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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Paradise Park and JungleBarn Cornwall

Paradise Park and JungleBarn, 16 Trelissick Rd, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HY

Things to do at the Paradise Park and JungleBarn Cornwall review Paradise Park located in Hayle, Cornwall, is a wildlife sanctuary with a large indoor play area, tropical birds, exotic gardens and other animals. The tropics exhibit and walk through aviary is a relatively new open-air development at the park....
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The Milky Way Adventure Park

The Milky Way Adventure Park, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5RY

Things to do at The Milky Way Adventure park review The Milky way is located just outside of Bideford in Devon. There is lots to do at the park and you will easily be able to spend a day out there. They have plenty of shows on but do...
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Flambards Theme Park

Flambards Theme Park, Clodgey Ln, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0QA

Things to do at the Flambards Theme Park review Flambards is a large family-friendly theme park near Helston in Cornwall. There's plenty to see and do indoors and outdoors. There are a number of rides at Flambards with plenty of thrill rides and family-friendly rides. Adrenalin junkies will love Sky...
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National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth

National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 0LF

Things to do at National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth review The aquarium is situated on the edge of the bay in Plymouth with impressive views of the harbour. It is the largest aquarium in the UK and it is an education conservation venue with daily shows and more. It...
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Cornwall Swimming Horses

Cornwall Swimming Horses, At the Peep Out Long Rock, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8YG

Things to do at Cornwall Swimming Horses review The Cornwall Swimming Horses centre is located in Penzance, Cornwall. They offer unique and bespoke horse experiences and they specialise in swimming in the sea with horses. Children can take part but from our understanding, they must be tweens or older...
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The Big Sheep

The Big Sheep, Abbotsham Rd, Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5AP

Things to do at The Big Sheep review The Big Sheep in Abbotsham, North Devon is a fantastic day out for families that ticks lots of boxes for children of all ages. The attractions are a mix of indoors and outdoors making it a good option at all...
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Dartmoor Zoological Park

Dartmoor Zoological Park, Sparkwell, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 5DG

Things to do at Dartmoor Zoological Park review Dartmoor Zoological Park is a 30-acre zoo near Sparkwell in Devon. The zoo is also named Dartmoor zoo and they are home to the largest collection of big cats in the south-west of England. The zoo was 'rescued' by new owners...
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Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7EW

Things to do at the Geevor Tin Mine review Geevor tin mine is a great place to explore near Lands End in Cornwall. It is an old 18th Century tin mine which is part of the Cornish Tin mining UNESCO World Heritage site.  The mine and its buildings are spread over a...
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Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, Eastern House, Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6JX

Things to do at the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum review PK Porthcurno otherwise known as the Porthcurno Telegraph museum is in the small coastal village of Porthcurno in Cornwall. It was the point at which many submarine telegraph cables came ashore. At the award winning musuem, you can explore the...
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River Dart Country Park

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7NP

Things to do at River Dart Country Park review River Dart Country Park is an action packed family friendly day out near Ashburton in Devon. Set in 90 acres of parkland the park is packed with activities and there is also a campsite. There are age, height and weight...
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Pennywell Farm

Pennywell Farm, Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0LT

Things to do at Pennywell Farm review Pennywell Farm is by far one of our favourite places to go. We've had season tickets for the past few years and go there regularly - it's just perfect for younger children and up to aged 7 or 8, I'd say.  If...
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Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park

Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Manaton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9UG

Things to do at Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park review Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park is situated in Dartmoor near Newton Abbot, Devon. The falls are set within a spectacular ancient valley where they have been attracting visitors since 1903. In addition to the waterfall, there is a woodland...
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Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary

Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Station House, Dart Bridge Rd, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ

Things to do at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary review Buckfast butterfly farm with Dartmoor otter sanctuary is a wildlife centre in Buckfastleigh, Devon. It is an all-weather attraction run by a family who care for several types of otters. They are a small family-friendly attraction. One thing...
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Trago Mills Leisure Park

Trago Mills Leisure Park, Stover, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6JD

Things to do at Trago Mills Leisure Park review Trago Mills is a shopping and leisure park near Newton Abbot, Devon. As well as being able to enjoy some shopping there are also lots of family-friendly things to see and do. There is a Family Fun Park at Trago...
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Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, Devon, EX31 4LP

Things to do at Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum review Arlington Court is an unexpected jewel on the edge of Exmoor, a family estate held by the Chichester family for over five hundred years. The house itself, built in 1823 has an austere facade, but...
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