There's plenty to see and do in Cornwall. Check out our travel guide for attractions and sight-seeing whilst on tour in the county of Cornwall
The county of Cornwall is located on the southwestern coast of England and it forms a peninsula that encompasses moorland and hundreds of beaches that are sandy. There is a vast array of things to do in Cornwall including Land’s End, Tintagel Castle and the Eden Project. There are many lovely walks in this area and these are suitable for people of all ages.
There are many activities in Cornwall that provide a great day out when it is raining. The attractions and things that are worth doing in Cornwall include the National maritime museum, Bodmin jail, Waterworld and Blue reef aquarium.
Blue Reef Aquarium is located on Towan Beach and the aquarium is home to more than forty habitats that are naturally themed. The various exhibits will take you on a fascinating journey from exotic seas to Cornish waters. The exhibits enable you to get close to pulsating jellyfish, freshwater turtles and amazing pufferfish. The underwater tunnels offer great views of reef sharks, shoals of colourful fish and giant loggerhead turtles.
Cornwall is home to the Eden Project and this houses the largest greenhouse anywhere in the world, which makes this a spectacular place to discover a wealth of natural wonders and plants. This venue allows you to explore a Mediterranean oasis and a tropical rainforest.
Cornwall can be a great place for a romantic break as there is many things for couples to do in this area. This area is great for a relaxing break as it is away from the hustle of modern life. There are many places where you can go for a hike or even enjoy a leisurely stroll hand in hand.
Cornwall Gold offers a unique visitor experience and it is a great day out for all ages. At this attraction you can take a tour around this tin mill and learn about the process of steaming tin, as well as learning how iron ore s extracted and smelted to a create a fascinating range of jewellery.
Porthminster beach offers the perfect location for a romantic stroll along a sandy beach. This stunning beach is sheltered and has a beautiful backdrop of wooded slopes, lush fields and impressive villas dating back to Victorian times.
When you have had a busy day sightseeing why not sit back and enjoy a tasty bite to eat at Havener’s Bar and Grill. This restaurant serves a wide range of locally sourced and freshly cooked food whilst enjoying the splendid scenery of the Fowey estuary. The menu that is available at this restaurant offers something or everyone including mouth-watering seafood, steaks that are impeccably cooked and traditional dishes such as fish and chip, burgers and a variety of vegetarian meals.
There is a wide range of things to see and do in Cornwall which will not cost anything, therefore these are perfect for people who are on a budget. There is numerous walks in this area that are well worth exploring and these are suitable for people who are on a budget.
Trenance Gardens are worth taking the time to explore and these offer a beautiful surrounding for a stroll. These gardens are a great way to escape the hassles of the nearby town.
Geocatching is an activity that has gained in popularity over recent years and this is a treasure hunt which will have you looking for hidden gems. This treasure hunt is free and the only thing that you will need is a GPS system on a smart phone.
Cornwall has a lot to offer families in terms of things to see and do, which are suitable for people of all ages.
Flambards is a great attraction for people of all ages and it has enough to offer an action packed day. At this venue you could kick start the day on the SkyRaker and then travel on the space Shuttle into the biosphere and then take to the high seas on the Rocking Tug. When it comes to a day out at Flambards it is worth expecting the unexpected. There are even rides for the younger children to enjoy and these include seafaring exploration on the pirate ship. The hornet rollercoaster will have children and a few adults squealing all the way around the ride.
Paradise Park is an attraction that is worth visiting and although a lot of the activities are outdoors there is also a play centre indoors at JungleBarn. This venue offers so much for the whole family and everyone will be amazed by the flying bird shows and you have the chance to feed the parrots. This wildlife sanctuary is home to a collection of colourful birds and there is many rare species of parrot, toucans, flamingos, plus owls, cranes, kookaburras and red billed Cornish choughs. This attraction is home to six hundred and fifty birds, which consists of one hundred and forty species. The fun farm is home to pygmy goats, mini donkeys, guinea pigs, sheep and rabbits.
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