Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cornwall

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 57 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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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

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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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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Royal Cornwall Museum

Royal Cornwall Museum, 25 River St, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2SJ

Things to do at the Royal Cornwall Museum review The Royal Cornwall museum in Truro was founded in 1818. It houses over 300,000 heritage objects with plenty to look at. It is the county's oldest museum. The museum takes you from Stone Age Cornwall through to contemporary art across...
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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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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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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle, Castle Dr, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4LP

Things to do at the Pendennis Castle review Pendennis Castle near Falmouth in Cornwall is an artillery fort that was constructed in the mid 16th Century by Henry VIII. It formed part of the King's programme to protect against invasion from France. It is now maintained by English Heritage...
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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Port Pendennis, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3QY

Things to do at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall review The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, Cornwall is located in a harbourside building. It is a multi-award winning, family-friendly museum with 15 galleries over 5 floors. In the Monsters of the Deep, you can handle real objects, try out the...
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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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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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Via Ferrata Cornwall

Via Ferreta, Goodygrane Activity Centre, Halvasso, Long Downs, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8BX

Things to do at the Via Ferrata Cornwall review Via Ferrata near Penryn in Cornwall is an adventure day out with climbing, rope courses, zip-lining and a high wire bridge. Via Ferrata originated in the Alps during WWI as a climbing route to enable troops to cross mountains. It...
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All Ages Outdoor Historical

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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Adrenalin Quarry

Adrenalin Quarry, Lower Clicker Rd, Menheniot, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3PJ

Things to do at the Adrenalin Quarry review Adrenalin Quarry is an adventure activity park with on and off the water activities near Liskeard in Cornwall. Activities include go-karting on their 800-metre track. They have adult, youth and junior karts. Children from 7 years old can take part. There...
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Glendurgan Garden

Glendurgan Gardens, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 5JZ

Things to do at the Glendurgan Garden review Glendurgan Garden is maintained by the National Trust located near Falmouth in Cornwall. It has been noted as a horticultural hotspot and is one of the best of Cornwall's characteristic valley gardens. The gardens are located where three valleys join into...
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Trevaskis Farm

Trevaskis Farm, Gwinear Road, Connor Downs, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5JQ

Pick Your Own PumpkinsPYO FruitAnimals Trevaskis Farm is located in Hayle, Cornwall. They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as pick your own pumpkins and pick your own fruit. There are animals and a restaurant. Pick Your Own Pumpkins - PYO Pumpkin Patch Currently there has been no announcement...
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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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