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Attractions for Kids in Cornwall

Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Bodmin General Station, Bodmin, PL31 1AQ
T: 0845 125 9 678
F:  01208 77963

Discover the excitement and nostalgia of steam travel with a journey back in time on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, Cornwall’s only full size railway still operated by steam locomotives.

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Lusty Glaze Beach

Newquay, Cornwall TR7 3AE
T: 01637 872444

You can experience a magical combination of breathtaking scenery, exhilarating adventure activities, exciting beach games, delicious food and an entertainment packed season of events at Lusty Glaze Beach in Newquay. It’s one amazing venue, with so much going on.

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Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park

Cremyll, Torpoint PL10 1HZ
T: 01752 822236

Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Set in one of only three Grade I listed gardens in Cornwall and the Scilly Isles, surrounded by over 865 acres of Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall there’s something for everyone to see and do.
Whether you enjoy being surrounded by living history, exploring the wide open spaces packed with local wildlife or just relaxing in the award winning formal gardens, you won’t be disappointed on a visit to this fascinating place.

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National Maritime Museum

Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY
T: 01326 313388

A museum to have fun in whatever the weather

The multi-award winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall has 15 galleries, over five floors beautifully illustrating the past, present and future of this island nation.  Silver winner of UK Heritage Attraction of the Year at the 2013 British Travel Awards, the Museum features a number of stunning exhibitions dedicated to the sea, boats and Cornwall. 

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Newquay Zoo

Trenance Gardens, Newquay TR7 2LZ
T: 01637 873342

Get Closer at Cornwall’s Biggest Zoo! See the penguins play in their pool, visit the creepiest crawlies in the atmospheric tropical house, watch the animals get their lunch and learn more about conservation – a perfect day out for the whole family!

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Pendennis & Tintagel Castles

Pendennis Castle, Pendennis Headland, Falmouth TR11 4LP
T: 01326 316594

Tintagel Castle, Tintagel PL34 0HE
T: 01840 7702328

Whether you're looking for action-packed live events or magical days out in beautiful locations, Pendennis and Tintagel Castles offer it all

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Siblyback Lake Country Park

PL14 6ER
T: 01579 346522

Siblyback Lake is surrounded by the striking Bodmin Moor and offers a wide range of activities both on and off the water. There is plenty to do at this scenic lake, including miles of walks, cycle trails, Segway tours, excellent bird watching, children's play areas and a cafe overlooking the water.

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St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre

63 Trevarthian Road, St. Austell PL25 4BY
T: 01726 66022 

St Austell Brewery and St Austell Brewery pubs have been at the heart of Cornish life for almost 160 years. Founded in 1851 by Walter Hicks, who mortgaged his farm for £1,500 to set up a brewery to serve workers in the thriving fishing, farming and mining communities in the Duchy, today St Austell Brewery operates an award-winning pub estate in Cornwall, Devon and the Scilly Isles and brews some of the South West's most popular beers.

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