Family Attractions in Newquay
The Blue Reef Aquarium
One of our favourite family attractions in Newquay. This aquatic world is home to some truly incredible creatures. The sheer variety of their size, shape, colour and behaviour makes the world of land animals seem quite tame in comparison! From jellyfish and giant octopus to freshwater turtles, puffer fish and living corals, there are literally oceans of extraordinary characters to meet at the aquarium.
The award winning Newquay Zoo is set amongst exotic lakeside gardens with animals from all around the world ranging from the smallest monkey the Pygmy Marmoset to 'Ronnie' and 'Connie' the African Lions. From the amazing open rainforest exhibit to the beautiful oriental garden there is something for everybody to love.
Dairyland Farm World
This is a fantastic adventure park to suit all ages. From slides to the nature trail, tractor rides and pony rides, to milking the cows, feeding the animals and touring the museums. On less lovely days, there's a whole host of family fun all under cover including The Bull Pen – a massive indoor play centre. A visit to this fun farm promises a great value family day out!
With an Exclusive 10% discount with Esplanade Hotel, families can embark on a swashbucklin’ voyage with real live buccaneers at Cornwall’s new Pirate’s Quest. Journey back in time with your Pirate Captain, 300 years, to the Golden Age of Piracy for story-telling and adventure.
Use code EsplanadePQ when booking.
The West Country's leading family attraction with rides for everyone, family fun and entertainment. Do not forget to visit the award-winning and unique exhibitions including the Victorian Village and the Britain in the Blitz. Get 10% off by booking online.
St Eval Kart Circuit
The largest, fastest and most exciting race circuit in the South West.
Offers a series of ramps and slides for the skateboard enthusiast. Also hosts competitions.
Lappa Valley Steam Railway
A lovely narrow gauge railway that runs through a wooded valley.