Fun Family Attractions in Cornwall

Fun Family Attractions in Cornwall


If you’re taking a family holiday to Cornwall this summer, you’ll find plenty to do! In fact there are so many wonderful and fun attractions available in the region, picking where to go can be a bit of a dilemma. Here’s a look at some of the county’s highlights:

Land’s End

Visit Cornwall’s most iconic landmark, the spectacular coastal attraction of Land’s End – the end point of the United Kingdom. Here you’ll find galleries and café’s, visitors centre, craft workshops and of course the wonderful views!

Minack Theatre

Looking for a cultural delight? Head to the world famous open air theatre on the Penzance cliff tops. This wonderful venue makes a nice place to get some holiday snaps or you can stop and watch a show.

Tate Gallery

Based in the harbour town of St Ives, art lovers can rejoice at the Tate Gallery which has become one of the county’s best known attractions. The gallery is home to an array of artworks associated with or created in Cornwall. Get your youngster to pretend to be art critics as you go round.

Paradise Park

Another attraction near St Ives, Paradise Park is the region’s best wildlife sanctuary. Here you’ll find hundreds of bird species and a fun indoor JungleBarn play centre.

Flambards Museum

If you’re looking for a museum that really will keep the whole family entertained, Flambards – based in Helston – is a museum turned theme park and there’s plenty to do whatever the weather; from the Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz experience to the rollercoaster rides and log flume.

Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Also based near Helston, the Cornish Seal Sanctuary is a busy rescue centre where you can see these wonderful creatures up close. The attractions boasts 40 acres of land, with a woodland trail, café and two gift shops.

Eden Project

Another one of Cornwall’s most iconic attractions is the Eden Project near St Austell. This collection of fascinating biomes is home to thousands of plants from across the globe. Walk amongst a living rainforest and learn about the importance of protecting our planet.

Newquay Zoo

What child doesn’t love the zoo? Get up close to over 130 species of animal at this award winning Cornwall centre. You’ll see everything from big cats to penguins, an excellent day out for all the family.

Crealy Adventure Park

If your kids want to go wild at an adventure park, don’t miss Crealy, Wadebridge. Here you’ll find loads of indoor and outdoor entertainment opportunities from animals to massive theme park rides.

The Monkey Sanctuary

Another quality animal-based attraction. This Sanctuary is not only home to many wonderful primates but has wildlife gardens, cafe, picnic areas, fun daily workshops and children’s activity room.

Kidzworld Cornwall

Don’t be disheartened if the weather takes a turn for the worst, Cornwall has its own 54,000 sq ft indoor play centre to enjoy! Located near St Austell this ‘all inclusive’ play centre has enough to keep your little ones occupied all day long.

Gemma Hoult is a travel and lifestyle blogger from the UK. Having recently enjoyed the Eden Project Cornwall she put this post together to highlight the county’s other fun attractions.

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