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16 August 2019

Indoor Activities for all weather!

The fun doesn’t stop when the rain starts to drop - take 2!

Whether the sun is shining or the rain is coming down, here are ten places to visit in Cornwall - in all weathers! 

Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen 

Go underground in an 18th century tin mine. Enjoy one of the best days out in Cornwall for the whole family - filled with discovery, exploration and adventure. The stunning Cornish coastline around Pendeen was once at the heart of the Cornish mining industry, providing jobs and community around the tin and copper mines. Today, Geevor Tin Mine gives visitors an opportunity to visit a real mine and learn what life was like for a Cornish miner.

The National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow

A marine conservation, research and education charity based in Padstow. Throughout the summer, kids can become a mini marine biologist, where they can enjoy a host of activities that gives them hands-on experience in marine conservation and our oceans.

Savoy Cinema, Penzance 

The Savoy Cinema is over 100 years old and is reputed to be the only cinema that remained open throughout WW2. Recently given a facelift, the theatre is now completely digital with 3D capabilities. It shows all the latest blockbusters and has an onsite café and bar area that will keep the entire family happy.

Country Skittles, Townend 

Country Skittles, the home of traditional nine-pin skittles.  This fantastic fun-filled family venue has a warm and friendly atmosphere and serves good food in the onsite café/bar.

Mount Hawk Skatepark, Truro 

Mount Hawke Skatepark is one of the UKs largest and longest running indoor skate parks with a rich skate heritage.  Split into several different sections, it houses indoor ramps, slopes and bowls to suit all standards of skate boarder or scooter rider.  Lots of fun for beginners and experienced riders -  mums and dads might also want to show off some tricks!

Eden Project, St Austell 

Nestled in a huge crater near St Austell, Eden's massive Biomes house the largest rainforest in captivity, plants, exhibitions and stories act as a backdrop to the contemporary gardens and family events. There's also a rainforest canopy walkway, soft play for kids and England's longest zipwire.

Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn

Newlyn Art Gallery has a stunning seaside location. With a wide and varied exhibition programme of contemporary work in all media by regional and international artists. A supporting programme of events includes a range of fun arts and crafts activities for children.

Charlestown Harbour, Charlestown

Charleston is the last open 18th Century Georgian harbour in the UK and is proud to be a UNESCO world heritage site. When you enter Charlestown Harbour you are transported back in time – it’s why Poldark was filmed here! The Harbour has a unique history and geography and remains a vibrant working port, with classic Tallships and great places to eat and drink whilst enjoying the breath-taking views. 

Penlee House, Penzance

Built in 1865 as a Victorian family home, Penlee House has been converted to create a gallery and museum set within an attractive park. It specialises in showing the area's unique cultural heritage incorporating the historic local collections of art including permanent work from the Newlyn School.

There’s a varied programme of free, drop-in 'make and take' workshops as well as bookable or drop-in activities during the school holidays .

Jump 4, Redruth 

Jump4 is the south west’s best trampoline park, packed with fun features for the whole family.  Explore interconnecting trampolines, wall trampolines, launch decks, foam pits, dodgeball courts, a Ninja Warrior course and The Wall. Jump4 is great fun for all age groups.

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