Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cornwall

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 74 fun things to do in Cornwall for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Cornwall day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Cornwall with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

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All Ages Outdoor Historical

St Michael’s Mount

St Michael's Mount, Marazion, St Michael's Mount, Cornwall, TR17 OHS

Things to do at St Michael's Mount Cornwall review If you are looking for somewhere truly beautiful and remarkable then St Michael's Mount in Cornwall is the place for you. I remember going here as a child and the memories have certainly stayed with me. St Michael's Mount is...
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Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, TR12 6UG

Things to do at Cornish Seal Sanctuary review Located in Gweek, Cornwall is the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. They are a registered charity that rescues and rehabilitates grey seal pups from around the Cornish coastline. You and your family can visit the centre and help support the rescue of the...
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The Regal Cinema Wadebridge

The Regal Cinema Wadebridge, The Platt, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7AD

The The Regal Cinema Wadebridge review The Regal Cinema Wadebridge, Cornwall is located in the centre of the town. It is an independent chain of cinemas and this venue first opened its doors back in 1931. The cinema has seen renovations and new projectors and sound systems installed. This...
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The Plaza Cinema Truro

The Plaza Cinema Truro, Lemon St, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PN

The Plaza Cinema Truro review The Plaza @ Truro cinema in Cornwall is located in the centre of the town. It is an independent chain of cinemas and this venue first opened in 1936 and it was designed with an art deco style. It was majorly refurbished around 1997...
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White River Cinema

White River Cinema, White River Place, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5AZ

White River Cinema review The White River Cinema in St Austell, Cornwall is located in the centre of the town. It is an independent chain of cinemas and this venue is part of the regeneration of the former Alymer Square. It opened its doors for the first time in...
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Lighthouse Cinema

Lighthouse Cinema, King St, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1AA

Lighthouse Cinema Newquay review The Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay, Cornwall is located in the centre of this seaside town. It is an independent chain of cinemas and this venue was built on the site of the former Victoria cinema and a public house. It opened in 2011. This cinema has...
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Savoy Cinema Worksop

Savoy Cinema Penzance, 16 Causewayhead, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2SN

Savoy Cinema Worksop review The Savoy Cinema Worksop, Nottinghamshire is located in the town centre. It is one of an independent chain of cinemas and this venue was first opened in 2012. It is an all-digital cinema. This cinema has six screens and films are shown in 2D or 3D...
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Savoy Cinema Nottingham

Savoy Cinema Penzance, 16 Causewayhead, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2SN

Savoy Cinema Nottingham review The Savoy Cinema Nottingham is located in the Lenton area just outside of the city centre. It is an independent chain of cinemas and this venue is the only surviving pre-Second World War cinema in Nottingham. It was built in 1935 and it is an...
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Savoy Cinema Penzance

Savoy Cinema Penzance, 16 Causewayhead, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2SN

Savoy Cinema Penzance review Located in Penzance, Cornwall is an independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a 4 screen cinema situated in the centre of the town. It was originally converted from a hall into a cinema in 1912 and was refurbished in...
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Royal Cinema St Ives

Royal Cinema St Ives, Royal Square, Saint Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2ND

Royal Cinema St Ives review Located in St Ives, Cornwall is this independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a 3 screen cinema situated in an Art Deco building in the centre of the town. The cinema first opened in 1939 and has been...
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Regal Cinema Redruth

Regal Cinema Redruth, 6 Fore St, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 2AZ

Regal Cinema Redruth review Located in Redruth, Cornwall is an independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a 6 screen cinema that has been recently refurbished in the centre of the town. They show the latest movies for young and old and the cinema...
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Phoenix Cinema Falmouth

Phoenix Cinema Falmouth, 11 Berkeley Vale, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3PL

Phoenix Cinema Falmouth review Located in Falmouth, Cornwall is an independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a 5 screen cinema situated in a beautiful, church-like, building in the centre of the town. The cinema has three luxury spaces with sofas, armchairs and waitress...
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Flora Cinema Helston

Flora Cinema Helston, 17 Wendron St, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8PT

Flora Cinema Helston review Located in Helston, Cornwall is an independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a 2 screen cinema situated in a beautiful, almost church-like, building in the centre of the town. They show the latest movies for young and old. FIlms are...
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Capitol Cinema Bodmin

Capitol Cinema Bodmin, Mount Folly, Square, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2DB

Capitol Cinema Bodmin review Located in Bodmin, Cornwall is this independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a 4 screen cinema situated in a beautiful building in the centre of the town. The cinema has been recently redeveloped and sits in a Grade II...
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Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle, Castle Rd, Tintagel, Cornwall, PL34 0HE

Things to do at Tintagel Castle review Tintagel Castle is maintained by English Heritage. It is set in a stunning clifftop location in Tintagel, Cornwall. The castle was originally built half on the mainland and half on a jagged headland that projects into the Cornish Sea. It is one...
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