Looking for a great day out this winter or for the forthcoming February Half Term? www.bestdaysoutcornwall.co.uk features
a wide selection, with something for all the family. Please note some of the
attractions may have limited opening in the winter, please check the relevant
attractions page and website for full details.
This winter, experience some great wildlife attractions from
Seal Sanctuary Britain's busiest marine rescue centre to Newquay
Zoo, home to more than 1,000 of the world's rare and exciting creatures.
Then there’s Blue
Reef Aquarium with an exciting world of underwater adventure waiting to be
discovered, and Paradise
Park in Hayle, a wildlife sanctuary with over 140 species to see plus the JungleBarn
indoor play centre. The National
Lobster Hatchery has a wealth of information about lobsters, the fishery
and marine conservation, as well as activities for all ages.
The gardens and country houses include Lanhydrock
superbly set in 450 acres of woods and parkland running down to the Fowey river
and encircled by formal and woodland gardens, lovely in all seasons. Trebah
with it’s beautiful valley garden with over four miles of footpaths, and Trelissick, on its own peninsula with ever-changing views
of the estuary of the River Fal, one of the most amazing natural settings in
the country. A delightful small Elizabethan manor house, Trerice
is an architectural gem hidden away from the world in a web of narrow
still somehow caught in the spirit of its age.
Arts and heritage winter attractions include the nostalgia
of steam travel with a journey back in time on the Bodmin
and Wenford Railway during February Hal Term, Geevor
set in fantastic coastal scenery, the largest complete mining site in Britain. Explore
the unique Minack
open-air theatre created from the cliffside at Porthcurno by Rowena Cade. St
Austell Brewery is fascinating, revealing and very refreshing. A tour of St
Austell's famous brewery has it all. Tintagel
Castle is a marvellous family experience of mystery, myth and magic - a
place where kings rule and a legend lived. Journey through 450 years of history
Castle from Tudor times to World War II and discover the wartime secrets.
Do you love a good murder mystery?
Crealy is a haven of family-friendly rides, giant play areas and animal
encounters. At Dairyland
enjoy a huge undercover play area, The Bull Pen, with climbing nets, slides and
ball pools. There's absolutely loads of undercover activities to do at Flambards.
The exhibitions include the Victorian Village, Britain in the Blitz, the War
Gallery and Pioneers of Flight. Why not try some of the 40 fruit based products
Cornish Cyder Farm which are available for you to taste and buy. Made
famous by Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, Jamaica
Inn, is set high amongst the wild yet beautiful landscape of Bodmin Moor.
End coastal paths and landmark , open and free to be explored 365 days of
the year. Explore The
Lost Gardens of Heligan, one of the most loved and romantic gardens in the
UK. With hands-on activities, talks, lectures, workshops, rotating events and
exhibitions, there’s so much happening at the The
National Maritime Museum. The award-winning Telegraph
Museum Porthcurno, family friendly museum features secret WW2 tunnels. An unforgettable experience in an epic
Eden Project is a dramatic global garden the size of thirty football
pitches, nestling like a lost world in a crater overlooking St Austell Bay. Wheal
Martyn is the UK's only China Clay heritage centre set within 26 acres of
woodland walks and amongst the preserved remains of two former Victorian Clay
works. During February Half Term over forty trains travel through a highly detailed scenic setting
featuring operating lights, sounds and action at the World
of Model Railways.
Something for all the family this winter at www.bestdaysoutcornwall.co.uk
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