Family fun in Cornwall

Wrapping up warm, frosty walks and warm cups of hot chocolate or coffee make winter the perfect time to head outdoors. Long stretching beaches, exotic gardens and historic houses await. Where will your next family outing take you?

Volunteering hanging wreath on doorway

Christmas at Cotehele

Celebrate Christmas with a festive day out to Cotehele. Step back in time to see a recreation of how the garland tradition begun, see Cotehele Mill decorated for a family Christmas and head out on a frosty walk around the estate

Christmas bauble on a tree

Christmas at Trelissick

Festive displays, Christmas crafts, seasonal treats, Father Christmas and a winter children's trail create a festive atmosphere for you to celebrate with friends and family, weekends in December at Trelissick.

Father and son looking at a Christmas tree

Winter opening at Trerice

As the days get shorter plan your winter visit to Trerice.

Godolphin family christmas

Family time at Godolphin this Christmas

Wrap up warm for a Christmas family walk on the wider estate, have a go at Christmas crafts in the Cider House or take part in our winter family trail.

Visitor enjoying the cycle trails at Lanhydrock in spring

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.

Visitors at the derelict lifeboat station at Polpeor Cove, Lizard Point, Cornwall

Family friendly beaches in Cornwall 

There are lots of beaches to explore in Cornwall. Here are some that are looked after by the National Trust awaiting your visit, and are beautiful year-round for hardy souls who brave a visit whatever the season.

Frosty bowling green and house at Cotehele, Cornwall

Gardens in Cornwall 

Cornwall is not only home to far stretching dramatic coastline and countryside, but also a number of beautiful and historic gardens. Across this ancient land are gardens rooted in history.