One great bargain shopping outlet for watersports fans in Cornwall is the Ann’s Cottage surf wear outlet just outside Newquay. They have their clearance warehouse just 2-3 miles inland at St Columb Major, on the main A3059 road.
There’s free on-site parking and they’re open 9am to 8pm seven days a week, with slightly reduced opening hours during winter months.
Ann’s Cottage stock all the surf brands you’d expect, including Animal, ACS, Barts, Billabong, Breo, CCR, Creatures of Leisure, Crocs, FCS, Gul, Oakley, O’Neill, Quiksilver, Reef, Rip Curl, Weird Fish …. if it’s a surf brand they’ve probably got it all. The list is too long to write 🙂
Ann’s Cottage Official eBay Store: Can’t get to the shops? Did you know Ann’s Cottage also sell their ranges through their official eBay store: Ann’s Cottage Official eBay Shop – never miss out again!
Address: Units 4a-4c, St Columb Industrial Estate, St Columb Major, Cornwall, TR9 6SF
Last checked: May 2016
Cornish Birds of Prey provide a permanent caring home for each and every bird or animal rescued or brought in to them.
They do not add to the numbers of unwanted and/or neglected birds by breeding to sell.
But Cornish Birds of Prey isn’t just about the birds – open from Easter until October, there’s also fully stocked fishing lakes, experience days, holiday lodges to rent as well as picnic areas, an outdoor play area, toilets and baby changing facilities, wheelchair access, coaches welcome, ample parking, an Education Room, nature walks, flying displays and more. Eco Lodges for sale. Fishing Lake. Home to Santa’s Reindeer.
Entry prices (2017): Adults £8, up to 13 £6.50, Seniors £7. Family tickets (2+2) £25. Under 4’s free.
Free returns within 7 days – pay to enter Cornish Birds of Prey once and you can visit as many times as you like in the next 7 days for free entry.
With a season ticket you can return as many times in the year as you wish, all for one “pay once” price. 2017 season ticket prices are:
Children up to 13 years £13
Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 Children) £50
Locals Tickets for Annual Entry available.
Address: Winnards Perch, St Columb Major, Near Newquay, Cornwall, TR9 6DH
Kingsley Village is CLOSED DOWN. The site is being redeveloped bigger and better
Kingsley Village was a shopping village in the centre of Cornwall, right alongside the A30 and with easy access and free parking. Inside there were gift shops, cafes, fresh Cornish produce, locally made foods, hot Cornish pasties and 2-3 outlet shopping stores for electronics and sports brands such as Newsport. Animal, O’Neill, The North Face, Berghaus and Trespass. They also had a hi-tech meeting room for presentations, business launches and meetings with Free Wifi.
Alongside is a petrol filling station and a 24 hours McDonalds – while across the road, just 20 yards away, is a Premier hotel.
Address: Kingsley Village, Penhale,Fraddon, Cornwall, TR9 6NA
Opening Hours Used to Be: Mon-Sat 9am-6pm. Sundays 10.30am-4.30pm (CLOSED DOWN NOW)
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
Springfields Fun Park & Pony Centre is at St Mawgan, just outside Newquay, Cornwall at St Columb Major.
If it’s raining, there’s a massive indoor all-weather Fun Barn containing a multitude of play equipment and activities to keep the most active children fully occupied, including a Slide Zone, Giant Games Zone, Toddler Play Area and Activity Zone.
There’s a cafe, more than 30 ponies and pony rides, go-karts, rowing boats on a large boating lake and a giant outdoor astra wave slide as well as trampolines. There’s a train ride round the Springfield Fun Park. Walk round the Woodland Trail in the eight acres of woods or feed animals with bottles. Lots of different pony breeds and many other animals, including lambs, goats, chickens, calves and rabbits.
All activities are included in the admission price except pony rides and pony carriage rides for which a modest charge is made.
2016 Prices: Adult £9, Child (age 3 and over) £9, Senior Citizen £8, Family Discount Ticket £32. (2 adults, 2 children – each additional person £1.00 discount), Under 3s free.
Discount Season Tickets: Pay once and come back and visit as often as you like for seven days. (Valid on full admission tickets only)
NEW for 2016! The Springfields Annual Pass: Pay once and visit Springfields to have fun again and again and again for 12 months! Annual pass prices: Adult or child (over 3 years) £39 each, Senior £35 each, Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £129 each, Disabled (including one free carer) £23 each
Senior citizens and the disabled will need to bring a document/ID proof to obtain the discounted rate.
Address: Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre, St Columb Major, Newquay, Cornwall, TR9 6HU
Springfields Fun Park is a Birthday Party Venue.
Address: St Columb Major, Newquay, TR9 6HU