School is nearly out for the summer and no doubt you will be trying to think of places to take your children over the holidays. Cornwall is one of the most child-friendly holiday destinations in the world due to its beautiful beaches, child-friendly restaurants and the short journey time to reach it. Home of pasties, mild weather and the South West coast path, Cornwall is an ideal destination for families with children and in this post we will recommend some of the best locations to visit!
The base of our fabulous Birdkids shop, Fowey is an area of outstanding beauty and abundant river wildlife. Although it is a small medieval harbour town, Fowey offers shops, restaurants, ferry services, boat hire and some fine hotels. It is located on the south coast between Looe and Mevagissey.
St Ives is an ancient town with magnificent scenery, golden beaches and leisurely coastal paths. The small seaside town also offers a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs that are sure to keep everyone entertained.
Offering several lovely beaches, Newquay is the number one spot for surfers from around the world. For children that love water sports or paddling in the sea, this is the ideal location. The town also hosts great festivals, evening entertainment, a zoo and is situated near Newquay airport.
Bude is a small resort that sits on the Devon border but is based in north Cornwall. It is famous for two excellent beaches, Crooklets and Summerleaze, which also includes a seawater swimming pool. Bude also hosts theatrical shows, concerts and fabulous coves.
Boasting a magnificent cathedral with a wide range of shops, arcades and a cinema, Truro is the biggest retail centre in Cornwall. Ideal for children who love visiting museums, castles and taking part in watersports, Truro is a must visit.
The list is endless when it comes to selecting child-friendly places in Cornwall. However we have picked some of the best few that offer a variety of attractions to suit all needs. Come rain or shine, Cornwall is undeniably one of the best holiday destinations in the U.K. Not only will the locations mentioned in this post keep the children happy, but there will certainly be somewhere fun to keep the whole family entertained!