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    Family Days Out in Cornwall

    Cornwall is the ideal location for family days out and holidays. With over 300 miles of coastline and rolling green hills, Cornwall has a massive range of water and land based activities for big kids and little ones alike. Here are some family days out that may well tickle your fancy. Click on any of the attractions to find out more information.

    The Lost Gardens of Heligan

    This magical network of gardens stretches over 200 acres. Woodland walks and farmland offer kids the chance to immerse themselves in nature. The Jungle takes them on a sub-tropical journey through raised boardwalks, giant exotic plants, pools,  bamboo tunnels and across a Burmese rope bridge, while there are moss-covered giants to discover in the ground. Teaming with wildlife to spot it is perfect for young children, whose imaginations are free to run wild.


    Flambards, near Helston is one of Cornwall’s finest, with nine thrill rides one of which is the Skyraker which will take you to dizzy heights before plummeting you back down to earth. Also this summer you can step back to Britain in the blitz. Bomb sirens wail, doodlebugs gliding overhead and families rushing into their Anderson. Confirmed by Dame Vera Lynn as being an authentic reconstruction of life on the home front this one is not to missed. With plenty of outdoor and indoor activities its a perfect day out what ever the weather. On selected dates in August you can also watch the impressive fireworks spectacular which is a wonderful way to finish a fun packed day.

    The River Fal

    There’s nothing like messing about in water to keep kids amused. One of Cornwall’s most popular destinations, the Fal River is enjoyed by more than two million people a year. The River Fal is a winding and wooded  place perfect to explore hidden creeks and tree covered alcoves, Hidden in this area of outstanding beauty are:

    • Two castles
    • 26 beaches
    • 150 miles of unspoilt walks
    • Eight sub-tropical gardens
    • Six traffic-free cycle routes
    • The National Maritime Museum Cornwall
    • The world’s third largest natural harbour
    • Wildlife sea safaris and dolphin watching trips
    • A watersports playground
    • An award-winning sustainable transport network
    • World renowned, locally sourced, freshly prepared food
    • And much, much more!

    popular methods of transport are canoe or boat, both of which can be hired on the river bank.

    The Eden Project

    Named the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, the Eden Project is a breathtaking global garden set in tropical biomes. The Rain-forest biome features a Canopy Walkway, where you can take a stunning walk among the treetops and experience tropical weather.It also features its own waterfall which is pretty impressive. Through the rainforest and into the mediterranean biome, here you can experience giant lemon-like fruits called citrons, the mosaic path, as well as an amazing variety of plants and flowers. The outdoor playground with picnic benches all around, makes it the ideal stop off for a spot of lunch. If you like a bit of a thrill Eden project is home to England longest zip line Skywire travelling at speeds of up to 60 miles an hour. It will certainly get the adrenaline pumping, along with a host of other adventure activities provided by Hangloose.

    Camel Creek Adventure Park

    Drop slides, skyrides, animal attractions, adventure playgrounds and also shows on throughout the day Camel creek ensures fun is had by all.With the ticket providing a free return to experience the fun all over again it offers excellent value for money. Wild rides, new attractions and masses of indoor entertainment, Camel Creek is a must for adventurers of all ages. Close to padstow and the camel trail this attraction guarantees to put a smile on every ones face.

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