Rollers Roller Rink (15 miles)
Rollers Roller Rink
Large roller rink welcoming skaters of all ages and abilities to a variety of session types, all with a dedicated Roller Disco theme! Fun, great exercise and really good for developing balance.
Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink (41 miles)
Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink
boasts the only ice rink in the South West, the Swiss Lake Ice Rink is fitted with a state-of-the-art light and disco system so the regular ice discos held here have the best sound around.
Holywell Bay Fun Park (3 miles)
Holywell Bay Fun Park
Wheels for all ages, from the hi-octane F1 go-karts, right down to the Kiddy Karts for toddlers. If it's water-based fun you're after, battle boats and bumper boats will go down a storm. A fiendish maze, a shooting range, trampoline, crazy golf and much more, including a fabulous 18-hole pitch and...
Cornwalls Crealy Adventure Park (9 miles)
Cornwalls Crealy Adventure Park
Voted best Cornwall Family Attraction, dash to Cornwalls Crealy Great Adventure Park for thrills and spills galore. Plus discover wild rides, awesome indoor play, great adventures and the NEW Crocodiles Corner Reptile House. Magical Family Fun Guaranteed!
Flambards Experience (23 miles)
The best thrill and family rides in Cornwall, including our new Skyraker drop tower, a children's rides area, huge undercover play areas, top quality entertainment shows in the high season, award winning exhibitions including the internationally acclaimed Flambards Victorian Village and Britain in the...
Lands End Visitors Centre (37 miles)
Lands End Visitors Centre
Motion theatre show and family exhibition, plus interactive Arthur's Quest plus 4D cinematic experience, with stunning special effects.
Blue Reef Aquarium (< 1 mile)
Blue Reef Aquarium
Take the ultimate undersea safari at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay. Enjoy close encounters with everything from tropical sharks to enchanting seahorses!
Newquay Zoo (< 1 mile)
Get closer to over 130 species at the award winning Newquay Zoo! See the penguins relaxing in their pool, visit the creepiest crawlies in the atmospheric tropical house, watch the big cats get their lunch and learn more about conservation - a perfect day out for the whole family!
Screech Owl Sanctuary (8 miles)
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Owl Sanctuary with over 30 different species of owl and a hand-tame area. Meet the other animals that live there as well and run yourselves ragged on the playground! Guided tours plus falconry courses and handling days available too!
Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (18 miles)
Falmouth Aquarium (18 miles)
is a small aquarium in Falmouth, Cornwall. Located in the town centre, we are a charity that promotes the conservation of fascinating marine wildlife.
Orca Sea Safaris (18 miles)
Orca Sea Safaris
Wonderful wildlife watching and coastal boat trips from Falmouth, which could include Dolphins, Basking Sharks and Seals along the Cornish Coastline. Cheery and informative commentary describes shipwrecks, smugglers tales, fascinating local history and the local marine environment. Over 6s.
Fowey Aquarium (20 miles)
Small aquarium with a small entry fee but a surprisingly wide range of fish, plus eels, crabs and lobsters. Touch pool plus lots of fascinating information about local marine life.
Paradise Park (22 miles)
With over 650 birds and animals including red pandas, red squirrels, otters, macaws, toucans, eagles, owls, lorikeets, donkeys, rabbits, and many more. Enjoy flying displays, close encounters, the fun farm, parrot jungle, the indoor JungleBarn play centre, the Otter Pool cafe and more.
Porfell Wildlife Park (22 miles)
Porfell Wildlife Park
Come check out some seriously exotic animals as all your farmyard favourites. Cool Maassi Village and wonderful Woodland Walks to explore too, plus Owl Flying experiences and the chance to be a Bee Keeper for a day!
National Seal Sanctuary (23 miles)
National Seal Sanctuary
Experience animal welfare in action at Europe's busiest Seal Rescue centre Encounter fascinating Seals, playful otters and comical penguins in our fantastic underwater viewing areas. Visit a working seal Hospital and meet our resident Sealions.Daily interactive talks and feeding demonstrations make this...
The Monkey Sanctuary (29 miles)
The Monkey Sanctuary
We have been offering a safe and beautiful woodland home to monkeys in need since 1964. Much more than just monkeys, it's a great day out for the whole family, and all income goes to support out charitable work.
Dairyland Farm World (4 miles)
Dairyland Farm World
Childrens Farm and the Bull Pen which offers 12,000 square feet of indoor play gym for toddlers and older children including climbing nets, astra slides, drop slides, fireman pole, ball pools, and tumble tower.
Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre (8 miles)
Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre
Bird of Prey Centre with 3 displays each day allowing you to watch hawks, owls, falcons, vultures and eagles in flight plus there are other unusual farm animals to see, waterfowl lake and a small play area with slide, swings and seesaw.
The Camel Centre (25 miles)
The Camel Centre
Walk the farm trail, explore the area of outstanding beauty and see the camels and Colin the Wallaby up close in this unusual farm with a giant sand pit, childrens play area and picnic area, cafe, farm shop, and gift shop.
Tamar Valley Donkey Park (38 miles)
Tamar Valley Donkey Park
Fun for all with Donkeys, Sheep, Pigs, Rabbits and Guinea Pigs to feed and pet plus a huge indoor play barn!
Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park (12 miles)
Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park
Wheal Martyn is the UK's only China Clay Mining Heritage Centre, set within 26 acres of nature trails amongst a preserved Victorian clay works. There is plenty of outside space, a children's challenge trail as well as an indoor interactive discovery centre. A truly unique day out suitable for all...
National Maritime Museum Cornwall (18 miles)
National Maritime Museum Cornwall
From great views atop the tower to the underwater tidal windows, this is a nautical delight for shipmates of every age, whether taking it educationally or just enjoying the spectacle.
Tate St Ives (22 miles)
Tate St Ives
There is always something for families to do at Tate St Ives. Activity packs, interactive talks and a friendly staff team ensure that Tate St Ives provides ways for children and adults to explore the exhibitions together.
Museum of Witchcraft (26 miles)
Museum of Witchcraft
Discover the world’s largest collection of witchcraft related artefacts and regalia at one of Cornwall’s most popular museums. Interesting items to investigate, fascinating facts to learn, and a space to park your broomstick outside!
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (36 miles)
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Tells the story of electric telegraph communication over land and through cables under the sea. exhibitions, tunnels and sculpture garden with picnic area.
Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust (40 miles)
Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust
Award winning, living history museum and visitor centre. Explore a historic village, ride on the railway, and go deep underground in the Copper Mine! Set in the heart of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape near the river Tamar.
Oasis Fun Pool (2 miles)
Oasis Fun Pool
Indoor and outdoor leisure swimming with flumes, fountains, waterfalls, geysers and a gentle fun slide for small ones.
Loe Beach Watersports (14 miles)
Loe Beach Watersports
Offering kayaks, paddleboards, motorboats, rowboats and sailing dinghies for lessons and hire.
Dragon Leisure Centre (17 miles)
Dragon Leisure Centre
Super little indoor pool with a whoosh flume slide! Great for a family splash about, with lane swimming and learner pool also available. Some soft play sessions offered too!
Ships and Castles Fun Pool (18 miles)
Ships and Castles Fun Pool
Fantastic fun pool with loads of great features including wave machine, river ride, slide and loads for the little ones as well: great family day out in Cornwall.
Hayle Swimming Pool (22 miles)
Hayle Swimming Pool
Lovely outdoor pool in the heart of Hayle. Set in lawned garden, plenty of seating, changing rooms with showers, plus baby changing facilities. Open daily during the summer season, with lifeguards in attendance. Free Tuesday swim passes for local residents.
Coverack Windsurfing Centre (27 miles)
Coverack Windsurfing Centre
offering residential and non residential Windsurfing Holidays and RYA Courses, plus boating and fishing trips, excursions and free surf kayak loans.
The Splash (38 miles)
Enjoy an all year round tropical atmosphere featuring a 33 metre, 5 lane swimming pool, with wave machine and flume! The Splash is an exceptionally popular leisure attraction which offers general leisure swimming for all the family.
Jungle Jacks Newquay (< 1 mile)
Jungle Jacks Newquay
Large indoor purpose built play frame for kids all ages, plus dedicated toddler area and good seating for adults too. Polite and first aid trained staff. Open all year.
Go Bananas (13 miles)
Boasts the UK's first fully inflatable children’s indoor play area, offering bouncy adventure for 0 to 12 years years old. Under 5s area, plus sensory room and more!
Bombadingas Pirate Soft Play (15 miles)
Bombadingas Pirate Soft Play
Pirate themed fun for under 9s, with loads of imaginative pirate themed adventure play equipment to run, hide, climb and slide on! Plus dress up and play area just for the little ones.
Kidzworld Indoor Play (16 miles)
Kidzworld Indoor Play
54,000 sq ft of all weather adventure: explore smugglers cove, reach the summit of the treehouse, whoosh down fast slides or successfully climb the DigiWall. And with no height restrictions, mums, dads and grannies can play too!
Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre (17 miles)
Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre
Our huge 12,500 sq. ft. alls rather soft play facility includes a high quality Cafe. Plus Each Week a new and exciting theme of activities, games, films and much more!
Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre (20 miles)
Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre
A family friendly pub with a fun multi level play area inside and seating options outside. Great idea if you're looking for fun things to do in Cornwall with children.
One2eleven (23 miles)
A fantastic, indoor play centre that is designed for interactive and imaginary play. The main play area includes slides, a cannon park, ball swamps, an assault course and a baby area. It has a unique ‘One2eleven Street’: 5 rooms that include an animal hospital, fancy-dress room and kids’...
Poldark Mine (20 miles)
Guided tours, through some of Britain's oldest mine workings, fantastic for an educational insight into the region and the nature of mining as well as treat for fans of the TV series! All of the BBC Poldark 2015 underground sequences were filmed on the route of the mine tour deep below ground.
Carnglaze Caverns (24 miles)
consists of a guided tour around three underground caverns of Catherdral proportions set in 6.5 acres of wooded hillside. During the tour you will go about 150m into the hillside and 60m below ground.
Geevor Tin Mine (32 miles)
Geevor Tin Mine
Until 1990 Geevor was a working mine, now a museum, with interactive elements, a guided underground tour, shop and cafe. Very educational, but fun too.
Buccaneer Bay (< 1 mile)
Discover the secrets of Pirate life as you journey through caves and coves with Captain Calico Jack and his swashbuckling crew! Listen to tales about mythical creatures and characters of legend from Cornwall’s past.
National Lobster Hatchery (11 miles)
National Lobster Hatchery
is a marine conservation, research and education charity with Visitors' Centre which offers interactive displays, young lobsters to meet, plus a resident giant lobster and Edible and their collection of Spider Crabs!
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (15 miles)
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre
Discover the many interesting things that have been recovered from shipwrecks, plus learn the full story of Charlestown harbour and the clay industry. Highlights include the RNLB Amelia, plus a German armoured dress diving suit!
Lanhydrock (17 miles)
A National Trust managed estate with house, gardens, expanse of woodland, parks and riverside paths, tea room, restaurant and gift shops. Kids will love the Touch and Discover tables, the train trail around the house, the school room and Victorian toys, plus the adventure playground to burn off that last bit...
Pendennis Castle (18 miles)
A fortress managed by English Heritage in lovely surroundings with plenty to see and do, transporting you to the times of the Tudors and the First and Second World Wars including the sights, sounds and smells of life as a soldier and a prisoner and interactive hands-on exhibitions to make a really memorable...
Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre (21 miles)
Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre
An opportunity to see a working lighthouse (that is over 250 years old!) from the inside. Visitor centre with exhibitions, an audiovisual room and interactive displays for the kids. Guided tours, which last about 40 minutes, are also available
Thanks for all the great things to do and Ice Skating Rinks and Rollerskating near Newquay 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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