Things to do in Cornwall!
Things to do in Cornwall!
 
 
Cornwall Attractions - Fun Days Out & Things to Do in Cornwall
 
  WEST CORNWALL    
 
  Land's End

Sea, Salts & Sail Festival

Mousehole Mousehole hosts a bi-annual festival called Sea Salts and Sail (SS&S), now in its twentieth year. It is a unique event put together by dedicated folk from our community, aimed at preserving our Cornish maritime history  
  Land's End

Zennor Music Series

Zennor ZENNOR MUSIC SERIES brings a WEEKEND
of SAX to West Penwith
 
  Land's End

Land's End

Land's End Spectacular coastal location for Cornwall's most famous landmark. Visitor centre, craft workshops, galleries etc.  
  Geevor Tin Mine

Kernow Coasteering

Penzance Kernow Coasteering is Cornwall’s (and the UK’s) most westerly coasteering centre. Come and take a coasteering tour with us for a taste of life on the edge and a chance to experience the stunning Cornish coastline up close and personal.  
  Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine

Land's End Discover Cornwall's mining heritage at this excellent museum. Guided underground trips as well as surface tours available.  
  Levant Mine & Beam Engine

Speedy Piran

Cornwall Coming on holiday to Cornwall? Want to know more about the places, myths and legends? I'm the fastest motor boat in Cornwall. Come and 'ride and decide' with me in my interactive stories and choose what happens.  
  Levant Mine & Beam Engine

Levant Mine &
Beam Engine

Land's End /
St Just
Spectacular cliff top location for this beautifully resorted engine house complete with working beam engine.  
  Marine Discovery

Cornwall Summer Events

Falmouth / St Ives Cornwall Summer Events offers amazing experiences for 5 weeks only in support of the Cornwall Air Ambulance.  
  Marine Discovery

Marine Discovery

Penzance Come on an exhilarating wildlife watching boat trip from Penzance Harbour in West Cornwall aboard our exciting jet RIB `Shearwater`.  
  Minack Theatre

Minack Theatre

Penzance The world famous cliff top open air theatre. Spectacular location, stunning views, a great place to visit, or take in a show.  
  Notackle Required

Queue Jumpers

Cornwall Queue Jumpers offer discounted rates for things to do in Cornwall. Whatever you want to do, you may just find exactly what you're looking for...cheaper than paying "on the door".  
  Notackle Required

Notackle Required

Nr. Perranporth & Newquay Notackle Required offers all inclusive coarse fishing days where all equipment, licences, lake fees and technical support are part of the package. All you have to do is bring yourself and for a single daily charge we will do the rest.  
  St Michael's Mount

St Michael's Mount

Penzance Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history…
 
  Autospeed - Stock Car & Banger Racing

Autospeed - Stock Car & Banger Racing

St Day Stock Car & Banger Racing - Great Fun For All The Family! There is unlimited access to the pit area, hot and cold refreshments, and spectators are invited to bring a seat or a blanket, to pitch up on the spectator bankings and view the action.  
  Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Penzance Fascinating museum about the biggest telegraph station in the world and full of fun activities for all ages, including science interactives.
 
  Penlee House

Penlee House, Museum and Gallery

Penzance Penlee House, Penzance, is the only Cornish public gallery specialising in the Newlyn School artists (c.1880 - c.1940) including Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, Walter Langley, Harold Harvey and Laura Knight.  
  Trengwainton Gardens

Trengwainton Gardens

Penzance With plants from around the globe scattered throughout this ten-hectare (25-acre) garden, there is something to inspire around every corner.  
  Barbara Hepworth Museum

Koru Kayaking

St Agnes - Trevaunance Cove Joining one of Koru Kayaking's guided kayak adventure allows you to discover the hidden Cornwall which is only accessible by kayak. The incredible scenery has to be seen to be believed!  
  Barbara Hepworth Museum

Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden

St Ives A wonderful exhibition dedicated to the life, work and memory of the 20th century sculptor, Dame Barbara Hepworth.  
  Tate Gallery - Cornwall

Barnoon Workshop

St Ives Barnoon Workshop is a space for creative activities and events in St Ives. Situated above Porthmeor Beach, and a short walk from The Tate, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Town Centre.  
  Tate Gallery - Cornwall

Tate Gallery

St Ives Located in the beautiful harbour town of St Ives the Tate Gallery has become one of Cornwall's leading attractions. The gallery boasts a fantastic display of art created in and associated with Cornwall.  
  Kidz R Us Theatre

Kidz R Us Theatre

St Ives Youth theatre company based in St.Ives Cornwall, UK. Regular shows in their own 300 seat theatre in the centre of town.  
  Wayside Folk Museum

Wayside Folk Museum

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.  
  Levant Mine & Beam Engine

Speedy Piran

Cornwall Coming on holiday to Cornwall? Want to know more about the places, myths and legends? I'm the fastest motor boat in Cornwall. Come and 'ride and decide' with me in my interactive stories and choose what happens.  
  Paradise Park

Paradise Park

Nr. St Ives Cornwall's top wildlife sanctuary and JungleBarn indoor play centre. Your family will love a day in Paradise . . . whatever the weather!

 
  Flambards - Cornwall

Flambards

Helston Flambards is certainly more than just a theme park as there is something to do for all the family no matter what the weather.

 
  Poldark Mine

Poldark Mine

Nr. Helston Follow in the footsteps of 18th Century Cornish Tin Miners on the Most Atmospheric Mine Tour in Britain - an adventure unlike any other!

 
  Cornish Seal Sanctuary - Cornwall

Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Nr. Helston The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek, in Cornwall. The Sanctuary is a busy rescue centre.  
  Godolphin House

Godolphin House

Helston Beautiful and romantic historic house and garden, where time has stood still, giving the house, garden and surrounding estate buildings a haunting air of antiquity and peace.  
  National Maritime Museum

Lizard Stallions Horse and Carriage Hire

Helston The Lizard Stallions Carriage Company offers a unique opportunity for all the family. Allow George and Ringo, the two loveable Shires, to take you on a trip of a lifetime.  
  National Maritime Museum

Falmouth Aquarium

Falmouth Our aquarium in Falmouth, Cornwall, is a fun, affordable and educational look at the marine world. Located in the town centre,we promote the conservation of fascinating marine wildlife.

 
  National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Musem

Falmouth Sitting with a toe in the sea, on the edge of Falmouth harbour in Cornwall, the multi-award winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall delivers so much more than you might expect.

 
  Cornish Maritime Trust

Atlantic Scuba

Falmouth Atlantic Scuba - Falmouth Diving for professionals to beginner.  
  Cornish Maritime Trust

Cornish Maritime Trust

Falmouth Founded in 1994, the Trust has four historic working vessels, which have been restored to sailing condition.  
  Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle

Falmouth For a great value family day out in Cornwall, take a trip to Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, one of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII.  
  Trebah Gardens

Trebah Gardens

Falmouth A sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. The result of 160 years of inspired and dedicated creation.
 
  Glendurgan Gardens

Glendurgan Gardens

Falmouth Glendurgan is one of the great subtropical gardens of the South West. Set in a wooded valley dropping steeply to the hamlet of Durgan on the shore of the beautiful Helford estuary.  
  Royal Cornwall Museum

The Royal Cornwall Museum

Truro The Royal Cornwall Museum is Cornwall's oldest and most prestigious museum. Internationally famed for its exciting range of fascinating exhibits, the museum was founded in 1818.  
  Trelissick Gardens

Trelissick Gardens

Truro This modern garden was created within shelter belts planted 200 years ago. It is constantly evolving, with new planting and fresh ideas.  
  Trewithen Gardens

Trewithen Gardens

Truro An historic private estate boasting one of the lovliest gardens in England. Internationally renowned for its collection of magnolias and camellias.  
  Mineral Tramways Discovery Centre

Mineral Tramways Discovery Centre

Redruth The Mineral Tramways Discovery Centre is an ideal place in which to find out about the old mineral tramway routes between Hayle, Portreath and Devoran.  
  Minack Theatre

Miracle Theatre

Redruth Cornwall's Miracle Theatre's productions are one of the highlights of the summer! Their witty and inventive performances take place against the extraordinary backdrops of our unique landscape.  
  East Pool Mine

East Pool Mine

Redruth At the very heart of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site sit these two great beam engines, originally powered by high-pressure steam boilers introduced by local hero Richard Trevithick.  
           
  NORTH CORNWALL    
           
  Tintagel Old Post Office

Tintagel Old Post Office

Tintagel Nestling among the modern buildings of Tintagel high street, this unusual and atmospheric 14th-century yeoman's farmhouse, with a famously wavy roof, beckons the curious to explore.  
  Levant Mine & Beam Engine

Speedy Piran

Cornwall Coming on holiday to Cornwall? Want to know more about the places, myths and legends? I'm the fastest motor boat in Cornwall. Come and 'ride and decide' with me in my interactive stories and choose what happens.  
  Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel For a magical day out in Cornwall, take the family to Tintagel Castle. Set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, offers dramatic views, and its fascinating ruins and stunning beach cafe make it a perfect day trip.  
  Notackle Required

Queue Jumpers

Cornwall Queue Jumpers offer discounted rates for things to do in Cornwall. Whatever you want to do, you may just find exactly what you're looking for...cheaper than paying "on the door".  
  King Arthur's Great Halls

King Arthur's Great Halls

Tintagel The story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.  
  Museum of Witchcraft

Museum of Witchcraft

Boscastle The Museum of Witchcraft in Boscastle, Cornwall, houses the world's largest collection of witchcraft related artefacts and regalia.  
  Cornish Rock Tors

Cornish Rock Tors

Polzeath Covering half day trips to multiple day courses in Climbing, Coasteering, Kayaking and Power Boating. Come join us for the best adventure in North Cornwall.  
  Big Dunk's Paintball & Outdoor Laser Tag

Classic Air Force

Newquay Take to the air in some of these magnificent old machines, experience something truly spectacular in vintage flying  
  Big Dunk's Paintball & Outdoor Laser Tag

Big Dunk's Paintball & Outdoor Laser Tag

Newquay At Big Dunk's play Paintball or Outdoor Digital Laser Tag on a purpose built UKPSF accredited site with 9 game zones set in 20 acres.  
  Dairyland Farm World

Dairyland Farm World

Newquay Enjoy the fun of an all weather attraction providing entertainment for all ages - So much more for the whole family to enjoy... rain or shine.  
  Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium

Newquay

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.

 
  Holywell Bay Fun Park

Holywell Bay Fun Park

Newquay Free Entry! Free Parking! For Serious Fun! The ultimate destination for an action packed family day out with a wonderful variety of brilliant action packed attractions  
  Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo

Newquay Get closer to over 130 species at award winning Newquay Zoo! See the penguins relaxing in their pool, watch the big cats get their lunch and learn more about conservation.  
  Trerice

Trerice

Newquay An intimate Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem, Trerice remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries, thanks to long periods under absentee owners.  
  Buccaneer Bay

Buccaneer Bay

Newquay Don't be missin' a swashbucklin' adventure explorin' Cornwall's piratin' past. Landlubbers be welcome to join Cap'n Calico Jack and his crew to navigate coves and lanes of old Cornwall on a new 2011 experience. Aarrr!  
  Lappa Valley Stream Railway

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

Nr. Newquay In the unique historic setting of the Lappa Valley you will find loads of fun things to do and discover. A old mineral line, now home to a narrow gauge steam railway.  
  Springfields Fun Park & Pony Centre

Springfields Fun Park & Pony Centre

Nr. Newquay More than a great family day out in Cornwall - a wonderful childhood experience and day trips for kids. An action packed day for all the family with acres of space to run and play.  
  Cornish Bird of Prey Centre

Cornish Birds of Prey Centre

Nr. Newquay A collection of over 50 birds of prey for you to see, with regular flying displays.  
  The Arthurian Centre

The Arthurian Centre

Camelford Located near the medieval market town of Camelford (considered by some to be the site of Camelot). Visitors can walk through the fields where King Arthur and Mordred met for their last battle!

 
  North Cornwall Museum

North Cornwall Museum

Camelford The museum covers many aspects of life in North Cornwall from fifty to a hundred years ago...  
  Cornish Goldsmiths

Cornish Goldsmiths

Nr. Portreath See goldsmiths at work at the largest collection of gold jewellery in the South West. An all year round attraction and is situated on a 26 acre site, open 7 days a week.  
  Launceston Castle

Launceston Castle

Launceston The castle at Launceston dominates the surrounding landscape - perched on top of a large, natural mound. The Castle was the ultimate status symbol of Middle Age wealth and power.  
  Hidden Valley Discovery Park

Hidden Valley Discovery Park

Launceston Discover one of Cornwall's best kept secrets. An extraordinary place that is nothing like you have experienced before. Where all the family can have fun together!  
  Trethorn Leisure

Trethorne Leisure

Launceston Trethorne is a large all weather tourist attraction with something for everyone, a fun filled family day out!
 
  Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre

Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre

Nr. Launceston On your visit to the Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre you will see British and Asian Short Clawed Otters playing and being fed close at hand.  
  Lanhydrock House

Lanhydrock House

Bodmin Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home.  
  Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Bodmin The only standard gauge railway in Cornwall to be still operated by steam locomotives running through some of Cornwall's most delightful countryside offering breathtaking scenery and stunning views.  
  Pencarrow House & Gardens

Pencarrow House & Gardens

Bodmin For nearly 500 years, Pencarrow has been the much-loved home of the Molesworth-St Aubyns set in 50 acres of formal and woodland gardens it's the perfect, peaceful place for everyone!  
  Bodmin Jail

Bodmin Jail

Bodmin We are an all weather, family attraction, that includes a licensed bar and restaurant, covered courtyard, with a Civil and Naval Prison housing a museum. It was the last County Jail in Cornwall, eventually closing in 1927.  
  The Court Room Experience

The Court Room Experience

Bodmin A unique opportunity for visitors to become a member of the jury in the trial of Matthew Weeks, accused of murdering a local girl in 1844. Is he guilty of this heinous crime? You decide!  
  The Camel Trail

The Camel Trail

Wadebridge A hugely popular cycleway which runs from Padstow to Wadebridge and then on to the foot of Bodmin Moor. Following 17 miles of disused railway line through some of the most breathtaking countryside.

 
  Bridge Bike Hire

Bridge Bike Hire

Wadebridge Bridge Bike Hire was established in 1983 and is the original Camel Trail Cycle Hire Shop. We are located at the start of the Camel Trail in Wadebridge, North Cornwall.  
  Sculpture Workshop

Sculpture Workshop

Wadebridge The workshops are open to anyone and are tailored to suit all abilities from professionals wanting to learn a new skill or complete beginners just wanting to have a go... you be amazed at just how creative you can be ...and it's great fun!  
  Crealy Adventure Park

Crealy Adventure Park

Wadebridge With huge rides, masses of indoor entertainment, plus outdoor adventures, the region’s friendliest animals and brand NEW attractions for 2011, you’ll take home more precious memories than ever before.  
  Prideaux Place

Prideaux Place

Padstow This stunningly beautiful Elizabethan manor house overlooks the picturesque fishing harbour of Padstow in North Cornwall.  
  Screech Owl Sanctuary

Screech Owl Sanctuary

St Columb Meet a large collection of owl species from all over the world and enjoy a unique chance to learn about owl conservation and education.
 
           
  SOUTH CORNWALL    
           
  Eden Project

Port Eliot House & Gardens

Saltash Port Eliot House & Gardens The stately home of the Earl and Countess of St Germans, set in stunning gardens with wonderful heritage and art. Dogs Welcome
 
  Eden Project

Adrenalin Quarry

Menheniot If you’re looking for things to do in Cornwall, try the UK’s biggest Zip Wire, largest Swing and fresh water Coasteering including the UK’s only Blob.
 
  Eden Project

SkyWire - Hangloose Adventure

St Austell - Eden Project From Zip-wires to high ropes courses, a family day out to team building days and corporate events, there's an adventure for everyone!
 
  Eden Project

Eden Project

St Austell A living theatre of Plants in the heart of Cornwall. See the stunning botanical gardens a great day out for all the family.
 
  Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum

Wheal Martyn China
Clay Museum

St Austell The UK's only China Clay Museum plus so much more. . . historic trail through 19th century clay works, nature trail, childrens play area and adventure trail. Coffee shop and gift shop.
 
  St Austell Brewery

St Austell Brewery
Visitor Centre

St Austell Walk through the Victorian Brewery and experience the whole brewing process – find out about the secret spring that supplies our water and learn about the crucial fermentation stage.
 
  Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Museum

Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Museum

St Austell A "working" 18th century port, a favourite location with film makers around the world. Square rigged sailing ships often in the harbour together with an excellent visitor centre.
 
  Levant Mine & Beam Engine

Speedy Piran

Cornwall Coming on holiday to Cornwall? Want to know more about the places, myths and legends? I'm the fastest motor boat in Cornwall. Come and 'ride and decide' with me in my interactive stories and choose what happens.  
  Kidzworld - Cornwall

Kidzworld Cornwall

St Austell With one 'All Inclusive' price & over 54,000 sq ft of 'all weather' family fun, it makes Kidzworld one of the leading indoor attractions in Cornwall a fantastic family day out all year round.
 
  The Lost Gardens of Heligan - Cornwall

The Lost Gardens
of Heligan

St Austell The Lost Gardens of Heligan consist of over 80 acres of magnificent gardens, which until 1991 were lost and forgotten under seventy years of ivy, bramble, laurel and fallen timber.
 
  St Catherine's Castle

St Catherine's Castle

Fowey One of a pair of small artillery forts built by Henry VIII in the 1530s to defend Fowey Harbour, consisting of two storeys with gun ports at ground level.
 
  Caerhays Estate

Caerhays Estate

St Mawes History and beauty on the Cornish Coast. Caerhays is a special place for lovers of Camellias, Magnolias and Rhododendrons.
 
  St Mawes Castle

St Mawes Castle

St Mawes This charming and romantic castle occupies a magical setting, proudly defending not just the world’s third largest natural harbour, but also protecting one of the prettiest villages, St Mawes.
 
  Restormel Castle

Restormel Castle

Lostwithiel A Motte and Bailey castle with a huge circular keep, sited on a hill above the River Fowey, 1½ miles north of Lostwithiel.
 
  The Monkey Sanctuary

The Monkey Sanctuary

Looe The Sanctuary offers a great day out for all the family, with wildlife gardens, children’s activity room, workshops, gift shop, café and picnic areas.
 
  Lanreath Folk & Farm Museum

Lanreath Folk &
Farm Museum

Looe Countryside museum showing all aspects of Cornwall's rural life.  
  Lower Lake Shooting Ground

Lower Lake Shooting
Ground

Nr. Liskeard Offering Expert Shooting Tuiton from English Open Champion Bill Moussalli.
 
  Caradon Observatory

Caradon Observatory

Nr. Liskeard The aim is to inspire school children to become interested in the sciences, mathematics and engineering by studying our incredible solar system and of the vastness of the Universe.
 
  Cotehele House

Cotehele House

Nr. Saltash One of Cornwall's finest country houses with many stories and legends, a magical experience where little has changed over the years.
 
  Notackle Required

Queue Jumpers

Cornwall Queue Jumpers offer discounted rates for things to do in Cornwall. Whatever you want to do, you may just find exactly what you're looking for...cheaper than paying "on the door".  
  Edgcumbe House & Country Park

Edgcumbe House &
Country Park

Torpoint Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Set in Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall.
 
  Antony House

Antony House

Torpoint Still the home of the Carew Pole family after hundreds of years, this beautiful early 18th-century mansion contains fine collections of paintings, furniture and textiles.
 
  Bodmin Moor Wildlife Park

Bodmin Moor
Wildlife Park

Liskeard Currently undergoing major renovations and will re-open in April 2010. The new wildlife park will still offer kids play area, cafe and fantastic views of the Moorland.
 
  Sterts Theatre

Sterts Theatre

Nr. Liskeard Open air theatre, gallery and craft shop. A fantastic venue for a summer evening!
 
  The Tamar Valley Donkey Park

The Tamar Valley
Donkey Park

Gunnislake

Fun for all with our huge indoor play barn you can visit us whatever the weather to meet the donkeys and other animals as well as soft play area and much more.

 
           
 
 
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