Cornwall’s Cathedral city and administrative centre is spacious and has some elegant and beautiful buildings of the Georgian and Regency period. In Lemon Street the Assembly Rooms of 1772 and the Mansion House and Prince’s House in Princes Street, and the Cathedral, 1880- 1910. The city has seen much development of late. There are multiple stores and offices and flats overlooking the river, and a wealth of contemporary architecture as in Truro College and the new hospital buildings. Always a busy town, it has the finest shops in the county and is abuzz with cocktail bars for the after-work crowd. Educational centre. Cinema.