Where to Go

 

What do you fancy doing during your stay in Cornwall? Maybe a family theme park one day, a gorgeous garden on another, a gallery or museum the next, or perhaps something a little more active – surf schools, boat trips, cliff top walking, cycling…take your pick, it’s all here in Cornwall.

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Attractions & Theme Parks

  The Chocolate Factory & Craft Centre in Mullion is well known for its unique range of attractions. There’s always something going on for the whole family.
 Dairy Land Farm Dairyland Farm offers fantastic fun for all the family – animal feeding, pony rides, milking, hayrides, climbing nets, ball pools and more.
  The Flambards Experience in Helston has attractions for all the family including thrill rides, family rides, Victorian village and Britain in the Blitz. A great day out at this award winning theme park.
  Step into real Cornwall at Geevor Tin Mine at Pendeen.   Whatever the weather there is so much to see and do.
  Visit Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm in Penhallow for friendly farm animals, fun tractor rides and of course some free cider tasting!
  Enjoy a two mile train ride through the glorious Cornish countryside on the Helston Railway, a great trip out for all ages.
  Escape to Lands End, a place of stunning scenery and natural beauty at the westernmost point of Cornwall.
  In the unique historic setting of the Lappa Valley, near Newquay you will find loads of fun things to do and discover. An old mineral line, now home to a narrow gauge steam railway.
  Pirate’s Quest in Newquay – a great escape into a world of piracy, myths and legends.
  An underground adventure awaits you at Poldark Mine, near Helston.
  Visit Polgoon in Penzance to tour a thriving vineyard and orchard, followed by a tasting of wines and ciders.
  From the RNAS Culdrose Viewing Area in Helston, you will have panoramic views across the airfield of the largest helicopter airbase in Europe.

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Activities

  The ATV Centre in Blackwater offers adrenaline fuelled fun on all terrain quad bikes.
  Head to Hayle for an outdoor karting track with Coast 2 Coast Karting.
  Gwinear Golf near Hayle offers family fun on a budget with a short course, great for adults and kids, golfers and non-golfers.
  Trampolines, dodgeball, foam pit, walk the wall and air bag – join the fun at Jump 4 Trampoline Park near Redruth.
  Kernow Coasteering is the UK’s most westerly coasteering centre. Take a tour for a taste of life on the edge, and a chance to experience the stunning Cornish coastline up close.
  One 2 Eleven is an indoor play park offering interactive fun and adventure play near Flambards in Helston.
  If you fancy diving, Porthkerris Divers near St Keverne is a family-run dive centre offering fantastic shore and boat diving for all levels, including boat charters to wrecks and reefs.
  Cornwall Segway is based at the iconic Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station on the road to Coverack and includes gliding on dirt tracks and banks, games and race zone, and purpose built obstacle course.
  Come to the coast anywhere in the south west of England, turn left or right and you’ll be on the South West Coast Path, and on the edge of an amazing natural experience.
  Excellent wind-surfing tuition and hire, kayaking and paddle boarding in Coverack.

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Wildlife & Animals

  Be amazed by the local marine species from the Cornish coast to hundreds of tropical species in the gigantic ocean display complete with underwater tunnel. Visit the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay.
  The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek. The sanctuary is a busy rescue centre.
  Get close to over 130 species at the award winning Newquay Zoo. See the penguins relaxing in their pool, watch the big cats get their lunch, and learn more about conservation.
  Cornwall’s top wildlife sanctuary and Jungle Barn indoor play centre is at Paradise Park near St Ives. The whole family will enjoy a day here whatever the weather.
  Take a peek at a real, working, organic Cornish farm. Visit the farm for free and meet the animals, stroll around the meadows, enjoy the tranquility by the ponds, and of course, sample Roskilly’s award winning ice cream!

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Arts, Heritage & Gardens

  The National Trust’s Glendurgan Garden in Mawnan Smith, is made of three valleys full of fun, natural beauty and amazing plants.
  Beautiful and romantic historic house and garden, where time has stood still, giving Godolphin House in Helston a haunting air of antiquity and peace.
 The Minack Theatre The world famous cliff top open air Minack Theatre in a spectacular location with stunning views, is a great place to visit or take in a show.
  Sitting with a toe in the sea, on the edge of Falmouth harbour, the multi-award winning National Maritime Museum delivers so much more than you might expect.
  For a great value family day out in Cornwall, take a trip to Pendennis Castle in Falmouth, one of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henty VIII.
  Penlee Museum and Gallery in Penzance is the only Cornish public gallery specialising in the Newlyn School artists, including Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, Walter Langley and Laura Knight.
  Porthcurno Telegraph Museum is a fascinating museum about the biggest telegraph station in the world, and full of fun activities for all ages, including science interactives.
  Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount in Marazion, and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history.
  The National Trust’s Trengwaiton Gardens near Penzance is a sheltered garden bursting with exotic shrubs and plants.
  Trebah Gardens in Mawnan Smith is a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. The result of over 175 years of inspired and dedicated creation.

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