Animal Charities

Newquay Animal Rescue Centre – RSPCA

Newquay animal rescue centre is called The Venton Animal Centre and is based a few miles out of Newquay, close to St Columb Major.

The site is over six acres and was bought in 1994. The animal rescue centre rescues cats, dogs rabbits, small birds and animals.

This animal charity has 20 employees and 12 volunteers. Registered charity no.1024808

24 Hour Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999

Address: The William & Patricia Venton RSPCA, Cornwall Branch Animal Centre, Quoit, St Columb, Cornwall, TR9 6JS
Telephone: 01637 881455, telephone lines open Monday-Sunday 9am-4pm
Opening Times: Monday-Sunday 11am – 4pm, Closed Wednesdays

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Tolcarne Beach

Pickles & Paws are a hedgehog rescue centre, based just 2-3 miles down the road between Newquay and Perranporth this animal charity is based at Cubert, Newquay, TR8.

A small, family-run, charity, started from their home.

Telephone: 01637 831299

Prickles & Paws, Hedgehog Rescue Centre
01637 831299
Newquay Zoo, Cornwall
Newquay Zoo offers animal encounters and exciting keeper talks as well as activity trails, face painting, a children’s play area and Dragon maze

Animal encounters and exciting keeper talks as well as activity trails, face painting. 

Children’s play area and Dragon maze offer plenty to keep people of all abilities and ages occupied – a perfect day out for the kids and the whole family!

Zoo animals, small pets, feeding times, cafe, special events and more.

Opening Times: 10am-5pm every day except Christmas Day

Prices: Adult £12.35, Child £9.25. Various discounts and packages available, see website for details.

Annual Pass: If you become an annual member of Newquay Zoo, you can return as many times as you like for free as often as you like, enjoying unlimited visits to Newquay Zoo, Paignton Zoo in Devon and Living Coasts Zoo and Aquarium in Torquay, Devon. All zoos are open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Prices from ~£40 to ~£130 for family packages. Current prices are on their website.

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Newquay Zoo, Cornwall
0844 474 2244
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Founded in 1955, St Francis Dogs’ Home offers dogs for adoption, emergency rehoming facilities to the emergency services as well as boarding facilities and doggy daycare to locals and holidaymakers.

St Francis Dogs Home is a registered charity based just outside Porth, Newquay, on the road to Trevelgue Campsite.

If you want to adopt a dog, or if you find a stray, then give them a call for help! 

Address: Trevelgue Road, Porth, Newquay, TR8 4AT

St Francis Dogs Home
01637 872976