Enjoying half-term

Longer days and warmer weather means this school holiday is a great chance to get outdoors as a family. Exploring the coast, woods and gardens is a chance to get closer to nature and have fun as a family in Cornwall.

Children running in the countryside

Family adventures this half-term

There's lots of fun to be had this half-term at Trelissick. Can you find the first signs of spring as you follow the snowdrop trail through the garden?

kayaking in Cornwall

Canoing and kayaking on the Fowey 

Hire a kayak or bring your own and slip out onto the water at Fowey. Paddle up the river for peace and quiet, investigate Pont Pill when the tide is right of take your rod and fish out of the harbour mouth.

Children playing a game of Cornish Kayles at Trerice

Half term fun at Trerice

Explore the past and the garden this half term at Trerice.

Child's drawing of trees and a person

Getting creative at Trengwainton for May half-term

Calling all half-term explorers; pick up your explorer stick, follow the trail round the garden and make creative projects on route to attach to it. You’ll also be able to tick off some of your 50 things.

Six children playing by the pond at Cotehele, Cornwall

May half-term fun at Cotehele

This May half-term there will be activities involving the good old stick; we also have 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ scrapbooks ready to help you become an explorer, tracker and adventurer.

Family times cycling the trails at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Pedal power at Lanhydrock

Whatever your experience as a cyclist, there's bound to be a trail to suit at Lanhydrock. Enjoy the ride through woodland and choose from a range of flat or hillier routes.


Miles of coast paths, sandy beaches, exotic gardens and a rich mining history. Cornwall's varied landscape offers a rich variety for summer days out.