Open During Winter Months
Attractions listed on this page are open at various times during the winter months. In some cases the facilities are partial and restricted, whereas others are fully open each day.
We recommended that you read the individual attractions page to ascertain their winter opening times or telephone their office before setting out on a visit.
Aquarium Blue Reef Aquarium
The Ultimate Undersea Safari. From the drama of the Cornish coastline to the underwater gardens of the Mediterranean and the dazzling beauty of a Caribbean tropical reef.

Theme parkRestaurant Brocklands Adventure Park
Open all year - We are the largest all weather attraction north of the Camel estuary.
Come and try Brock Bowl.

Railway Industrial heritage Restaurant Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Enjoy views of the Cornish countryside from our Steam Trains running for 6 miles between Bodmin General - Bodmin Parkway (Main Line Station) - Boscarne Junction (for the Camel Trail).

Gardens Museum The Cornish Cyder Farm :
See how we make fruit preserves in our jam kitchen, then see our collection of cyder and farm making memorabilia in the museum. For the first time in Cornwall in over 300 years see our distillery and cellars where we produce the spirit for our brandy.

Working Farm Tourist Board Attraction Dairyland :
Dairyland welcomes you to Britain's first, biggest & best working Farm Park, where you can enjoy the fun of an all-weather attraction plus the sights, sounds, and smells of a real working farm.

Theme park Railway Museum Dobwalls Family Adventure Park :
Enjoy a family day out at Dobwalls Family Adventure Park, attractions include Unlimited Train Rides, Superkart Arena, Adventureland, Childrens Shows, Masses of Undercover Fun and More!

Theme park Aircraft exhibits Museum Gardens Flambards Village :
All weather family leisure park with a unique mix of internationally acclaimed exhibitions, rides, playgrounds, shows, entertainment and gardens. Home of the famous Flambards Victorian village and Britain in the Blitz.

Industrial heritage Industrial heritage Geevor Mine :
An imaginative all weather visitor centre set in magnificent landscapes with superb coastal views. A preserved mining site with museum, under- tour and full visitor facilities managed by The Trevithick Trust for Cornwall County Council.

Communications Satellite Earth Station Goonhilly Earth Station:
The Goonhilly Visitors Centre experience includes interactive exhibits - you can try operating an antenna for yourself, spend some time in our internet zone surfing the NET or experience for yourself Videophone technology. Take a film voyage through time and space, exploring how satellite communication developed from the initial ideas of Arthur C Clarke.

Museum Restaurant Tourist Board Attraction Jamaica Inn:
The inspiration for Daphne du Maurier's novel. Visit Mr Potters Museum of Curiosity, and The Smugglers at Jamaica Inn, and relax in our bars and restaurants.

Leisure park Lands End :
Beautiful, dramatic, enchanting... enjoy an unforgettable day out at England's most famous landmark. Land's End is a unique, magical place. A place of legend and mystery, with stunning natural beauty to warm your heart. Explore and discover over 20,000 square feet of undercover exhibitions and attractions, the shopping village and Discovery Trail.

National Trust Property Country House Gardens Lanhydrock House :
One of Cornwall's grandest houses originally built in 1651, set in a glorious landscape of gardens, parkland and woods overlooking the valley of the Fowey River. Largely rebuilt after a fire in 1881 this Victorian house has 50 rooms open including, Kitchens, Nursery Wing and original Long Gallery.

Cliffside theatre Rowena Cade Museum Minack Theatre :
The Minack Theatre is a uniquely situated open-air theatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno, near Lands End. The Theatre hosts a 17 week season of plays and musicals throughout the summer from May to September. The Rowena Cade Exhibition Centre tells the story behind its creation.

Nautical attraction Maritime museum Museum
National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Offering unique displays of boats and their place in people's lives, this new landmark on Falmouth's waterfront is a gateway to the maritime world, with a series of experiences as alive as the sea, whatever your age or knowledge.

The National Seal Sanctuary, set on the picturesque reaches of the Helford Estuary, is a haven for some of the marine world's most enchanting creatures. The Sanctuary is Europe's leading marine animal rescue centre, which cares for dozens of sick, injured and orphaned seals every year.

If you enjoy lush exotic lakeside gardens in the company of free ranging mara, monkeys, wallabies and a host of fascinating birds you'll love a visit to Newquay's Zoological Gardens.

Tropical bird collection Gardens Paradise Park :
The world's rarest and most beautiful birds, fascinating otters, squirrels and always something new to see.
Exciting daily events, superb gardens and plenty of fun for the children.

Castle or fort English Heritage Pendennis Castle :
Overlooking Falmouth, with superb views across the Fal Estuary. Throughout its 450 year history Pendennis Castle has played a vital role in protecting these shores from invasion. Today, visitors can see how the Castle developed from the days of Henry VIII to the coastal defences of the Second World War.

Nautical attraction Industrial heritage Pilchard Works :
A unique award winning factory showing the fascinating history of pilchard fishing in Cornwall. (1996 Working Museum 1997 National / Museum Casts Winner). Sole producers and exporters of traditional Cornish salted pilchards.

Industrial heritage Museum Leisure park Poldark Mine :
Step back into Cornish history and witness the rebuilding of a Cornish legend. Guided underground tours, amusement and play areas, restaurant, craft workshops and gift shops.

Museum Restaurant Refreshments Royal Cornwall Museum :
The archaeological collection ranges from the Palaeolithic to the Post-Medieval period, with an important Bronze Age collection of metalwork, pottery, stone and flint tools.  The history of Cornwall from Medieval times to the present day is told through a selection of paintings, scientific instruments, leather, pottery, pewter, glass and silver linked to important people or events.  We also have foreign collections of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Chinese and Japanese material

National Trust Property Castle or fort St.Michael's Mount:
St.Michaels Mount - The jewel in Cornwall's crown, this magical island has a church, a medieval castle (home of the St Aubyn family for over 300 years), an exotic garden clinging to the steep flanks, and an ancient harbour where you will find shops, restaurants and an audio-visual presentation on the history of the Mount.

Castle or fort English Heritage Refreshments Tintagel Castle:
Set on the rugged and awe-inspiring North Cornwall Atlantic coast stands the remains of the 13th century castle. Tintagel has an air of myth and mystery associated with King Arthur and Merlin the magician.
Special events during the summer.

Gardens Restaurant Refreshments Trebah Garden :
One of Cornwall's Great Gardens, rated among the 80 most beautiful in the world, Trebah is a sub-tropical paradise set on the banks of the historic Helford River. Planting ensures colour and scent throughout the year. The new visitor centre, opening Spring 2002, will be a major attraction on its own. Open all year.

National Trust Property Gardens Museum/art gallery Trelissick Gardens:
This tranquil garden and estate is renowned for its glorious position at the head of Carrick Roads, with panoramic views down the estuary towards Falmouth and the sea.

Gardens Museum/art gallery Refreshments Trevarno Estate, Gardens & The National Museum of Gardening:
Beautiful Victorian & Georgian gardens with a fascinating history stretching back to 1246. Features include walled gardens, Garden Conservatory, Victorian Boathouse, woodland walks surrounded with abundant wildlife & a range of hand made craft workshops.

Model railway World of Model Railways:
Trains run through finely detailed scenery with many moving accessories including fairground, steam roller, boats, chimney sweep, skiers and cable cars.
New features this year include, authentic "scratch built" BR(S) London Transport station, cycle race, model maze (try and solve it!) and further improvements to the mountain scene, night scene and childrens layout.