Cornwall has something for everyone and for the young or young at heart especially.

Being in the center of Cornwall the Penventon Hotel is renouned for its perfect location and ideal base for days out. We have added what we believe are 5 of the best attractions for the kids to do whilst staying in Cornwall.


Flambards: Just 17 miles from the Penventon hotel is Flambards, one of the West Country’s leading family at

traction with rides for everyone, family fun and entertainment. Don’t forget to visit the award-winning and unique exhibitions including the The Victorian Village and the Britain in the Blitz.

There is so much to do at Flambards.  Whatever your age, whatever your interest, there is something for everyone!

For more information follow the link below.


Crealy Adventure Park: Only 25 miles up the scenic west coast is Crealy.

Enter the land of Cornwall’s Crealy and ride the big six.
Fly through the air, splash through flowing water, explore mystical woodland, meet the friendliest creatures and discover ancient stories of Cornish history. With huge rides, masses of indoor entertainment, plus outdoor adventures, the region’s friendliest animals and brand new attractions for 2011, you’ll take home more precious memories than ever before.

Crealy is the perfect all weather destination with 45,000 sq ft indoor play areas. Scramble around the Dragon

Kingdom with super slides, aerial walkways, climbing nets, ball pools and mazes – with two floors to explore, it’s a double helping of fun! Especially for the little-ones, explore the Toddler Zone with soft play, slides and shapes, plus interactive panels, offering hours of safe play and mini adventures.


For more information follow the link below.


 Treasure Park: Just 1 mile down the road Redruth’s own Treasure Park.

Treasure Park, one of Cornwall’s leading free attractions, offers the best combination of unique shopping experiences and hands-on activities to entertain the young and the young at heart!

Take a stroll around the park and enjoy the beautiful gardens or dine with the stars in the fabulous Oscars Restaurant, followed by an ice cream or speciality coffee al fresco from the Starstruck café.

Keep the kids entertained with interactive fun, create your own unique furry friend at Cornwall’s only Bear Works or paint your own pottery at ‘Pot of Gold’.

Don’t stop there, they also have activities like Krazy Kids, Wacky Test Tubes, Find a Fossil and Crazy Sand, and don’t forget the 9-hole crazy golf course.

The Cornish Goldsmiths boasts an extensive collection of jewellery available to buy and is a fantastic opportunity to see goldsmiths at work, and even to commission a piece of your own. Treasure Park also boasts the largest and most exclusive range of silver jewellery in the West country, and you can’t miss a visit to Gem Scoop, or to Cornwall Pearl, home to Pearl of Lao Tze, believed to be the largest ever found. Or why not find your own? Select an oyster and watch it be opened to reveal a genuine cultured pearl

Thrill seekers head for the Tolgus Tin 4D ride, or marvel at one million pounds of gold bullion guarded by ‘Goldie’, a real tarantula.

For more information follow the link below.


Wheal Buller Riding School : Just  2 miles from the Penventon hotel is Wheal Buller Riding School

Horse riding for adults and children.

Lessons are available in most disciplines of riding, we cater for all abilities from beginner to competition rider.  Our enthusiastic team of NVQ, BHS & ABRS qualified instructors run lessons seven days a week and on weekday evenings. Hacking and trekking is available throughout the year on our wide selection of horses and ponies.




Holywell Bay: A 30 minute drive from the Penventon Hotel brings hours of fun for kids and adults at Holywell Bay.

With free entry and free parking you can spend as little or as much time and money making this a must visit attraction. All rides and attractions at Holywell Bay Fun Park operate on our unique token system, so just buy the tokens for

the rides you want to use! With everything from F1 Go Karts & 2 Seater Star Cars to Thunder Racing and Cornwall’s best 18 hole Pitch & Putt there really is fun for the whole family.


For more information follow the link below.


Play Zone: Just 20 minutes down the west coast from the Penventon Hotel is Play zone.

Play Zone is an indoor attraction where you can explore the new extensive soft adventure playground.

Get dizzy on the corkscrew slide go for a tumble in the ball pools hang on tight and dare the
swing-over chas
m dodge the bish bash pendulums speed down the hyper slide
…and so much more!!
If that’s not enough then travel to another dimension in the Playzone Quasar tag.
For the tiny tots the toddler area is equipped with mini trampolines, small ball pool and toys to entertain for hours.
For more information follow the link below.

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