Spring is well and truly on its way. The weather is getting warmer, snowdrops have sprung and Cornwall is gearing up again for the start of the season.
Whether you’re lucky enough to live in this wonderful part of the country, or perhaps preparing for a visit this year, you’ll want to know where the best places are for a fun day out to keep all the family entertained.
Here are just a few super family-friendly attractions in Cornwall…
Kids activity trails at Trebah Garden, Falmouth
Cornwall’s sub-tropical climate means you can enjoy exotic flowers at Trebah Garden almost all year round. Underneath these beautiful coastal canopies, you’ll find family shows at the amphitheatre and activity trails for the kids.
Flambards fun park, Helston
Living up to its slogan ‘the best day of the week’ is this fun-for-everyone theme park. There are rides for all ages, indoor attractions and educational entertainment. There aren’t many places you can travel back in time and be a daredevil, but at Flambards, you can! Book online and get an extra 10% off.
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, Hayle
See red pandas, parrots, penguins, and 650 more types of bird before playing in the Jungle Barn at Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary. This educational and fun attraction for all the family also founded the World Parrot Trust and works on many other conservational projects.
Take a trip on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway
All aboard! Relive those Railway Children classics by taking the youngsters on a traditional steam train ride. The journey takes you through beautiful Cornish countryside near the Camel Valley. Watch out for special events like the Teddy Bear’s Picnic, and kids go free!
Dairyland Farm World, near Newquay
Come rain or shine, Dairyland is a must visit for a full day of fun. From tractor trips to pony rides, animal feeding to huge indoor play areas and outdoor adventure playgrounds – you can guarantee hours of entertainment while you relax in Clarabelle’s kitchen café.
The Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek
If you haven’t been fortunate enough to see a seal lazing on the Cornish shores, pay a visit to The Cornish Seal Sanctuary. You can get up close and personal to the seals and feed the Sea Lions with the special VIP packages.
Go Gruffalo spotting at Cardinham Woods, near Bodmin
The beautiful Cornish woodland is a popular place for exploring with all the family. The mixed-ability trails offer scenic routes for cyclists, walkers, horse riders and are also dog friendly. Why not go exploring and follow the clues for the Gruffalo, along the Gruffalo Spotters trail.
Camel Creek Adventure Park, Wadebridge
A kingdom of all things fun awaits at Camel Creek Adventure Park. There’s water slides and drop slides (in fact every kind of slide!), along with pony rides, a fun fort, meerkat magic, pets corner and more. Pay a visit and the kids are sure to be left wanting more!
Holywell Bay Fun Park, Newquay
Enter for free and pay as you play at Holywell Bay. This fun park has entertainment for little kids, and big ones! Get fast and furious on the go karts, practise your football golf skills, try not to get lost in the magical maze, or wet on the blaster boats!
Adrenalin Quarry, near Liskeard
If you’re an adrenalin junky then this place is for you. Zip over a water-filled quarry at super-fast speeds, strap into a 150ft-high giant swing, or go off the deep end with the Quarry Coasteering experience. Is that scary enough for you?