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Indulge in the abundance of activities in and around Par Sands, Cornwall

Indulge in the abundance of activities in and around Par Sands, Cornwall

One of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, Cornwall offers everything you could want in a holiday from sun-kissed beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, to nature trails, world-famous attractions and an abundance of heritage sites.

The incredible coastline and lush greenery make it the perfect place for those who love the outdoors.

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​With attractions like the world-famous Eden Project to the delights of many far reaching beaches there is plenty to see close to Par Sands.

Blue Reef AquariumCornwall

Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef is part of an exciting new generation of aquarium attractions designed to inspire a deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world. The displays take you on an undersea tour showing you everything from the British coastline to faraway tropical reefs and lots more in between.

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Bodmin JailCornwall

Bodmin Jail

Built in 1779 for King George III, Bodmin Jail has played an important role in Cornwall’s history and this bold re-development gives visitors the chance to delve into an intriguing hidden history. If you're feeling brave, why not immerse yourself in the new 'Dark Walk', that brings some of the grimmest stories vividly to life.

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Stroll around the charming village of Boscastle with a loved one while enjoying your Cornish getaway. The unspoilt harbour area is ideal for visiting over the course of an afternoon and evening, followed by a delicious meal and drink at a nearby cosy pub.

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Carnewas and Bedruthan StepsCornwall

Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps

One of the most iconic Cornish landmarks, this National Trust site boasts gorgeous scenery - coves, windswept headlands, and views as far as the eye can see. Take care on the famous steep, narrow steps that lead down to Bedruthan beach - but prepare to be greeted by a fantastic reward.

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Only a mile from St Austell and famously known for the television series Poldark is a a must-see for a day out in Cornwall. Best known for its harbour and rock pools, there is plenty of discovery to be had here.

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Crealy Adventure ParkCornwall

Crealy Adventure Park

Crealy Great Adventure Parks are the Southwest’s No.1 Family day out. Complete with park rides, indoor fun, outdoor fun, animals and pre-school activities – you will have a fun filled day out together, whatever the weather.

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Fistral BeachCornwall

Fistral Beach

Surfing fan? Or fancy a relaxing stroll along one of Cornwall’s finest sandy beaches? Backed by steep sand dunes, the iconic Fistral Beach is famous for its consistent waves, making it a prestigious international surfing destination. You’ll always be able to make a day of your visit by popping into Newquay, too.

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Flambards Theme ParkCornwall

Flambards Theme Park

With white-knuckle rides aplenty, Flambards is the perfect, fun-filled family day out. After you thrill-seekers have got your adrenaline fix, there’s an award-winning indoor attractions area — step back in time with Flambards’ life-size Victorian village, or even experience Britain in the Blitz.

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Just under 30 minutes from the park the harbour town of Fowey is a bustling town that is one to visit in Cornwall. Enjoy lunch in one of the many restaurants overlooking the water, or take your furry friend down to the all year round dog friendly beaches that are plenty in this area.

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Hangloose AdventureCornwall

Hangloose Adventure

Hangloose is an incredible day out for the whole family, especially for thrill-seekers looking to find some adventure during their stay. With 7 amazing adrenaline activities to choose from including a skywire zipline flying over the top of the Eden Project and a challenging skytrek, don’t miss the chance to enjoy these unique experiences!

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Healey’s Cornish Cyder FarmCornwall

Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm

Visit a real working cider farm which produces spirits, wines, Scrumpy, preserves and cider! There’s plenty to do making it a great day out: take a guided tour to learn the art of cider making, join the trailer ride around orchids, go and see the friendly farm yard and visit the first distillery and combined cellars in Cornwall for 300 years.

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Jamaica InnCornwall

Jamaica Inn

The inspiration for Daphne du Maurier's 1936 novel, this traditional coaching inn is nestled in Bodmin Moor. So-called because of its association with the smuggling of Jamaican rum, the Grade II listed building has its own hotel, restaurant, bar, museum and year-round events - relive the 18th-century smuggler’s experience!

Food and Drink
Land’s EndCornwall

Land’s End

One of the most legendary landmarks in the UK, Land’s End is the most south westerly point of mainland Britain. Aside from the breathtaking coastline itself, there’s plenty to do nearby to keep everyone entertained - plentiful eateries, a shopping village, an ice cream parlour, a 4D cinema and more!

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Lappa Valley Steam RailwayCornwall

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

At Lappa Valley there's so much to do - three separate miniature railways running through this oasis of conservation where wildlife thrives in a protected environment. Running between the stations at Benny Halt and East Wheal Rose, the track runs on a section originally built in 1849 for a minerals railway to serve the mine at East Wheal Rose.

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Lizard PointCornwall

Lizard Point

Lizard Point is the most southerly point of mainland Britain. With rocky coastline and stunning natural views, the Lizard Heritage Coast is perfect for a relaxing family day out. The peninsula also boasts a rather rare geology, making it the perfect environment for unusual plants and fauna - why not check out some of the nature reserves?

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Minack TheatreCornwall

Minack Theatre

Discover an iconic, open-air theatre carved into the granite cliffs of Cornwall. Ever since The Tempest was performed there in 1932, the Minack Theatre is still celebrated and plays host to a variety of exciting shows. Even if there’s no performance taking place, the theatre is still open to visit.

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Old Quay House RestaurantCornwall

Old Quay House Restaurant

Enjoy a spot of fine dining at the Old Quay House Restaurant, situated in the scenic port town of Fowey. Expect succulent seafood, prime West Country meats and Cornish cheeses, plus seasonal specials, served alongside awe-inspiring estuary views.

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Perranporth BeachCornwall

Perranporth Beach

There’s an abundance of gorgeous, sandy beaches in Cornwall - and Perranporth is certainly no exception. Famous for its long, sandy dunes and rock pools, this beach is renowned as the place to be for surfers, paddle boarders, snorkelers and sailors. What’s more, it’s also dog-friendly!

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Sam's on the BeachCornwall

Sam's on the Beach

Situated in the Old Fowey Lifeboat House on the water’s edge overlooking the bay, Sam’s on the Beach provides a truly unique experience. If you’re looking for locally sourced produce with great service and ambience, this beach location has all 3 in abundance, and the view’s not bad either!

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Silks BistroCornwall

Silks Bistro

Silks Bistro & Champagne Bar is one of the finest restaurants in Newquay, open seven days a week and offering everything from coffee, teas and light bites, to daily lunch and evening specials. Silks takes pride in its food and locally caught fish is always on the menu. This award-winning eatery is a great place to kick back, relax and unwind.

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Savour modern, seasonal dishes at the relaxed and welcoming Temple restaurant. With a fresh and flavourful daytime menu and an indulgent evening offering, there's plenty of reasons to pay a visit while in the local area.

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The Britannia Inn & Waves RestaurantCornwall

The Britannia Inn & Waves Restaurant

This long-established inn is situated between Par and St Austell. The extensive menu features plenty of Cornish produce with a range of daily specials. If you’re looking for a superb Sunday carvery, this restaurant ticks all the boxes.

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The Camel TrailCornwall

The Camel Trail

The Camel Trail is a 17 mile long cycle way running through some of the most spectacular countryside in the South West. This well-made path is popular with walkers, cyclists and joggers of all levels.

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The Eden ProjectCornwall

The Eden Project

The groundbreaking Eden Project is a global garden: two biomes containing thousands of plant species from all around the world, as well as a botanical garden. This is a perfect, educational experience for kids - but also an awe-inspiring day out for adults. One biome imitates a Mediterranean climate, the other a rainforest.

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The Longstore Steaks & SeafoodCornwall

The Longstore Steaks & Seafood

Set in a stunning location overlooking the harbour & bay in Charlestown, The Longstore is a bar and restaurant specialising in craft beers, local steaks and seafood. This loft style restaurant has retained much of its Georgian charm and with live music performances every 2nd Sunday of the month, it’s well worth a visit for a night out to remember.

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The Lost Gardens of HeliganCornwall

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Adventure and discover the largest garden restoration in Europe. One of the most spectacular botanical gardens on offer, The Lost Gardens of Heligan were fully restored in the 1990s. Steeped in history, this all-season garden takes inspiration from the 19th century with a breathtaking variety of styles and designs on offer.

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The Polgooth InnCornwall

The Polgooth Inn

Sit back and relax in this cosy and welcoming 16th-Century pub. With a range of traditional pub classics and seasonal signature dishes, there's sure to be something for everyone.

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The Strand BistroCornwall

The Strand Bistro

A warm welcome and full stomach awaits you at the Strand Bistro. With many years’ experience this head chef has worked across the world and cooks with some amazing ingredients. With local suppliers, sourcing produce from Tywardreath butchers, Fowey mussels & vegetables from Richards of Par, a meal here is an experience not to be missed.

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Tintagel CastleCornwall

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel is a legendary medieval fortification quite unlike any ordinary castle. After climbing the path to the mainland courtyard, a walkway links you to the island where the castle sits. Soak up unforgettable coastline views, historical stories, myths and medieval buildings. What's more, there’s also an island garden, beach and café!

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Trebah GardenCornwall

Trebah Garden

Discover a sub-tropical, year-round ravine garden with a coastline backdrop. With over 4 miles of footpath, you’ll be able to enjoy natural springs, waterside plantings and exotic blooms. There’s even a private beach, Polgwidden Cove, which was used as an embarkation point for troops landing on Omaha Beach during WWII!

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Trerice Elizabethan Manor HouseCornwall

Trerice Elizabethan Manor House

This Elizabethan manor house, with fine interiors and a delightful garden, is a Cornish gem and remains little changed by the advances in the building fashions over the centuries; the renowned stillness and tranquillity of Trerice is much prized by visitors. However there’s plenty to discover in this popular tourist site.

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Trethorne Leisure ParkCornwall

Trethorne Leisure Park

Meet the animals in the on-site barn, try your hand at ten-pin bowling, have fun on the dodgems and show off your competitive streak in the games arcade at this family-friendly attraction. Trethorne Leisure Park also offers ‘in touch with animals’ holding sessions, and has a wealth of indoor and outdoor play areas.

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