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Family Days Out near to 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! Listen to tales about mythical creatures and characters of legend from Cornwall’s past.
Blue Reef Aquarium (< 1 mile)
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 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 â€" a perfect day out for the whole family!
Jungle Jacks Newquay (< 1 mile)
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 Lusty Glaze is a unique leisure and education complex in Newquay, on the north coast of Cornwall. As well as being a popular beach for locals and holiday makers, this Cornish cove is home to a family of thriving businesses specialising in adventure, education, training, accommodation and catering.
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.
Holywell Bay Fun Park (3 miles)
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...
Lappa Valley Steam Railway (3 miles)
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...
Dairyland Farm World (4 miles)
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 Beach (6 miles)
Perranporth
Perranporth Beach A sandy beach with rock pools, welcoming surfing, snorkelling, sailing, swimming and paddling.
St Eval Kart Circuit (6 miles)
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.
Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre (7 miles)
St Columb
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.
Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre (8 miles)
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.
Screech Owl Sanctuary (8 miles)
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 too. Guided tours plus falconry courses and handling days available.
FlowRider at Retallack Resort (8 miles)
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.
Cornwalls Crealy Adventure Park (9 miles)
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 10 Pin Bowling Centre (10 miles)
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.
Mount Hawke Skate Park (10 miles)
Truro
Mount Hawke Skate Park - a converted 2000 square metre indoor farm warehouse that receieved a lottery grant turned into probably the best skate-park in Britain
Praa Sands (10 miles)
Truro
Praa Sands Sandy beach with good surfing and good local amenities and summer lifeguard cover.
National Lobster Hatchery (11 miles)
Padstow
National Lobster Hatchery A Visitors Centre is attached to this marine conservation, research and education charity which offers interactive displays, young lobsters to meet, plus a resident giant lobster and Edible and Spider Crabs.
Padstow Treasure Trail (11 miles)
Padstow
Padstow Treasure Trail Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Cornwall? Don’t just wander around aimlessly, do a Treasure Trail! Enjoy a fun, family walk in the fresh air, explore the locality and solve an intriguing mystery at the same time.
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.
Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park (12 miles)
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...
Treasure Park (13 miles)
Redruth
Treasure Park Parkland, restaurant, bear works, pottery studio, find-a-fossil, 9 hole crazy golf, rides, goldsmiths' display and more!
Go Bananas (13 miles)
Redruth
Go Bananas 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.
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!
Loe Beach Watersports (14 miles)
Truro
Loe Beach Watersports Whether you want to Learn to Sail, Hire a Kayak, Windsurf or hire a Motor Boat we can help at Loe Beach... A watersports haven!
Lost Gardens of Heligan (15 miles)
St Austell
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
Cornish Riding Holidays (15 miles)
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.
Cornwall FootballGolf Park (15 miles)
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!
Bombadingas Pirate Soft Play (15 miles)
Redruth
Bombadingas Pirate Soft Play Twin Wavy Slide - Ball Pool - Ball Canon Arena -Spiral Slide - Quality Cafe with Hot & Cold Menu - Plasma TV
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (15 miles)
St Austell
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre Housed in old china clay loading premises on the waterfront, the centre has a interesting collection of objects rescued from shipwrecks - kids can also play with remote controlled boats in a mini version of the port and dock outside
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.
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.
Kidzworld Indoor Play (16 miles)
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!
World of Model Railways (16 miles)
Mevagissey
World of Model Railways Featuring over 40 trains travelling through a varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpine Winter.
Mylor Sailing School (16 miles)
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.
Bodmin and Wenford Railway (16 miles)
Bodmin
Bodmin and Wenford Railway The 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.
Dragon Leisure Centre (17 miles)
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...
Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre (17 miles)
Penryn
Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre All weather indoor children's soft play centre and Laser Storm arena for children and adults located in the Falmouth & Penryn area. Our huge 12,500 sq. ft. facility includes a high quality Cafe serving fresh food, coffee, soft drinks and fully licensed bar. Toddler Sessions Daily During Term Time...
Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (18 miles)
Par
Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary Aims to conserve rare bird species from all round the world and educate people about all the birds and animals on display.
Falmouth Aquarium (18 miles)
Falmouth
Falmouth Aquarium is a small aquarium in Falmouth, Cornwall. Located in the town centre, we are a charity that promotes the conservation of fascinating marine wildlife.
Falmouth Boat Hire (18 miles)
Falmouth
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.
Orca Sea Safaris (18 miles)
Falmouth
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.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall (18 miles)
Falmouth
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.
Ships and Castles Fun Pool (18 miles)
Falmouth
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.

Thanks for all the great things to do in 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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