West Country Creative -
Look no further than the village of Lifton for fantastic drawing, painting, textiles and crafts courses right here on our doorstep - Please click the link for more information www.westcountrycreative.co.uk
Newquay & Paignton Zoo – Experience the Wildlife at Newquay Zoo with over 130 different species set in lush sub-tropical lakeside gardens. From the amazing open rainforest exhibit to the beautiful oriental garden, there is something for all ages and abilities. Alternatively you could visit Paignton Zoo which is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants. Visit the desert, cross the savannah, explore the forest and trek through the tropics, all packed into 80 acres of natural habitat. 44 miles to Newquay Zoo and 55 miles to Paignton by car.
National Marine Aquarium – Situated on the Barbican in Plymouth the Aquarium experience comprises a total of 50 live exhibits including 3 massive tanks. Over 4000 animals from 400 species are displayed in realistic habitats with 6 main zones: Explorocean, The Shallows, Atlantic Reef, Mediterranean Sea, Weird Creatures and Coral Seas. Each zone is packed full of amazing marine creatures and fantastic facts for you to find. 29 miles by car.
Tintagel - With its legends of King Arthur, 13th Century Castle and Merlin’s Cave, Tintagel is situated on Cornwall’s dramatic Atlantic coastline with an eclectic mix of shops to browse and magical landscape. 24 miles by car.
Boscastle - One of the few remaining unspoilt harbour villages in Cornwall. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the National Trust own and care for the beautiful medieval harbour and surrounding coastline. 21 miles by car.
Tavistock – This charming ancient Stannary town in West-Devon lies on the edge of Dartmoor, home to Sir Francis Drake. With its historic indoor pannier market which attracts customers from far and wide and the remains of Tavistock Abbey there is much to see. 12 miles by car.
Trethorne Leisure Farm & Premier Bowl – Near Launceston, this all-weather venue is ideal for smaller children. With a programme of activities throughout the day, allowing customers to ride ponies, bottle feed lambs, hand milk cows, stroke the animals and with more activities in the play area there is plenty to see and do. 6 miles by car.
Launceston Steam Railway – Trains run from Launceston throughout the summer, hauled by steam locomotives. On site at Launceston station is a café, museum, workshop, well stocked shop and bookshop, and adjacent to the railway at Newmills is a popular farm park (separate charge). 4 miles by car.
Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre – Visit the Otters and watch them play and feed. Also at the centre are Fallow and Muntjac Deer, Wallabies which can often be found playing and snoozing among the trees and Owl aviaries. Also on site is a tea room and gift shop. 9 miles by car.
Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre – Home of the national fairground collection, it also includes steam engines, with working machinery and hands-on working displays. Designed to capture the magic of a bygone age through exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays. 2 miles by car.
Launceston Rugby Football Club - The Cornish All Blacks
Fancy going to see a live rugby match? Why not visit our local rugby team's home ground? Please click the link for more information http://www.cornishallblacks.co.uk/