Attractions and days out for South East Cornwall
Fun for all the family
Adrenalin Quarry - www.adrenalinquarry.co.uk
If you are looking for things to do in Cornwall, try the UKs biggest Zip Wire, largest Swing and fresh water Coasteering including the UKs only Blob.
Days out with kids - www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk
Absolutely brilliant site with masses of ideas of things to do across Cornwall and the southwest. If you are coming this way with or without children dont miss it!
Eden Project - www.edenproject.com
Come to the Eden Project in Cornwall for a great day out for the whole family: explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world and enjoy special events. Massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to the striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.
Flambards Adventure Park - www.flambards.co.uk
The Flambards Experience is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the South West of England. With a fantastic variety of rides for all ages, unique exhibitions boasting the Flambards Victorian Village, Britain in Tha Blitz and Memory Lane exhibitions, Flambards offers a great value day out for the whole family, whatever the weather!
Lost Gardens of Heligan - www.heligan.com
Twenty-five years ago, Heligans historic gardens were unknown and unseen; lost under a tangle of weeds. It was only the chance discovery of a door in the ruins that led to the restoration of this once great estate. Today, The Lost Gardens have been put back where they belong: in pride of place among the finest gardens in Cornwall.
Fishing fun for enthusiasts - www.trizily.com/blog/
A well-informed blog dealing with a wide range of topics of interest to. the fishing enthusiast.
Fishing Trips - www.fishing-cornwall.co.uk
Skipper Patrick Davis owns and runs a large fishing boat operating out of Looe. Patrick knows these waters well and will take you to prime fishing spots and if fishing is not your cup of tea he will happily skipper you on a guided tour of the Cornish coastline.
National Maritime Museum Falmouth - www.nmmc.co.uk
Opened in 2003 this super museum charts our maritime history
Tate Modern - www.tate.org.uk
The London gallerys Cornish offshoot provides a fabulous location to browse the best in British modern art. The gallery revises its exhibitions three times a year.
The Eden Project - www.edenproject.com
The hugely successful biome project near St.Austell
Newquay Adventure Centre - www.newquayadventurecentre.com
Newquay Adventure Centre specialises in outdoor adventure activities for groups visiting Cornwall. Our outdoor activity centre has a large range of activities to choose from including surfing, coasteering, climbing, mountain biking, kite sports and kayaking as well as team building. We pride ourselves in offering a great service in a safe environment.
National Trust - www.nationaltrust.org.uk
For details of all their houses, gardens and parklands in the south west
Car Hire & Cycling
Car Hire Europcar Plymouth - www.europcar.co.uk
Car hire at reasonable rates conveniently situated at Plymouth railway station.
Car Hire from Nova - www.novacarhire.com/car-hire/United_Kingdom
Car Hire UK from Nova including one-way rentals from many other pick up locations around the United Kingdom
Car Hire Southeast Cornwall - www.croftlea-carhire.co.uk
Free delivery of hired vehicles to Liskeard Railway Station. Reasonable rates.
Cornwall Bike Hire - www.cornwallbikehire.co.uk
A superb resource for the hire of all manner of cycles delivered to your holiday accommodation.
Cycle Hire - www.cornishcyclehire.co.uk
A local company who can deliver to your accommodation. The website has details of local trails.
Electric Charging Points - www.carwow.co.uk/electric-cars/charging-points
Useful tool for finding the nearest charging point
Disability Assistance in Cornwall - www.disabilitycornwall.org.uk
A really useful source of information for holidaymakers with mobility considerations including a list of beaches accessible by wheelchair.
Food4myholiday - www.food4myholiday.com
Chef-selected quality Cornish produce delivered to your holiday accommodation. Just order from home via the website.
Purely Cornish - www.purelycornish.co.uk
Suppliers of wonderful hampers full of Cornish fare and owners of a super deli in Looe. Also opening a farm shop in May 2007 on the the Plymouth road into Looe which will offer a huge range of locally sourced produce.
Gardens in Cornwall - www.gardensincornwall.co.uk
A great site for locating gardens and opening times & days etc
The Lost Gardens of Heligan - www.heligan.com
These wonderful gardens lost after the first World War and rediscovered & restored by Tim Smit
Trebah Garden - www.trebah-garden.co.uk
Trebah, a Sub tropical garden in Cornwall. This 26 acre Cornish ravine garden, is home to a unique collection of rare and exotic plants, trees and shrubs which rates this among the 80 finest gardens in the world.
Golf in Cornwall - www.golfincornwall.co.uk
Definitive list of all the courses available
Looe Golf Club - www.looegolfclub.co.uk
Our local picturesque course designed by Harry Vardon - visitors welcome. Take proof of staying at a Cornish Collection holiday property and receive a discount on your green fees. Bookings for tee times before 3pm £30 for 18 holes instead of £40.
Riding nearby - www.polmartinfarm.com
Riding lessons and hacks arranged for beginners to advanced levels - BHS approved - 9 miles from Looe
Boshers Holiday Home Insurance - www.boshers.co.uk
In addition to providing holiday home insurance, the Boshers site contains much information of value to the owner of a holiday home.
Holiday Cancellation Insurance - www.cancellationplan.co.uk
Cover to insure you for most common reasons for cancelling a holiday. Instant quotes and get a 15% discount for on-line booking.
Pelynt Kennels & Cattery - www.pelyntkennels.co.uk
Planning a holiday but unsure what to do about Fido & Tiddles - Pelynt Kennels & Cattery have the answer. Super accommodation for your pet within an easy drive from Looe at excellent rates.
Trainline - www.thetrainline.com
Trainline is Europe's leading train and coach app working with 270 rail and coach companies to offer our customers travel to thousands of destinations in and across 45 countries in Europe. Our aim is to bring together all rail, coach and other travel services into one simple experience so people can get the best prices and smart, real-time travel info on the go.
Traveline Southwest - www.travelinesw.com
A valuable resource for planning journeys in Cornwall without using the car.
GoCompare Fuel Cost Calculator - www.gocompare.com/car-insurance/fuel-price-calculator/
Handy calculator for working out your petrol costs.
Looe directory - www.looedirectory.co.uk
A useful resource for local information
Plymouth - www.plymouthherald.co.uk
The cities directory for restaurants, theatres, concerts, exhibitions and just about everything else