things to do in Cornwall

Explore more, charge up, and seize adventure on your Cornish getaway.

Here at Sandymouth Holiday Resort, we’re the perfect base for those sun-seekers and life-lovers! Whether you’re looking for golden sandy beaches to explore or fun family attractions to discover, the local area around our resort has something for everyone to get involved with and enjoy! Create your stay, your way, and relax with your family and friends when you book your holiday break away


some of our favourite places in Cornwall

The Big Sheep

EX39 5AP | 40 min drive away

Visit The BIG Sheep for the very best of family fun! There are lots of animals just waiting to meet you, including farmyard animals like pigs and goats, as well as more exotic creatures like llamas and alpacas!

For the cutest baby animals, head to the Barnyard and get your cuddle fix of soft lambs, playful puppies and adorable guinea pigs! There is a huge indoor soft play area for little ones to enjoy, and a schedule of live shows throughout the year.

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Tintagel Castle

PL34 0HE | 45 min drive away

Discover myths and legends at Tintagel Castle, said to be the birthplace of the historic King Arthur.

There is a rewarding climb to the castle, as it is set high up on the rugged coastline, with breathtaking views of the ocean beyond. The Tintagel Bridge has joined the two halves of the castle for the first time in 500 years – a true must-see for history buffs and culture vultures!

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Milky Way Adventure Park

EX39 5RY | 30 min drive away

Enjoy a family day out at this adventure park, where you can jump on rollercoasters for all ages, the Cosmic Caterpillar to the Cosmic Typhoon.

There are also traditional rides to enjoy, including the dodgems, the large gravity rider slide and super-fun mini golf. There is also a sci-fi memorabilia warehouse, a weird and wonderful sight to see! There really is something for everyone, at this unique family attraction in Bude.

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beaches and coastline

Here at Sandymouth Holiday Resort, we’re only a walk away from beautiful Sandymouth Bay Beach, where you can soak up the sun, sand, and sea with your nearest and dearest.  

Summerleaze Beach is just 15 minutes away, and is the home to the Bude Surfing Experience School. Book your day lesson, hire fantastic kit and catch a wave in the famous Cornish surf. If you prefer the quieter side of life, simply spend the day having a picnic, and watching the talented pros surf all along the coast. 

Crooklets Beach is also only around 15 minutes away, and offers a relaxing beach day, with fun rock-pooling with the little ones.

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