Visiting Cornwall in Autumn and Winter

You can still enjoy the beauty of Cornwall throughout the autumn and winter.

Many of our partner tourist attractions are open throughout the winter giving you plenty of places to go and things to do. These Cornish tourist attractions will often hold special events throughout the autumn and winter seasons - Halloween activities for kids, Bonfire Night fireworks displays and Christmas fairs, workshops and events. You'll be able to schedule a visit to see Santa when he visits many of our Cornwall attractions. 

Please see the individual attraction pages or their website to see what is available and to check their opening days/times throughout the autumn and winter.

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From your selection we have found: 30 quality things to do in Cornwall

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Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Temporarily closed: Cornwall's only full size steam railway - a great family 'attracktion!'

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Bodmin Jail

Bodmin Jail was originally built for King George III in 1779: discover life behind bars as an 18th Century prisoner in the heart of Cornwall. Explore the many cells and features that make your visit fun.

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Camel Creek Adventure Park

Winner of the Primary Times Best Full Day Out Winner 2019, this adventure park based near Newquay and Padstow has over 60,000sq ft of indoor play areas and outdoor rides giving joy and adventure to all the family.

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Cotehele

Get lost in the past at the National Trust's Cotehele estate

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Eden Project

Inside our visitor attraction in Cornwall are massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens.

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Flambards Experience

Flambards Theme Park, Helston, Cornwall is the perfect destination for an unforgettable family day out with its fun mix of rides, indoor attractions and entertainment.

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Geevor Tin Mine

Cornwall's multi-award winning attraction. Previous Cornwall Tourism Awards Winner of Winners! Part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.

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Hangloose at Eden

Hangloose Adventure is based in the heart of Cornwall within the beautiful confines of the Eden Project. We are one of the UK's top adrenaline adventure activity providers including the world-famous Zip-wire over the Eden Project Biomes.

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Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm

Family days out don't get much better than a visit to Healeys Cyder Farm in Cornwall

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Land's End

Welcome to a world famous landmark and resort at the westernmost point of Cornwall where you can stay with us for a fabulous short break, discover a beautiful coastal landscape and enjoy fantastic attractions and seasonal events.

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Lanhydrock

A Victorian family home inside a Jacobean mansion, surrounded by beautiful formal gardens, an expansive estate and exciting cycling trails.

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Lappa Valley

Lappa Valley is the only attraction in Cornwall that transports visitors on an exhilarating nostalgic steam train ride into a secret world of traditional fun and family adventure.

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

An independent museum located on Discovery Quay in Falmouth, National Maritime Museum Cornwall celebrates the incredible maritime history of Falmouth, Cornwall and how the sea influences global culture. The museum houses 15 galleries, over five floors of interactive exhibits.

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Newquay Zoo

Get closer to over 130 species at the award-winning Newquay Zoo. See the penguins relaxing in their pool, take a stroll through Gems of the Jungle, visit creepy crawlies in the tropical house and more!

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Paradise Park & JungleBarn

Your family will love a day in Paradise. This Award-winning wildlife sanctuary is great fun for all the family. Over 1,200 birds plus, beautiful Red pandas, rare Red squirrels and playful Asian otters there is a wonderful selection to see.

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Pendennis Castle (Kastel Penndinas)

Discover over 450 years of history at this impressive fortress built by Henry VIII.

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Pinetum Gardens

Pinetum Gardens are "30 Acres of family friendly awesome!", a place for every generation to explore the great outdoors. Being Cornwall?s largest ?new? garden, it has many seasonal garden rooms to experience, providing areas of intimate tranquility contrasted against...

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PK Porthcurno - Museum of Global Communications

PK Porthcurno is a unique museum experience telling the story of how a once uninhabited valley in Cornwall became the heart of worldwide communication, how it remains so today and what might happen tomorrow.

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Royal Cornwall Museum

At the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro you can explore thousands of historical objects from Cornwall and the rest of the world alongside some of the county's finest art collections. FREE for 16's and under

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Shipwreck Treasure Museum

THE ALL WEATHER - DOG FRIENDLY ATTRACTION WHERE CHILDREN UNDER 5 GO FREE!

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St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre

Facinating, revealing and very refreshing. A visit to St Austell's famous brewery has it all.

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Tate St Ives

Be creative and have fun at Tate St Ives

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

200 acres of garden history, mystery and romance Twenty seven years ago, Heligan's historic gardens were unknown and unseen; lost under a tangle of weeds. It was only the chance discovery of a door in the ruins that led to

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Tintagel Castle - Kastel Dintagel

Dramatic cliff-top castle with links to the legend of King Arthur.

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Trebah Garden

Trebah is a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop.

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Trelissick

Trelissick is the perfect place to come for a day out with friends and family.

There's a garden with stunning views, little summerhouses to relax in, sweeping lawns to play on and dog-friendly walks around the countryside.

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Wheal Martyn

Discover Cornwall's secret at the UK's only china clay mining museum.

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