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.

Things to do in Cornwall

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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Great Outdoors

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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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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Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust

Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust, Morwellham, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JL

Things to do at Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust review Located near Tavistock, in Devon, Morwellham Quay was a large, bustling town in the 19th Century that supported local mines who shipped copper and arsenic. When the mines closed, the town fell on hard times but the...
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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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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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Woodlands Family Theme Park

Woodlands Family Theme Park, Woodlands Leisure Park A3122, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7DQ

Things to do at Woodlands Family Theme Park review There is so much to do at Woodlands Theme Park, kids from 18 months to 18 (and their parents) will have a great day out. It's the largest theme park in Devon and with a mixture of rides, animals,...
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All Ages Outdoor Animals

Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre

Tamar Otters, North Petherwin, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8GW

Things to do at the Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre review Set in the Cornish countryside, Tamar Otter Wildlife Park is a hidden gem. Owned by the Otter trust it is the only place in the West Country to have a breeding and rehabilitation programme. You may need a...
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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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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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Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle, Church Road, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ

Things to do at Powderham Castle review Powderham castle is situated on the outskirts of Exeter and it is a gem of a castle which is well worth visiting. It has been the Courtenay family home for over 600 years. When you arrive you can book yourselves on...
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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

Paignton Zoo, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU

Things to do at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park review Paignton zoo is located in Paignton, South Devon. They have a full timetable of daily activities so make sure you check the board when you arrive. At the zoo, there is a reptile tropics and desert house with large...
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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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Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

Combe Martin Wildife and Dinosaur Park, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 0NG

Things to do at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur park review Combe Martin wildlife park is located in the village of the same name near Ilfracombe. Make sure you pick up a map and park guide with the timetable for feeding, talk and showtimes. There is normally lots...
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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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