The Area

Something for all the family

 

Bens Play World, St Austell

 

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay, Come face to face with incredible sealife from giant crabs to tropical sharks

 

Bodmin Jail An all weather family attraction. The jail sits at the start of the famous Camel Trail. Visit the gallows, stock and underground cells.

 

Bodmin Shire Hall; You can act as a member of the jury in a murder trial, casting your vote and deciding the fate of the accused.

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Bodmin and Wenford Railway, The only standard gauge railway in Cornwall still operated by steam locomotives. With trains running through some delightful Cornish scenery.

 

Cornish Bird of Prey Centre, at St Columb Major, 50 birds of prey to see, many of which take part in regular flying displays. Coarse fishing is also available. 

 

Crealy Adventure Park, Newquay.  The park you never outgrow! Meet the friendliest Rangers, animals to groom, feed and cuddle, ride the wildest rides, explore 100 acres and play in 40,000 sq ft of undercover fun. 

 

Dairyland Farmworld  All weather attraction including: pat a pet; bottle feeding; farm animals; woodland lakes; milking parlour with 120 cows milked daily; mini tractors and lots more.

 

Flambards, Lizard Peninsula Theme Park, with indoor attractions including Flambards Victorian Village, Britain in Blitz and Memory Lane.

 

tin mineGeevor Tin Mine, Penzance Geevor opened as a Museum and Heritage Centre in 1993. Geevor Tin Mine is not only the largest preserved tin mining site in Europe, but is also one of the largest protected industrial heritage sites in the UK.

 

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station; Once the worlds largest earth station with over 60 satellite dishes, but now houses the unique Future World attraction.

  

Holywell Bay Fun Park Fun for all the family

 

Jamaica Inn, Bodmin – Cornwall’s legendary coaching inn set in one of the most breathtaking locations in Cornwall

 

Kids Kingdom at Colliford Lake Park All weather, action packed adventure playground. Colliford Lake Park also has Woodland Kingdom, Moorland Kingdom and Animal Kingdom

 

Lands End Where the Atlantic meets the towering cliffs of Cornwall. Land’s End has attractions that bring tales of heroism, skulduggery and adventure. There are cliff top trails to explore.

 

Launceston Steam Railway The L.S.R. runs from the historic Cornish town of Launceston through several miles of countryside to the hamlet of Newmills.

 

Mevagissey Model Railway A variety of trains run through highly detailed scenery – towns, a harbour with a film set, a wedding, China clay hills, a Cornish tin mine and much more.

 

Minack Theatre, The Minack Theatre is a magical place and the inspiration and life’s work of one woman, Rowena Cade.

 

Mousehold Bird Hospital Caring for birds until they are ready to return to the wild.

 

National Maritime Museum, Falmouth Housed in an award winning building on the Falmouth harbour side, the museum transports you into the world of small boats and Cornish maritime history.

 

Old MacDonalds Farm, Padstow Lots of fun for kids and adults. Children from two to eight will especially enjoy the farm.

 

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

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Paul Corin’s Magnificant Music Machines, Looe  MAGNIFICENT Music Machines recently described by Holiday Which? magazine as, "a delightfully eccentric museum created on the back of one man's passion for music boxes, Wurlitzers, and organs of yesteryear.

 

Tamar Valley Donkey Park, Gunnislake Cornwall’s only donkey sanctuary. Indoor all weather barn. Breathtaking views of Plymouth Sound.

 

Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre As well as otters, you can also find deer, wallabies and many varieties of birds in the centre while strolling through the woods to the waterfall

 

The Cornish Cyder Farm, Truro There is something for everyone – whatever your age.

 

The Monkey Sanctuary, Looe The Monkey Sanctuary is situated in beautiful woodlands overlooking Looe Bay. The sanctuary is home to a woolly monkey colony and rescued ex-pet capuchin monkeys.

 

The Royal Cornwall Museum,   The museum houses an amazing array of objects covering Egyptology, fine art and world cultures, as well as classical Green and Roman objects. The museum also has a world famous collection of minerals.

 

Truro Cathedral Truro Cathedral is located in the heart of the Georgian City of Truro. The towers can be seen from miles around

 

Morwellham, An award winning, evocative museum and visitor centre based around the historic port and mine workings on the River Tamar.

 

The National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth. The Aquarium is made up of 6 main zones: Explorocean, The Shallows, Atlantic Reef, Meditteranean Sea, Weird Creatures and Coral Seas. Each zone is packed full of amazing Marine Creatures and fantastic facts for you to find.

 

Newquay Zoo, Experience the wildlife with over 130 different species set in lush sub-tropical lakeside gardens. zoo

 

Porfell Animal Land, Looe. At Porfell you will meet wallabies, marmosets, snakes, lemurs, meerkats, porcupines as well as farm animals and pets.

 

Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, at Charlestown, St Austell. The shipwreck and historical artefacts on display in the centre are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe.

 

Tamar Donkey Sanctuary Cornwall’s only Donkey Sanctuary with breathtaking views of Plymouth Sound and acres of space to enjoy.

 

Tintagel Castle, Tintagel is a place of magic and myth where the legend of King Arthur was born.

 

The National Seal Sanctuary Set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek. Experts in the rescue of seals, rehabilitation and release.

 

The Tortoise Garden, St Austell A sanctuary for the rescue, care and conservation of all breeds of Tortoises

 

Trethorne Leisure Park Trethorne has 8 computerised tenpin bowling lanes and a leisure farm with over an acre of outside play areas and over 45,000 sq ft of indoor excitement.

 

Wayside Folk Museum, Zennor, St Ives. Wayside Folk Museum is the oldest private museum in Cornwall covering every aspect of life in Zennor and the surrounding district from 3000bc to the 1930’s. Open daily.

 

Wheal Martin Museum of the China Clay Industry, Set in 26 acres of woodland nestling in the historic Ruddle Valley.  Providing visitors with a fascinating insight into China Clay.

 

Woodlands, Totnes, Devon.   The big family day out with brilliant attractions for all ages. 70 action packed acres with 15 family rides, 10 powerful playzones, 300 animals and 100,000 sq ft of indoor fun.