Family adventures in Cornwall

Cornwall was simply made for exploring as a family. Keep your little ones entertained on special adventures, creating memories to last a lifetime with our top four places for family adventures in Cornwall.

The Eden Project

No family holiday in Cornwall is complete without a day at the world-famous Eden Project. It’s much more than just a huge, tropical garden (although the biomes are incredible), Eden is an educational experience where curious kids, as well as adults, can find out where tea, rubber and sugar come from, and travel the world to the simulated environments of tropical destinations that they dream of traveling to in the future.

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Golitha Falls

Grab your wellies and head to Golitha Falls for a family walk. Quoted as being ‘One of Cornwall’s most spectacular nature reserves’, the spectacular cascades and waterfalls on the River Fowey can be found in the ancient oak woodland of Draynes Wood.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Explore Cornwall’s best natural playground at The Lost Gardens of Heligan. The ‘jungle’ is full of raised boardwalks, giant exotic plants, pools and wildlife, plus one of the longest Burmese Rope Bridges in country. Perfect for a few special family photos. The iconic Heligan sculptures, Giant’s Head, Mud Maid and Grey Lady are must spots along the woodland walk as you enter the gardens. Camouflaged against the natural greens and browns, they’re sure to surprise all members of your family.

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Tintagel Castle

For a magical day out on the north Cornish coast, head to English Heritage’s Tintagel Castle. The views along make it worthwhile, let alone the legendary tales of King Arthur and impressive new bridge to explore the headland. Soak up the natural beauty of the castle and look out for wildlife, wander along the sandy beach and treat yourself to coffee and cake in the café. Tintagel Castle will inspire young minds as well as old.

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