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Truro has some lovely green area's to explore, packed with nature and beautiful views.


Daubuz Moor - Truro.

An 18 acre nature reserve that stretches along the River Allen.

  • A great place to spot nature at it's best.
  • An area of peace and tranquility
  • Dogs permitted
  • Cycle route 32, cyclists must stick to the top path only.
  • Only a 5 minute stroll from the city centre
  • Follow Moresk Road, entrance via Treseders Gardens
  • Nearest car park NCP High Cross
  • Cornwall Council Interactive Map


Coosebean  - Truro

  • Woodland area on the River Kenwyn, close to Victoria Gardens
  • Discover diffrent routes along the way, signposted.
  • Great fun for the kids, who can spot the fairy houses?
  • Dog friendly but parts of the trail do go over farmland.
  • Follow St Georges Road & access the trail via the gate at the end.
  • Access also via the train station over the footbridge.
  • Nearest car park Edward Street or Moorfields.
  • Cornwall Council Interactive Map


Boscawen Park

  • Follow the riverside along Malpas Road
  • Admire the award winning gardens
  • Great for learning to ride that first bike
  • Dogs can be exercised around the riverside walk
  • Duck pond and wildlife area
  • Childrens play area currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions 
  • Toilets
  • Cornwall Council Interactive Map


Victoria Gardens

  • 19th century style gardens full of trees and shrubs interrelated with paths and flower beds.
  • Seating in the park, relax and listen to the birds singing and the bees buzzing.
  • Water feature and leats system running through the gardens.
  • Toilets (May be closed due to COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Nearest car park Edward Street
  • Wheel chair access - the gardens are steep although the path ways are tarmac.
  • Cornwall Council Interactive Map


Malpas - St Clement - Tresillian.

  • 3 miles long the beautiful Tresillian River.
  • Follow the path out of Malpas, following the river, heading towards St Clement. Pass through this charming village, keep following the river to Treslillian.
  • A popular place to spot rare birds and enjoy the wildlife.
  • Dog friendly
  • Cycle friendly - St Clement - Tresillian.
  • Very uneven woodland ground from Malpas - St Clement. Maybe only suitable for mountain bikes/experienced cyclists.
  • Toilets at St Clement - May be closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • From here, you can retrace your steps back to Malpas or with an extra few miles you can head into Truro.
  • Malpas is not suitable for car parking, use Boscawen Park. 
  • Cornwall Council Interactive Map


Truro and the Old Newham Railway

  • Start at Garras Wharf Car Park TR1 2TN
  • Follow the road to Newham and walk along the trackbed of the old railway.
  • The track has been recolonised with wildlife.
  • Dog and cycle friendly.
  • 4.4 miles circular walk past County Hall & back into the city centre past the Royal Cornwall Museum
  • Car Park - Garras Wharf
  • Cornwall Council Interactive Map


You may also like to view & download the Truro Active Travel Map - This map provides sustainable travel information including walking, cycling and public transport information together in one place.