Castle Holiday Park - A family run site in the heart of Cornwall

Places to visit in Cornwall

With so much to see and do in the South West, you'll be spoilt for choice when you're planning your holiday. Whatever the weather there is always something in Cornwall to keep all generations happy, and when you're staying at Castle Holiday Park, you're never too far from a days entertainment. Below we have listed a few local attractions that prove to be very popular throughout the year, places that cover a broad range of interests and come highly recommended.

PLEASE NOTE - Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all of the below options will have their own guidelines in place for enabling you to visit them safely. Please find out more online regarding each attraction in advance of your holiday.

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The Goss Moor Nature Trail

The Goss Moor Nature Trail is an area of the South West where you'll enjoy spending some quality time. Managed by Natural England, this 480-hectare National Nature Reserve is home to an outstanding range of rare plants and animals. Largely off-road, the multi-use 7 mile trail provides a scenic circular route on easy gradients. It's ideal for walkers, horse riders and cyclists, and best of all, it runs right along side Castle Holiday Park.

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The Eden Project

The Eden Project is an unforgettable experience in a breathtaking location. Home to the world famous biomes, Eden focuses on simple pleasures; enjoying tasty food, rediscovering what puts the great into the great outdoors, imaginative play for children, taking time to stop and smell the flowers, and most of all - having a good time.

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Surfing, fishing and boating, have all played their part in making Newquay the exciting and vibrant coastal destination it is today. Located only a few miles from Castle Holiday Park, the towering cliffs, pounding surf and the many beaches keep generations of visitors entertained come rain or shine.

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The Flambards Experience

The Flambards Experience is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the South West of England. With unique undercover exhibitions boasting the Flambards Victorian Village, Britain in The Blitz and Memory Lane exhibitions. There is also a fantastic variety of rides for all ages and entertainment for all the family during the Main Season.

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Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives is home to an amazing collection of international modern and contemporary art. With various exhibitions, talks, workshops and performances, this gallery is well worth a visit. For art that was developed a little closer to home, there's the Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden.

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Camel Creek Adventure Park

Camel Creek Adventure Park is sure to keep the whole family entertained. From the many water rides to the large indoor play areas, this is the perfect location to have some fun whatever the weather. There's also a large number of animals on show throughout the site.

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The National Trust

Devon and Cornwall offer a complete spectrum of places of historic importance and outstanding natural beauty. From the joy of spotting seals in the frothing waters of Kynance Cove, to climbing the steps of the medieval castle on St Michael's Mount or navigating your way out of the maze at Glendurgan; there are always new reasons to visit.

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Newquay Zoo

Experience the wildlife with over 130 different species set in lush sub-tropical lakeside gardens. From the amazing open rainforest exhibit to the beautiful oriental garden there is something for all ages and abilities. From big cats to monkeys, parrots to snakes, and zebras to bats, a trip to the zoo will be a day to remember.

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Cornwall's Coastal Towns & Villages

On the north coast is the port of Padstow, with its picturesque harbour, narrow waterside streets, and famous restaurants. Travel south and you will soon come across the rugged spine of Cornwall. From here you can visit various quaint and historic locations such as Mevagissey, Fowey, and Charlestown.

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