One of Cornwall's most stunning buildings, Truro Cathedral is all spires and Gothic romance. Built from fine Cornish granite, hewn from nearby quarries, this heavenly structure is a living testament to the many people who made this wonderful vision possible. The impressive West Front greets visitors and invites them into a world of Cornish saints, choral music, stained glass, prayer, worship and organ music. Don't miss the stunning Victorian neo-Gothic architecture; fabulous stained glass including the three Rose windows, the Wesley window and the curious story of the blue glass; the Cornish saints painting, Cornubia, Land of the Saints by John Miller; the unusual church within a church; the fascinating altar piece of Christ both crucified and seated in majesty; a series of four Calvary paintings by Craigie Aitchison and much, much more. There are free guided tours, and free lunchtimes concerts (on Fridays) from March to October, a restaurant serving cream teas, and a gift shop offering plenty of local produce.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking nearby
- Facilities: Ramps; induction loop
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, daily; Mon–Sat 7.30am–6pm, Sun 9–5 (open 9.30 BH)
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