Nature And Wildlife

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Coastal Valley Camp and Crafts

A small family site with a big atmosphere. Kick your shoes off, sit back with a tea or coffee, unwind and recharge in a beautiful landscaped valley. The sound of the babbling stream harmonises with the robins and song thrush.

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Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Experience animal welfare in action in Cornwall's only Seal Sanctuary and rescue centre. Hear about dramatic rescues and meet the seal and sea lion characters whose individual stories are bought to life during your visit.

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Goonhilly Downs National Nature Reserve

The Lizard Peninsula is one of the best locations in the country for wildlife, with a wealth of rare plants, invertebrates and habitats that make visiting the area is a must for nature lovers.

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Marazion Marsh

Marazion Marsh is the most southerly RSPB reserve in the UK, famous for Aquatic Warblers (of which more than 170 have been spotted on the site) and, more recently, the presence of rare Bittern.

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National Lobster Hatchery

The National Lobster Hatchery is a pioneering marine conservation, research and education charity. Their primary aim is to help conserve the vulnerable lobster populations and preserve coastal marine biodiversity.

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Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary

Porfell Wildlife Park is a wild family attraction only a few miles from Looe in South East Cornwall. It offers sanctuary to many different animals from around the world.

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Porteath Bee Centre

Get really close and observe the bees darting around specially provided post boxes and hollow logs totally uninhibited by your viewing pleasure. And best of all no risk of getting stung!

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Porthkidney Sands

Large sandy beach in front of the sand dunes of Lelant. Reasonably sheltered at the western end and usually quiet. At low tide Carbis Bay Beach is accessible by walking around the point.

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Rocky Valley

Rocky valley is a place of outstanding natural beauty nestling between Tintagel and Boscastle on the north Cornwall coast. A public footpath follows the Trevillett River as it meanders down the valley to the sea.

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Screech Owl Sanctuary

This is a unique and amazing opportunity to meet and touch a number of our hand-tame owls and to learn about their characteristics. These owls have been hand reared for educational purposes.

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Springfields Fun Park

Opened in 2016 and located close to Newquay, just off the Trekenning roundabout on the A39 at St Columb Major, this traditional family-friendly fun park is for guests seeking a relaxing holiday and to have fun with the kids.

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Swanpool Beach

This popular cove is located on the outskirts of Falmouth, around a mile and a half from the town centre. Swanpool is a beach with something for everyone from families to naturalists (but possibly not naturists!).

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Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre

Just outside the North Cornwall village of North Petherwin is Petherwin Wood, on the west bank of the peaceful Bolesbridge Water. Petherwin Wood is home to one of the most unique wildlife habitats in England

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The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre

They are a family run Community Interest Company based in rural St Columb, Cornwall. The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre rehomes and rehabilitates injured and unwanted Birds of Prey/Raptors – providing them with a forever home.

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Horse & Donkey Sanctuary

They have had the privilege of many horses, ponies, sheep, pigs, cows, cats, dogs, rabbits, many small animals and donkeys coming for lots of different reasons. Each one has a story to tell. Some have suffered unthinkable cruelty.

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The Monkey Sanctuary

The Monkey Sanctuary is home to 37 individuals; each one with their distinct characters and personalities. As they are an active rescue centre dealing with individuals that have often not had a very happy start to life.