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Useful contacts

We have collected together a list of useful contact details that you may have seen in the magazine.  To make these easier to find here is an alphabetical directory:

Alexander Miller Opticians, Falmouth

High Street, Falmouth.

Baby Ballet

Classes in Truro and surrounding areas.  For boys and girls from 6 months.

07935 952918

Bambino Art

Artistic Childhood Photography, 07814 8723841

BF Adventure

Longdowns, near Falmouth.   Children’s holiday clubs, family adventure days and birthday parties

Goodygrane Activity Centre, Near Falmouth, TR10 9BX   01326 340912

Blackbird Pie

What’s on for Families in Cornwall, 3 Basset Place, Falmouth.  01326 314242

BlueReef Aquarium Newquay

01637 878134

Bodmin and Wenford Railway

Regular trains run from the charming old fashioned station, for steam trains see schedule, 01208 73555

Bombadingas & Skullduggery Laser Combat

Pirate Soft Play for under 9s and laser combat for over 7s, Pool Industrial Estate,  01209 219555

Boot Up!

Outdoor learning for everyone, half-term and holiday clubs, Forest School, arts and crafts, nature activities, parties, Saturday Club and school visits.  Barras Moor Farm, Perranarworthal, TR3 7PE  01872 862697  07967 132919 Get your kids connected with nature: Boot Up! Outdoor Learning for Everyone

Callestick Farm

Near Truro, just off the A3075 at Penhallow, delicious ice cream and a charming place to visit. TR4 9LL   01872 573126

Cardinham Woods


cardinhamwoods   0300 0674800

You can contact Woods Cafe by e-mail, call them on or visit their website

Carn to Cove

Local performances throughout the county: venues, times and prices.   0845 0940428

Circo Kernow

See Swamp Circus (below)

Community Energy Plus

Switch to cheaper energy tariffs and cut your bills by an average of 25%

o8oo 8047247

Cornwall College


Cornwall Outdoors

Exhilarating multi-activity days managed by Cornwall Learning.

Cornwall Riviera Box Office,

Cornwall Theatre School

Classes in Truro, Penryn and Newquay

Cornwall Wildlife Trust

family-friendly nature reseres and events,   01872 273939 ext. 203

D, E, F

Deltor Printers

Saltash  01752 841717

Duchy College

Stoke Climsland,   part of the Cornwall College Group   08456 050455

Eden Project,

Boldeva, St Austell   01726 811911

Exeter University

Falmouth Art Gallery

Pop into the gallery to be inspired

Family Information Service

0800 587 8191   01872 323535


Helston, Cornwall. TR13 0QA 01326 573404

G, H

Geevor Tin Mine

Pendeen, Penzance.  TR19 7EW   01736 788662

Gyllyngdune Gardens

see below: Princess Pavilion, Falmouth.   01326 211222

Hall for Cornwall

Lemon Quay, Truro.  TR1 2LL   Box Office   01872 262466

Hayle Heritage Centre,

01736 757683

Helston Railway

Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, Helston.  TR13 0RY

I – L

I Love Nature

Philip Waters  (Coming soon –

Kidz R Us Theatre

St Ives Theatre, Lower Stennack,  Box Office   01736 797007


10,000 square feet of indoor play, all undercover

Stadium Retail Park, St Austell.  PL25 3RP  01726 815553

Launceston Youth Theatre

St John’s Ambulance Hall, Westgate Street

Leisure Centres including:

Bodmin, Bude, Falmouth, Helston, Launceston, Liskeard, Newquay, Saltash, St Austell, St Ives, Truro, Wadebridge

Little Kitchen Magicians

Healthy, fun and educational cookery workshops held at Heartlands (TR15), Trevoole Farm (TR14) and Eden Cafe (PL25)   07968 606580

Lost Gardens of Heligan

01726 879500

M, N, O

Mark’s Ark

Wildlife encounters for kid’s parties, playgroups, schools, fun days.    01736 333293

Mighty Oak Tree Climbing Co

Join us for an exhilarating experience in the trees.  Perfect for birthday parties from age 4 years.

Qualified and insured instructors.  Contact Alan Stock  07890 698651

Minack Theatre,

on the cliffs at Porthcurno, Penzance.  TR19 6JU   01736 810181

Molly Music

Music and movement classes for babies and toddlers in Bodmin, St Austell and Truro

07775 446254

Monkey Music

Award winning music classes for babies and young children 01872 276766


Family-friendly guide to making eating well easy:

Mylor Sailing School

Mylor Yacht Harbour, TR11 5UF.   01326 377633  /  07971 520257

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Discovery Quay, Falmouth. 01326 313388

National Trust

Antony, Torpoint   01752 812191

Cotehele,   01579 351346

East Pool Mine,  01209 315027

Godolphin,   0844 2491895

Lanhydrock, Bodmin   01208 265950

Levant Mine, 01736 786156

Boscastle, National Trust Rangers   01208 863046

Penrose and the Stables Café, Helston.  01326 562353 (café)

St Michael’s Mount, NT partner –

Tintagel Old Post Office   01840 770024

Trengwainton, Madron, Penzance.   01736 363148

Trerice, near Newqay.  01637 875404

Newlyn Fish Festival

Newquay Forest School

Training the next generation of outdoor professionals

Schools sessions, Professional qualifications, Masterclasses, After school club, Toddler sessions, Family days, Birthday parties

Newquay Forest School, 10 minutes out of Newquay, Newquay, Cornwall,  United Kingdom

 Newquay Zoo

Cornwall’s biggest zoo,  0844 4742244

P, Q

Paradise Park, Hayle

Award-winning wildlife sanctuary with JungleBarn indoor play centre   Infoline  01736 751020

Parent Carer Council for Cornwall

Pendennis Castle

(English Heritage), Falmouth   01326 316594

Penderlaw Solicitors

11 High Cross, Truro, TR1 2AJ   01872 241408

Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Morrab Road, Penzance, TR18 4HE   01736 363625

Pentille Castle and Estate

Paynters Cross, family-friendly bird-watching and wildlife events and summer fête,   01579 350044

Penwith College

01736 335000

Play Therapy

Help children with emotional, behavioural and mental health problems.   A very worthwhile career!

Courses in Cornwall providing University and Professional Awards.

01825 761143

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Some events require booking and/or admission charges   01752 304774

Princess Pavilion and Gyllyngdune Gardens

41 Melvill Road, Falmouth, TR11 4AR.   01326 211222


RAMPS (Redruth Amateur Musical and Pantomime Society)

Rattlebox Theatre

Puppetry and stories

Raze the Roof

Indoor soft play and laser tag arena, 30a Parkengue, Kernick Road Industrial Estate, Penryn 01326 377481

Regal Theatre, Redruth

01209 216278

Royal Cornwall Museum

Family fun for all ages


Saint Michael’s Mount

Seal Sanctuary

Gweek, discover how grey seals survivie in the wild and how the team rescue up to 50 injured or abandoned grey seals every year   01326 221361 / 221210

Squashbox Theatre

Touring Theatre Company

Squirrels Crazy Golf

Rosewarne Manor, Gwinear Road, Connor Downs, Hayle, TR27 5JQ   01209 610414

Stables Café

Penrose (National Trust), Helston  01326 562353

Sterts Theatre

Upton Cross, 01579 362382

Story Republic

“A travelling world of words that celebrates the place of story in Cornwall’s culture.”


Children’s holiday activity camps

Swamp Circus

Circo Kernow, Swamp Arts Cafe. Penryn,   01326 377008

Swim Academy for Babies

Locations across Cornwall

Swim Safe

T – Z

Tang Soo Do

Martial arts for kids aged 5 to 9

Thursdays at Penryn College 6.30- 7-30

Call Elly 07728 199044

Tate St Ives

Full programme of family events   01736 796226

Telegraph Museum

Porthcurno, SatNav: TR19 6JX   01736 810966

Trebah Garden

“Trebah- it’s excitingly different.”   01326 252200

Trevaskis Farm

Connor Downs, Hayle, TR27 5JQ  Restaurant: 01209 713931  Farm Market: 01209 714009

Truro Cathedral

Truro College

01872 276000

Truro High School

“Girls First”   01872 272830

Visit Devon

Zero Gravity and Velocity Play

Unit 1-3 Castle Buildings, Gilston Road, Saltash, PL12 6TW

Trampolining and gymnastics also available in Callington and Looe

01752 842517