Baytree Outdoor Activity Centre
We are an outdoor centre with it’s own equipment shop and cafe. Our aim is to provide outdoor equipment and activities that encourage everyone to get out and connect with Cornwall’s beautiful natural environment.
tel. 01736 763635
Poltesco Valley Stables – Treal
Poltesco Valley stables has been running since 2004 at Treal farm. We have taken on some rescue ponies for use in the stables and they seem to be enjoying their new lives with us!
Cornwall Segway – Goonhilly
Take control of your own exciting futuristic Segway exclusively with us in Cornwall in two locations; GOONHILLY SATELLITE STATION near Helston, plus NEWQUAY at Hendra Holiday Park. We have one of the largest fleets of Segways
Flambards near Helston
A great family fun day out! Brave the sky high thrill rides, or enjoy the undercover soft play area. Discover dinosaurs in the NEW Jurassic Journey and uncover fossils in the Dino Dig. Step back in time in the life-size Victorian Village and experience Britain in the Blitz in the award winning Indoor Attractions.
Cornwall’s Seal Sanctuary – Gweek
Get up close and personal with our VIP Southern Sea Lion Feeding experience at The Cornish Seal Sanctuary where you can feed our resident Southern Sea Lions Noito & Diego in an experience like no other in Cornwall!
Dive with us here in Cornwall and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the Lizard Peninsula. Its warm clear Gulf Stream fed waters and fantastic climate make this Cornwall scuba diving adventure unique whether you are taking your PADI open water course, or are already a qualified diver.
tel: 07816 903260 https://www.kennackdiving.co.uk/
ATV Centre Truro
Now every one can join the fastest-growing fun sport in the UK. At the ATV Centre we have the largest selection of “Quads’ and the best circuits in the country. Whatever your age or experience everyone can enjoy riding quads around our track.
tel. 01872 560753
St Eval Kart Circuit Newquay
Located on the North Cornwall Coast in between Newquay and Pastow, St. Eval Kart Racing Circuit is a massive outdoor 1.2km track which is designed to cater for 7 years olds and above, and for all group sizes. It does not get any bigger and better than this. It is also the only one of its kind in Devon and Cornwall.
tel. 01637 860160 https://www.cornwallkarting.com/
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. Animal encounters and exciting keeper talks as well as activity trails, face painting, a children’s play area and Dragon maze.
tel. 0844 474 2244 https://www.newquayzoo.org.uk
Trebah Gardens near Falmouth
Discover the magic of this beautiful Cornish valley garden with over four miles of footpath. Explore under canopies bursting with exotic blooms. Follow vibrant tunnels of colour that cascade down to our very own secluded beach on the Helford River.
tel. 01326 252200 https://www.trebahgarden.co.uk/
The Minack – Porthcurno
The world famous open-air theatre Summer Season runs from May to September presenting drama, musicals and opera in this most dramatic of settings. Visit us by day and explore this world famous open-air theatre and our Sub- Tropical Gardens created from a cliffside at Porthcurno by Rowena Cade. Free Parking.
tel: 01736 810181 https://www.minack.com/
The National Maritime Museum
is located in a harbourside building at Falmouth. Its mission is to promote an understanding of boats and their place in people’s lives, and of the maritime heritage of Cornwall. It does this by presenting the story of the sea, boats and the maritime history of Cornwall.
tel. 01326 290889 https://nmmc.co.uk/?/justvisiting/
Eden Project St Austell
The Eden Project does much more than offer a memorable day out in Cornwall. Eden is also a charity and social enterprise. As well as creating stunning gardens and laying on fantastic arts and music events, we run transformational social and environmental projects on our doorstep and around the world.
tel. 01726 811911 https://www.edenproject.com/
Mullion Golf Club
is situated on the cliffs of the Lizard Peninsula is not only the most southerly course in England, but one of the most beautiful courses in the West Country. Framed by sandy coves and protected reed beds, the course is now well past its centenary.
tel: 01326 240276 https://mulliongolfclub.co.uk/
Dairy Land near Newquay
offers a fantastic adventure park to suit all ages. From slides to the nature trail, tractor rides and pony rides, to milking the cows, feeding our animals and touring our museums. A visit to our fun farm promises a great value family day out!
tel. 01872 510246 https://www.dairylandfarmworld.com/
Pendennis Castle Falmouth
For a great value family day out in Cornwall, take a trip to Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, one of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country against invasion. The castle has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War.
tel. 01326 316594 https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/pendennis-castle/
Cornish Camels Goonhilly
Everyone is welcome to come to visit our organic farm free of charge. From the Camel Centre you can walk the farm trail and see many of the animals. In peak season there is also an organic cafe, farm shop, and a gift shop with local crafts and children’s toys among other things.
tel. 01326 231 302
Ships & Castles Falmouth
With lots of exciting features including a wave machine which brings the thrill of the ocean indoors and a river ride which sweeps you along at an exciting speed. The 70 metre flume is the longest in the region. There is a shallow beach area for little ones to play away from the main area.
tel: 01326 212129 https://www.tempusleisure.org.uk/ships-castles-leisure-centre/
Poldark Mine Helston
Offers a gentle introduction to Cornwall’s rich mining heritage and the unique social history of the Cornish Tin Miners. Located in the picturesque Cober Valley, Poldark not only contains the only complete underground tin mine in the UK open to the public and a wealth of information and artefacts from Cornwall’s mining heritage but also offers the visitor a range of activities.
tel. 01326 573 173 https://poldarkmine.org.uk/
Explore 19th and 20th century Cornish culture and industry in the heart of Helston.Browse our spectacular collections housed in Helston’s historic market buildings – much bigger than it looks from the outside! Explore the way our grandparents and parents lived and wonder at the way things were done only a few decades ago.
tel: 01326 564027
The most southerly high quality adventure sports provider in the UK, from coasteering to kayaking to guided walks, fishing and climbing, we have an infectious attitude for all that the outdoors in Cornwall has to offer. With over 20 years of delivery experience in the outdoors adventure sports business, we aim to safely give you bags of fun.
Mount Hawk Skatepark, nr. Truro
The indoor skate park is contained in a purpose built ‘Dutch Barn’ style building, measuring 20,000ft2, making us one of the largest skate parks in the UK. Although being one open space, the skatepark itself is divided into several separate areas, and we have a range of other facilities on offer.
tel. 01209 890 705
Raze The Roof, Penryn
Here is something for the whole family from tiny tots to adults. Kids love to play in our mega play frame, Slides, climbing wall, ball cannons, astro glide and tiny tots explore too, in their own safe space. The adults can enjoy a refreshing cup of coffee and their favourite magazines in our comfortable café.
tel. 01326 377481
We are a professional, family run dive centre based on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. We are able to offer the whole range of PADI and BSAC Scuba Diving Courses, and other courses from IANTD and DAN, with our experienced Instructors. For shore diving we have one of the best shore dives in the UK, particularly suitable for entry level diver training, and we can offer escorted shore and boat dives as well.
tel. 01326 280620
Elemental Tours Penzance
A small, independently run, Eco-Tours company based in West Cornwall specialising in wildlife and heritage adventures on both Land & Sea. Operating out of Penzance, on the Land’s End Peninsula, we offer exciting safari-style R.I.B Sea Trips, 4 x 4 Overland tours, bespoke guiding, and creative opportunities for education and life long learning. For more details and to book, click areas of interest below or scroll our menus above.
tel. 01736 811200
Falmouth/Porthtowan Surf School
Surfing is every bit as much fun as it looks and the true Cornish experience is not complete without riding the waves! Falmouth Surf School offer surfing lessons & hire on any beach with the best surf. We also offer SUP boarding, Kayaking, Yoga or a combination of them all on from Maenporth Beach, we are ready to teach you and you the confidence to build on your skills and have a great time doing it!
tel. 01326 212144
King Edward Mine Museum
The exhibits in the museum in Camborne tell the remarkable story of how this mine has survived almost intact for over 100 years. The visitor is shown how the mine complex developed and then is taken on a guided tour of the mill to see much of the rare equipment in use as it would have been in the early 1900s. Much of the machinery in the mill (where tin ore is processed) is amongst the last of its kind in the world.
tel. 01209 614681
Action Paintball, The Lizard
At Action Paintball you’ve a choice of three realistic ‘battle zones’ – woodland, trench or urban – each offering unique challenges. Plot your way around the forest and isolate your targets. Move quickly or lie low in the trenches. Get ready for pyrotechnic mayhem in our WW2-style indoor arena.
tel. 01326 240 020
We are an active part of the community welcoming people from all over the world, rather than simply a “heritage tourist attraction”, so we feel it is important to ensure that entry to this beautiful building is free. To help us maintain the life of the cathedral so that we can welcome future generations, perhaps you could have a coffee in our coffee shop, buy a guidebook or make a donation in one of the boxes.
tel. 01872 276782
South West Coast Paths
Come to the beach anywhere in the South West of England, turn left or right and you’ll be on the South West Coast Path and on the edge of an amazing experience. Where else can you walk along 630 miles of such superb coastline which makes up the longest National Trail in the UK? The heritage, wildlife, geology and scenery along the way are truly inspirational and every day walking it brings stunning new experiences. www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk
Isles Of Scilly Travel
Plane sailing to the Isles of Scilly. Fly from 4 UK airports and sail from Penzance to St Mary’s. A beautiful unique place to visit. With semi tropical gardens, wonderful beaches and stunning walks. Five inhabited islands, plus countless deserted ones to explore. The Isles of Scilly share a common atmosphere, perspective, and pace of life, but each has its own unique charms – and every visitor quickly finds a favourite.
tel. 0845 710 5555
Mobius Kite School and Bike Trails
Looking for adventure activities in Cornwall? Imagine the feeling as you skim across the water, the wind and sun on your face with the spray firing into the air from the back of your board?! Or gliding across the sand in a kite buggy, or on a kite landboard, powered by nothing but the wind?!
tel. 01637 831383
Coverack Windsurfing Centre
Offering residential and non-residential Windsurfing Holidays and RYA Courses. Coverack Windsurfing Centre offers holidays and courses to suit all standards, from complete beginners to advanced windsurfers. The Proprietor and Centre Principal R.Y.A. Instructor Robin Hobson ensures its windsurfing, tuition, safety and the hospitality are as good as you will find anywhere!!!
tel. 01326 280939
Porthleven Cycle Hire
If your idea of fun is going off the beaten track, following new trails and seeking out adventure. Find yourself riding to new heights with quality mountain bike hire. What’s more, don’t worry about collecting or returning the bike, we will do that for you… for free*. All our bikes and kit come from the latest 2013 Giant range. And as you would expect helmets, locks and Insurance are thrown in for good measure.
tel. 01326 561101
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Mobiles, fibre optics, the World Wide Web, radio and television would not have been possible without the development of the telegraph and early wireless technology.
We are here to tell part of this story; from the first use of electricity to how we communicate today. How cable communication and early wireless technology came to change our perceptions and our everyday lives.
tel. 01736 810966
Paradise Park Hayle
So many things to do with over 140 species and a total of over 650 birds there is a stunning range to see. Daily events in the winter include Otter and Penguin feeding times. And no matter what the weather, you can have HUGE fun in the JungleBarn indoor play centre. Enjoy a stroll around the Park, hear about our world-wide conservation work, enjoy a delicious roast lunch or drink in the Otter Pool Cafe and peruse the Gift Shop.
tel. 01736 753365 https://paradisepark.org.uk
Discover a place of stunning scenery and outstanding natural beauty at the westernmost point of Cornwall. Quench your thirst for adventure at Land’s End and follow in the footsteps of early nineteenth century visitors who would travel to the First & Last Inn before making the final stage of the journey to Penn-an-Wlas (Land’s End in Cornish) on foot or horseback along the narrow lanes.
tel. 0871 720 0044.