TRURO 8.9 miles/18 mins. (Train, Bus, Car, Boat, Cycle)
Truro is the centre for administration, leisure and retail in Cornwall, with a population of 21,000. It is the only city in the county, and the most southerly city in Great Britain.
Truro initially grew as an important centre of trade from its port, and then as a stannary town for the mining industry. The city is well-known for its cathedral (completed in 1910), cobbled streets, open spaces and Georgian architecture, and places of interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum and the Hall for Cornwall, the largest theatre in Cornwall offering a mix of live theatre shows from musicals, children’s shows, gigs, drama, plays and music shows.
The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an Anglican cathedral located in the town centre. It was built in the Gothic Revival architectural style fashionable during the period, and is one of only three cathedrals in the United Kingdom with three spires. The central tower and spire stands 76 m tall, while the western towers reach to 61 m.