Family Days Out

If you get tired of the beach there are plenty of family excursions close to Holywell Bay. Here are some of our favourites.

The Eden Project is the best-known tourist attraction in Cornwall. A 45-minute drive from Pennasville, the spectacular biomes form the largest greenhouse in the world. Special events are held throughout the year such as iceskating in the winter and the Eden Sessions in the summer, previously featuring acts such as Amy Winehouse and Oasis.

Newquay Zoo, just off the A3075 Edgcumbe Road, is home to a variety of animals from African lions to dwarf Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs and the dangerous yellow banded poison dart frogs.

Dairyland claims to be Britain’s leading farm attraction and is great fun for families whatever the weather.

Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay is just along the coast and features all the family favourites from stingrays and sharks to lobsters and turtles.

Waterworld Newquay in Newquay there is an indoor swimming pool with slides and a fun pool.

Cinema the lighthouse cinema is a new state of the art cinema showing all the latest releases.

Crealy Adventure Park Cornwall's Crealy adventure Park is near Wadgebridge. It is a vibrant and welcoming visitor destination year-round, uniquely interpreting the legends of the area and famous for delivering great adventures. The Park opens in February up to early November, with annual activities reflecting the seasons.

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