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Things To Do & Days Out near Newquay
Pirates Quest (< 1 mile)
Pirates Quest 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!
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)
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!
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.
Fistral Beach (1 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Carnewas at Bedruthan (5 miles)
Carnewas at Bedruthan 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 Beach A sandy beach with rock pools, welcoming surfing, snorkelling, sailing, swimming and paddling.
St Eval Kart Circuit (6 miles)
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)
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!
Old MacDonalds Farm (7 miles)
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.
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.
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!
FlowRider at Retallack Resort (8 miles)
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.
Camel Creek Adventure Park (9 miles)
Camel Creek Adventure Park is a theme park suitable for younger children which is full of adventure and fun!
Truro 10 Pin Bowling Centre (10 miles)
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)
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)
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)
Praa Sands Sandy beach with good surfing and good local amenities and summer lifeguard cover.
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!
The Padstow Mystery Treasure Trail (11 miles)
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)
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.
Indoor Active (12 miles)
Indoor Active is home to Cornwall's only Clip n Climb, and has a 4-storey soft play for ages 0-11.
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...
Go Bananas (13 miles)
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)
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)
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)
Loe Beach Watersports Offering kayaks, paddleboards, motorboats, rowboats and sailing dinghies for lessons and hire.
Lost Gardens of Heligan (15 miles)
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.
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.
Cornish Riding Holidays (15 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.
Cornwall FootballGolf Park (15 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Hangloose Adventures (15 miles)
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!
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!
Heartlands (16 miles)
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)
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!
Mylor Sailing School (16 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!
World of Model Railways (16 miles)
World of Model Railways Featuring over 40 trains travelling through a varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpine Winter.
Bodmin and Wenford Railway (16 miles)
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.
Stithians Lake Country Park (17 miles)
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.
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!
Lanhydrock (17 miles)
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...