Cornwall family activity update - Covid-19

**Please note that this page is being frequently updated** Last update: 23/7/2020

This page is designed to provide updates for families with local updates and facilities in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

We endeavour to keep this as up-to-date as possible, however, due to decisions being made suddenly – this page may not always reflect the current situation.  Therefore, we advise that readers double-check with the venue/organiser’s website and/or social media prior making arrangements to ensure that the plans are current and still going ahead and the restrictions that may be in place

 

Find the most up-to-date advice about Covid-19 visit the NHS website 

Cornwall Council have developed a Coronavirus mini-site here

 

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Open/available

Adrenalin Quarry - water park, gravity park and race track are open from 4th July.  Find out more here.

Argyle Community Trust holiday clubs/locations in Cornwall

Outset Cornwall have moved their training programmes online -  Book a place on the next Information Session to find out more about weekly Zoom training sessions 

Truro and Penwith College have moved many taught classes online

Cornwall Council updates can be found on their Coronavirus minisite

Cardinham Woods has reopened with new arrangements and restrictions - take a look at the Forestry England website Coronavirus guide for more info as well as the Cardinham Woods Facebook page

The National Trust are running a booking system for some gardens, parklands and carparks - visit this site for the most up-to-date information on which sites are currently part of this and visit the Cornwall minisite here

The Lost Gardens of Heligan  social distancing restrictions are in place and visitors will need to pre-book their tickets

The  outdoor gardens at Eden Project is now open to a limited number of people who can safely visit

Camel Creek Adventure Park 

Cornish Seal Sanctuary - all tickets must be prebooked.  Find out more here.

Crealy Theme Park and Resort in Devon  Find out more here

Flambards -Find out more here.

iBounce Cornwall - reopening from 25th July.  Find out more and book here

Jamaica Inn  Find out more here.

Lappa Valley - Find out more here

The Lost Gardens of Heligan - find out more here

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Newquay Zoo - reopening from 29th June for pre-booked tickets.  Find out more here.

Paradise Park

Penlee House

The Seahorse - Pentewan Sands

The Tide Climbing Centre 


 

At home activities from local businesses

Cornwall Libraries online resources - more details to follow

Paradise Park are posting regular videos on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube channels and have an active Pinterest page.  You can also visit their website to view their penguin webcam and chough webcam

Historical Cornish photographs from Kresen Kernow

Cornish language learning website - suitable for all ages

Cornish Language app - Cornish Magi Ann  - for children - available on Apple and Android

Dairyland Farm Park are providing regular updates on their animals as well as challenges on their Facebook page

Eden Project have released for resources and ideas for everyone at home as part of their 'Eden at Home' project

Kneehigh Theatre are releasing 'Windows To The World' creative challenges on their You Tube Channel

Lessons from the Camel Creek Facebook page

Outset Cornwall have moved their training programmes online -  Book a place on the next Information Session to find out more about weekly Zoom training sessions 

Weekly Kernow Chocolate wrapper design competition for kids via their Facebook page

E-Learning Sporting Voyage about the Mayflower story and Plymouth history - bespoke resources and prizes

Regular livestreams from Cornish Seal Sanctuary - check out their Facebook page for more details

Cornish Seal Sanctuary Home Education Packs

The Wave Project Activities Book

Explore various locations around Cornwall by webcam

More beach webcams from 360degreebeaches

Newquay Zoo 'Wild at Home' daily downloadable resources

Wild Planet Trust YouTube channel including videos from Newquay Zoo

The Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association have compiled some farm and country activities for you to do with your children

Bodmin Keep (Cornwall's Army Museum) Virtual Tour

Bodmin Keep bi-monthly educational resource

Cornwall Air Ambulance Stay at Home Hero challenges

Penlee House's website contains a database of most of the pictures and artefacts in their collections.

Symas the Monkey interactive environmental game from The Monkey Sanctuary is available on the App Store

Crealy Theme Park and Resort have created a number of downloadable, educational activities

 

Currently accepting charitable donations

Cornish Seal Sanctuary - 

Adopt an animal from Newquay Zoo

Make a donation to Newquay Zoo

The Wave Project

Cornwall Air Ambulance

The Monkey Sanctuary

Helford River Children's Sailing Trust are taking part in the 2.6 challenge via JustGiving

Paradise Park

 

Cancelled/postponed/closed

Ashiita-Kai Karate School

Better Trampoline Park - Newquay 

Cornwall Circus Camp/Swamp Circus Trust

Country Skittles

Dairyland 

Girlguiding Cornwall

Helford River Children's Sailing Trust

Kidzworld

iPlay Cornwall

The National Trust are running a booking system for some gardens, parklands and carparks - visit this site for the most up-to-date information on which sites are currently part of this and visit the Cornwall minisite here

The Party People Cornwall

Pirate's Quest, Newquay

Shipwreck Treasure Museum

Monkey Sanctuary

Tate St Ives

Wave Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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