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Child Friendly Holidays in Cornwall: Things to do

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Things to do in Cornwall

Cornwall’s coastline is the longest in any English county and measures around 433 miles. Naturally, it’s home to many sandy beaches, as well as an amazing range of watersports. Cornwall is regarded one of the most child friendly holidays in England - that’s great news for your family then… The following is our featured child friendly accommodation in Cornwall set in some of the most splendid areas.

Charlestown

An unspoiled Georgian port constructed in 1791, Charlestown has maintained its historic charm and character and has since been granted UNESCO world heritage status. A popular location for TV filming the handsome harbour is home to magnificent ships, the beaches either side of the quay ideal places for your little ones to while away a few hours exploring. Close by the Shipwreck, Rescue and Heritage Centre is a worth a look around if the kiddies want to imagine themselves as pirates. This delightful harbour boasts great cafes, a pebbly beach and our fabulous Cornish, child friendly cottage Antonia’s pearls. – stunningly luxurious, and amazingly tasteful the cottages include all the baby kit you could need plus pampering adult essentials!

Cardinham

Cardinham is known for 650 acres of woodlands, packed full of cycling and walking trails. It is worth noting that there are some steep bits, so younger children beware.  If you’re an adventure seeking family then Glynn Barton Cottage is just what you’re looking for, with an onsite swimming pool, tennis courts, small farm, huge indoor play area and lots of outdoors space - it’s child friendly in every sense.

Liskeard

Relax in the old market town of Liskeard, known for its mix of medieval, Edwardian and Victorian buildings. It’s a lovely place to stop off at, why not try the many quaint coffee shops? Talking of winding down, The Green, child friendly cottage in Liskeard Cornwall, is a retreat!  For the nature lovers, the day-dreamers, the water types, the tree climbers, it’s got it all – beautiful contemporary conversions within 14 acres - bliss!

Mawgan Porth

5 miles north of Newquay, Mawgan Porth is a popular family holidaying spot in Cornwall. With a long sandy beach and clear blue waters, it has been voted in the top ten beaches.  This area is popular for a number of watersports as well as inland activities such as the Camel Trail and Goss Moor.  The Park, child friendly glamping in Cornwall, situated near to the beach, offers eco lodges, luxury cottages, caravans, Airstreams and yurts.  We’d recommend the cafe with delicious food. Luxury and practical and immensely family friendly is how we’d describe it. 

3 Popular & Child Friendly Things To Do in Cornwall

Eden Project

No matter the weather, the Eden Project welcomes the family and you. Packed full of seasonal activities and events, it’s a must visit whilst on your family holidays. The entire site is buggy friendly and if little legs are too tired to walk, there’s land trains to take you where you need to go. Climbing frames, England’s largest zip wire, tropical gardens and much more; it’s a day out for the whole family.

Seal Life

Visit the Seals. The Cornish Seal sanctuary is a treat based in Gweek (near to The Green, cottage) where you can see them being fed, find out the important conservation work the centre does and even meet the seal pups. All together now “Aww!”.

West Country Surf School

Three miles down the road from Newquay, is beautiful Watergate Bay which consists of two miles of sandy beach that is home to a brother and sister owned surfing school.  Enormous waves from the Atlantic Ocean make this bay a popular spot for surfing for all of the family to enjoy. They’ll even have a hot chocolate ready for you after your lesson!

Are you ready for a Cornish holiday and most importantly, a Cornish pasty? It’s like no ever pasty, you’ve tasted before…

To find out more about our child friendly holidays in Cornwall, speak with us today.

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