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Things To Do & Days Out near Newquay

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Buccaneer Bay (< 1 mile)
Newquay
Buccaneer Bay Discover the secrets of Pirate life as you journey through caves and coves with Captain Calico Jack and his swashbuckling crew! Now known as Pirates' Quest and better than ever!
Newquay
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)
Newquay
Newquay Zoo 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!
Newquay
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.
Fistral Beach (1 miles)
Newquay
Fistral Beach 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.
Lusty Glaze (1 miles)
Newquay
Lusty Glaze a unique leisure and education complex offering wet and dry thrills for adventurers over 5 years including one of Europe's largest zip lines, Minnows guided exploration, Junior Surfing and Bodyboarding classes plus Junior Lifeguard training.
Oasis Fun Pool (2 miles)
Newquay
Oasis Fun Pool Indoor and outdoor leisure swimming with flumes, fountains, waterfalls, geysers and a gentle fun slide for small ones.
Crantock Beach (2 miles)
Newquay
Crantock Beach Family and dog friendly stunning sandy beach. There are a variety of things to do, including seal watching and surfing. Also plenty to see, such as a massive dune system and historical ruins.
Newquay
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...
Newquay
Lappa Valley Steam Railway A 2-mile steam train journey. Leisure park, paddle boats, canoes, 2 miniature railways, crazy golf, brick path maze. Site of the largest mine engine house in Cornwall. Woodland walks and play area. Admission fee includes all activities except coin-operated electric cars £1. Dogs on leads welcome...
Newquay
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.
Bedruthen Steps (5 miles)
Wadebridge
Bedruthen Steps 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!
Perranporth
Perranporth Beach A sandy beach with rock pools, welcoming surfing, snorkelling, sailing, swimming and paddling.
Wadebridge
St Eval Kart Circuit - is the UKs largest childrens go karting circuit and the south wests biggest and fastest adult circuit at 1.3km come rain or shine.
Newquay
Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre A farm park and pony centre offering a hands on experience with a variety of animals plus trampolines, rowing boats and pedal go karts, and an indoor play barn with slides and multilevel play area!
Padstow
Old MacDonalds Farm is a farm park attraction. We offer animals, rides and free range family fun. Pony rides, tractors, roller racers, trampolines, climbing frames, crazy golf, even a ride on the miniature train, everything is included in price.
St Columb
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.
St Colomb
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!
St Columb Major
FlowRider at Retallack Resort The latest in board sports and the first in the UK - the FlowRider is a truly unique activity and a very memorable one. FlowRiding is sure to keep the kids happy and adults can either jump on as well or enjoy a drink on our sun decks overlooking the FlowRider.
Tredinnick
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!
Truro
Truro 10 Pin Bowling Centre 8 Lanes, well stocked bar with drinks promotions, 90 seat restaurant with a new improved menu, video games, pool tables, air hockey, welcoming staff.
Truro
Mount Hawke Skate Park Purpose built barn housing one of the largest skate parks in the UK! Suitable for all types of skaters from age 5 and older. Set up includes 2 mini ramps, BMX rhythm section, a skate grindbox section, and much more!
St Agnes Beaches (10 miles)
Truro
St Agnes Beaches Boasting Porthtowan and Chapel Porth beaches, Trevaunance Cove and Trevellas Porth, this area is a delight to explore in the summer with differing qualities to enjoy and some cool annual events!
Praa Sands (10 miles)
Truro
Praa Sands Sandy beach with good surfing and good local amenities and summer lifeguard cover.
Padstow
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!
Padstow
The Padstow Mystery Treasure Trail Suitable for the whole family, follow the directions whilst searching for the answers to solve the clues on the Padstow self guided mystery themed Treasure Trail to prove your detective skills to discover whodunit!
Constantine Bay (11 miles)
Padstow
Constantine Bay A west facing long sandy beach with a reputation as one of the best surfing beaches in Cornwall, though suitable for experienced surfers only.
St Austell
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...
Go Bananas (13 miles)
Redruth
Go Bananas 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!
Cornwall Gold (13 miles)
Redruth
Cornwall Gold Parkland, restaurant, bear works, pottery studio, find-a-fossil, 9 hole crazy golf, sand sifting and gem panning, goldsmiths' display and the Tolgas Tin Mill: loads to keep curious kids happy for hours!
Ozzell Bowl (14 miles)
St Austell
Ozzell Bowl 8 newly refurbished MAD lanes, a brand new children's soft play area, their food bar offering quick convenient food, arcade games, pool tables, air hockey, and free Wi-Fi!
Truro
Loe Beach Watersports Offering kayaks, paddleboards, motorboats, rowboats and sailing dinghies for lessons and hire.
St Austell
Lost Gardens of Heligan Mysterious and beautiful estate to explore, with Victorian Productive Gardens and Pleasure Grounds, a subtropical Jungle, pioneering Wildlife Project and more! Open all year, with lots to see. Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Redruth
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.
Redruth
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.
St Austell
Cornwall FootballGolf Park is a mix of crazy golf and football. Using the rules of golf players kick a football either around, through, over or under various obstacles before kicking into a cup hole in the ground. Ages 5 to 80!
Redruth
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.
Skullduggery (15 miles)
Redruth
Skullduggery Infra red laser tag is like super modern hide and seek: stalk your enemies through the labyrinth and zap them with your phasor! Plus soft play on same site.
Eden Project (15 miles)
St Austell
Eden Project 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.
Bodelva
Hangloose Adventures For brave and hardy over 8s, this is a cluster of intense and frankly terrifying adrenaline activities from going 50mph on a giant swing on a cliff edge, to stunt jumping 10m down into an airbag, to going oomph in a Superman pose on the longest fastest zip wire in the country! Yeeha!
St Austell
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!
Heartlands (16 miles)
Pool
Heartlands State-of-the-art exhibitions, climb-on sculptures, gardens of epic diversity, a giant adventure playscape for kids, art and craft studios and more.
St Austell
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!
Falmouth
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!
Mevagissey
World of Model Railways Featuring over 40 trains travelling through a varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpine Winter.
Bodmin
Bodmin and Wenford Railway is Cornwall's only standard gauge railway still operated by steam locomotives, and the trains run through some delightful Cornish scenery. 4 stations to explore, loads of walks to enjoy, and great events throughout the year.
Redruth
Stithians Lake Country Park Outdoor Activity Centre with something for the whole family to enjoy, even the dog! Enjoy a wide range of activities on the water including windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, rowing and canoeing.
Bodmin
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!
Lanhydrock (17 miles)
Bodmin
Lanhydrock 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...
Penryn
Black Paw Laser Storm Zero contact combat gaming for adventurous over 5s, who will love getting to grips with their harmless but impressive laser phasor and stalking the enemy through the custom arena! Zap!
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Newquay as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Buccaneer Bay and Blue Reef Aquarium, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Newquay can enjoy it too!

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