Places to Visit The Far West Cornwall

A wealth of historic sites, areas of outstanding natural beauty and evidence of Cornwall's fishing and mining history await discovery in The Far West...

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Other AttractionsThe Far West

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station Experience

The Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station Experience, the largest and oldest satellite station in the World welcomes more than 80,000 visitors a year. With over 60 Giant Satellite dishes, a multimedia Visitor Centre, a guided shuttle bus tour and a web based museum of communications, ‘Connected Earth’, Goonhilly is an interesting and unusual attraction unique to Cornwall. Also special is surrounding heathland, a nature reserve heathland purchased in 1976 by English Nature, which has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Cider Barn is our new cider making barn rebuilt from part of the wartime RAF station at Predannack. Come and enjoy tasting the wide selection of different ciders, wins, liqueurs and meads.  We also have an outdoor display of ancient Cider presses too. Producers of Cornish Blacksmith Cider.  Cornish Country wines and Cornish Liqueurs.

Cornish Cyder Farm

The Cornish Cyder Farm near Truro is set in 16 acres of apple orchards and is a unique opportunity to see how scrumpy, cider and other fruit products are made. Producing over 40 varieties of delicious fruit products, The Cornish Cyder Farm is Cornwall's sole distillery and the first in the county for over 300 years. You can take a tour of the press house, bottlery, jam kitchen, cider museum, distillery and cellars as well as seeing how the products are made. There is also a pottery, a shop and a restaurant at the attraction and tractor rides make this an interesting day out for all the family. Open throughout most of the year but check out the website for details.

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