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Things to do in Cornwall

Cornwall has all bases covered. Whether you're looking to fill your days with picturesque coastal walks, sampling the delicious local cuisine or visiting the popular local attractions nearby, you won't be shy of things to do during your Cornish break.

Local attractions near Retallack Resort & Spa

We have a whole range of options to kick start your holidays in Cornwall. This idyllic holiday destination at the southwestern-most tip of the mainland UK, is surrounded by clear blue waters, with long and winding coastline, punctuated by secret coves and sandy bays - a Cornwall holiday delivers on every front.

If you're looking for a beach holiday, you can't go wrong with the great Cornish weather (rain or shine!) and rugged cliffs that shelter holidaymakers on the sand below. The North Coast of Cornwall is perfect for finding sheltered sunny spots to sunbathe and enjoy a dip in the sea, as prevailing winds blow from the southwest.

But it's not all about the chilled vibes, surf and beache. Lose hours wandering through picturesque seaside towns, soaking up the laidback charm, visiting the popular local attractions nearby and sampling fish and chips. Or hike off the beaten track and enjoy the lush green surroundings - locals will tell you the best unspoilt places to roam. 

Places to visit

23 minute drive
41 minute drive

Tehidy Country Park

Tehidy is the largest area of woodland in West Cornwall.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

56 minute drive

St Michaels Mount

St Michael's Mount is a tidal island in Mount's Bay.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

50 minute drive

Helston Railway

Britain's most southerly heritage railway.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

60 minute drive

Flambards

Flambards Theme Park has plenty to offer for a great family day out.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

25 minute drive

Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm

Award-winning Cornish Cyder producer and visitor attraction near Newquay.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

27 minute drive

Royal Cornwall Museum

The UK’s Greatest Museum For Cornish Life & Culture!

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

20 minute drive

Newquay Zoo

Get close to over 1,000 of the world’s rarest and endangered animals at Newquay Zoo!

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

21 minute drive

Newquay Aquarium

The ultimate undersea safari in Newquay.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

18 minute drive
50 minute drive

National Maritime Museum

A place to enrich our understanding of the sea, and Cornwall.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

11 minute drive

Screech Owl Sanctuary

Screech Owl Sanctuary and Animal Park is a haven for owls and other animals.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

23 minute drive

Bodmin Jail

Unlock Conrwall's dark history with a visit to Bodmin Jail.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

8 minute drive

Camel Creek Adventure Park

Cornwall's biggest theme park offering entertainment, rides and displays for all the family.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

26 minute drive

Eden Project

Why not visit the largest iconic greenhouse in the world, right here in Cornwall.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

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