Welcome to Helston! Explore and discover things to do and places to visit in this 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, linger longer or live here, we’re here to help you explore and discover more in Helston.


Take a look at our Events Calendar to see what’s on in Helston

Cyclists at Penrose in Helston


Explore the cultural, historical and family friendly activities in Helston

Helston Town Band at CAST


Resources for Helstonians, clubs, organisations, community groups and more…

Walking Around Helston

The countryside around Helston is an amazing area to explore. Walks to the nearby coast, around Loe Pool or deep into the valleys and hills which wrap around the town provide great views, abundant nature and glimpses of the ancient heritage of South West Cornwall.

Discover Helston Walks

Discover Helston Magazine

Read our Discover Helston magazines online, a magazine by the local community, for the local community. Featuring local interest pieces, advertisements from local businesses and ideas for things to do in and around Helston.

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