Family attractions

Glendurgan Garden Cornwall

National Trust Houses & Gardens

Cornwall is host to many beautiful houses and gardens, 6 of which are in the care of The National Trust – Antony, Lanhydrock, Cotehele, Trelissick, Glendurgan and Trengwainton – covering between them a huge variety of plants, styles, features and moods. In addition to the loveliness of the gardens, they all have tea rooms or restaurants, shops and there are renowned art and craft galleries at Trelissick and Cotehele.

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DairyLand Farm World

Enjoy the fun of an all weather attraction providing entertainment for all ages at DairyLand Farm World.
Get up close to and hold or pet some of the animals at the farm, from cows to goats to rabbits and ferrets. Offering everything from children’s playgrounds, pony rides and nature trails.

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Cornwall Karting

A thrilling day out for all ages, the track at St. Eval, not far from Bejowan Barns, offers fun-filled go-karting for adults, teens and children from three years old.

The four racing circuits vary in length and complexity, one even has a flyover. There are a range of karts available to suit any level of ability, including junior karts with remote safety controls to keep the fun safe.

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Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Located in the pretty village of Gweek is this working wildlife rescue centre. Watch the seals at play, at feeding time and learn how the dedicated team nurse the seals back to health and back to the sea.

A must for animal lovers, the centre also cares for otters, goats, sheep and ponies.

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Lappa Valley Train Cornwall

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

Take a trip on a real steam engine though the peaceful Lappa Valley. Plenty of activities and attractions await at the other end of your journey, including a nine hole golf course, the brick and turf maze, nature trails and a genuine gypsy caravan.

As a protected conservation area, the valley is also home to a wide variety of wildlife. Pack a picnic or treat the family to lunch in the Old Forge coffee shop.

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Blue Reef Aquarium

Get up close and personal with some of the inhabitants of our Cornish waters, as well as those from more exotic climes. An underwater tunnel gives an amazing view of sharks, giant wrasse and hundreds of colourful fish.

The feeding displays and talks, at this fantastic Newquay attraction, taking place  throughout the day provide a fascinating insight into the aquarium’s marine life.

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Newquay Zoo

Experience the wildlife with Cornwall’s award winning Newquay Zoo. Marvel at the huge range of wildlife on display within tropical lakeside gardens.

Home to over 130 species, the zoo runs regular talks, presentations and feeding times so there is plenty to learn about the animals and to entertain the whole family.There is also a year round events programme, and the site is mainly flat and wheelchair friendly.

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Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm

For holiday-makers who love a traditional drop, Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm lets visitors see how these well-loved products are made, including scrumpy, sparkling wines, jams and chutneys.

A great holiday day out for the whole family, there are also tractor rides, farm animals and free tastings available.

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Eden Project

One of Cornwall’s most well known and spectacular attractions, the Eden Project is a garden, education centre and scientific site in one. Take a trip through three of the world’s climate zones; humid tropics, warm temperate regions and our own ever-changing climate.
The incredible biomes give an insight into some of our planet’s most amazing plants and agricultural industries from around the world.

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