Conference & Venue Hire in Cornwall

Whether you’re organising your office Christmas party, a glittering awards ceremony, or a small business function, Cornwall has a variety of locations that are ideally suited to special occasions. We have listed our favourite party venues and function rooms located in Cornwall.

Venue Hire in Cornwall

Healeys Cyder Farm

At Healeys Cyder Farm, we offer a range of spaces from conference areas, meeting rooms & break out rooms. We take time to understand what you need and create an area around this. With catering for up to 180 people in the restaurant you can chose from breakfast, lunch & coffees or a package including all of these. We have a range of pricing available for food/venue hire.

Alternatively, if you’re looking for a venue in Cornwall it’s time to forget the formalities and have fun celebrating at the farm this festive season on Friday 8th December. Be merry with a three course dinner with a Healeys twist accompanied with a cyder slyder featuring three of our most popular Cornish cyders.  Enjoy live music from local band, Cyderflex, with cyder on tap all night from our flagship Healeys bar.  All starting from only £29 per person.

Start the night a little earlier with an exclusive tour with your team; finding out how our Cornish cyders, juices and spirits are made with over 20 different drink samples.

The Eden Project

Are you looking for facilities to hold more people? Why not try the Eden Project, with a maximum capacity of 234, they offer facilities for small & larger conferences and meetings.

If you’re looking for a unique Christmas dining experience, the Eden Project will provide dining with a difference. You’ll receive a festive three course meal, a show from a critically acclaimed magician, an after dinner dance (a necessity for any Christmas party), vouchers to return to the Eden Project and a gift shop discount. All whilst enjoying your food with a view of the famous Eden project biomes, which will have undergone a Christmas winter wonderland transformation.

Retallack Resort and Spa

Is your corportate venue hire looking for a bit of a difference? Whether you are holding a team building day, product launch, corporate hospitality, training session or just a team getaway, Retallack Resort have it all.

Break out of the boardroom and turn up the fun dial! Get competitive and hurl yourselves around their ‘total wipeout’ style Aqua Park or work together to see who can build a raft that actually floats.

Alternatively, are you looking for Christmas with a difference. Transform your festivities with a trip to a festive Tipi. Beautifully adorned with lights, with room for anywhere between 50 and 150 guests, a three course meal, a live band and a welcome aperitif, allow yourself a truly unique experience in one of Cornwall’s most stunning venues.

Don’t fancy a taxi home? Rent a luxury room and enjoy the spa facilities the next day … it is Christmas after all.

Cornwall offers an incredible range and variety, with many of the venues open to customising a package to really create a unique and festive experience. . To find out more about booking a room at Healey’s Cyder Farm or for more information on any of our activities, get in touch. Contact us today on 01872 573356 or via the online contact form.

 

 

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Christmas Events in Cornwall 2017

At Healey’s Cyder farm we’re proving every year that Cornwall isn’t just a summer destination. Christmas in Cornwall is truly magical. There are lots of Christmas things to do in Cornwall from harbourside villages with fantastic illuminations, tourist attractions with Christmas events and festive food festivals to give you a chance to sample some local seasonal produce. And don’t forget New Year as Cornwall hosts some of the best celebrations in the UK with spectacular firework displays.

Things to do in Cornwall at Christmas

Here’s our list of your top to do’s for Christmas in Cornwall!

Healeys Cyder Farm – Christmas Craft Fayre

Dates: December 2nd – December 3rd 2017

There’s no better place to start your Christmas tour of Cornwall than our very own Cyder farm. Here at Healey’s our Christmas Fayre will be showcasing some of Cornwall’s finest homemade crafts. From ceramics and jewellery to stationary and home decorations make this fayre your first stop on your Christmas shop. Not only do we provide some of Cornwall’s best crafts, but for all the foodies out there we’ve got freshly made jams, chutneys and sauces. Coupled with our favourite Cornish cyders, all made at our farm, you could walk away with your very best Cornish inspired Christmas hamper.

To give you a taste of who will be at our crafts fayre, our crafters include:

We know that Christmas is never complete without the tree, so we’re stocking Nordman Christmas trees. A beautiful, soft needle tree it’s ideal for your family home.

With free parking and entry for everyone, enjoy our tours, tractor rides, samples and animal farm before heading to our cosy log fire for a mulled wine or roast dinner, the perfect mixture of Cornwall and Christmas.

The Eden Project – The Festival of Light & Sound

Dates: 25th November – 24th December 2017

One of the most famous destinations in Cornwall, the Eden project never disappoints. The Eden Project winter festival provides something for every age group. The Festival of Sound and Light is a must see, completely transforming the venue with a technological northern lights show, coupled with atmospheric music to truly mesmerise. While every child has to visit Father Christmas of course and why not enjoy a skate on the ice rink with different sessions available to suit you!

Padstow Christmas Market

Dates: 7th – 10th December 2017

A classical Cornish town transformed for Christmas, the Padstow Christmas market is a must see. Grab a local beer, ale or gin as you wander around a variety of different pop up stalls. All featuring arts and crafts and the best local food and snacks the West Country has to offer. Not only does the town offer a traditional Christmas market, but it’s renowned for a beautiful Christmas light display. From key buildings in the town down to decorated boats in the harbour, this beautiful harbour side town will be, quite literally, alight with festivities.

Bodmin and Wenford Railway

Dates: 2nd December – 24th December 2017

Where else can you ride through some of the most beautiful countryside England has to offer on a classic steam train, while Santa brings gifts, mince pies and seasonal refreshments for all! An ideal family event to start the festivities, running all weekends through December, this will definitely be a Christmas ride to remember.

Festive Looe

Dates: 18th December 2017

If you’re looking for more traditional Christmas festivities, then Looe combines a stunning lantern procession with a candle service, followed by Santa himself as the special guest for the switching on of the lights.

Cornwall is proving every year to be as captivating for its Christmas spirit, as it is renowned for its world beating beaches. To find out more about our Christmas Fayre or any of our events at Healey’s Cyder Farm, get in touch. Contact us today on 01872 573356 or via the online contact form.

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How to Spend a Relaxing Sunday Afternoon in Cornwall

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Whether it’s summer or winter, there’s nothing better than having a Sunday afternoon to relax. Weekdays tend to be extremely busy with work and family life, and Saturdays are usually spent rushing here, there and everywhere. So, it’s not surprising that Sunday is the day that most people choose to take things slow. There are lots of things to do in Cornwall on a Sunday afternoon, many of which are perfect for relaxing and unwinding after a hectic week. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best ways to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon in Cornwall, take a look!

  • Explore the Cornish Coast

There are a tonne of fantastic walks and trails you can explore in Cornwall, many of which are great if you’re looking for a chilled-out Sunday stroll. There are also many walks along the coast that are a little more difficult, if you’re interested in pushing yourself and putting it a bit of hard work. Why not treat yourself to a drink in a local pub or a slice of cake after you’ve finished?

  • Visit Healey’s Cyder Farm Restaurant

A visit to Healey’s Cyder Farm doesn’t need to be one that’s busy and filled with activities; though, there is a lot going on if you’re looking for something fun to do with the whole family. Our restaurant is a popular place to eat in Cornwall and it caters to the whole family. Whether you’re looking for Sunday lunch or small bite to eat, Healey’s Cyder Farm restaurant offers a peaceful and relaxing setting.

  • Have Cornish Cream Tea

You can have Cornish Cream Tea in a lot of different places in Cornwall and you’re guaranteed a delicious meal filed with scones, jams, cakes and teas. Our Cornish Cream Tea is a popular choice.

  • Take a Trip to a Cornish Beach

If you’re graced with a sunny Sunday, head to the beach. There are lots of family-friendly beaches in Cornwall and they are the perfect places to spend a quiet Sunday. Whether you’re hanging out with the kids or simply want some time to yourself, Cornish beaches definitely don’t disappoint.

As you can see, there are a lot of things to do if you’re wanting to spend a Sunday relaxing in Cornwall. To find out more about booking a table at Healey’s Cyder Farm or for more information on any of our activities, get in touch. Contact us today on 01872 573356 or via the online contact form.

 

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The Best Autumn Activities in Cornwall

Autumn is often people’s favourite season and we can see why; it’s hard to deny that the orange leaves and crisp sunny days aren’t the perfect backdrop for exploring somewhere new. Plus, it’s not yet cold enough that you won’t want to venture outside. However, finding something to do in autumn leaves a lot of people stumped. It’s too cold for summer fun and it’s still nice enough that you’ll want to be out and about, so what should you do?

Autumn In Cornwall

If you’re in Cornwall in autumn you’ll find yourself with a lot great things to do. Cornwall isn’t somewhere that shuts down during the colder months – though it is a little less busy, which is a blessing for those who prefer a calmer and quieter day out – and most activities will still be enjoyable. Here are some of our favourite things to do in Cornwall during the autumnal months:

 

Explore The Dramatic Coastline

Cornwall is home to some of the UK’s best coastline and in the autumn there’s dramatic scenery to check out. The best way to see Cornwall’s coastline is to venture out on one of the fantastic walking trails. There are trails for all experience levels and many places to stop along the way. So, if you don’t mind a little bit of wind, it’s a good way to spend a few hours.

 

Visit Healey’s Cyder Farm

You may say we’re a little biased, but we can’t deny that Healey’s Cyder Farm is great fun on a sunny autumn day. All of our top things to do are still up and running, so you’ll really get to see the farm at its best. There’s tractor rides, tours of the orchard, farm animals, a farm shop and a restaurant that serves delicious meals. Even when it’s a bit colder, full days out can be had at Healey’s Cyder Farm.

 

Learn About Cornwall’s History

Cornwall has a lot of castles, forts and mansions that are open to the public, all of which tell a story. They give an insight into how Cornwall came to be the place we know and love today, and they transport visitors back in time. Though these locations can be explored all year round, during the autumn they’re less busy and there are places to head inside if the weather takes a turn for the worse. After all, you never know how long those clear skies will last.

 

As you can see, there are a lot of different ways to spend autumn in Cornwall and a tonne of autumn activities to choose from. To find out more about visiting Healey’s Cyder Farm, get in touch.

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Top Accommodation in Cornwall

Whether you’re heading to Cornwall for the first time or you’re planning to revisit a favourite spot, you’re going to need accommodation. There is a range of top accommodation options in Cornwall and with a large focus on comfort and embracing the great outdoors, it’s never too difficult to find that tranquil home away from home that you’re after. In fact, even those who are looking for a luxury hotel won’t be disappointed.

 Accommodation in Cornwall

At Healey’s Cyder Farm we have a great understanding of the local area and we are well aware of some of Cornwall’s top accommodation options; after all, we are locals. We know that families and couples want somewhere that offers a little something extra than the standard hotel or cottage experience. If you’re travelling with children you’re going to need activities to entertain them, and if you’re travelling as a couple you’re bound to want a little bit of peace and quiet occasionally. Here’s some of the top accommodation in Cornwall:

The Godolphin Arms is a family owned accommodation option located in Penzance. With beautiful views of St. Michael’s Mount and the ocean, The Godolphin Arms offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of day to day life, allowing guests to embrace the great outdoors and the beauty West Cornwall has to offer. There’s a lot of different accommodation options at The Godolphin Arms including spacious en-suite rooms, family rooms and romantic hideaways; so, there’s truly something for everyone. It’s a popular choice for solo travellers, couples and families, as well as those who are heading to Cornwall for business. The Godolphin Arms also boasts a fantastic restaurant with a broad menu.

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If you’re looking for a tranquil place to stay in Cornwall, Pollaughan Holiday Cottages could have just what you need. A short distance from Roseland’s beaches, Pollaughan Holiday Cottages offers self-catering accommodation in the Cornish countryside. The cottages themselves are modern, fully equipped and private so you’re guaranteed a relaxing trip. There is a number of restaurants within walking distance of the cottages and a lot of on-site facilities such as trampolines, table tennis tables, a tennis court and play equipment.

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National Winners of VisitEngland’s Award for Family Friendly Accommodation of the Year 2017. Bosinver Farm specialises in offering the full holiday package to those who are looking for accommodation in Cornwall; there’s room for children to explore, secluded areas for couples that want a little bit of privacy and a lot of activities for groups who want to keep busy during their time on holiday. The aim at Bosinver Farm is to offer guests somewhere to escape their busy lives and the holiday cottages provide just that. All of the cottages are beautifully designed, both inside and out, and are equipped with everything guests need to enjoy their stay.

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If you’re heading to Cornwall for a self catering holiday, Cornwall Cottages have you covered. With over 400 holiday homes to choose from, there are cottages and apartments to suit every type of group, of all sizes. Rather than being in one specific location, Cornwall Cottages have a range of accommodation options throughout the wider Cornwall area. Guests can easily find somewhere to stay that’s close to where they need to be; whether that be the beautiful beaches of Newquay or a little further afield. With holiday homes, beachside rentals, cottages and apartments to choose from groups of anywhere from two to 17 people can stay somewhere great.

The Mount Haven Hotel is ideal for anyone looking for a little bit of luxury during their visit to Cornwall. With beautiful views of St. Michael’s Mount, The Mount Haven is conveniently situated close to many of the area’s top attractions but without being in the hustle and bustle of busy streets. In fact, a stay at The Mount Haven is one that’s quiet, peaceful and relaxing. The Mount Haven is ideal for couples, older families and small groups. One thing that sets The Mount Haven apart from other similar accommodation options is its range of holistic treatments – reflexology, massages and facials are all on offer – which is perfect for those who want a bit of pampering during their stay.

Wherever you’re planning to head in Cornwall, Cornish Horizons are sure to have a fabulous holiday cottage on offer. With close to 500 self catering holiday cottages to choose from, Cornish Horizons really do offer something for everyone. All of the holiday cottages managed by Cornish Horizons are clean, beautifully decorated and fully equipped with everything guests need on a self catering holiday. Better yet, Cornish Horizons holiday cottages aren’t just located in some of Cornwall’s most popular tourist destinations but they’re also in many of the more rural areas.

Whether you’re looking for a holiday cottage, a spacious caravan or a glamping experience, Tehidy Holiday Park has it all on offer. Set in beautiful forest surroundings, Tehidy Holiday Park boasts modern facilities, a games room, on site WiFi and a children’s play area; there’s something to keep everyone busy. The holiday park itself is close by to fantastic beaches and it’s only a short distance to some of Cornwall’s top family attractions. When it comes to finding accommodation in Cornwall for a family, Tehidy Holiday Park ticks all the boxes.

 

When it comes to choosing accommodation in Cornwall, you won’t be disappointed. All types of accommodation can be found including hotels, bed and breakfasts, holiday cottages, campsites and holiday homes. So, there’s definitely something to suit your needs. If you’re going to be in Cornwall in the near future, be sure to pop in and see us at Healey’s Cyder Farm. With a beautiful farm and a range of activities, it’s a fun day out for the whole family. Find out more by getting in touch.

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Rainy Day Activities in Cornwall

The British weather is unpredictable at the best of times but we’re barely into September and it already seems as though autumn is well and truly upon us; nights are getting colder, days are getting shorter and there’s a definite chill in the air. However, don’t let this stop you from getting out and about and enjoying what Cornwall has to offer.

There are a lot of rainy day activities in Cornwall; even if you’re not willing to brave the weather and head outside come rain or shine, you’ll find there’s still enjoyable things to do. From family days out at the Blue Reef Aquarium to exploring a National Trust property, the rain won’t stop you from enjoying your time in Cornwall.

Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Cornwall

Blue Reef Aquarium

There’s a whole host of weird and wonderful creatures to check out at the Blue Reef Aquarium, which is why is remains to be one of Cornwall’s top attractions year after year. Completely inside and away from any horrid weather, the Blue Reef Aquarium will transport you to an underwater world. Visitors can learn about their favourite sea creatures, travel through an underwater tunnel and check out some of the most popular residents at feeding time.

Healey’s Cyder Farm

Though you may assume that Healey’s Cyder Farm is an activity best suited to a warm and sunny day, we’re happy to tell you that this isn’t the case. Come rain or shine, visitors enjoy Healey’s Cyder Farm and thanks to our many indoor activities there’s always a place to escape the bad weather. Top things to do include guided tours, the distillery and a busy farm shop. Don’t forget, your furry friends are also welcome!

 National Trust Properties

There are a lot of National Trust properties in Cornwall, all of which are perfect for a rainy day. Rather than heading to the beach and battling the wind, why not check out a beautiful stately home or a large castle? Lanhydrock House and Cotehele House are both popular.

The Eden Project

As a warm and dry attraction, The Eden Project is popular when it rains in Cornwall. With two large biomes containing plants from around the world, The Eden Project draws in thousands of visitors every year. There’s a tonne of activities to get involved in and lots to learn.

As you can see, there’s no reason to let the rain put a damper on your trip to Cornwall. To find out more about Healey’s Cyder Farm, get in touch.

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Weekend Activities in Cornwall for Young Families

As a young family, you may find yourself at a loss for things to do occasionally. In fact, we’d bet that most young families have had a weekend when they wanted to get out and about but just didn’t know where to head or what to do. After all, finding an activity that will keep little children entertained without leaving parents bored can be difficult. Luckily, there are a number of great weekend activities in Cornwall that offer a little something for everyone.

Top Weekend Activities in Cornwall

Weekends are great in Cornwall and there’s always something to see and do; this is the case throughout the year and not just in the busy summer months when there’s an influx of visitors. From tourist attractions to beach adventures, there are tonnes of things to do that are just as exciting for little ones as they are for adults. Here are three of our top picks:

Visit Healey’s Cyder Farm

Some young families immediately assume that Healey’s Cyder Farm is best suited to those with slightly older children, but this really isn’t the case. At Healey’s Cyder Farm we’ve put a lot of time and energy into ensuring we offer something for all ages. For example, our farm animals and tractor rides can be enjoyed by all. Plus, we have an onsite restaurant and tea room that cater to even the fussiest of eaters.

Take a Trip to Sennen Cove

If the weather is good, Sennen Cove is a great place to head at the weekend. Sennen Cove is one of Cornwall’s top family beaches and it’s set up perfectly for young children and families. The beaches themselves are usually rather quiet – ideal for keeping an eye on the whole family – and there are large open areas to explore. Sennen Cove boasts restaurants, parking, toilets, showers, disabled facilities and first aid services.

Check Out Camel Creek Adventure Park

Camel Creek Adventure Park is packed with family fun and with attractions for all ages, so it’s a popular choice for young families. Camel Creek Adventure Park has rides for toddlers and small children, as well as much larger rides for those that are a little bigger. Parents are able to enjoy the rides with the little ones, as well as checking out some of the much more exciting attractions.

No weekend in Cornwall needs to be a boring one when there are so many family-friendly places to check out. To find out more about Healey’s Cyder Farm and our facilities fo young families, get in touch. Contact us today on 01872 573 356 or online.

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Award winning Cornish business celebrates Tesco cider deal

Award winning Cornish business celebrates Tesco cider deal

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Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, home of the popular Cornish Rattler and Cornwall’s oldest cyder producer, is now distributing the cloudy cider nationally via Tesco, after customers called for more local produce on the supermarket shelves.

Available in the traditional 500ml bottle nationally and packs of eight regionally, the 6% Rattler Original Cornish Cloudy Cyder will be on sale in more than 600 stores from September 7.

The drink producer and visitor attraction near Truro has also celebrated winning gold in the British Bottlers’ Institute awards, highlighting the continued growth and success of the Cornish business.

Joe Healey, Commercial Director at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, said: “Rattler is our flagship brand and we’re immensely proud of its success. Thanks to its popularity we are now celebrating national distribution with Tesco, which is a fantastic achievement for the business and our family. We are delighted that even more people can head to their local Tesco and see our cyder on the shelves.

“The Tesco partnership comes as we celebrate another set of award wins, which shows that not only do customers appreciate being able to enjoy our drinks but so does the wider drinks industry.”

Healeys has been supplying its award-winning cider to Tesco stores across Cornwall and Devon since 2016. Rattler can also be found on sale at Morrisons supermarkets throughout the country.

And Rattler Original has scooped gold in the British Bottlers’ Institute Awards for ciders abv 5.5% and above with Healeys Apple Juice also winning the top spot in the fruit juices category.

Joe added: “These award wins help to highlight the rising popularity and growth of the Cornish food and drink market and we are so excited to be a part of it.”

Having celebrated its tenth anniversary last year, Rattler has become synonymous with Cornish summertime, resulting in production increasing by 25 per cent in the last 12 months while the range has grown to include Pear, Berry, Mulled and a new flavour for summer 2017; Strawberry and Lime. Rattler Original bottle sales are also up by 40% year-to-date.
To see the full Rattler range, visit the Healeys website here…

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The Best Cornish Cream Tea In Cornwall

No visit to Cornwall would be complete without a trip to sample some delicious Cornish cream tea. Cornish cream tea isn’t hard to come by in Cornwall and there are lots of cafes and restaurants that serve up a collection of traditional scones, jams, cakes and teas. Whether you’re looking for a light meal after a day at the beach or you want something to relax with on a sunny Sunday, Cornish cream tea is a great choice.

Where To Have Cornish Cream Tea In Cornwall

Knowing where to head for Cornish cream tea in Cornwall can be difficult, especially as there’s so many places to choose from. We’ve narrowed down some of the most popular choices, take a look:

Healey’s Cyder Farm: At Healey’s Cyder Farm, we really take pride in our Cornish cream tea and we work hard to provide a delicious cream tea experience. We have fantastic scones for diners to choose from including apple scones, cheese scones and traditional scones; all of which are freshly baked right here on the farm. Cornish cream tea at Healey’s Cyder Farm is served in a beautiful tea room with rustic interiors. It’s the perfect choice if you’re looking for traditional Cornish cream tea in Cornwall.

The Cosy Nook Tea Garden and Restaurant: A short drive from Newquay lies The Cosy Nook Tea Garden and Restaurant, another of Cornwall’s top places to find cream tea. The Cosy Nook has a quaint tea garden, allowing for outdoor dining when the sun is shining. Plus, it’s close by to Crantock Beach if you’re interested in a post-tea stroll.

The Weir: The Weir in Bude offers a little bit of everything, including great Cornish cream tea. With a lakeside location, wildlife centre and garden it’s a popular choice for those with children or dogs.

The Camel Trail Tea Garden: Located between Wadebridge and Bodmin, The Camel Trail Tea Garden is a popular spot for locals and tourists. It serves delicious Cornish cream tea and visitors can check out the lovely apple orchard. The Camel Trail Tea Garden is easily accessible for those cycling or walking in the local area.

Here at Healey’s Cyder Farm we have a broad menu that extends far beyond Cornish cream tea; our restaurant caters to lunch, dinner and light meals. Find out more about Healey’s Cyder Farm by getting in touch with us on 01872 573 356. Alternatively, contact us online.

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Things To Do In Cornwall: August Bank Holiday Weekend

August Bank Holiday is coming up and as the Bank Holiday with some of the warmest weather, it’s a popular weekend for people to head out and about. Cornwall is a terrific place to visit over long weekends such as the August Bank Holiday because there’s a lot to see and do; there are beautiful beaches to explore and it offers something very different to the busy city life many people are used to. In short, Cornwall is a relaxing place to escape to and August is one of the best times to visit.

If you’re looking for things to do in Cornwall over the August Bank Holiday weekend, you won’t be disappointed. Whether you’re travelling with friends, as a couple or with young children there’s enough to keep everyone entertained and having fun. Even if you’re only travelling to Cornwall for a day, you’re sure to enjoy yourself.

Top Things To Do In Cornwall This August

Healey’s Cyder Farm: Healey’s Cyder Farm has been one of the most popular attractions in Cornwall for many years and this summer has been one of the busiest yet. We’ve taken the time to ensure there’s something for everyone at Healey’s Cyder Farm, those old and young will have a great day. Some of the most popular activities are visits to the farm animals, guided tours and tractor rides.

Newquay Zoo: Newquay Zoo is one of Newquay’s top places to go, and it’s popular with visitors and locals alike. Newquay Zoo is fun for all ages; children will enjoy seeing the different animals up close and adults can enjoy different talks and exhibits. As the zoo has a number of shops and restaurants, it’s a great place to spend a full day.

Fistral Beach: Fistral Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Cornwall and it is often referred to as being the best. If the weather is nice on August Bank Holiday weekend, it’s definitely worth taking the time to check out what Fistral Beach has to offer. As well as beautiful views and miles of sand, there are a range of facilities nearby including restaurants and local shops.

As well as the popular tourist spots Cornwall also boasts great places to eat, scenic walks and a range of watersport activities. When it comes to things to do in Cornwall, you’ll never be disappointed. To find out more about a trip to Healey’s Cyder Farm, get in touch.

 

 

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What To Do If You’re Going On A Last Minute Holiday To Cornwall

We’re midway through the summer holidays and this is generally when the boredom sets in; you’ve run out of activities to do with the kids and you’ve sat through one too many picnic playdates. So, it comes as no surprise that a number of families decide to head off to Cornwall on a last minute holiday. Cornwall is great for a last minute holiday as it’s relatively easy to find somewhere great to stay and there are no flights or ferries to book. In fact, for most families it’s simply a case of loading up the car and heading off.

If you do decide to visit Cornwall this summer and don’t have a lot of time before you leave to plan some things to do, we can help. As locals we know the ins and outs of what to do in Cornwall for families of all ages. So, from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave you’ll be entertained, engaged and enjoying yourself.

Healey’s Cyder Farm This Summer

Cornwall has made a name for itself as one of the UK’s top holiday destinations and it’s easy to see why. With beautiful beaches, a tonne of activities and (usually!) pretty good weather it has become a hotspot for those with children.

We’re probably a little bit biased – though our visitors seem to agree – Healey’s Cyder Farm is a great choice for a family day out in Cornwall. We have a variety of farm yard animals, farm tours, Cornish cream tea, a farm shop, apple orchards and so much more. We’ve put a lot of time and energy into ensuring Healey’s Cyder Farm has something for all ages. So, whether you’re visiting with little ones or teenagers you’ll find yourself busy. Throughout August we’re open from 9am until 8pm, which gives you a full day to spend with us. Then in September, we’re open from 9am until 6pm.

Aside from the activities and things to do at Healey’s Cyder Farm, one of the best things is that it’s just so easy to get to. With a lot of brown tourist signs when you come off of the A3075, it isn’t difficult to find either.

Contact Healey’s Cyder Farm

If you have any questions about Healey’s Cyder Farm or you want to know more about any of our activities, get in touch. Contact us today on 01872 573356 or online.

 

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Tips For Planning Summer Activities In Cornwall

As anyone with young children will know, it can be difficult to plan a day out at the best of times. When you take into account finding an activity that’ll suit everyone, choosing somewhere that is easy to get via car or public transport and ensuring where you’re going has good facilities, there’s a lot to consider.

At Healey’s Cyder Farm we have lots of families visit us in the summer months – especially now that schools are finished and it’s time for a few weeks off – so we’re well aware of how much effort has to go into planning a summer activity in Cornwall. It isn’t just a case of grabbing some money and heading out the door when there are kids to consider.

Planning A Day Out In Cornwall

We’ve put together some of our top tips for planning summer activities in Cornwall in the hope it’ll help first time parents, large families and those who are trying somewhere new to ensure their day out goes to plan.

  • Choose an activity or attraction that appeals to all ages

Though it may seem easier to find somewhere that appeals to one or two people, it’s much more beneficial to take the time to find somewhere that everyone will enjoy; this will prevent older children being bored by activities best suited for little ones and little ones becoming disinterested in more complex activities. At Healey’s Cyder Farm we pride ourselves on offering something for everyone. With guided tours, farm animals and tractor rides we have activities that’ll entertain children of all ages.

  • Find out if it has all of the facilities you require

Though most attractions in Cornwall are designed for children, there are some exceptions and this can be a problem for families. Choosing somewhere with good toilet facilities, baby changing, restaurants and decent parking may seem minor but it can make a big difference to your day. For example, nobody wants to be caught with nowhere to change their baby or somewhere that doesn’t sell food your children will like. At Healey’s Cyder Farm we have all the facilities a family with young children will need so that your day out is as easy as possible.

  • Plan your route there and back well

Sometimes just getting to and from an activity can be a struggle, especially when you have excited children. By taking the time to plan your route there and back well, you will eliminate a large amount of stress for yourself and the entire journey will be a lot more straightforward. A lot of places in Cornwall provide onsite parking and roads in the area are relatively easy to navigate. Plus, there are public transport options available.

When it comes to planning a summer activity in Cornwall, look no further than Healey’s Cyder Farm. With a whole host of things to do throughout the summer, it’s a great choice for people of all ages. Get in touch to find out more.

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