Cornwall attractions and days out
The popularity of Cornwall as a holiday destination is easy to explain: an incredible coastline, beautiful countryside and tiny fishing villages that have hardly changed in the past century. Here are some of our favourite Cornwall attractions and things to do:
Cornwall’s incredible coastal path stretches for almost six miles between Looe and Polperro. In this short stretch the walk takes in several spots that are steeped in fascinating legend. Start the walk at Looe railway station.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 3.5 miles, 7 minutes
The award-winning Eden Project is one of the most famous Cornwall attractions. The two giant biomes are home to a rainforest and a Mediterranean landscape, bringing some of the world’s most striking plant life direct to visitors. This fascinating attraction also has events and displays taking place throughout the year.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 16 miles, 40 minutes
Courtroom Experience, Bodmin
If you’ve ever wondered what it must be like to face a judge and jury, the Courtroom Experience in Bodmin reveals all. This interactive experience drops you into the heart of a trial and asks you to give your verdict – will you agree with the real-life finding?
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 19 miles, 35 minutes
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre
Dive into the fascinating history of shipwrecks off the Cornish coast with a visit to the centre at Charlestown, which has the largest exhibition of artifacts recovered by divers on public display in the UK. You can walk through underground tunnels used by clay trucks to deliver their load to ships, and experience scenes of village life from the past.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 24 miles, 45 minutes
St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre
St Austell’s famous brewery tells the fascinating stories of Cornish families behind the region’s pubs, beers, wines and spirits. Sample the drinks and enjoy home cooked pub food and snacks.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 25 miles, 50 minutes
Camel Creek Adventure Park, Wadebridge
This adventure park is packed with rides, attractions and indoor play, including the Morgawr roller coaster, a triple drop log flume and the sky high Wave Rider. There are plenty of rides for toddlers to enjoy, plus there are playgrounds and an animal kingdom.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 26 miles, 55 minutes
Wheal Martyn Museum, St Austell
Discover how the China Clay industry shaped Cornwall with a visit to the UK’s only China Clay heritage centre. Set within two former Victorian Clay works, Wheal Martyn features ancient buildings and a vast collection of artifacts and vintage commercial vehicles. There also a modern clay pit being worked by massive machines – you may even see (or hear) blasting in the pit.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 27 miles, 50 minutes
This 50-room former family home gives visitors a glimpse into life at a Victorian country house. The stately rooms and an entire wing for children contrast with the warren of kitchens, larders and sculleries ‘below stairs’.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 16 miles, 30 minutes
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Brambles and gorse have been peeled back to reveal the amazing Lost Gardens of Heligan. Discover Victorian Productive Gardens, Pleasure Gardens, a sub-tropical Jungle and a pioneering Wildlife Project.
Distance from Seaview Holiday Village: 25 miles, 60 minutes
For more information on all the Cornwall attractions nearby take a look at Visit Cornwall’s website here.