Perranporth attractions

Perranporth attractions

From Perranporth you can explore both the north and south coasts of Cornwall in this narrow neck of land stretching down to Land's End. Cornwall is warmed by the Gulf Stream and the coastline is battered by the Atlantic ocean. Fishing ports, little harbours, seaside resorts at Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives and the craggy coastline give Cornwall a character of its own, while inland the countryside is dotted with remnants of its past mining industries.

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Attractions Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay, Towan Promenade, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DU. Tel 01637 878134. Open-top tanks allow close encounters with friendly rays. Spectacular underwater walkthrough tunnels offer unforgettable journeys through exotic coral reefs - home to sharks and shimmering shoals of brightly-coloured fish. About 6 miles north east of Perranporth.

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay

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Attractions Newquay Zoo, Trenance Gardens, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2LZ. Tel: 01637 873342. From its humble origins as a small pets corner in the early sixties, Newquay Zoo, opened in 1969, has become one of the country's top zoos, with ground breaking and innovative conservation programmes. About 6 miles north east of Perranporth.

Newquay Zoo

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Attractions Trerice, Kestle Mill, nr Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4PG. Tel: 01637 875404. Elizabethan manor house with fine interiors and delightful garden. A 'hidden gem', tucked away in the Cornish countryside. Elizabethan manor famed for its 'barrel-roofed' Great Chamber. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo © NTPL / Andrew Besley). About 6 miles north east of Perranporth.


Attractions THE LAPPA VALLEY STEAM RAILWAY, St.Newlyn East, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5HZ. The original railway closed in 1963, and in 1974 Eric Booth, the founder of Lappa Valley, reopened part of the line as a narrow-gauge railway. Benny Halt to East Wheal Rose. About 5 miles east of Perranporth.


Attractions Miniatura Park, Goonhavern, Truro TR4 9QE. Tel: 0870 458 4433. Relaxing fun for all the family with new and refurbished models, puzzles, sculptures, and grottos hidden throughout 12 acres of magical Cornish gardens. Mediterranean cafe and beach shack snack bar. About 3 miles east of Perranporth.

Miniatura Park

Attractions ST. AGNES LEISURE PARK, Penwinnick Road, St. Agnes. Tel: 01872 552793. A superb attractions included in one admission price. Fun and entertainment for the whole family. Haunted House. Grand Animated Circus. Cornwall in Miniature. Fully accessible for disabled persons. Family ticket available, Cafeteria and gift shop available. About 3 miles south of Perranporth.


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