Tourist’s Guide to Cornwall

Tourists have been flocking to the seaside county of Cornwall for over a hundred a years. Cornwall which is located on the South East coast of England is the perfect summer destination, as it offers a wide variety of attractions and activities.

Popular Cornwall attractions and activities include:

Pendennis Castle:

For a budget friendly family activity head to Pendennis castle. Admission costs a mere £6.50 per adult and £3.90 per child and is a great option for families with multiple children.

Pendennis castle has a fascinating history and was completed in 1545, after being commissioned by King Henry VIII. It offers a variety of interactive exhibitions and a discovery centre. However it’s most popular attraction is the Tudor gun room.

Adventure Clydesdale:

Why not experience the beauty of Cornwall on horseback? There is no experience like riding a Clydesdale, as the view from on top of a Clydesdale is spectacular.

Adventure Clydesdale’s treks range from a one hour taster to a full day trek. A one hour taster is priced at 30 pounds, while a half day trek is priced at 80 pounds and a full day trek is priced at 140 pounds. However the best value for money trek is definitely the 2 hour trek, which will set you back 50 pounds.

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary:

Visitors to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary will be able to a view a variety of animals including seals, penguins and otters. The highlight for most visitors are the daily feeding demonstrations.

If you pre purchase your tickets online you’ll save 40% off the normal price of tickets. Exclusive family passes are also available online.

Cornwall Surf Academy:

The Cornwall Surf Academy promises to teach any one between the ages of 8 and 80 to surf. A surf lesson could be the perfect family friendly activity.

All classes are taught by accredited instructors and beginner classes are taught in knee deep surf. While half day lessons are available there are also popular multi day courses. Half day lessons are priced at £30 for adults and £20 for children.


Flambards is Cornwall’s largest theme park and contains thrill rides such as the Hornet Rollercoaster, Thunderbolt and the Skyraker 001. Flambard also offers a variety of child friendly rides such as the Classic Tea Cup Ride and the Shuttle. For many children a trip to Cornwall wouldn’t be complete without a day at Flambards.

Admission per day costs £15.50 per adult and £11.75 per child. As well as rides Flambards features a variety of exhibitions, the most popular of which is the authentic Victorian village.

The Eden Project:

The Eden Project is a botanical garden that is designed to educate both adults and children on the importance of safeguarding our environment. Even if you’re not particularly interested in flora and fauna you may enjoy seeing the world’s largest green house, which is shaped as a dome.

Also within the grounds is a zip wire which tourists can ride over the rainforest section of the gardens, for an extra £5.

If you’re looking to book a summer vacation why not consider Cornwall? Cornwall offers exciting activities to suit every individual, family and budget.

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