Newquay in Cornwall has been known as UKs favourite holiday destination for families because of its beaches, many interesting eats, and plenty of fun and entertaining activities for everyone to enjoy. Here are six family attractions that are sure to keep every member of your family really pumped up and help you strengthen the bonds of your relationship.
Blue Reef Aquarium - The waters off the Cornish coast is teeming with marine life. What better way to appreciate these creatures than at the Blue Reef Aquariums underwater tunnel where you can literally see hundreds of aquatic species that make the Cornish waters their home? Watch your kids eyes grow in amazement as they see lobsters, giant crabs, sharks, seahorses, and other marine creatures.
Cornwalls Crealy Great Adventure Park - With more than 40 rides and attractions nestled in more than 111 acres of family-friendly fun and entertainment, the Crealy Great Adventure Park is something that all families visiting Cornwall must visit. Stay outdoors and interact with hundreds of animals or move indoors for more than 40 rides and attractions. This is a heaven for all members of the family.
Dairyland Farm World - Fancy living in a simulated farm environment? Then take your family to the Dairyland Farm World and introduce them to lambs, donkeys, kids, piglets, and rabbits. They will also meet Lawrence the Llama as well as chipmunks, chinchillas, and storks. Let them pet these livestock and animals, ride the pony, or even milk Clarabelle, Dairylands cyder cow. This is an excellent way of teaching your kids about life in the farm. Supplement this with a visit to the Cornish Heritage Centre and you can be on your way to fully understanding the rich history of this English region.
Lappa Valley Steam Railway - This is not where your kids will see Thomas but they sure will appreciate the miniature trains of the Lappa Valley Steam Railway. If they get bored, you can always bring them to the canoeing lake, the woodland walks, the toddlers path maze, and other adventure play areas. Or how about playing crazy golf of even an indoor carriage? You and your kids will definitely have fun at the Lappa valley.
Newquay Zoo - Children just love animals. Bring them to the Newquay Zoo and interact with more than 130 species of animals from lions and other big cats to penguins to Visayan warty piglets to fishing cat kittens and ring-tailed lemurs. There are activity trails, face painting, animal encounters, and a giant childrens play area so you wont have to worry about your kids getting bored.
Oasis Fun Pools - With both indoor and outdoor pools providing superb watery fun for the whole family, Oasis Fun Pools is indeed an oasis in Newquay. Its got 3 fabulous flumes, a toddlers area, the famous Hendra River rapid ride, the Giant Tap, and numerous fountains and waterfalls, this is where you need to go if you are already tired of the beach.
These are just some of the many attractions in Newquay that are guaranteed to excite your family and bring you closer to one another. There are also some great places to stay in this Cornish holiday resort. These include cliff-top self catering holiday apartments, boutique hotels, surf lodges and holiday parks.
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