Cornwall is a fantastic place to be during the Summer holidays. With its dramatic cliffs, stretches of sand, and beautifully clear sea, it’s no wonder that it is one of the UK’s most popular Summer holiday destinations.
If you’re in Cornwall this Summer- whether you’re on holiday or you’re lucky enough to live in Cornwall, you’ll be pleased to know that there are lots of events planned to keep everyone entertained during the Summer holidays.
If you’re interested in learning more about days out in Cornwall, you can read our guide to Things To Do in Cornwall, or continue reading to find out what’s on in Cornwall this Summer.
Cornwall Riding Academy
Wheal Buller Riding School, Buller Hill, Redruth TR16 6SS
Cornwall Riding Academy provide a range of activities for both children and adults, including:
- Swimming with horses
- Beach riding.
Clodgey Lane, Helston TR13 0QA
Flambards theme park are planning several events for over the Summer holidays, including:
- Creepy Crawly Show – 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th August 2019
- Ben The Juggler – 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th August 2019
- Britney Spears Tribute- 7th August 2019
- Fireworks Spectacular – 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, & 28th August 2019
- Justin Bieber Tribute – 12th August 2019
- Daisy Clark Performs – 12th, 19th, & 26th August 2019
- Robbie Williams Tribute Show- 14th August 2019
- Ed Sheeran Tribute – 19th August 2019
- Gary Barlow Tribute – 21st August 2019
- Beyonce Tribute – 26th August 2019
- Taylor Swift Tribute – 28th August 2019
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Eden Project will be running ‘Wild Wednesdays’- a Summer Holiday Kids’ Club for 7-11 year olds, every Wednesday from 31st July – 28th August 2019.
There are options to either go to every session, or to just book for one session.
Orca Sea Safaris
Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3QY
Orca Sea Safaris offer a range of refreshing family friendly days out, such as:
- Boat trips
- Wildlife watching
- Sea Safaris
Mount Hawke Skate Park, Mount Hawke TR4 8BQ
Puzzle Room in Mount Hawke is a fantastic day out for those looking to do something a bit different during the Summer break.
Work together with friends or family to solve the puzzles within the 60 minute time limit.
Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Rose Terrace, Gweek TR12 6UG
The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is owned by the SEA LIFE trust, and cares for sick and injured seal pups.
Animal lovers will enjoy visiting the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, where they can see exciting marine displays, watch talks, and witness feeding demonstrations.
National Maritime Museum
Discovery Quarry, Falmouth TR11 3QY
The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth will be holding Pirate School on Mondays and Fridays during the Summer holiday.
There will be four sessions each day, starting at 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, and 15:00.
Pirate school will run from Mon 15th July to Fri 30th August 2019.
Trerice, Kestle Mill, near Newquay, TR8 4PG
This Summer, visitors to Trerice can have a go at Archery, using arrow kits from Archery GB.
Archery sessions will be taking place every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday throughout the Summer, between 11am, and 3pm.
St Michael’s Mount
Garden Lawn, St Michael’s Mount Castle, Marazion TR17 0HS
This Summer, head to St Michael’s Mount for a Treasure Island of Summer activities, taking place from 19th July 2019 to 4th September 2019:
- Tall Stories of the Castle- Mondays
- Myths & Legends of the Sea- Tuesdays
- Magic on the Mount- Wednesdays
Falmouth TR11 4LP
On Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st July, there will be a Grand Medieval Joust at Pendennis Castle, between 11am and 5pm.
There will be entertainment for all ages, including Minstrels’ music, Jesters’ jokes, and even hobby horse jousts for little ones.
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Explore the shoreline at Hannafore Beach with the help of experts, on a Summer Rockpool Ramble.
- Thursday 1st August from 12:00- 2:00pm
- Friday 30th August 2019 11:30am – 1:30pm
This event is educational, suitable for the whole family, and free to attend.
Cattle Market Fields
Cattle Market Fields, Newquay Road, Truro TR1 1RH
Visit Cattle Market Fields from Thursday 1st – Friday 2nd August 2019 from 10:00am – 5:00pm, for PLAYFEST 2019.
PLAYFEST aims to celebrate children’s right to play, so you can expect face painting, circus activities, a dance tent, crafts workshops, and much more.
Heartlands Robinson’s Shaft Dudnance Lane, Redruth TR15 3QY
This August bank holiday (Monday 26th August), visit Heartlands for Family Fun Fest 2019.
There will be plenty of fun for all the family, including a silent disco, market stalls, circus skills, and kids’ yoga.
Events Square, Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XA
On Friday 17th August 2019, there will be a special Science In The Square event.
Join in with interactive sessions and interesting talks, from 12:30pm – 3:30pm.