Please check attraction opening times before starting your journey

THE EDEN PROJECT

Visit Cornwall’s most popular attraction


One of the most successful tourist attractions in Britain, the Eden Project guarantees an absorbing, educational, and fun day out - home to over a million plants from around the world. 


If you're looking for a more daring pursuit, whilst there, look no further than The Drop, a free fall three-storey drop on to a giant air-bag; or reach speeds of upto 60mph on SkyWire, the longest zip wire in England; or plummet at 50mph from 65ft over a cliff edge with Gravity: the Giant Swing.


Book discounted tickets for your visit to the Eden Project through your online account, we'll have them ready for you when you check-in at Deerpark. Set aside 30 minutes to make the 15 mile journey.

LOST GARDENS OF HELIGAN

200 acres of garden history, mystery, and romance


Unknown and unseen just twenty-five years ago, Heligan's historic gardens were restored to their former glory after a chance discovery. Among the finest gardens in Cornwall, if you're staying at nearby Deerpark they are most definitely worth a visit!

 

Described as "possibly the best natural playground ever", The Lost Gardens are one of the top family days out in Cornwall. Dogs are also welcome to the Gardens all year round and, with miles of pathways to explore, they offer the perfect walk!


Located just over 40 minutes away from Deerpark, head to their website to start planning your visit!

Cardinham Woods

Discover the natural beauty


If you’re looking for fun and adventure or peaceful strolls, fresh air and exercise or natural beauty, Cardinham Wood has what you’re looking for. Whether you come for a family picnic or a delicious teatime treat, to walk the dog or watch wildlife, you’ll be surprised by what's on offer.


Cardinham is a beautiful mixed woodland, popular with local dog walkers, cyclists, and horse riders. Waymarked trails will take you deep into the woods to discover stunning viewpoints and an intriguing history, and Woods Cafe will help you refuel after your adventure. 


Discover the breathtaking scenery of Cardinham Woods just over 20 minutes away from your cabin!

LOOE AND POLPERRO

Discover Cornwall’s prettiest fishing villages


Cornwall boasts some of the prettiest seaside towns in England, and Looe and Polperro are two of its finest. Polperro is a picturesque harbour village where you can spend many a happy hour shopping for local arts and crafts in the friendly little shops and galleries. Five miles along the scenic coastal path, Looe will reward you with a fine, sandy beach and a clutch of excellent restaurants.


Both towns are less than 10 miles from Deerpark cabins and only a 15 minute drive.

CORNWALL’S BEACHES

Build sandcastles in the sunshine


Deerpark is just seven miles from the south Cornish coast where you’ll find plenty of clean, sandy, picturesque beaches. Our favourites are; Whitsand Bay, a perfect three mile stretch of sand and surf; Lantic Bay, a hidden jewel with pristine white sand; and the lovely, spacious, family-friendly beach at Seaton. All three are dog-friendly and close enough to visit for an hour or a day.

LANHYDROCK HOUSE AND GARDENS

Discover a National Trust gem


Don’t forget to bring your National Trust membership cards when you come to Deerpark. With many National Trust gems in the area you’ll be spoilt for choice. A favourite of our Deerpark regulars is Lanydrock House and Gardens. Wander round this elegant country home and estate, and catch a glimpse of a very different way of life from times gone by. If you’re feeling brave enough, you can even play the Steinway piano in the long gallery.


This National Trust gem is only 10 miles away; a 20 minute drive. Please check season opening times before travelling.

Photo by: Lanhydrock house and gardens, National Trust Property.

GO WILD AT NEWQUAY ZOO

Cornwall's biggest zoo


Get closer to over 130 of the world’s rare and exciting creatures at the award winning Newquay Zoo! See the big cats, the creepiest crawlies and learn more about conservation - Newquay Zoo is home to some critically endangered species.


With keeper talks, animal feeds throughout the day, the opportunity to meet and feed Lemurs or Penguins, a children’s play area and Dragon maze, there is lots to keep people of all abilities and ages occupied.


Set aside 45 minutes to make the 30 mile trip to Newquay Zoo! Please check season opening times before travelling.

THE PLOUGH INN AT DULOE

Dine in Cornish style


Lunch or dinner at the Plough Inn at Duloe will be one of the highlights of your holiday. This is a traditional Cornish pub that just happens to have an award-winning chef overseeing a delicious menu that will get your taste buds tingling. We recommend fish night on Thursdays with fresh catches of the day from Looe on the menu.


Just a ten minutes drive through the lanes from your cabin.

THE MONKEY SANCTUARY

An intimate insight into a working sanctuary


The Monkey Sanctuary gives visitors an intimate insight to a working sanctuary, with lots to do for the whole family. Tour the monkey enclosures and listen to talks from expert keepers. Kids will love the Children’s Activity Room, craft workshops, playground and ‘Bat Zone’. Take a stroll around the Wildlife Gardens and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Treetop Café.


The Monkey Sanctuary is only 11 miles away; a 25 minute drive from Deerpark.

CORNWALL BIRDWATCHING

Enjoy one of life’s simpler pleasures


There are so many exciting activities around us at Deerpark that it’s sometimes easy to forget life’s simpler pleasures, like birdwatching. Cornwall is home to nearly 450 different bird species. Here in the woods at Deerpark look out for Woodpeckers, Marsh Tits, and - of course - Owls and Buzzards. Further afield you might spot Curlews and Snipes, Great Crested Grebe, and Black-headed Gulls among many others.

Go Ape

The UK's number one forest adventure


We’re lucky enough to have Go Ape nearby. For the adventurers in your party, nothing will beat Go Ape. It‘s a classic tree-top adventure, which will bring out their inner Tarzan. They brief you for safety before you fly down zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swings and enjoy crossings whilst marvelling at some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery. Everyone has the Go Ape spirit in them. Trust us, it’s a great way to get outdoors and have some fun. And enjoy an exclusive 10% discount on ticket prices as a Forest Holidays customer. 


The Go Ape at Haldon Forest is 60 miles away and will take 1 hour and 15 minutes to drive. Please check the Go Ape website for seasonal opening times.

Siblyback Lake

Get outdoor and active


Siblyback Lake near Liskeard in Cornwall sits on the edge of Bodmin Moor offering a perfect lake location to enjoy windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, wakeboarding and trout fishing. Face your fears and swing like a monkey from the treetops on our 40 foot high challenging course or explore the lake by foot, bike or even Segway. After a fun-filled day of activities you can relax in the café with a cream tea whilst enjoying the views. 


GO KARTING AT KARTWORLD

Release your inner speed junkie


Take a hair-raising race round the purpose built 800m track at Kartworld near Liskeard. It’s a full throttle experience that never fails to bring out the competitive edge in people. It’s also great day out for everyone in the family, with a smaller, friendlier circuit for the little ones and speed controlled cars for juniors. Kartworld has the added bonus of being open whatever the weather.


Make the 12 mile trip to Kart World and within 20 minutes you'll be waiting to get kitted out and on the track. Please check season opening times before travelling.

Try Go Karting at KartWorld, Cornwall

Carnglaze Caverns

Cornwall's only underground slate mine


Go on a self-guided tour around Cornwall's only underground slate mine, Carnglaze Caverns. Learn about the history of slate mining, and witness this geological beauty left over from one of the greatest mining periods in history. With the third chamber of the mine now flooded from a natural spring, there lies an underground lake! The caverns are open throughout the year, and also host concerts, events, weddings, and private hires. Included is a walk around the Enchanted Dell, gardens and 6.5 acres of ancient oak woodlands.

 

Carnglaze Caverns is found halfway along the valley road between the A38 and the village of St. Neot, between Liskeard and Bodmin (15 minutes drive North from Deerpark).