Welcome to Helston
Historic market town in the heart of Cornwall, UK
Helston is a special town where impressive heritage meets a modern community and a warm welcome.
A buzzing cultural events calendar and inspiring indoor and outdoor spaces mean there’s oodles of opportunities for fun and enjoyment for families, couples and friends.
Whether you stay for the day or linger longer, we’re here to help you explore and discover more in Helston.
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Helston & District Footpaths Society
Helston Footpaths welcomes new walkers. We walk on a Sunday afternoon, starting at 2.00pm in the summertime and 1.45pm in the winter months. We walk around 5 miles in west Cornwall over varying terrain. We ask members…
Starting 30 July, CAST launches its summer activities for families with CAST-Away sessions on the Lizard peninsula in addition to CAST-Off sessions in the walled garden at Penrose. Brickworks at CAST opens its doors for the first time. Language Lessons, an installation of…
Annual General Meeting
Helston Community Interest Company will be holding its Annual General meeting on Tuesday August 9, 10am-12pm in the CAST Building, Penrose Road. Anyone interested in attending should email the Chair, Jenny Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org no later…
Helston…the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula.
Helston is recognised as the ‘Gateway to the Lizard’ so why not make Helston your base whilst visiting the other fantastic attractions in the area. Goonhilly 60 is a one day family Festival celebrating the 60th anniversary…
Make a Difference in Your Community
Have an idea but don’t know where to turn?Do you want to set up a business that can benefit your community? Do you want to develop a passion into something more or discover business ideas that can…
The Future of Helston Town Centre – Public Consultation
Plans for improvements to Helston town centre will be on show in Helston’s Guildhall on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th May between 10.00am and 8.00pm. The work has been supported by the £100,000 Town Vitality Fund awarded to Helston…
Easter Shop Window Competition Winners
The winners of the Helston Community Interest Company Easter Shop Window Competition 2022 have been announced. First place goes to Raison Opticians, congratulations! Second place goes to Matthews Opticians & Hearing Care and third place Pets Pantry….
75th Anniversary of RNAS Culdrose celebrated with Freedom Parade
More than 150 sailors from RNAS Culdrose will march through the streets of Helston next week to celebrate the air station’s 75th anniversary. The public are invited to watch the parade which will be held down Meneage Street…