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The Best Things to Do near White Acres

White Acres is peaceful and secluded, yet Cornwall's biggest sights lie just minutes away!

Newquay, the nation's surfing capital, tops the must-see list. Just five miles from White Acres, it's renowned for its epic surfing waves, pristine sands and easy-going vibe. While further along the coast, beautiful Crantock Beach, Holywell Bay and Perranporth Beach offer endless seaside adventures.

Kids and animal lovers will adore nearby Dairyland Farm World and the Screech Owl Sanctuary while the Eden Project's biomes offer visitors the chance to explore exotic environments from across the globe, from a Southern American rainforest to Western Australia.

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Dairyland Farm World

Tresillian Barton, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5AA


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Kids will love this adventure park! They'll meet animals up close, bottle feed calves and can even ride a pony.

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Screech Owl Sanctuary

Goss Moor, Saint Columb, Cornwall, TR9 6HP


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Meet one of Britain's most majestic birds. This hands-on experience offers the opportunity to touch and see over 30 species of owl.

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Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

Towan Promenade, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DU


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Descend into the depths of the ocean and discover the amazing creatures that live there at the Blue Reef Aquarium.

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Newquay Zoo

Trenance Gardens, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2NN


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With over 1,000 animals, 130 species and 13 acres of sub-tropical gardens, Newquay Zoo is an absolute treat for wildlife lovers.

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Lusty Glaze Beach

Lusty Glaze Road, Newquay, Cornwall


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Grab your bucket and spade and enjoy a classic beach day out at one of Cornwall's most beautiful and idyllic coves.

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Cornwall Waverunner Safaris

Lusty Glaze Beach, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 3AE
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Who said beach holidays always have to be relaxing! A visit to this adventure centre will definitely shake things up.

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Newquay Activity Centre

22 Headland Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HN
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Cornwall is famous for having some of the best surfing conditions in the world - so don't miss your opportunity to catch these waves!

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Eden Project

Bodelva, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SG


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A must-see for any holiday to Cornwall. The Eden Project recreates some of the planet's most dramatic environments in spectacular "biomes".

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The Japanese Garden

St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4ET


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Every holiday should have a moment of pure relaxation and the tranquil Japanese Garden is the perfect place to find one.

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Pirate's Quest

Pirate's Quest, 22 St Michael's Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1RA
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Are you ready to uncover the murky history of smugglers and buccaneers by coming face to face with an actual live pirate?

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Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre

HAS 3, Aerohub 2, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4JN


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Jump into the cockpits of some of Britain's most iconic aircraft at the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre - from Harrier jets to cold-war fighters!

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Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm

Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9LW


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Cyder is Cornwall's tipple of choice. So get to know it better at this award-winning cider farm, orchard, and distillery.

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Camel Creek Adventure Park

Tredinnick, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7RA


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An exciting adventure for the whole family. From thrilling roller coasters and 5D experiences to memorable meetings with ponies, reptiles and rabbits.

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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

St. Newlyn East, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5LX


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All aboard! Even the journey into Lappa Valley is an adventure as you embark on a steam railway ride through beautiful woodlands.

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Fistral Beach

Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HY


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Famous around the world for its top class surfing scene, a day at Cornwall's Fistral Beach is a must if you're staying in nearby Newquay.

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Crantock Beach

Crantock Beach, Newquay, Cornwall


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Sheltered between the rocky headlands of Pentire and West Pentire, Crantock Beach is a hidden gem of golden sands, away from the hustle and bustle of Newquay.

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Porth Joke Beach

West Pentire, Newquay, Cornwall


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This compact cove north of Holywell Bay and south of Crantock is a hidden gem for those looking to escape the buzz of Newquay.

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Holywell Bay Beach

Holywell Bay, Nr Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5PG


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Nestled between Perranporth and Newquay, Holywell Bay Beach is one of North Cornwall's finest. Unwind on the soft golden sands or make a splash in the surf.

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Perranporth Beach

Perranporth, Cornwall, TR6 0BH


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This huge expanse of soft golden sand offers the picture perfect family beach day. From surfing to snorkelling - there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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Polkerris Beach

Polkerris Beach, Cornwall, PL24 2TL


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If you're planning a visit to Eden Project, don't forget to stop off at beautiful Polkerris Beach - this sheltered bay is perfect for family fun.

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Polzeath Beach

Polzeath Beach, Polzeath, Cornwall


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A favourite amongst surfers, this tidal beach enjoys consistent, long and slow waves - making it ideal for beginners getting to grips with their board.

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