So much more than Poldark (but also Poldark). Cornwall’s county town has a wealth of impressive architecture from its Georgian, Regency and Victorian heyday and is a bustling centre of arts, culture, history and food. Get to Truro by train and start your Cornish adventure.

Poldark at the Museum

True stories and objects of Cornish life in the Poldark era, brought to life with stills from the TV show, with the support author, Winston Graham.

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Truro Cathedral

Gothic-revival masterpiece completed by the visionary Victorians in 1910 – the first cathedral to be built on a new site since Salisbury in 1220.

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Great Cornish Food Festival

Three days dedicated to Cornwall’s food, culture, art and entertainment, featuring the likes of local hero and Michelin-starred chef Nathan Outlaw.

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Classic urban American diner with roots across the South West. Burgers or mac and cheese will go down extra well with a salty dog.

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Lemon Street Gallery

An elegant stage for established and up-and-coming contemporary British artists, founded in Cornish modernism.

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Images: Hubbox; Poldark Exhibition at the Royal Cornwall Museum