Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cornwall

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 42 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.

Things to do in Cornwall

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Camel Creek Adventure Park

Camel Creek Adventure Park, Tredinnick , Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7RA

Things to do at the Camel Creek Adventure Park review Camel Creek Adventure Park is a perfect day out for all the family. There's so much to do, we couldn't get round it all - which is unusual for my lot! I have a five year old and three...
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Pencarrow House and Garden

Pencarrow House and Garden, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 3AG

Things to do at the Pencarrow House and Garden review Pencarrow House is a Grade II* listed country house near Bodmin in Cornwall. It has been the home of the Molesworth-St Aubyns for almost 500 years. The house has formal gardens, a large Victorian rock garden and an ice...
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Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo, Trenance Gardens, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2NL

Things to do at the Newquay Zoo review Newquay zoo is a relatively small zoo in Cornwall. They even offer animal experiences (for an additional cost). The zoo encourages you to take it slow and enjoy watching the animals, they also hold daily talks. Exhibits include an African Savannah...
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Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay , Towan Promenade, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DU

Things to do at the Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay review Located by the sea in Newquay, Cornwall is the Blue Reef Aquarium. It is home to many different species including sharks, turtles and a coral reef display. There are over 40 naturally themed habitats at the aquarium. You will see...
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Pirate’s Quest Newquay

Pirate's Quest, 22 St Michael's Rd, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1RA

Things to do at the Pirate's Quest Newquay review Pirate's Quest in Newquay, Cornwall is a pirate-themed walk-through experience with actors, special effects and themed sets. It is a family-friendly authentic and atmospheric adventure. A live pirate guide will take you through their realistic sets on a one hour long...
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Dairyland Farm Park

Dairyland Farm Park, Tresillian Barton, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5AA

Things to do at the Dairyland Farm Park review Dairyland farm park is a family-friendly adventure park offering a variety of things to do near Newquay in Cornwall. Indoor fun includes the Bull Pen which is a large indoor play centre. There is an indoor milking parlour where you...
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Lanhydrock House National Trust

Lanhydrock House, B3269, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 4AB

Things to do at the Lanhydrock House National Trust review Lanhydrock House is an early 19th Century stately home with fine interiors set in scenic parkland near Bodmin in Cornwall. The parkland is popular with cyclists. There are plenty of cycling trails at Lanhydrock to suit all levels of...
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Eden Project

Eden Project, Bodelva, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Things to do at the Eden Project review If you're visiting Cornwall, a trip to the Eden Project is a must! Built into an old quarry with a focus on sustainability and education, you can learn about different plants, crops and climates in the world as you walk through...
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Hangloose Adventure Eden Project

Hang Loose Adventure, Bodelva, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Things to do at the Hangloose Adventure Eden Project review The Hangloose Adventure is located within Eden Project but you don't need an Eden Project ticket to take part in their adventure activities. Hangloose is home to England's longest and fastest zip wire plus many other adrenaline junkie activities. You...
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Pinetum Gardens

Pinetum Gardens, Holmbush Rd, Holmbush, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RQ

Things to do at the Pinetum Gardens review Pinetum Gardens is home to around 6,000 species of plants spread across 30 acres of themed gardens in Holmbush, near Saint Austell, Cornwall. It is a place of tranquillity and peace with some wonderful scenery. It has been lovingly created over...
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Kidzworld Adventure Play

Kidzworld Adventure Play, Par Moor Rd, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RP

Things to do at the Kidzworld Adventure Play review Kidzworld is a fun-filled and family-friendly tourist attraction near Saint Austell in Cornwall. There is something for toddlers to teens, they are so much more than a soft play centre. There is a large soft play area with plenty of slides...
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Shipwreck Treasure Museum

Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Rd, Charlestown Rd, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NJ

Things to do at the Shipwreck Treasure Museum review The Shipwreck Treasure Museum is a relatively small museum which is packed full with display items in the historic port of Charlestown. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Shipwreck museum covers the history of Charlestown as a busy...
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Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary

Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary, Lanreath, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 4RE

Things to do at the Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary review Porfell wildlife park and exotic animal sanctuary can be found near Liskeard and Looe in Cornwall. It offers sanctuary to many different animals from around the world that may have come in injured or are illegal imports. The...
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, B3273 Pentewan, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6EN

Things to do at the Lost Gardens of Heligan review There is so much to see and do at Heligan Gardens. You can honestly get lost, wandering around the 200 acres of gardens, farmland and woodland walks, boredom is not an option! Set in the Cornish countryside near to...
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Hidden Valley Discovery Park

Hidden Valley Discovery Park, Tredidon, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8SJ

Things to do at the Hidden Valley Discovery Park review If your kids love trails, puzzles and more than a touch of magic then a day out at the Hidden Valley Discovery Park in Launceston, Cornwall is a must. This unique Cornwall attraction is perfect for kids aged two and...
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