Here at Merchant House Hotel our location is perfect to use as a base for exploring the picturesque places Cornwall has to offer.
We are a 7- 10 minute walk to the City Centre of Truro, where you will find the Hall for Cornwall, lots of great shops and fabulous restaurants as well as some enjoyable events all listed below!

Here are some of our recommendations of places to visit and greats days out, as well as what’s on in and around Truro and Cornwall over the next couple of months.

January 2018

Spend the day at The Eden Project in St Austell exploring the biodomes and for a limited time only until the 18th of February get your skates on and join in the fun at Eden’s very own Ice Skating rink.

If you are lucky enough to be staying with us before the 6th of January then be sure to head to Mousehole Village to have a walk around the Harbour and look at some of Cornwall’s most popular Christmas Lights.

Stay with us and take a short stroll into Truro City to the Hall For Cornwall where throughout January you can see some fantastic Tribute bands including Abba & The Bee Gees and many other shows including The Classic Rock Show, Classic Ballet- Swan Lake &  Dr Feelgood.

Take a Winter Walk around some of the picturesque National Trust Gardens, with so many in Cornwall we are spoilt for choice and some of which are just a 15 minute drive from us including Trelissick.

And of course not to miss the super January Sales in our fabulous shops around Truro.

February 2018

The Eden Project’s popular Ice Skating rink is open until the 18th of February so ensure you make the trip before it’s too late.

Leave the car here at Merchant House Hotel and catch the U1 Bus from right outside our front door into Falmouth, have a walk around the Town and explore Falmouth’s Maritime Museum where you will find 15 Galleries, The Survivor Zone and are able to take a look around The Boat Workshops.

There are some great shows at The Hall For Cornwall this month with just a handful of them being Bill Bailey, Brendan Cole & our very own Kernow King- Be sure to check out their website and pre book your tickets for these popular shows!

There are great family fun filled days out at some of our local National Trust properties during February Half Term; Head to Pendennis Castle between 13-17th for Terrific Tudors or venture to Trelissick  between the 10th- 18th where you will find a Children’s Snowdrop Trail.

Head to the Lost Gardens of Heligan between 10th- 18th of February  to meet and learn about the Owls then explore around the colourful gardens.