Family fun in Cornwall this May half term
- Credit: John Freddy Jones
We have found all the great activities taking place this half term to entertain both kids and parents.
Half term is just round the corner and, with the weather picking up, it's a great chance for children to let off some steam and spend time with their families. Cornwall has a fantastic range of events happening across the county that are family friendly and will definitely keep even the grown ups occupied.
Please do practice social distancing where necessary on your visit and we recommend you book ahead as much as possible to avoid disappointment.
29th May - 6th June: May Half Term Fun, The Eden Project
To celebrate being open again, The Eden Project had plenty going on across the week including live music and a new family garden trail. You could even pre-book a picnic to make your visit all the more special.
29th May - 6th June: Kids Rule! Pendennis Castle
Pendennis is a great family day out at anytime of the year. For half term, however, they are pulling out all the stops with activities, performances, and storytelling to entertain the whole family.
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- 7 5 of the best places to visit in Cheshire this summer
- 8 The 5 best spots for wild swimming in Somerset
- 9 11 pretty riverside pubs in Hertfordshire
- 10 Win the Cobra MX3440V Cordless Lawnmower
29th May - 6th June: Wild Week, Lost Gardens of Heligan
Heligan are hosting a huge number of activities for kids across the week that includes building the largest bug hotel in the world. You can read our full write up here.
29th May - 6th June: Love Your Zoo, Newquay
Keep an eye on Newquay Zoo's social media for posts about what goes on behind the scenes to make your visit possible. There will also be chance to win prizes across the week.
31st May - 6th June: Roarsome Day, Camel Creek
It's Dino Week at Camel Creek Adventure Park which means a host of shows and a great trail where kids can learn more about the giant creatures that once ruled the Earth.
31st May - 4th June: Clay and Nature Activities, Wheal Martyn
Kids can embrace their creative side and make their own clay sculpture inspired by the countryside around Wheal Martyn. On the last day, there is also a chance to paint your own bug house.
1st - 5th June: Drive-in Movie Theatre, St Austell
Enjoy a fantastic alternative to the cinema and take the kids to a drive-in this half term. Sunset are hosting a mix of film options across the four days that means there's something for everyone. You can choose from the following:
- The Little Mermaid
- The Lion King
- Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
- Jurassic Park
2nd - 4th June: The Little Mermaid, Liskeard
Sterts Theatre is a truly unique venue, a huge outdoor amphitheatre which you can even enjoy in the rain thanks to its canopied roof. Their junior group will be performing all your favourite tunes from the Disney film, plus three songs from the Broadway musical.