East Cornwall can offer you a great day out when you’re looking for something for the kids. From the Historic Houses to Scenic Railways or gazing at the sea bed in a glass bottomed boat, have a look at a few of our choices to spark your imagination.


Just a few spectacular miles along the coast from Looe. Sheltered from the ravages of time and tide in its cliff ravine, it’s an enchanting jumble of cottages, each one unmistakably the work of a Cornish fisherman.

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An attractive harbourside village which was once the centre of Cornwall’s pilchard fishery and which still boasts a working harbour, with a few dozen small fishing boats.

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Located about a mile outside the town of St Austell is Charlestown, an amazingly pristine, unspoiled example of a late Georgian working port.

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Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle is a medieval fortification located on the peninsula of Tintagel Island adjacent to the village of Tintagel in North Cornwall.

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Eden Project

Top eco-visitor attraction located in a reclaimed china clay pit, located 2 km from the town of St Blazey and 5 km from the larger town of St Austell.

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Mount Edgcumbe

An historic country house and park with over 860 acres, stretching from Millbrook Lake around the Rame Head and Whitsand Bay, and taking in the villages of Cawsand and Kingsand. Previously home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe for 400 years.

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Whitsand Bay

Only reached by steep paths and steps, Whitsand is a hidden gem. It boats a long sandy beach and an award winning restaurant, The View,  perched high on the cliffs for rainy days.

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Porfell Wildlife Park

Porfell Wildlife Park is a wild family attraction only a few miles from Looe. Children (and adults!) can get up close to wildlife, feed the animals and learn all about the natural world.

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We Recommend

We have put together a few of our favourite finds and friends we have here in Looe & the surrounding area. From places to see, shop, eat and secret treasures.