Places to Visit in Cornwall for Free

Visiting Cornwall on a Budget

Family holidays aren’t always cheap, even if you stay in the UK. If you want to experience Cornwall, one of the most popular part of the country for family holidays, but don’t want to blow your budget, you can.  There are many days out that you can enjoy for free in Cornwall.

Whether you’re heading to the coast or exploring inland, we think Cornwall is a great place to visit, so here are our top 5 free things to do in Cornwall with kids.

things to do in cornwall for free

Visit Healeys Cyder Farm

You can visit our Cornwall Attraction free of charge. You can look around our press house, bottlery and jam kitchen; but don’t stop there. There’s so much more to see, and so much more fun to be had! Find out the top ten things to do at Healeys Cyder Farm over on our blog.

Hit the beach

You can’t go to Cornwall and not go to the beach. Well, you can but our beaches are part of the Cornwall culture. There are a range of beaches from dog friendly to family friendly, surf beaches to tourist beaches. Explore the beautiful coast lines whether you’re making sandcastles and paddling with toddlers or bringing your own surfboards and heading into the waves.

Rock Pooling

It’s not all about buckets and spades either – Cornwall has some great rock pools to investigate, especially Polzeath, Gyllyngvase and St Agnes beaches, with crabs and lobsters, it’s a great and fun activity for the family to enjoy!

Falmouth Art Gallery

Falmouth Art Gallery has won an award for its family-friendliness, with craft sessions, baby painting, sensory play and more than 1,700 artworks in the collection.

Walk to St Michael’s Mount

You’ll need a strong will and a tight budget not to explore the whole of St Michael’s Mount, but if you’re determined not to spend any money, the walk across the causeway is fantastic as you reach this island community. When the tide floods in, their boatmen will ferry you across the water to the island. At high tide during spring, summer and autumn, frequent motorboats leave from landing points along the shore at Marazion.