Open to the public

It’s not just our students and staff that enjoy the benefits of a modern and welcoming campus. With popular restaurants open to the public for barista style coffees, refreshing lunches or evening dining, salons for the latest treatments or to get a trendy cut, and business facilities that include modern and flexible room hire, there’s lots to explore.

Run by students, managed by experts

Our training restaurants, cafés and salons provide students with a valuable space in which to develop their skills. A strong focus on high standards and customer experience means you can enjoy a professional experience at affordable prices.

  • Spires Restaurant

    Spires Restaurant at Truro College offers fine dining at truly remarkable prices. From our newly designed, purpose-built kitchens, we serve exquisite dishes using mindfully sourced, local ingredients from Cornwall and the South West. And the most surprising thing? It's run entirely by our Professional Cookery and Professional Food and Beverage students, who gain valuable experience whilst working towards their qualifications.

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  • Senara Restaurant

    As one of the top restaurants in Penzance, Senara is renowned for its incredible food and service. It may be a training kitchen for our Professional Cookery students, but that hasn't stopped it receiving a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. In fact, the restaurant has been so successful since opening in 2012 that it's been expanded to provide more dining space for our customers.

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  • Inspiration Professional, Haven House

    Our Truro city centre salon Inspiration Professional offers professional standard hair and beauty treatments carried out by our apprentices.

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  • Inspiration, Truro College

    Situated within Truro College, our Inspiration salon provides hair, beauty and complimentary therapies at low rates, while offering a professional training environment for our students.

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  • Inspiration, Penzance

    Our Penzance-based Inspiration salon is located within Penwith College and offers a range of hair and beauty treatments, while also serving as a valuable learning environment for College students.

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  • Inspiration Professional, Penzance

    Through Inspiration Professional in Penzance, we offer hair and beauty treatments in a professional training environment, allowing our apprentices to develop their skills through workplace experience.

  • Truro College Nursery

    Situated in the grounds of Truro College, opposite Truro Leisure Centre, Truro College Day Nursery can care for children from six weeks to eight years.

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  • First Steps Nursery

    Penwith College has nursery facilities situated at the nearby Lescudjack Centre, caring for children aged six weeks to five years.

  • Spires Coffee House

    Visit Spires from 8.30am-9.30am and 10.30am-2.30pm Monday to Friday during term time.

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  • Truro Campus Produce Shop

    The shop is located in Spires Restaurant and stocks a mix of dishes, bread and cakes produced by our students, along with beautiful Cornish goods from local companies.

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