Family days out in Cornwall
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Cornwall’s attractions

Away from the beaches and the idyllic destinations, Cornwall is home to dozens of top family attractions.

Perfect for when the weather isn't being so kind, here you can spend many an hour (or a day) and you certainly won't feel like it's time wasted during your stay. Cornwall boasts a huge line-up of award-winning attractions, so there really is something for everyone.

From theme parks and aquariums to museums and open-air theatres, Cornwall has it all! Want to know more? Take a look at our guide to the county's best attractions below...

Eden Project

The internationally famous Eden Project is a spectacular global garden that tells the story of mankind’s dependence on plants. Possibly one of Cornwall’s most famous attractions and well worth a visit.

Blue Reef Aquarium

Prepare to be amazed by the local marine species from the Cornish coast as well as the hundreds of tropical species in the gigantic ocean display complete with underwater tunnel. A great day out!

Lost Gardens Of Heligan

Heligan’s 200 acres of gardens include Victorian Productive Gardens, formal Pleasure Gardens, a sub-tropical Jungle and a pioneering Wildlife Project, all beautifully resorted.

Minack Theatre

This unique open-air theatre has been created from the cliff side at Porthcurno. The theatre, which has spectacular views from Porthcurno Bay to Logan Rock, hosts a summer-long season of plays, opera and musicals under the stars.