Things to do

Things to do in Cornwall From iconic attractions to gorgeous gardens...

Welcome to our essential guide to Things to do in Cornwall including everything Cornwall is famous for; surf spots and surf schools; gorgeous gardens; cliff top walks; boat trips; and iconic attractions such as St Michael's Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Minack Theatre, Land's End, Tintagel Castle and the Eden Project; but also lots of surprising new, different and fun things to do.

If you're looking for beaches - explore our Cornwall beach guide

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  1. Pirate's Quest, Newquay, Cornwall

    Pirate's Quest


    Embark on a swashbucklin’ voyage with real live buccaneers at Cornwall’s new Pirate’s Quest. Journey back in time with your Pirate Captain, 300 years, to the Golden Age of Piracy for story-telling and adventure. 

  2. Perran Sands Surf School | Perranporth | North Cornwall

    Perran Sands Surf School


    Only brought to Haven in 2011 Perran Sands Surf School is a fast growing school catering for beginners and the already able from the age of 8 upwards.

  3. Things to do Cornwall | Cornwall Garden Tours | St Austell | Cornwall

    Cornwall Garden Tours

    St Austell

    Personal garden and mining heritage tours available throughout the year – you choose when and where and how long. Every tour is completely customisable.

  4. Survival Wisdom | Things to do | Cornwall

    Survival Wisdom


    Welcome to Survival Wisdom, an innovative approach to specialist survival training, developed by a unique partnership of highly qualified instructors.

  5. Saints Way, Padstow to Fowey, Cornwall

    Saints Way - a trail from Padstow to Fowey

    Padstow - Fowey

    The Saint's Way is an ancient pathway that makes its way right across Cornwall from Padstow on the north coast to Fowey on the south.



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Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall

Seal Sanctuary Gweek

Set in 40 acres of countryside, this is the only fully operational seal rescue centre in Cornwall. Come and meet seals, sealions, penguins and otters.
Shaun the Sheep Experience at Land's End in 2015

Visit Lands End

We’re delighted to announce the exciting events programme and two brand new attractions just opened at Land’s End. Come and visit soon!