Getting here and parking

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Travel by road

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From the West (Penzance/Camborne Direction, A30)

  • Leave the A30 at Chiverton Cross onto the A390 into Truro.
  • At Dalvenie roundabout (Sainsbury's) go straight across, along Treyew Road.
  • Take the next left (approximately 150m after the roundabout) to bring you into the Old County Hall site. 
  • Cornwall Record Office is the first building on your left.

From the East (Bodmin Direction, A30) 

  • From Bodmin, follow the A30 to Carland Cross roundabout.
  • Take the second exit onto the A39 towards Truro.
  • Continue through the next roundabout to the traffic lights and turn right onto Tregolls Road.
  • Follow the road to Trefalgar roundabout and take the third exit.
  • Continue following signs towards Redruth.
  • At Treyew Road, past New County Hall on the left, take the fifth exit off Dalvenie roundabout (Sainsbury's) heading along Treyew Road (going back on yourself).
  • Take the next left (approximately 150m after the roundabout) to bring you into the Old County Hall site. 
  • Cornwall Record Office is the first building on your left.

Park and Ride buses operate every 15 minutes (10 minutes during peak travel times) and stop at the Rail Station and County Hall close the Record Office.

The Park and Ride is open from Monday-Saturday (except Bank Holidays) unless otherwise specified, and operates between two sites Langarth Park and Tregurra Park on the West and East of Truro. 

  • Langarth (TR4 9AN) – This is on the Western end of Truro and can be found on the A390 at Threemilestone. From the A30, head towards Truro (A390) from the Chiverton Cross Roundabout and turn left (signposted) just before the Threemilestone Roundabout.
  • Tregurra (TR1 1RH) – This is on the Eastern end of Truro and can be found near the junction of the A39 and A390 at Union Hill. From the A30, head towards Truro (A39) at the Carland Cross Roundabout and turn left (signposted) just after the Truro Livestock Market. From the A390 head towards Truro and turn right (signposted).

Find out more about park and ride

A small number of disabled parking spaces are available immediately outside the Record Office and there is a visitors' car park opposite.

From Truro Railway Station

Truro railway station, with connections to Plymouth, Exeter and London, lies about five minutes walk away (approximately 0.5km).

  • On exiting the station cross over and turn right on Station Road.
  • Take the second left along Avondale Road and continue up through the white gates.
  • Keep walking up the hill past the Fire Station.
  • Cornwall Record Office is the last building on the right.  

Local bus services operate from the centre of Truro to the railway station.