoor market 

The Lemon Street Market - Please check indivudual store opening times 


Food & Drink 

Many of our Truro restaurants & cafes have been offering take away services and will continue to do so - please click here to view the full list.

From 4th July many of our restuarants and cafes will be fully re-opening - please click here to view our page.


Things to do in and around Truro

As we move towards the new normal we have listed some outdoor things to do now open as well as ideas of what you can do whist still observing the Governments 2 metre distance guidelines. 

Truro Cathedral is pleased to offer a programme of worship from Sunday 5 July.The revised opening times are 10:00-15:00 every day (Mon-Sun). Only the Nave will be accessible.

Truro Methodist Church - call to worship for those not on the internet 01872 308747


With daily exercise being an important part of our lives for the last few months we have put together some walks that you may already know or that you may want to rediscover. 

Truro Walks - some of our team have enjoyed re discovering some of Truros outdoors spaces right on our doorstep. 

Truro Area walks - without going to far from home, explore the wider area of Truro.

Coastal Walks within 10 miles of Truro you can still stay close to home but breath in the fresh sea air. 


Cycling - We have a great choice of different bike rides to enjoy around Truro.

Parks & Gardens 

Boscawen Park - The park and tennis court are open, however the cafe remains closed until further notice. 

Victoria Gardens - The Gardens are open but we ask that Social distancing is observed.  Sadly the usual summer band concerts have been cancelled for this year, but please take a look at our monthly band concert page & listen to some performances.

Other Gardens & Outdoor Visits 

Please note pre booking is essential to limit numbers to the below gardens and we strongly advise you read all the information regarding the individual gardens new policies. 

National Trust Trelissick -  The car park, garden, woodland walks and toilets are now open. Timed tickets must be booked in advance by 3pm the day before your visit.  Bookings open every Friday. This includes members of the National Trust. Click here for the direct link to advanced booking page.  The shop  and plant sales are open Thurs-Mon 11am - 4pm. (Booking still applies). The Trelissick cafe will be operating a takeaway, with a limited selection of drinks & pre packed cakes, crisps, confectionary & Ice cream. With safety in mind please be patient. 

National Trust, Trerice -  The garden, car park and toilets at Trerice have re-opened. Check What’s On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

Enys Garden, Penryn - Opening times & special arrangements for 2020 please see link

The Eden Project - The outdoor areas are open (the biomes remain closed) only, all other buildings remain closed when this will be reviewed on the 3rd July.  Timed tickets must be booked in advance. Takeaway food & drink is available and toilet facilities are available.  For more information and advanced tickets click here.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan Re opening Wednesday 10th June 2020. Pre booked tickets are essential including members. Click here  Food & drink  is available and limited toilet facilities are open. For more details on opening times during this time click here 

St Michaels Mount Garden   The gardens are now open and access is only by the causeway and will only be open when this permits. Takeway drinks are available as well as toilet facilites being open.  All visits must be pre booked - click here. 

Trebah Gardens - Re opening June 20th 2020. Pre booked advanced tickets will be essential. 

Glendurgan Gardrens - Maze, Giant’s Stride and gate to Durgan will remain closed. Tuesday to Sunday inclusive – 10.30am – 4.30pm. Visits must be pre-booked

Trewidden Gardens - Daily - 10.30am – 5.30pm (last entrance 4.30pm)

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens - (partially opened) Wednesday to Sunday inclusive – 10.30am – 4.30pm

Charlestown Harbour - The outer harbour and beaches are now open to the public. 

Gweek Seal Sanctuary - Tickets must be pre booked. You can book your tickets online, which will let you also choose an arrival time. Alternatively, if you already have a ticket, annual pass or would like to use a voucher please book your arrival time slot free of charge.

Cornwall Beach Information Please click on the link 


This information is correct as of Monday 8th June 2020 - we advise to plan ahead  before you have a day out. The 2 metre social disntance rules apply to all open attactions.