Based just a few miles north of Newquay, on the Trevarrian Holiday Park, Atlantic Lanes is a 4 lane 10-pin bowling centre that’s also the home of Cornwall’s Men’s Bowling Team. Good on-site parking and diner available. Bowl and meal deals. Free WIFI.
Address: Atlantic Lanes, Trevarrian Holiday Park, Mawgan Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AQ
Cornwall Surf Academy caters for families, groups, hen parties, stag groups – and are a great Birthday Party Venue. As well as surf lessons, they offer coasteering sessions. Based at the Aquasurf Lodge, accommodation is available or you can make your own arrangements and just turn up for the lessons.
Morning sessions start at 10am; afternoon sessions start at 2pm. Lessons last 2.5-3 hours. The Surf Academy offers half day and full day surf lessons, plus a variety of packages up to a 5 day course giving you a lesson each morning and includes board hire for the rest of the day.
The surf academy is based at Holywell Bay Holiday Park, but surfing lessons are run from Towan Beach, Newquay – if the surf and waves are better for lessons on Fistral or Great Western Beach then the lessons will be held there instead.
All surf instructors have British Surfing Association qualifications or International equivalents. Each Surf coach is also a qualified beach lifeguard
All equipment supplied. Current prices are on their website.
Address: PO BOX 471, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5WX. There is also an office in Newquay town, where the lessons start from.
There’s a webcam installed at the Bowgie Inn on West Pentire that’s streaming the view live from Crantock Beach.
The Bowgie serves food and drink – and has extensive onsite parking and outside space with tables to enjoy the view. The Bowgie Inn, Crantock, Newquay, TR8 5SE
Last checked April 2017
Dairyland Farmworld is an animal attraction, just outside of Newquay. It’s directly on the main road between Newquay and St Austell and is well sign-posted.
Seasonal Maize Maze: There is a maize maze available, but this is a seasonal activity as it’s made from real, growing, maize.
As well as the outside space and woodland walks in the acres of land, there’s a massive indoor Bull Pen. Site contains milking parlour, Clarabelle’s Kitchen, Animal Feeding, Cornish Heritage, Tractor House, Indoor Play Centre,
Free 7 day return with these admission prices.
Adults (16-60) – £11.25; Child (over 80cm) – £8.75; Child (under 80cm) – FREE; Senior (60+) – £8.75
Family Supersavers: Family of 5 – £43; Family of 4 – £35; Family of 3 – £27
Admission price includes free access to all daily shows and facilities at DairyLand. Attractions which have a small charge are: Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Mini Tractors, Raging Bull and Electronic Excavators – these are all £1.
Annual Passport: Pay once, visit over and over again with the Annual Passport. All passes valid for 12 months from the date of purchase – check website for prices.
Address: DairyLand Farm World, Nr Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5AA
Take a picnic to eat in the grounds, or enjoy lunch in the restaurant and cafe area.
Based at Mawgan Porth for over 11 years, King Surf offers a great surf lesson experience on a quieter beach.
Surf lessons for one-to-one and couples classes, beginners and improvers. All equipment is provided and the minimum age limit is 8 years old.
Half day lessons cost £30 and last 2.5 hours. Book five surf lessons for £105.
Private surf lessons are for 2.5 hours at £65, you’ll receive a one-to-one coaching session with their head BSA qualified instructor. Book for a couple (any or no relation) and pay just £80 for two to have a private lesson.
Stag Dos and Hen parties can book a group session – and accommodation can be arranged with local accommodation providers.
Address: Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, TR8 4BA
In season you can Pick Your Own (PYO) fruit at Mitchell Fruit Garden, situated in the middle of Cornwall, just off the A30. You can pick your own seasonal fruit and strawberries from June to September.
PYO availability and opening hours depends from year to year on the crop and the weather, so call ahead first.
You can pick your own gooseberries, tayberries, raspberries, red currants, black currants and strawberries at Mitchell Fruit Garden, or simply buy from their on-site local produce shop. All sales are CASH ONLY. No debit cards or credit cards can be accepted.
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-5pm. Saturday 10am-5pm. Closed on Sundays. Weather Permitting.
Address: Mitchell Fruit Garden, Mitchell, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5BZ
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
A traditional Cornish pub, at Quintrell Downs, with plenty of free on-site parking. Kernow Carvery, served all day every day and home cooked by an in-house experienced chef.
Families are welcome. Free Kids Play Barn. Real ales, fine wines and soft drinks. Beer garden.
Address: 2 North Way, Quintrell Downs, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4LA
Trevilley Farm is a working family farm with on-site farm shop. You’ll find the signs and access lane between Morrisons and Hendra Holiday Park, it’s just 100 yards up the road with plenty of on-site parking. They offer food delivery to holiday homes.
Trevilley Farm make their own jams, marmalades, chutneys and pickles, as well as a wide variety of produce made on a daily basis; bread, Cornish pasties (in some peoples’ opinions, the best you will ever have!), pies, quiches, sausage rolls, cake and much more! Plus produce from over 50 suppliers.
Address: Lane, Newquay TR8 4PX