What’s on in Cornwall during May half term

Cornwall is a hive of activity during half term, with great family friendly attractions and events all over the county plus miles of countryside and beaches to explore.


Love your Zoo at Newquay Zoo – 24 May – 1 June
Celebrate ‘Love Your Zoo’ week at Newquay Zoo with special trails, talks and facepainting, plus a very special guest on the 29th May!

The Pendennis Cup – 26 May
View a fleet of super yachts race along the coast near to Falmouth. The best vantage point to watch the races will be Pendennis Point. The yachts will be moored at Port Pendennis Marina throughout the week for you to get an up close look at.

Once Upon a Time – National Maritime Museum, Falmouth – 28 & 30 May
This is storytelling with a twist! Get creative and make props to bring the enchanting tales to life.
Times: 11:30am, 2pm and 3:30pm

Learn to surf with the Extreme Academy – Throughout the year
Surfing is the most popular wave riding sport on the planet and we have one of the finest surfing beaches in the country at Watergate Bay. Catch your first wave this May!

Zip Wire at Eden Project: Throughout the year
Take an adrenaline-fuelled ride over the Biomes on the SkyWire. At 660m, SkyWire is still the longest zip wire in England and now it’s definitely the fastest. And you can now fly headfirst in our ’superman’ harness.
Booking is advised.

Lanhydrock Cycle Trails – Throughout the year
Head to Lanhydrock Estate and try out the new cycle trails that take you deep into little explored woodland on the estate. With trails suitable for families and beginners, trailers, tagalongs and disability bikes.
Bike and helmet hire available.

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