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'''Truro''' is a small cathedral city (population 19,000) in the [[England|English]] county of [[Cornwall]], of which it is the administrative capital.
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'''Truro''' is a small cathedral city (population 22,000) in the Duchy of [[Cornwall]], of which it is the administrative capital.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==

Revision as of 11:35, 6 November 2008

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

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Get in

Trains from London Paddington - Plymouth - Truro.

Truro is at the junction of the A39 and A390 arterial roads, some 14 miles north of Falmouth.

Get around

See

  • Truro Cathedral [1] - only completed in 1910
  • Royal Cornwall Museum [2], River Street, open Mo-Sa 10am-5pm, last admission 4.30pm, tel 01872 272205, free admission - includes the Courtney Library and exhibitions devoted to the history, culture and geography of Cornwall

Do

  • Have High Tea at Charlotte's - In a Victorian building on the main shopping square in Truro, Charlotte's, on the second floor, is a step back in time. The tea is Cornish grown as well!!!.
  • Attend a performance at The Hall for Cornwall [3]- a wide variety of music, theatre, and dance productions rotate through the Hall for Cornwall continually. Its a regular stop for National Theatre productions. In downtown Truro, the signs are easy to spot.
  • Watch a film at The Plaza - Courtesy of WTW Cinemas, opened in 1938 and now with four screens [4]

Buy

Good number of shops including a rather large Marks and Spencers.


Eat

  • Pippa's - Steakhouse, fantastic food at reasonable prices, child friendly and lovely atmosphere[5]

Drink

Sleep

Get out

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