Things to see & do in Cornwall

You are spoilt for choice with so much to do in the area, young or old, rain or shine. Whether you are looking to create your own bespoke activity break, visit fun family attractions, walk the Southwest Coastal Path or just simply experience beautiful natural surroundings, Cornwall

has it all. Below are some ideas locally, click on the images for more details.

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Skywire at The Eden Project : Take a flight on the longest zip wire in England and see Eden like you've never seen it before! Safely strapped into your harness, you'll glide above our iconic Rainforest and Mediterranean Biome structures and our huge outdoor gardens. Click here for more details

Outdoor Laser Tagging - at Big Dunks, Delabole : Outdoor Laser Tag is an exciting new sport and Big Dunks has the very latest DIGITAL equipment from the USA with a range of up to a massive 400 yards. Click here for more details.

Adrenalin Quarry : The Zip at Adrenalin Quarry is the UK’s biggest ever zip wire. Longest at 490m; highest at 50m; fastest at 40mph. Twin parallel wires cross the flooded depths of the old quarry, sheer cliffs rise on either side. Also Coasteering and a giant swing. Click here for details.


Wild Walks

With Forager & Wild Food Guide Rachel Lambert, as seen on This Morning ITV, in The Daily Telegraph, The Independent on Sunday, The Ecologist, The Daily Express & more...

Wild Walks South West offers quality Wild Food Foraging, Cooking & Dining Experiences with an emphasis on experiential learning in a fun, relaxed & informative way. Discover nature's wild larder for yourself & learn skills in foraging and/or cooking. Click here for more details

Useful Links

Gardens of Cornwall

National Trust Cornwall

English Heritage Cornwall

Surf Lessons
Kingsurf in Mawgan Porth provides fun, professional safe surf lessons for all ages and abilities. From one surf lesson taster sessions to week long courses.
Horse Riding
Whether you want to gallop along the sand with the sea breeze in your hair, trot across the moors or plod steadily along the bridleways, horse riding in Cornwall offers experiences for all
Family Fun
There are so many places to visit with the family in tow, with most suitable rain or shine so you will never be short of things to do during your stay
Cornwall has some of the most picturesque trails in the UK. Cycle along rivers & coastlines, through woodlands & mining heritage sites.
Rainy Days
Our top tips for things to do on a rainy day. "A rainy day at the beach is better than a day at the office". Don't let the rain ruin your holiday, we have some great 'Plan B's' to keep you busy.
Cornwall boasts the longest coastline in Britain, providing 300 miles of coast path and an additional 2000 plus miles of inland public footpaths.
One of the best places in Britain to sit back & look at the night's sky, Cornwall has miles of uninterrupted countryside and exposed coastlines offering none or very little light pollution
At Merlin Farm you can experience in-house treatments or visit one of Mawgan Porth's fabulous day spa's and beauty salons all within walking distance
Located inbetween Newquay and Pastow, St. Eval Kart Racing Circuit is a massive outdoor 1.3km track which is designed to cater for 7 years olds and above, and for all group sizes.
Cornish Castles
5 English Heritage Castles in Cornwall, including Tintagel Castle, said to be the birthplace of King Arthur
Aqua Park
At nearby Retallack experience a huge inflatable Aqua Park with giant trampoline, catapult, water wheel, stepping stones, climbing wall, slides, blast bags, balance beams & more
Experience a buzz like no other with Newquay Activity Centre as you clamber through old smugglers’ caves, spot incredible marine life & adrenalin-fuelled sea cliff jumps
No need to worry about the surf report, at Retallack you can surf the perfect wave every day of the year!
Extreme Academy
After fancied having a go at Kite or Traction Kiting? Or SUP and Wave Skiing? At The Extreme Academy at Watergate you can try them all!
You are spoilt for choice in Cornwall with dozens of golf courses in stunning locations. Merlin Farm is next door to a golf course, with another 3 within 7 miles
Cornwall Aviation Centre
A wonderful collection of classic aircraft next to RAF St Mawgan. Sit in the cockpits of iconic jet fighters. With indoor and outdoor exhibits, 1950s style café, gift shop and  picnic area.
Flight Experience
Fly Newquay offer a Trial Flight Experience. Under the supervision of a flight instructor, you will assist with flying a plane, whilst admiring Cornwall from this unusual vantage point
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