Please visit Newquay Tourist Info for a list of local attractions. You can often claim discount vouchers and loyalty cards from the site.

Here are a few of the many family attractions in the vicinity:

Blue Reef Aquarium
Over 40 naturally themed habitats take you on a fantastic journey from Cornish waters to exotic seas. Come face to face with freshwater turtles, watch pulsating jellyfish and meet amazing pufferfish! At the Aquarium’s heart is the giant ocean tank where an underwater tunnel offers incredible views of giant Loggerhead turtle, reef sharks and shoals of colourful fish.

Trenance Gardens and Leisure Park
With lots of different activities and attractions there will be something for all the family to enjoy. There are a couple of free play parks with swings and slides, an area for the children to run around, Heron Tennis Centre, miniature railway, crazy golf and a boating lake, with Newquay Zoo nearby.


Newquay Zoo
Surrounded by tropical gardens, you can get closer to over 130 of the world’s rare and exciting creatures at the award winning Newquay Zoo – fun for all the family

Lost Gardens of Heligan
Step back in time and find yourself in the wonder of the natural world in Europe’s largest garden restoration. Celebrating 30 years since restoration began. An adventure awaits.

National Trust, Cornwall
There are many interesting National Trust places to visit in Cornwall, for example Trerice (an Elizabethen manor house and gardens), Trelissick, Lanhydrock and more. Also try Boscastle, Tintagel Post Office and Carnewas (cafe & trust shop) at Bedruthan Steps.

Edan project

Eden Project
A great day out for all the family. Explore the largest indoor rain-forests – set within one of its bio domes – and see many plants from diverse climates and environments. So much to do and see. Book online – tickets last a year. More reasons to return