World of Model Railways (19 miles)
World of Model Railways
Featuring over 30 trains travelling through a varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpine Winter.
Lappa Valley Steam Railway (26 miles)
Lappa Valley Steam Railway
A 2-mile steam train journey. Leisure park, paddle boats, canoes, 2 miniature railways, crazy golf, maze. Entrance to viewing platform of the largest mine engine houses in Cornwall. Woodland walks and play area. Also, 12 hole pay and play golf course, separate charge.
Mylor Sailing School (32 miles)
Mylor Sailing School
A sailing school with lots of fun sessions for children. Swallows and Amazons at the weekends: sailing off to find treasures on hidden shores and lots of games. Family sailing experiences with beginner through to advanced sailing sessions available.
Falmouth Boat Hire (33 miles)
Falmouth Boat Hire
is a family friendly self drive boat experience. You step aboard a cabin boat and drive explore the wildlife and traditional smuggling tributaries of the Fal with your family. No experience needed. River Inns close by for a Cornish Cream Tea or a full lunch.
Cardinham Woods (9 miles)
is a beautiful mixed woodland, with a choice of waymarked trails that take you deep into the woods to discover stunning viewpoints and an intriguing history. Woods Cafe is on site serving a delicious array of hot and cold food and there is a lovely play area for children.
Hidden Valley Discovery Park (13 miles)
Hidden Valley Discovery Park
A unique country park with a real sense of discovery and adventure. Daring Crystal Challenges and the Vault; tranquil lakes and forest walks. Miniature and ride on trains, the mysterious secret fountain and a beech hedge maze.
Mount Edgcumbe (14 miles)
Woodland, beach, park and pond if you're looking for nature you can't go wrong here, with added interesting bits in the form of boat trips, interactive sawmill and 'bat-cam'!
St Nectans Glen (19 miles)
St Nectans Glen
A stunning locale for a family ramble, explore the natural 60ft waterfall and valley basin, search for mini beasts and get some great photos.
Trebah Gardens (37 miles)
Sub-tropical gardens with a secluded Cove at the bottom, plus an Adventure Playground, Childrens Trails, Visitors Centre, Shop and Cafe.
The Bar and Cove Vean (8 miles)
The Bar and Cove Vean
Isolated but safe for swimming and snorkelling with plenty of rock pools to explore. Two separate linked beaches, both sandy, one with bronze age remains to explore.
Constantine Bay (21 miles)
A west facing long sandy beach with a reputation as one of the best surfing beaches in Cornwall, though suitable for experienced surfers only.
Bedruthen Steps (25 miles)
An extensive and picturesque sandy beach for walkers and sunbathers, where dogs are welcome but entering the water is not advised and you need to know the tide timetable to use the staircase or you may get trapped!
Fistral Beach (28 miles)
A sandy beach backed by dunes, extremely popular with surfers. Surf hire and school facility 50 metres from the waters edge offering a variety of options.
Praa Sands (30 miles)
Sandy beach with good surfing and good local amenities and summer lifeguard cover.
Perranporth Beach (31 miles)
A sandy beach with rock pools, welcoming surfing, snorkelling, sailing, swimming and paddling.
Creative Crafting (34 miles)
Pottery painting is great for all kids and occasions - the studio has everything you'll need to create a hand-painted gift for any occasion...as well as delicious coffees, teas and snacks
Polperro Model Village (9 miles)
Polperro Model Village
Seven different stories of legends and superstitions from Cornish folklore and a chance to meet Merlin the Wizard. There is also a large 00 guage railway and a model village. Great ideas if you're looking for things to do in Cornwall with children.
Trethorne Leisure Park (12 miles)
Trethorne Leisure Park
We have something for all ages, whatever the weather. Large indoor and outdoor play areas offer a dropslide, ball pool, ball-blaster, bungee-run, crazy golf, paddleboats and much more. Feed the lambs, milk the cow and hold the smaller animals. There are bowling alleys, dodgems, bars, games arcade and...
Eden Project (14 miles)
- a unique living theatre of plants and people. The two large iconic Biomes and outdoor landscape contain plants from around the world. Come and discover the plants that we rely on for food, clothing, medicine and have a fun family day out at the same time.
Lost Gardens of Heligan (19 miles)
Lost Gardens of Heligan
Discover the mysteries of The Lost Gardens, on an exploration through Victorian Productive Gardens & Pleasure Grounds, a sub-tropical Jungle, pioneering Wildlife Project and beyond
Tortoise Garden (19 miles)
Over 140 different tortoises on view from toddlers to 90 years+ - come and see the newly hatched babies - not To be missed - See the REAL surviving Dinosaurs of this earth
Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre (20 miles)
Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre
is a farm park and pony centre offering a hands on experience with a variety of animals including pony rides and bottle feeding. There are trampolines, rowing boats and pedal go karts. There is an indoor play barn with slides and multi-level play area.
Treasure Park (37 miles)
Parkland, restaurant, bear works, pottery studio, find-a-fossil, 9 hole crazy golf, rides, goldsmiths' display and more!
Heartlands (39 miles)
State-of-the-art exhibitions, climb-on sculptures, gardens of epic diversity, a giant adventure playscape for kids, art and craft studios and more.
Cornish Riding Holidays (37 miles)
Cornish Riding Holidays
is a riding school and riding holiday centre providing lessons and hacks for all abilities and ages (from 4 years old). Also, fully inclusive unaccompanied riding holidays for families during school holidays and adults only during term time. BHS, ABRS and Ofstead approved.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near Liskeard with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Cornwall can enjoy the great day out as well.
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