Things to Do


Outdoors and activities

  1. Cycle along the Camel Trail, a traffic free,flat level trail passing along spectacular countryside 
  2. Try Siblyback Lake Country Park surrounded by striking Bodmin Moor with various rowing boats, sailing boats, windsurfing + canoeing 
  3. SYou can see a different side of Cornwall on a scenic boat trip, explore the Fal River to St Mawes and Truro  
  4. Get a unique view of Cornwall’s outstanding coastline + marine life with a sea-fari from Falmouth  
  5. Make the most of Cornwall’s amazing beaches; hire a surf board or take a lesson with a surf school 
  6. or try: canoeing + kayaking spots in cornwall 
  7. Choose your favourite watersports on Polkerris Beach, St Austell Bay    
  8. Explore the ancient Saints Way pathways + Celtic standing stones from Fowey to Padstow  
  9. Ride the waves at the county’s only FlowRider based @ Retallack Resort near Padstow 
  10. Learn to surf with Harlyn Surf School in Padstow  
  11. Step by step guides to safer rockpooling, pond dipping or a minibeast safari with Cornwall Wildlife Trust 
  12. Try  something just a little bit different and quirky, discover Cornwall Football Golf 
  13. Discover a Cornish legend at Bedruthan Steps beach where a great giant once wandered through the waters on the large rocks  
  14. Enjoy the flora + fauna at Coronation Park and Boating Lake - Helston this summer   
  15. Climb to the top of the world at Helman Tor Nature Reserve + see for miles with a picnic  
  16. Create happy family memories by crabbing in the Mill Pool over at Looe  
  17. Enjoy a picnic in enchanting Tehidy Country Park, near Camborne, the largest area of woodland in West Cornwall  



 There’s nothing better than a good old fashioned wellie walk ,so get suited and booted and go see some of our beautiful woodland areas or down to your favourite beach.

Plus Cornwall’s got plenty of family activities on offer   


For really special experience go to Newquay Zoo and get up really close and very personal to some of their animals and Keepers at feeding times. 

Enjoy Family fun time at all of the National Trust properties througout Cornwall , Pendennis Castle from 13 - 17 Feb it's Terrific Tudors, at Lanhydrock there is a great Childrens Garden trail you can also check out the National Trust website for many other events throughout Cornwall.

For the under 5's the Maritime Museum in Falmouth are running Museum for Minnows every Monday at 11 o'clock with a lively half hour of stories and songs (Free with Museum ticket)

If you love wildlife then visit The Lost Gardens of Heligan on 11th February where you can explore the gardens and discover more about it's wildlife.  See more details on the website site here

Eden's ice skating rink is still open until 19th February and if you fancy rescuing a dying Alien, then visit their new attraction The Escape room until 19th Feb - see more details on the website here 

Have the drive of your life
As the weather starts to warm up what better time to pull on your sunnies and take a scenic drive. Head for the small village of Zennor, near St Ives, and treat yourself to the stretch of road that winds towards towards Sennen. Rivalling great drives from across the world, you can enjoy magnificent sweeping views across the Cornish coast and beyond, so roll down the windows, put your favourite tune on the stereo up high and keep the speedo down low, for you’ll want to take your time with this journey. The road quite literally hugs the remote coastline and falls away across fields that rest on mighty cliffs.

Dog Friendly Days Out in Cornwall

Cornwall is a wonderfull destination for dog friendly holidays. As well as miles of coastal walks, countryside rambles and beaches, we also have many tourist attractions who are happy to welcome your dog.

Take our lead and don’t leave the dog at home. Where Dogs are welcome at  attractions. They generally allow dogs to visit all or part of their site. Please read the individual pages or telephone or visit their websites for details of where dogs are allowed during your visit. Please contact the individual attractions with regard to their 'Assistance Dogs' policy.

Please check the winter opening days/times information or visit the attraction website for full details. 

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ist and turn, the view gets even more glorious than before until Sennen calls the journey to a worthy climax with the famous Longships lighthouse in view.