Below is a guide to a few things that are available in Cornwall
Cryptid* Petting Zoo
Come face to face with some very unusual animals, including the extremely rare Mongolian Death Worm and the loveable Giant Beast. See these mythical monsters up close and learn more about them from specially trained handlers.
*Cryptid – an animal whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated.
Potion Making and Pumpkin Carving
Make potions of unlimited possibilities using the finest botanicals and some extra special secret ingredients. Plus, watch our expert pumpkin carvers for tips and inspiration.
Fun Page Storytelling
Spooky but fun Halloween stories for all ages, told by the Eden storytellers.
Learn all about these magnificent creatures with our friends from Screech Owl Sanctuary.
Make a spider’s web and discover why our eight-legged friends are important and need homes to live in over winter.
What’s lurking inside the trees? Dare you stick your hand in and find out?!
Come along for a skate on our chilling ice rink (extra charge applies).
Halloween disco: Little Monsters’ Ball
On Saturday 26 October, get your fancy dress on and join us for an evening of fang-tastic fun, including spine-tingling discos in our Mediterranean Biome, tasty treats in our cafés, and an ice rink to chill you to the bone. Find out more
Using our fun page You can use your car hire to explore Areas of outstanding natural beauty…
Exploring Cornwall’s AONBs: The Tamar Valley is an area rich in beauty + history, fine scenery + haven for wildlife
Take yourself down to explore West Penwith , from Mousehole and also round Land’s End to St Ives, covering coast, coves, high uplands + villages
Explore the small narrow stretch of AONB from Godrevy Point to Portreath, truly stunning coastal scenery
For spectacular views
discover Widemouth Bay to Pentire Point, 30 miles of AONB
Discover the Trevose Head to Stepper Point AONB section with its mix of high cliffs + sandy bays
Exploring Cornwall’s AONBs: Rame Head and the Mount Edgcumbe Park Estate in South East Cornwall
Explore South Cornwall’s AONB from Par to Looe
Exploring Cornwall’s ANOBs: The Camel Estuary with seven glorious miles of the River Camel from Wadebridge to Hawkers Cove
Discover your own secret beach
Many of the best things in Life require a little more effort and this is true of Lantic Bay. Roughly 20 minute’s walk from the closest car park it is beautifully hidden and secluded, ideal for the May half-term. It is nestled in a sheltered cove on the south east coast, just over a mile from Fowey, Lantic Bay is renowned for being a ‘sun-trap’ and has fine white sand bordered with shingle.
Even if its wet or windy outside, spring will be here before you know it.. Use our Fun page to help start planning holidays, especially if you want to catch any special events in Cornwall through the year.
For the Cornish, things kick off on March 5th, the feast day of St Piran. Musicians and dancers take to the streets in a sea of black and white to celebrate the life of Cornwall’s most famous saint. It also coincides with the World Pasty Championships. These will be held at the Eden Project on March 2nd. You don’t have to be Cornish to attend…but it helps!
The beginning of April sees things warming up with the first weekend having the Cornwall Spring Flower Show. This to its new venue at the Royal Cornwall Showground at Wadebridge. You will get colour and scents and many ideas for planting up your own garden for this summer. At the end of the month it’s time to head down west for a big food festival, held down around the harbour in Porthleven. Get there early, it gets busy! As it does in Padstow and Helston as they celebrate the coming of summer in early May. Many May Day celebrations go on around Cornwall, check out on our what’s on pages and save yourself a long drive!
Will also see Cornwall filled with song as the International Male Voice Choral Festival takes place. It’s one of many music festivals. Covering classical concerts at St Endellion near Padstow down to Sea Shantys in Falmouth.
From top artists at Boardmasters and local folk singers at the Cornish Folk Festival in August. You can also catch music and dance at the many community festivals held throughout the summer. From Polperro to St Just via Mevagissey and Bodmin. Midsummer has the Golowan Festival taking place in Penzance. With the highlight, Mazey Day filling the street full of processions, stalls and entertainment.
Royal Cornwall Show
Many Locals and visitors check out the Royal Cornwall Show at Wadebridge. Taking place over three days in early June, it’s so much more than just an agricultural show, as is the Stithians Show in July. Lovers of the countryside can also enjoy all the steam rallies around the county in the summer, a chance to experience life as it used to be including all the fun of the fair. Away from the land, it’s time to turn back time on the water as the biennial Looe Lugger Regatta returns with sailing vessels from as far away as France racing under full sail out in the bay.
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Hire a roof rack and get down to the beach for the last wave of the day!
We came across this Master piece one day when out delivering. If you can tell us where and also when we saw it we will give you a weeks Free Car Hire.