Family fun with kids in Cornwall

Things to do in Cornwall: Family Fun


An unforgettable experience in a breathtaking epic location. Its home is a dramatic global garden the size of thirty football pitches, nestling like a lost world in a crater overlooking St Austell Bay. One of its giant conservatories is a majestic rainforest cathedral, the other is host to the fruits of the Mediterranean and the flowers of South Africa and California. Outside in the landscaped grounds you will find tea, lavender, sunflowers and hemp.

30 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

Eden Project, Bodelva, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL24 2SG, United Kingdom. Telephone: 01726 811911


This Award-winning wildlife sanctuary with JungleBarn indoor play centre offers so much for all the family, from amazing free flying bird shows, Fun Farm to Penguin photocalls and feed the little parrots.

15 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

Paradise Park & JungleBarn, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HB. Infoline: 01736 751020


The multi-award winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall has 15 galleries, over five floors beautifully illustrating the past, present and future of this island nation. Silver winner of UK Heritage Attraction of the Year at the 2013 British Travel Awards and shortlisted for the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum award, the Museum features a number of stunning exhibitions dedicated to the sea, boats and Cornwall.

30 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3QY. Telephone: 01326 313388


The Flambards Experience. With internationally acclaimed exhibitions, the best thrill rides in Cornwall, family shows, live entertainment, glorious gardens, masses to see and do undercover.

The Flambards Experience is the Best Day of the Week, come rain, come shine, it just keeps getting better!

30 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

The Flambards Experience, Helston, TR13 OQA. Telephone: (01326) 573404 Infoline: (0845) 6018684


Visit Land’s End this summer and enjoy an action packed day out. Take a walk along the spectacular coastal paths, experience great value entertainment with our pay as you go attractions and discover an exciting programme of special events taking place from Thursday 25th July – Thursday 29th August.

40 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

Lands End, Sennen, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7AA Telephone: 0871 720 0044


Experience animal welfare in action at Cornwall’s only Seal Sanctuary and rescue centre. Hear about dramatic rescues and meet the seal and sea lion characters whose individual stories are brought to life during your visit. The Sanctuary is also home to fun loving otters, playful penguins, potty paddock animals and a rock pool hosting a wide range of marine creatures.

45 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Nr Helston, Cornwall TR12 6UG Telephone: 01326 221 361


A fabulous and diverse range of historical properties including National Trust, English Heritage and private gardens, estates and grand Country Houses. All within comfortable driving distance. Including St Michael’s Mount, Lanhydrock House, Trelissick Gardens and much much more.


This is a unique and amazing opportunity to meet and touch a number of our hand-tame owls and to learn about their characteristics. We aim to enable visitors to see and touch owls at close proximity under staff supervision as well as providing a talk and guided tour of the centre to all visitors.

30 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

Goss Moor, St. Columb, Cornwall TR9 6HP Telephone number: (01726) 860182


Three Railways In One! With more than three miles of railway to travel and a lovely wooded valley to explore, you’re in for a Big Day Out. Families love our canoes, crazy golf, children’s play areas including our two indoor play carriages, and nature walks. For those interested in the past, an imposing mine engine house stands in the leisure park. We also have a brick path maze designed on Cornishman Richard Trevithick’s world-first 1804 steam locomotive.

30 minutes from Globe Vale Holiday Park.

Lappa Valley Steam Railway, Benny Halt, St Newlyn East, Newquay, TR8 5LX. Tel: Bookings 01872 510317


Plenty to do for all the family with play activities, nature trail, working farm and much more.

Approx. 25 minutes drive from Globe Vale.

On the A3058 Newquay to St. Austell road, 4 miles from Newquay. SAT NAV TR8 5AA  Telephone 01872 510246

5 Platinum Pennant Campsite
2020 Travelers' Choice Tripadvisor

Paul & Louise Owen
Globe Vale Holiday Park
Sinns Common
Near Redruth
TR16 4BH

Tel: 01209 891183

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