As Newquay is perfectly situated on the North coast of Cornwall, you are never too far from a fun day out. We have put a selection of recommendations, some our own and others from previous guests that have stayed with us before. With such a wide variety of options available, there will be something to suit everyone.
Cornwall is home to some of the finest Breweries and Distilleries in the UK and the numbers keep on growing. Whether you’re looking for a guided tour to learn the process how beers made or a Gin Masterclass, one of the options below might be for you.
Colwith Farm Distillery
Padstow Brewing Co.
Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm
Escape Room – Truro/St Ives/Penzance
Depending where you find yourself for a day out in Cornwall you might end up near one of the escape room centres below. The goal is simple, you and your group have 60 minutes to escape, will you be able to find the clues and solve the riddles? Eureka Escape – Truro/Penzance Escape Time – St Ives
St Eval Kart Circuit
St Eval’s Kart circuit is located between Newquay and Padstow, with its massive 1.3km track it is the Southwest’s largest and fastest adult kart circuit. It is also the only one of its kind in Devon and Cornwall. No pre-booking is required for this activity just arrive and drive.
Kernow Adventure Park
Kernow Adventure Park is Cornwall’s hidden outdoor activity centre, with an Aquapark, wake boarding and paddle boarding all set on a secret, tranquil, crystal clear lake. Throughout the year they also hold events such as wake boarding competitions that you can go and watch.
St Michael’s Mount
St Michael’s Mount, located near Marazion, is a lovely day out. There is so much to see whilst you’re there. Depending when you visit, you can either walk across the causeway or crossover by boat. Climb the beautiful castle or explore the sub-tropical gardens, wherever you are the views are amazing.
The Minack Theatre is a unique theatre perched on the cliffs, high above the Atlantic Ocean. They put on a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling.
Set high on the rugged North Cornwall Coast, Tintagel has dramatic sea views from both the castle ruins on the headland and island. This spectacular place is steeped in myth and has inspired artists and writers throughout history who have associated it with the legend of King Arthur.
Whether you are interested in Poldark, Doc Martin or just fancy a tour of Cornwall, if you have a day to spare then Magical Mystery Tours are the people for you. They offer a range of tours that go throughout the week, stopping at Port Isaac, Tintagel, Boscastle, St Mawes and the delightful Roseland Peninsular.
Trebah Garden Amphitheatre
Trebah Garden Amphitheatre host and produce a mix of theatre, music, stand-up comedy, puppetry and dance both on their stage and across Trebah Garden. Whilst you are there walk through the beautiful Cornish valley garden with over four miles of footpaths.