A Cornish Caravan Staycation: Top 3 Adventure Parks

You might be a self-confessed big kid, or perhaps you’re looking for theme parks to take the real kids on your Cornish staycation – or both!

Whether you’ve finally bought a holiday home at Retallack Resort in Cornwall, for example, or hired a caravan from a reputable holiday park, you probably want to know what theme parks are near to where you’re staying.

As such, we’ve selected a handful of places we think are well worth a visit the next time you cross over into the Cornish border.

Keep reading on to potentially find your new favourite theme park in Cornwall.


Flambards is the biggest theme park in Cornwall, with families looking for an adventurous day out flocking to it all year round.

The park offers thrilling rides such as Sky Force, the Hornet Rollercoaster and the classic Log Flume. You’ll find family-fun rides including the Carousel and Cornwall Eye, attractions such as Jurassic Journey and activities for little ones in Ferdi’s Funland.

As this is such a popular place with families, we do recommend booking your tickets ahead of visiting to avoid disappointment – plus, you save 10% on ticket prices when booking online!

Where – Helston, Cornwall

SatNav Postcode – TR13 0QA

Camel Creek Family Theme Park

Camel Creek is a family theme park with four different themed areas ready and waiting to be explored.

Within Creature Creek, you’ll discover a range of animals in Pets Corner, the Stables area and within the Reptile House – and don’t forget to say hello to the Meerkats!

When wandering through Kiddies Kingdom, get ready to ride the Wave Rider and Kiddies’ Carousel whilst also venturing into Creek Construction, Creeky’s Playhouse, Pony Express and the Show Arena.

Thunder Canyon is home to the Air Bender, Raging Rivers, Thunder Falls, Magic Dragon, Mission Simpossible, Pirates Of The 7 Seas, Morgawr, Bungees, Dianas Driving School, Vertigo and Treasure Island Café.

If all this wasn’t enough, there’s also Swampy and Dina Land, which contains Clown Coaster, Creeky’s Water Rush, Swampy’s Sky Ride, Dizzy Dina, Swampy’s Drop, Mini Mega Slide, Dina’s Dancing Flowers, Toddler’s Cottage, Swampy Busters and Dina’s Double Drop.

Where – Wadebridge, Cornwall

SatNav Postcode – PL27 7RA

Hidden Valley Discovery Park

If you’re looking for a day out that doesn’t involve height restrictions or rollercoasters, how about venturing to the Hidden Valley Discovery Park?

With Puzzles Trails, Tremuddlewick, Forbidden Mansions, Railway, Maze, Gardens and the Tanglewood Hollow Play Area to discover, watch your child’s imagination and sense of adventure come alive as you wander through the winding pathways.

Where – Launceston, Cornwall

SatNav Postcode – PL15 8SJ – look for signs as this will take you to the general area, but not the car park

Now you know three places worth visiting whilst away on your staycation in Cornwall, all ideal day outs for you and your children, will you be booking tickets to visit any of them anytime soon? Or do you know of a place not known by many that you go to without fail each time you visit Cornwall?

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