Keeping the kids entertained can be a challenge. But luckily for you Cornwall is jam packed full of great activities, free days out and fantastic attractions. There’s something to suit all tastes and ages across Cornwall. Here are just a few of the best places to visit with kids in Cornwall.
The closest you can get to exploring real rainforests and Mediterranean adventures in Cornwall. The Eden project, near St Austell, is a great place to visit with kids in Cornwall. The attraction bases their ethos on sustainability and teaching. You may learn a thing or two on your adventures across the Biomes and magnificent gardens.
A great day out for the whole family come rain or shine. The park, near Launceston, has over an acre of outside play areas, 45,000 sq ft of indoor play areas. The animal farm is full of furry friends including ponies, goats, llamas, cows and pigs! Not to mention ten pin bowling, dodgems, arcade and a restaurant. Trethorne leisure park is great fun for kids and adults.
The huge inflatable aqua park near Padstow has a giant trampoline, catapult, water wheel, climbing wall slides and blast bags… just to name a few. Get the adrenaline pumping – regardless of your water sport experience.
You don’t have to travel far for some family fun. The Cellar escape room is located right here at Hengar Manor Country Park. You have just 60 minutes to use your sharp mind to beat the puzzles and challenges to escape the cellar of our 18th Century Manor House! Please note: players must be ages 14 years and upward, anyone under the age of 16 must be supervised by a responsible adult.
Whether you’re into cider or playing, this is a great day out for the whole family. The family-run farm near Newquay offers guided tours of apple picking and production of the delicious cider. Kids will love the tractor and trailer rides through the leafy orchards and meeting the friendly farm animals. Sample the great range of drinks or tuck into some homemade scones in the café.
If you’ve been enjoying exploring Cornwall’s wonderful beaches, why not explore below the surface?! A great place to visit with kids in Cornwall. Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is located on Towan beach, overlooking the Atlantic sea. Visit a dazzling undersea safari through the oceans of the world. From Cornish coast to Tropical Reefs, come face to face with some breath-taking aquatic life. An educational, all weather day out for little ones… and bigger ones.
One of Cornwalls’ many beautiful National trust properties and gardens. Just a 20-minute drive from our Cornwall holiday park. Lanhydrock is a fascinating Victorian family home, follow in the steps of generations of the Robartes family as you explore the elegant bedrooms, dining room, kitchens and servants’ quarters. Outside the house you’re free to explore the 30 acres of woodland and dazzling flower beds along the extensive network of footpaths. A great place to stretch those legs and burn off some energy!
If you find yourself experiencing a rainy day here in Cornwall, ibounce is a great attraction, providing hours of fun. ‘The best trampoline park in the south west’ is home to interactive light games, activity zones, and the all new skywalk. Keep fit and have fun with the kids!
With a coastline stretching over 250 miles, Cornwall has no shortage of beaches to explore on your holiday. Ranging from secluded bays with secret caves and mysterious shipwrecks, to the golden streches of sand separating land and the turquoise sea. In Cornwall, we have them all. This means there are some great opportunities to try out an array of water sports from surfing and paddle boarding to kayaking and coasteering. Don’t worry if you’re a newbie, there are plenty of activity centres which offer lessons and by the end you’ll be a pro!
Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or summer holiday, at Hengar manor we’ve got something that’s just perfect for you and your family. With a huge rage of self-catering accommodation to choose from, there’s something to suit all taste sand budgets. With luxury cottages, comfortable bungalows, plush cabins, villas, apartments and caravans. Our Cornwall holiday park is the perfect place for your family holiday.