Things to do When you Visit Penryn – Kernick

It is easy to spend time exploring Penryn’s main street, with the wonderful architecture, museum, galleries, coffee shops and intriguing side streets but the town extends far wider. Here are a few things to do when you explore around Kernick industrial estate.


Tucked behind Kernick industrial estate is the historic Tremough House & GardensThe house, now part of Falmouth & Exeter University Penryn Campus, is no longer open to the public but the gardens very much are and the University and team of gardeners welcome visitors to explore one of Cornwall’s oldest and most beautiful gardens…read more about the gardens.



If you are looking for something to keep the kids entertained, try for the first time or simply to do as a family or even solo then you will find two great places for this at Kernick.

The Granite Planet Climbing Centre caters for all climbing abilities and offer experienced instruction, courses, group activities and activities for children. There are small climbing walls for the young and beginner and the latest addition is a boulder wall……read more


Another popular place to visit, especially for the younger visitors, and the perfect rainy day hide out is Raze the Roof.  Mega play frame, slides, laser tag and balls, lots of balls to tumble and hide in. If you have a birthday that fall’s during your stay then the friendly and fun team can talk to you about their great party packages. Grown-ups can sit back and relax have a coffee and bite to eat while the kids wear themselves out in a safe environment….read more


Where to eat

All this walking, climbing and throwing yourself around in ball parks builds an appetite. If you are looking for somewhere close by then the Home Shed Brasserie is situated across the road from the entrance to Kernick Industrial estate. Home made cakes, cream teas, breakfast, brunch or lunch and from Wednesday through to Saturday you can enjoy dinner here too. Open 7 days a week from 9.30am until 6pm Sunday to Tuesday and 9.30am until 10.30pm Wednesday to Saturday… more


Where do you like to go when you Visit Penryn?

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