WHAT'S ON LOCALLY

Heartlands                                                                                                                             2.9 miles or 9 minute drive

 

A must see, free local visitor attraction and World Heritage site a couple of miles away in Pool, Cornwall's Heart of Mining. Heartlands boasts state of the art exhibitions, climb on sculptures, gardens of real diversity, a giant adventure play scape for all ages of children, arts and crafts studios and a café in the old carpenters workshop where our late grandfather used to mine himself years ago. This is a must see for all year, all weather entertainment.

Kernow Hydro Pool                                                                                           1.7 miles or 4 minute drive

A super heated 35c salt water pool is fantastic for all on a cold or cloudy day in Cornwall. Kernow hydro pool offers ample parking, indoor kids play area and couch seating where tea, coffee and cake can be served whilst a broad variety of pool activities can be chosen, including baby and children swimming lessons. 

The Track                                                                                                             1.7 miles or 4 minute drive

This family friendly bike park s situated next door to the Kernow hydro pool and is in its 11th year of operation. There are trails for all levels of riders from 2 year olds on balance bikes to the more experienced riders tackling the big lines. Individuals or groups can expect a friendly welcome and lots of fun. 

Cornish Gold Centre                                                                                               1.2 miles or 3 minute drive

Classically the home of Cornish jewellery, this 18 acre site entertains the largest collection of Cornish jewellery including pearls. You can visit first hand jewellery workshops, the last remaining Cornish tin mill, delicious restaurant and have lots of family fun in the bear works, pottery creations and crazy golf areas all year round

Tehidy Country Park                                                                                        1.4 miles or 4 minute drive

 

The largest area of woodland in west Cornwall, this park has 250 acres to explore with an 18 hole golf course, lake, restaurant, and ample walking/cycling/riding routes. With a multitude of nature trails too you are sure to be kept busy all day. With 3 access points this park can be explored from all angles with all the family including pets.

Regal Cinema, Theatre, Bar and Restaurant                                               1.9 miles or 5 minute drive

If you are faced with a wet and windy day ahead, why not try our local cinema, only a 5 minute drive away. With 6 screens and a large theatre there is usually something that could take your fancy! Hungry or like a drink afterwards.....they also have a small bar and restaurant which serves great value food and beverages. Booking is advisable. 

Rogue Theatre                                                  Approx. 2.4 miles or 7 minute drive (North Cliff carpark)

 

Hosting outdoor theatre in the beautiful Tehidy Country Park detailed above, the award winning production creates day and night-time theatre that celebrates mythical tales with powerful narrative, music and dance. Begin with the tales introduction through the winding paths of the woods and settle down to a truly magical gift of explorative theatre for all ages to enjoy. Take advantage of free interval face painting for all the young at heart and join in with the cast at the end of the show for a song and dance. Truly spectacular and highly recommended personally as repeat customers.

Stithians Lake and Activity Centre                                                            6.1 miles or 17 minute drive

For a huge variety of on and off water activities from canoeing , fishing , kayaking, windsurfing, archery and climbing amongst walking and cycling trails. The lake also has a beautiful country pub next door (The Golden Lion) which serves award winning food sure to fill any appetite after a day outside.

Newquay Zoo                                                                                                                 17 miles or 26 minutes

Get close to 1000 of the worlds rarest and endangered animals. Located on the north coast of Cornwall and surrounded by 13 acres of lush tropical gardens you can visit the lions, penguins, meerkats, monkey troops and sloth to name just a few. Release your inner animal and enjoy activity trails, face painting, children's play areas, woodland walk and the dragon maze. A great day out all round.

Other places and attractions include:

  • Multiple beaches within a 15 minute drive :                                                                                                              Portreath - 2.3 miles/7 minute drive,                    Bassets cove - 3 miles/9 minute drive,                                          Porthtowan - 3.7 miles/7 minute drive,                Gwithian - 7 miles/15 minute drive                                               Chapel Porth - 7 miles/15 minute drive

  • Coastal walks:                                                                                                                                                                     Visit the iWalk Cornwall website htpp://www.iwalkcorwnall.co.uk to access 229 walks ranging from 2-10 miles in length covering 1107 miles of the county

  • Gwel-An-Mor Resort:                                                                                                  1.9 miles or 6 minute drive    Includes a huge indoor soft play for children with clip and climb adventures (indoors), golf course, wellbeing spa, terrace restaurant and wildlife centre at Faedon farm.

  • The Eden Project :                                                                                                  33.7 miles or 46 minute drive     An educational charity connecting us with each other and the living world. Explore how we can work towards a better future. The Eden project is nestled in a huge crater, massive biomes house the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to the striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year round family events. 

  • Portreath to Devoran mineral tramway:                              Portreath start 2.3 miles or 7 minute drive     Our historic tramline opened in 1812 connecting the copper mines to Portreath for shipping. Enjoy a walk or cycle along  the 12 mile stretch that can be broken down into 2 sections if required. 

  • Great flat lode:                                                                            Carn Brea start 3.9 miles or 12 minute drive    This is a short circular off road walk or cycle that circles the historic hilltop site of Carn Brea. The route is one of Cornwall's mineral tramway trails which takes you on a tour of the disused mines of the county. You will pass South Wheal Frances and South Crofty mines as you head through some beautiful Cornish countryside