Truro  is a City status in the United Kingdom and civil parishes in England in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, and is the centre for administration, leisure and retail in Cornwall, with a population of 17,431. Truro urban statistical area, which includes parts of surrounding parishes, has a population of 20,920. It is the only city in the Counties of England, and the most southerly city in Great Britain. People from Truro are known as Truronians.
Truro initially grew as an important centre of trade from its port, and then as a stannary town for the mining industry. The city is well-known for its Truro Cathedral (completed in 1910), cobbled streets, open spaces and Georgian architecture, and places of interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum, the Hall for Cornwall, Cornwall's High Court of Justice and Cornwall Council.

Why visit?

  • Truro is home to a number of historic sites, including the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro Cathedral, and the Hall for Cornwall. These sites offer a fascinating insight into the history of the area.
  • Truro is surrounded by stunning countryside, with rolling hills, lush green fields, and picturesque rivers. There are plenty of opportunities to explore the area, from walking and cycling trails to boat trips and kayaking.
  • Truro is home to some of the best restaurants in Cornwall, offering a variety of local and international dishes. From traditional Cornish pasties to seafood dishes, there's something for everyone.