Let’s go there!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do.
Visit the ATV Centre and experience the thrills of quad riding around the track, which winds its way around the 10-acre site, surrounded by ponds and woodland. The 1.2km track is the largest quad track in the country.
Blue Hills Cornish Tin
At the Blue Hills Cornish Tin site you can meet the people who extract it, dress it, refine it and make it into the end product. Follow the working process on a gentle walk around the site, or visit to buy giftware and jewellery.
Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay
At the Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay over 40 naturally-themed habitats take you on a fantastic journey from Cornish waters to exotic seas. Come face to face with freshwater turtles and watch the pulsating jellyfish.
Bombadingas is an indoor play area designed to inspire and enthuse young adventurers eight and under to spin, climb, run, balance and slide. You can even enjoy a delicious roast dinner every Sunday with free soft play included.
Camel Creek Adventure Park
Camel Creek Adventure Park is a vibrant and welcoming visitor destination year-round, uniquely interpreting the legends of the area and famous for delivering great adventures and days out for the whole family.
Camel Valley Vineyard
Take a relaxed and friendly tour of Camel Valley Vineyard and the stunning location. You’ll find the Vineyard’s attitude refreshingly down to earth – there’s no snobbery, just a deep and enthusiastic love of winemaking.
The distinctive headland of Cape Cornwall juts out into the ocean where two great bodies of water meet. It is now part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, and a wild and rugged home to many seabirds.
Cardinham Woods is a beautiful mixed woodland, popular with local dog walkers, cyclists, and horse riders. Waymarked trails will take you deep into the woods to discover stunning viewpoints and an intriguing history.
Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage
The Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre forms the basis of one of the most unusual and interesting collections open to the public. There are countless items from a bygone age as well as artefacts from over 150 shipwrecks.
Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Make some new friends today at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Conwall’s only seal sanctuary and rescue centre. With fun talks animal feeds, a kids quiz trail and pirate play area, there’s loads for the whole family to enjoy!
Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre
The Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre is a fantastic day out for all in the family to experience the excitement of aviation. CAHC celebrates Britain’s aviation heritage from the age when it proudly lead the world.
With Cornwall Segway you can take control of your own segway and glide around the exhilarating trains, from easy routes to more technical off-road sessions, it’s great for individuals, couples, families and groups.
Cotehele was the ancestral home to the Edgcumbe family for centuries. The Tudor house, perched high above the River Tamar, is decorated with tapestries, arms and armour, pewter, brass and old oak furniture.
Dairyland Farm World
Dairyland Farm World offers indoor and outdoor farmtastic fun for the whole family! This all-weather attraction offers all of the farm features you would expect, such as fuzzy and friendly farm animals, pony rides and tractor rides.
The Eden Project is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to striking gardens, concerts and exciting family events.
Falmouth Oyster Festival
Falmouth Oyster Festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season, the native Fal Oyster and the diversity of Cornish seafood. Providing four days of feasting, cooking demos, live music and food and craft stalls.
Geevor Tin Mine
Visit Geevor Tin Mine the largest preserved mine site in the country. Go underground into a real 18th century tin mine and get interactive in the Hard Rock Museum that tells the fascinating story of Cornish tin and copper mining.
There are three valleys of Glendurgan Garden to lose yourself in – full of fun, informality, natural beauty and amazing plants. The maze has been foxing people for over 180 years, who will be first to reach the middle?
Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home. Make sure you take a stroll around the extensive gardens too, and enjoy their year-round colour.
Launceston Steam Railway
You can spend the whole day at Launceston Steam Railway – use the train to travel to Newmills and its popular farm park, enjoy a tasty lunch or sweet treat in the cafe and browse the fascinating exhibits in the museum.
If you’re looking for the best family activities in Cornwall, Lizard Adventure prides itself on meeting the needs of all customers. Outdoor activities include coasteering, sea kayaking, guided walks, kayak fishing and climbing.
Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre
Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre provides interactive displays, historical artefacts and a gift shop. For over 250 years, the lighthouse has provided a welcoming landfall light to vessels crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Loe Beach Watersports
Loe Beach Watersports in Cornwall, family-friendly waters between Truro and Falmouth. At Loe Beach you can hire a range of watersports equipment including kayaks, paddleboards, sailing dinghies and motor boats.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall
The collections at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall consist of a range of objects, boats, art, books and archives in support of its mission to promote an understanding of small boats and their place in people’s lives.
At Paradise Park you’ll meet colourful birds including many rare and beautiful parrots, flamingos, toucans and red-billed Cornish choughs. Plus animals including red pandas, red squirrels, otters and many more.
Discover how Pendennis Castle has evolved, and experience the sights and sounds of battle. Explore the fascinating new exhibition which examines the role of the castle as part of Fortress Falmouth during the First World War.
The winemakers tour takes you around Polgoon, it takes approximately 90 minutes and includes a stroll around the orchard and vineyard learning about the different varieties along with different care and pruning regimes.
Retallack Resort is THE place in Cornwall for watersports – there’s a huge ‘total wipeout’ style aqua park, water zorbs, SUP’s, Cornwall’s only FlowRider and a wake park! Get amazing value for money and try out the full range of activities.
Roskilly’s are quite rightly famous for their lip-smacking ice creams and sorbets, but they are also a fantastic attraction! This place is all natural, from the ice cream to the enchanted ponds to the peaceful woodland walks.
Screech Owl Sanctuary
The Screech Owl Sanctuary deals with all rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured owls in the county and where possible return the owls to their former locations, whilst providing education to both adults and children.
There’s an energy about Sharp’s Brewery: something intrinsically Cornish, something fuelled by being among the elements. A passion for the place that makes its way into every drop of beer Sharp’s Brewery makes.
St Leonards Equitation Centre
Established as a riding centre in 1977, St Leonards Equitation Centre, nestled in the beautiful Tamar Valley, has been offering tuition to adults and children, from complete beginners to aspiring competition riders, for over 40 years.
St Michael’s Mount
Still home to the St Aubyn family as well as a small community, the iconic rocky island of St Michael’s Mount is crowned by a medieval church and castle – with the oldest buildings dating from the 12th century.
Tanglewood Wild Garden
Tanglewood Wild Garden is nine acres of woodland and ponds, it is a 50/50 habitat. It’s not a formal garden, there are brambles and weeds which co-exist with many other plants, a quiet haven where you can recharge your batteries.
Telegraph Museum Porthcurno
Connect the dots at the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno and meet the pioneers of global communication. Be transported to another time and place through interactive exhibits, immersive displays and live talks.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Lose yourself in the mysterious world of The Lost Gardens of Heligan where an exotic sub-tropical jungle, atmospheric Victorian grounds, an interactive wildlife project and the finest gardens in Britain all await your discovery.
The Minack Theatre
The Minack Theatre puts on a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling. It’s open all year round for you to explore this amazing place and its history.
The Monkey Sanctuary
At The Monkey Sanctuary you will have the opportunity to meet some of the residents on your visit. There will be experienced keepers on hand all day to explain all there is to know about these beautiful and fascinating animals.
The National Lobster Hatchery
The National Lobster Hatchery is a pioneering marine conservation, research and education charity. The primary aim is to help conserve the vulnerable lobster populations and preserve coastal marine biodiversity.
Based in an iconic listed building in the heart of Falmouth, The Poly is a thriving charity, promoting engagement in the arts, sciences and Cornish history through film, live events, exhibitions, lectures and workshops.
Built half on the mainland and half on a jagged headland projecting into the Cornish sea, Tintagel Castle is one of the most spectacular historic sites in Britain. Its association with King Arthur makes it also one of the most famous.
Trelissick is on its own peninsula, with panoramic views over the Fal estuary. Visitors can explore the meandering paths through the woodland garden, leading to exotic plants and herbaceous borders bursting with colour.
At Trengwainton Garden, you can follow in the footsteps of the 1920s plant hunters to see plants that flowered in Britain for the first time. The walled gardens are crammed with tender exotic species from around the world.
From the beautiful terrace of Trevibban Mill you can enjoy magnificent views of St Issey Valley and soak up the scents and sounds of the wild flower garden – all while sipping on estate made, award winning wines.
Truro Cathedral is an active part of the community welcoming people from all over the world, rather than a ‘heritage tourist attraction’. Therefore it is important to the Cathedral that it ensures entry remains free.
Discover and explore what Cornwall has to offer from a new perspective under professional and friendly guidance. Waverunner Safaris run a variety of trips across the Cornish coastline from the north to the south coast.
WeSUP provides world class stand up paddleboard (SUP) experiences. You will enjoy a totally unique perspective of Falmouth Bay as you effectively stand on water and glide around whilst creating special memories.