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Family holidays in Cornwall

With dune-backed beaches, big surf, boat trips, fresh crab salad and clotted cream teas - no wonder Cornwall is the only holiday destination for many families. Whether you want to feel blown away by those big Atlantic rollers or enjoy the more sheltered and relaxed pace, we have the best of both worlds.

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Attraction

Blue Reef Aquarium

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Aquarium

LOCATION:Towan Promenade,
Newquay,
Cornwall,
TR7 1JQ

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Blue Reef is part of an exciting new generation of aquarium attractions designed to inspire deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Prices based on gate price Children must be accompanied by an adult. Family tickets is based on 2 adults 2 children Distance from Riviere Sands - 25.4 miles Distance from Perran Sands - 8.6 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.

Open every day from 10am, except for christmas day. Sorry no dogs allowed.

Attraction

Cornwall Gold

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Children & Family Event

LOCATION:Tolgus Mill Redruth,
Cornwall,
Cornwall,
TR16 4HN

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Beautiful floral displays lace the twists of Tolgus Stream that runs through the centre of the park and guide you around paths where many retail, family and heritage outlets can be enjoyed.Follow the paths surrounded by stunning floral displays into the main entrance of Cornwall Gold where you will be immersed into the home of Cornish Jewellery, amazing displays and an opportunity to see jewellery in the making.We offer an amazing collection of designer and bespoke jewellery pieces from top brands to local designers. We take on commission pieces and can even melt down old sentimental jewellery to create new pieces with a new family story Enjoy lots of fun family activites such as crazy gold; piskie panning (sift sand and find the treasure); The bear works; Create and paint pottery; Gem scoop and pick a pearl. Free parking Free admission Distance from Perran Sands: 13 miles Distance from Riviere Sands: 10.6 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices 

Open Monday - Saturday 9.30 to 5.30  Open Sunday 10.00 to 4.30

Attraction

Eden Project

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Wildlife Centre

LOCATION:Eden Project,
Bodelva,
Cornwall,
PL24 2SG

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Enjoy an unforgetable experience in this place of beauty and wonder, trek through the rainforest and the colourful Mediterranean Biomes. There is so much more to explore outside in the gardens, so pause to take time to relax and enjoy. Perran Sands and Riviere Sands offer a 10% discounts on tickets. Ask at the parks reception for more details. Distance from Perran Sands: 22.5 miles Distance from Riviere Sands: 37.5 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.

Opening hours vary throughout the year. Please visit the attraction website for more information.

Attraction

Flambards Theme Park

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Theme Parks

LOCATION:The Flambards Experience,
Helston,
Cornwall,
TR13 0QA

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Visit the fantastic family attraction with rides for everyone, family fun and entertainment. Don’t forget to visit the award-winning and unique exhibitions including the The Victorian Village and the Britain in the Blitz Prices vary throughout the year, please visit attraction website for more information Distance from Perran Sands 29.2 miles Distance from Riviere Sands 19.9 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice, please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.

Opening hours vary throughout the year. Please visit the attraction website for more information.

Beaches

Holywell Bay

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Holywell Bay,
Newquay,
Cornwall,
TR8 5PG

OPEN DATES:Year round

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RNLI Lifeguard Service - May - September.

The sandy beach is set within a bay and is formed by a large expanse of sand which is backed by a tall and extensive sand dunes. Holywell Bay is full of fun activities for all the family such as Swimming; surfing; bodyboarding; Walking; Beach angling; Geocaching; 2 NT endorsed surf schools and a catering concession selling beach goods and refreshments with other facilities in Holywell village too. For those of you who want to have an adventure, at Holywell Bay you can explore grotto-like caves at northern end AT LOW TIDE with unusual calcareous mineral formations. The South West Coast Path passes through the site and links to Kelseys headland and Cubert Common - vast tracts of unspoilt grazed grasslands rich in wildlife (dogs must be kept on leads) Interesting flora and fauna on Holywell dunes and adjoining Penhale Dune System, which is a Special Area of Conservation. If you are an animal lover then keep your eyes peeled for the local Grey seals and dolphins that are often seen off the headlands. Dogs are allowed Large NT car park behind beach in Holywell village. Charges apply. 5-10 mins level walk to beach. MCS recommended for excellent water quality and also European designated bathing water RNLI life guarded between May 17th - Septmber 28th Distance from Perran Sands: 5 miles Distance from Riviere Sands: 24.3 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice.

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