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Days Out in Cornwall

Cornwall is a host to many of the UK's best attractions. Blessed with excellent scenery, a host of wildlife and an abundance of beautiful coastline there's something for everybody.

The Eden Project

Opened in March 2001 the Eden Project fast became one of the most visited attractions in Cornwall. Great for families and educational trips the Eden Project caters for all ages. With its world-famous biomes housing some of the most exotic and unusual plant species from around the world.

The larger of the two biomes houses a rainforest environment and the smaller simulates a Mediterranean climate. The Eden Project has events running throughout the year and further information can be found on their website - http://www.edenproject.com

The Eden Project
Flambards, Helston

Cornwalls biggest theme park attracts thrill seekers and families from around the country with attractions to suit everyone. Travel back in time visiting their indoor Victorian Village and learn about Britain During the War. The thrill seekers won’t be disappointed as Flambards houses a wide range of roller coasters, water rides, fairground rides and more. August spells the peak of the season with evening entertainment and fireworks shows. Visit their website for more information - http://www.flambards.co.uk

Flambards, Helston
Paradise Park, Hayle

A family friendly and wonderful wildlife sanctuary in the heart of Hale, Cornwall. Suitable for all ages the park houses an exhaustible array of exotic birds and wildlife with many interactions to suit all ages. A popular tourist destination during spring and summer months where you can catch a glimpse of hatchlings and the gardens in full-bloom. Children can take full advantage of play areas and educational exhibits throughout. To see what events are running and to plan your trip, visit their website at http://paradisepark.org.uk/

Paradise Park, Hayle
The Geevor Tin Mine Museum

Go underground into a real 18th Century tin mine. With interactive exhibits following the fascinating story of the Cornish Tin and Copper mining. Explore the many buildings with their magnificent mining machinery. Discover the entire process from mining to finished tin concentrate. The Geevor Tin Mine is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with fantastic scenery and an array of wildlife. To find out more visit their website at http://www.geevor.com/

The Geevor Tin Mine Museum
The Poldark Mine

The only complete tin mine in Cornwall open for underground guided tours and regarded as one of the most historic locations for Cornish Mining History. The mine is on several levels and encompasses with 18th century workings of the 1700’s but boasts pre-Roman origins in areas inaccessible to visitors. The mine is a great family day out running four underground tours daily. Visit their website for more information - http://www.poldarkmine.org.uk

The Poldark Mine
The Minack Theatre

One of the most recognised landmarks in Cornwall the Minack theatre was a project by Rowena Cade who lived in Minack House at the top of the cliff who decided to create a place for local drama enthusiasts to perform Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The Granite theatre carved into the cliff face itself opened with its first performance in August 1932. Today the theatre welcomes over 80,000 people to the performances and a further 150,000 just to look around. A great visit at any time, to see what’s on visit their website at - https://www.minack.com

The Minack Theatre
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Discover the roots of the modern age of communications. The Porthcurno Telegraph Museum is the location of the first underwater communications cable linking Porthcurno to Bombay India. The site is now home to a technical training college and excellent £1.44million visitor centre. Perfect for families looking for adventure and a look into the past. Visit their website for more information - http://telegraphmuseum.org

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
National Maritime Museum

An excellent day out for all ages, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall offers a great learning experience and relaxing day out for all. The museum explores the history of boats, art, books and other archives. Explore the vast collections and absorb the many exhibits available. Visit their website for more information - https://nmmc.co.uk

National Maritime Museum
Goonhilly

Goonhilly satellite Earth Station is the largest satellite earth receiving station in the world with over 60 dishes in total. Learn all about satellite technology and the importance of the site to the UK’s communication hub. On site is one of Britain’s fastest cyber café’s. Visit their website for more information - http://www.goonhilly.org

Goonhilly
St Michaels Mount

Step into a medieval story exploring ancient cobbles, castle walls and sub-tropical gardens.

Accessible via a tidal causeway or by boat climb to the castle or uncover stories of harbour, legend and family home. Standing tall in Mounts Bay near Penzance you can enjoy beautiful views of the Cornish coastline.

Suitable for all the family, St Michael's mount creates moments to remember.

St Michaels Mount