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Cornwall Attractions to visit while staying at Coastal Cottages in Cornwall

The county of Cornwall is absolutely full of things to do with an abundance of places to go and sights to see. Whether you enjoy Coastal Path walks, lazing on the beach or travelling around taking in the sights and sounds of Cornwall, there is something in Cornwall for everyone.

Here is a selection of Cornwalls many attractions and whatever the weather, I am sure that staying in Coastal Cottages inCornwall will give you and your family be a holiday to remember!

Poldark Mine Beam Engine Underground at Poldark Mine

Poldark Mine and Amusement Park

North East of Helston is the Poldark Mine. Experience an underground tour of Poldark mine and enjoy the Amusements Restaurant and Gift Shop. Admission to the Amusement Park is FREE
See Poldark Mine Website.


National Seal Sanctuary

Near Gweek, Helston. Escape to an exciting world of playful seals and otters. Discover rock pools in the Cornwall Coastal Experience and learn all about these amazing creatures which are left high and dry twice a day!
See National Seal Sanctuary Website.

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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

Dating back to 1849, Lappa Valley Steam Railway was a mineral railway built on the old 'Narrow Guage'. Quite an experience and the scenic Lappa Valley is the perfect setting for this ultimate Joyride.
See Lappa Valley Website.


The Eden Project

The Eden Project consists of five giant Biodomes sited in an abandoned China Clay Quarry. Each Dome holds a theme from a different climatic region, from Tropical to Temperate with plants and trees not found in one place anywhere else in the World.
See Eden Website.

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Dairyland Farm World

Dairyland is a family day out on a working farm. Children can get to interact with animals, even feed them or watch in safety in the Milking Parlour. This is really something to talk about when they get back to school.
See Dairyland Farm World Website.

Trerice House

Trerice House and Gardens

Trerice House is a grand Elizabethan Manor House with a six acre valley garden. This is a gem having been part of the National Trust Portfolio since 1953 and predates the Doomsday Book. The original house was updated to the Elizabethan Manor in 1570.
See Trerice House Website.

Newquay Zoo A Lion at Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo

Newquay Animal World is the only Zoo in Cornwall and is a must visit for the Animal Lovers. You will find that Newquay Zoo is home to some of the Worlds most endangered species.
See Newquay Zoo Website.

Future World at Goonhilly

Future World at Goonhilly

On the Lizard Penninsula south west of Helston is Goonhilly. A glimpse into the future of where technology is taking us. You can also have a FREE session in (probably) the fastest Internet Cafe in the World.
See Goonhilly Future World Website.

Skinners Brewery at Truro Skinners Hospitality Suite

Skinners Brewery

You can book a hospitality trip round Skinners Brewery at Truro if you are a Real Ale Enthusiast. The guided tour is very interesting and is followed (and proceeded) by a session in the Hospitality Suite
See Skinners Brewery Website.

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Godolphin House

A 15th Century House dating back to when Cornwall was such a huge exporter of Tin making it possible for the Godolphin Family to build and run this impressive Estate. Recently acquired by the National Trust it undergo a massive restoration program.
See Godolphin House Website.

Trereife House

Trereife House Gardens and Animal Park

Trereife is a fine old Manor House dating back to the early 18th Century. There are extensive Gardens and a variety of unusual animals plus loads of surprises.
See Trereife Website.


Blue Reef Aquarium

Situated on Towan Beach in Newquay, the Blue Reef Aquarium is a fabulous place to visit. View an amazing display of local and tropical marine species in the enormous ocean display and from the depths of the underwater tunnel.
See Blue Reef Aquarium Website.

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Bodmin and Wenford Railway

Discover the excitement and nostalgia of steam travel with a journey back in time on Cornwalls only full size railway still operated by steam locomotives.
See Bodmin and Wenford Website.

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Cotehole House & Gardens

Near Saltash. National Trust Cotehole House is of Tudor origins with many stories and legends. Festooned with tapestries, suits of armour, pewter, brass and old oak furniture. A magical experience! Outside, explore the formally planted terraces and gardens.
See Cotehole House Website.

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Pendennis Castle

Discover the wartime secrets of Cornwall’s greatest fortress.Explore the guard house, relive the drama of an enemy attack, descend through secret tunnels or just enjoy the scenery and a Cornish cream tea!
See Pendennis Castle Website.

For a really useful guide of the quality attractions in Cornwall, download your copy of the Cornwall Guide 2010 by clicking here