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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Padstow

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 236 fun things to do in Padstow for you and the family to discover, including beaches, tourist attractions and activity centres. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 99 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Padstow day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Padstow with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Constantine Bay

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Constantine Bay is a deep sandy beach with a rocky reef for snorkelling and good waves for experienced surfers. There are toilets, stores and a surf...

National Lobster Hatchery

  • Padstow
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The National Lobster Hatchery is a marine conservation, research and education charity with a modern Visitors' Centre where, through smart interactiv...

The Padstow Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Following the route on the Padstow self-guided themed Treasure Trail, can you and the kids hunt around to find the answers to the clues which will so...

Padstow Beach

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover the beautiful Padstow Beach in Cornwall, also known as St Georges Cove. Overlooking the Camel Estuary, it makes for a fantastic and delightf...

Daymer Bay

  • Trebetherick
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a quieter beach that’s a little bit off the beaten track, Daymer Bay in Cornwall is the one for you. Plus, it’s dog friendly al...

Trevone Bay beach

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a large, sandy beach to take the kids to in Cornwall? Head down to Trevone Bay beach, with golden sands and bright blue water, it’s a gre...

Polzeath Beach

  • Polzeath
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This surfing hotspot is great for those looking for thrills, but Polzeath beach in Cornwall is a fantastic beach even for those not looking to ride t...

Harlyn Bay Beach

  • St Merryn
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Harlyn Bay beach in Cornwall, a wide stretch of golden sand and clear blue water, where little explorers can splash around, or even lear...



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Mother Iveys Bay

  • Treyarnon
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a dog friendly beach in Cornwall? At Mother Ivey’s Bay, you can bring along your furry friends all year round for a nice refreshing walk...

Camel Creek Adventure Park

  • Wadebridge
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Experience a boatload of family fun when you arrive at Camel Creek Adventure Park! With fun rides for the little kids, thrill rides for the big kids...

Treyarnon Bay

  • Treyarnon
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover this popular family beach, Treyarnon beach, a lovely sandy beach in Cornwall that’s got loads of fun seaside activities for the little ones...

Porthcothan Bay Beach

  • St Eval
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a fantastic sandy beach in Cornwall? Porthcothan Bay beach is a fantastic find, and it’s great if you've got little thrill seekers lookin...

Old MacDonalds Farm

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Large enough for little ones to have freedom to play, but small enough for them to be seen by parents it’s the perfectly sized Old MacDonald’s Farm....

Trevathan Farm

  • Port Isaac
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Enjoy a wonderful day of fruit picking with the kids at Trevathan Farm Port Isaac. The little ones’ favourite is strawberry picking. There’s somethin...

St Eval Kart Circuit

  • Wadebridge
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

St Eval Kart Circuit is fun for all the family, open six days a week. With Junior Karts for ages 12 plus years that have a top speed of 35 mph which...

Carnewas at Bedruthan

  • Wadebridge
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Bedruthen Steps is an extensive and picturesque sandy beach for walkers and sunbathers. Set off along the stunning South West Coast Path to visit the...

Newquay Trampoline and Play Park

  • Newquay
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Ready for a fun day out that will have you jumping off the walls (literally)? Head out to Newquay Trampoline and Play Park and get ready to discover...

Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • St Columb Major
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre has birds of prey, other animals to meet, a waterfowl lake, small play area and a cafe too, so it's a nice well-roun...

FlowRider at Retallack Resort

  • St Columb Major
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The FlowRider at The Loop opened in April 2010 as the first in the UK. Having just held the UK's First Pro Surfer FlowRider Championships, The Loop h...

Port Isaac Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Port Isaac
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

After spending too long on land your crew must be hungry for an adventure - especially one that involves a hunt for buried loot! Get their sea legs g...

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