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Truro

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Added on 23 Apr 2017,

last edited by »biroto-Redaktion« on 12 Apr 2018

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Land’s End to John o’Groats

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Bristol to Landʹs End in Cornwall

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Truro - Bodmin, via Padstow and Newquay

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Type of sights

Heritage building(s)

 

Name and address

Truro

GB-TR1 Truro

GEO-data

Geodetic coordinates

50.263312 -5.050987

Elevation

10 m

Communication

Truro Cathedral
Truro Cathedral
Truro Cathedral
Truro Cathedral
Coinage Hall, Truro
Coinage Hall, Truro

Truro (Cornish: Truru) is a small cathedral city (population 22,000) in the Duchy of Cornwall, of which it is the administrative capital.

Understand

Queen Victoria herself designated Truro a city in 1876, but it would be fairer to describe it as a large town.

See

  • Truro Cathedral (The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Truro), 14 St Mary's St, TR1 2AF,  +44 1872 276782. Mon-Sat: 7:30am-5:00pm, Sun: noon-4:00pm, Bank Holiday: 9:30am-5:00pm. Only completed in 1910. There is a disabled ramp at the entrance and a disabled restroom near the restaurant. Free admission, but £5 donations recommended for upkeep. Wikipedia Icon (updated Apr 2017)
  • Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, TR1 2SJ,  +44 1872 272205. Tue-Sat: 10:00am-4:45pm, Sun: 10:00am-4:00pm, Closed Mondays except Bank Holiday Mondays & school holidays: 10am-4.45pm. Includes the Courtney Library and exhibitions devoted to the history, culture and geography of Cornwall. Wheelchair accessible toilets and nappy changing facilities available Adult: £5.50 for a day pass, Child (under 16): Free. Wikipedia Icon (updated Apr 2017)
  • Victoria Gardens, St. George's Road, TR1 1EA (Nearest Car park - Edwards Street.),  +44 1872 274766. Dawn until dusk. Created to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, Victoria Gardens is filled with exotic trees, shrubs & flowers. (updated Apr 2017)

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Nearby cycle routes and tours

Route nameTypeDist. to route

Land’s End to John o’Groats

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0,0 km

Bristol to Landʹs End in Cornwall

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0,0 km

Truro - Bodmin, via Padstow and Newquay

Route

0,1 km

Added on 23 Apr 2017,

last edited by »biroto-Redaktion« on 12 Apr 2018