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Local Attractions

There are so many amazing attractions close to Polruan Holiday Park and we have picked out some of our favourites for you to explore below.

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Porfell Wildlife Park

More than just a wildlife park; it’s a sanctuary, a permanent home to animals - from the wild and exotic places on earth, as well as our well-loved familiar friends.

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Eden Project

Nothing else like it in the world! A living theatre of plants and people and a botanical garden too - the world poured into a pit housing the largest rainforest in captivity. To be enjoyed what ever the weather. (Quickest route take the ferry at Bodinnick)


Carnglaze Caverns

Consists of three underground caverns within the caverns is the famous subterranean lake with its crystal clear blue/green water, all this set in 6.5 acres of wooded hillside of the Loveny Valley at St Neot.


Bodmin Jail

Built in 1779 for King George III, using over 20,000 tons of granite from Bodmin's local 'Cuckoo' quarry, visit the execution pit, stocks and underground cells. All set within 3 acres of original buildings and grounds. One of the 25 most haunted attractions in the UK.

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The Monkey Sanctuary

40 years of experience caring for South American Primates. Formal talks, presentations and indoor displays give visitors the chance to learn about every aspect of the woolly and capuchin monkey life. All situated in beautiful woodlands overlooking Looe Bay.


The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Voted the Nation's favourite garden by BBC Gardeners World, set in almost 200 glorious acres to explore all year round, a truly fascinating discovery a place definitely worth a visit. (Quickest route take the ferry at Bodinnick).


St Austell Brewery

Take a walk through 150 years of Cornish history explore their interactive museum and learn the fascinating story of their pubs and beers and experience the whole brewing process. (Quickest route take the ferry at Bodinnick).

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Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Enjoy a relaxing journey by Steam Train combined with countryside walks, a pub lunch or a visit to historic Lanhydrock House for a memorable day out.


Trago Superstore

Discover Trago's original Cornish site in the picturesque wooded Glynn Valley, on the A38 between Liskeard and Bodmin. A bargain-Hunt for all brand names. With over 80,000 products in over 38 departments - Nobody beats Trago!

Other local activities Fishing, deep-sea diving, shark fishing, boat trips or hire, golf, horse riding, cycle hire, Go-Karting, Cornish Orchards and Cider Farms, ancient Churches, Chapels and Castles, Historical buildings and much, much, more… All details available within our on-site, information room.

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