Days Out in Cornwall

View of Rock from Padstow

Padstow is an ancient Cornish town full of charm and character. With beautiful coastal and inland walks, camping in Cornwall has never been so good! Some of Cornwall’s top surfing beaches lie between Padstow and Newquay. A passenger ferry runs all day between Padstow and Rock.
Rick Stein has his famous Seafood Restaurant in Padstow among the many other pubs and restaurants. Nearby at Watergate Bay is Jamie Oliver’s restaurant, Fifteen.

Sandy beach in Cornwall

Cornwall’s sandy beaches are plentiful, with nearby beaches providing safe bathing and surfing.
Visiting a different beach every day of your holiday is made easy with the local ‘Seven Bays for Seven Days’.
Padstow is a UK holiday hot spot for all the family, with a varied range of local amenities to choose from.

Our guide of what to do in Cornwall

The Eden Project Cornwall

The Eden Project

Dubbed the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ by some, Eden is a dramatic global garden housed in huge tropical biomes.
St. Austell, Cornwall PL24 2SG  01726 811911
The Lost Gardens of Heligan Cornwall

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

With more than 200-acres to explore, you really can lose yourself for a day in this enchanting restoration garden dubbed ‘The Nation’s Favourite Garden’.
St. Austell, Cornwall PL26 6EN  01726 845100
Trebah Gardens, Cornwall

Trebah Gardens

Discover 26-acres of sub-tropical paradise cascading down to the enchanting Helford River.
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 5JZ  01326 252200
Trevarno Gardens in Cornwall

Trevarno Gardens

Enjoy a relaxing and restorative experience in this 35-acre Victorian garden. A true hidden gem nestled in a valley just three miles from Helston.
Helston, Cornwall TR13 0RU  01726 811911
Trelissick Gardens Cornwall

Trellissick Gardens

Perched at the head of the Fal Estuary, Trelissick boasts jaw-dropping views and a huge array of plant species.
Truro, Cornwall TR3 6QL 01872 862090
The National Maritime Museum , Falmouth Cornwall

National Maritime Museum

An experience as alive as the sea. A unique and interactive displays of boats and their place in people’s lives.
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3QY, 01326 313388
Prideaux Place Manor House Padstow Cornwall

Prideaux Place

The prominent Prideaux family has lived in this exquisite house since Elizabeth I was on the throne they now welcome you to explore the house and grounds.
Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8RP 01841 532411
St Michaels Mount Nr Penzance Cornwall

St. Michael’s Mount

Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history.
Marazion, Cornwall TR17 0EF  01736 710507
National Trust Lanhydrock House Bodmin Cornwall

Lanhydrock

A Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants’ quarters, gardens and wooded estate
Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 5AD  01208 265950
Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway Cornwall

Bodmin & Wenford Railway

This railway is Cornwall’s only standard gauge railway still operated by steam locomotives and the trains run through some delightful Cornish scenery.
Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ 08451 259678
Newquay Zoo Cornwall

Newquay Zoo

Experience the wildlife with hundreds of animals set in lush sub-tropical lakeside gardens. From the amazing open rain-forest to the beautiful oriental garden there is something for all ages and abilities.
Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2LZ  01637 873342
Newquay Blue Reef Aquarium At Towan Beach Cornwall

Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef is part of a new generation of sea life attractions to inspire deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world.
Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1DU  01637 878134
Paradise Park  Hayle Cornwall

Paradise Park

Paradise Park was established in Hayle, Cornwall in 1973 as a tropical bird garden, and since then otters, red pandas, native red squirrels and the rare Cornish Chough can all be seen here.
Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HB 01736 751020
National Seal Sanctuary Gweek Cornwall

Cornwall Seal Sanctuary

Set in the picturesque Helford Estuary is the fantastic Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release centre for seals and more.
Gweek, Cornwall TR12 6UG 01326 221361
Dairyland Farm and Adventure Land Nr Newquay Cornwall

Dairyland Farm

Enjoy the fun of an all-weather attraction providing entertainment for all ages – So much more for the whole family to enjoy… rain or shine.
Newquay, Cornwall TR8 5AA 01872 510246
Crealy Adventure Park Nr Padstow and Wadebridge Cornwall

Cornwall’s Crealy

Wild rides, the biggest outdoor adventure zone in the UK and more undercover play than anywhere else in Cornwall, plus animals to hold and cuddle.
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7RA 0870 116 3333
Flambards Theme Park Helston Cornwall

Flambards

Not only does the Theme Park host the best thrill rides in Cornwall, but also the Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz indoor tourist attraction
Helston, Cornwall TR13 0QA  01326 573 404
Poldark Mine Helston Cornwall

Poldark Mine

Poldark Mine hosts a variety of attractions from the mine itself to a museum, amusements, activities, play area, restaurant, shops and craft workshops.
Helston, Cornwall TR13 0ER, 01326 573173
Cornish Cider Farm Nr Truro Cornwall

Cornish Cyder Farm

Come and visit this traditional working Cyder farm, boasting guided tours, free tasting, fun tractor rides and friendly farm animals.
Truro, Cornwall TR4 9LW 01872 573356
Jamaica Inn Bodmin Moor Launceston Cornwall

Jamaica Inn

Cornwall’s legendary coaching house which was immortalised in Daphne du Maurier’s novel has stood high on Bodmin Moor for over four centuries.
Launceston, Cornwall PL15 7TS 01566 86250
Padstow Boat Trips Padstow Cornwall

Boat Trips

On the Jubilee Queen You can be sure to see a variety marine life.
Padstow Harbour  07836798457
Fishing Trips from Padstow Harbour Cornwall

Fishing Trips

Fishing trips depart daily from the harbour.

Padstow  01841 532239

Kayak and Canoe Hire Camel River Padstow Cornwall

Camel Canoe And Kayaks Hire

Hire and tuition of Kayaks and Canoes based in Wadebridge
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 6HB  01208 895151
Learn to Surf Harlyn Surf School Nr Padstow Cornwall

Harlyn Surf School

Padstow Touring Park has teamed up with the guys from Harlyn Surf School to offer all of our customers an exclusive 10% discount off lessons, equipment hire and sales this summer. Harlyn Surf School offers a wide range of exciting activities, for all ages and abilities, whether its Surfing, Sit in Top Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Bodyboarding or Coasteering.

To book or find out more call Harlyn Surf School direct on 01841 533076 or visit their website and quote “Padstow Touring Park” to receive your exclusive discount.

 

Harlyn Beach, Padstow  01841 533076
Cornwall SouthWest Coastpath Cornwall

Walk the Southwest Coast path

The South West Coast Path National Trail is 630 miles of superb coastal walking. It is the best way to enjoy the wonderful coastal scenery, wildlife and heritage. The path passes through Padstow Village.
Saints Way, Padstow Cornwall

Follow the Saints Way

The Saints’  Way Trail crosses mid-Cornwall from Padstow to Fowey covering approximately 30 miles / 48 Km. The trail follows a wonderfully varied course through valleys, woodlands, pastures, moors and villages.
Camel Trail Cycle Way Padstow to Bodmin

Cycle the Camel Trail

The Camel Trail is an 18 mile level multi use trail passing through some of the most spectacular countryside, following a disused railway. Bikes can be hired from Padstow Cycle Hire.
Padstow  01841 533533