Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park in Cornwall...
Gateway to north Cornwall
For mountain biking, climbing and adventure, Lusty Glaze Adventure Centre, just down the road in Newquay offers a safe environment, training and excitement www.adventure-centre.org
If you are looking for a more relaxing way to spend your days, there are National Trust properties all around. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/.... If you are inspired by history, then there is a host of English Heritage properties to visit www.english-heritage.org.uk
If you can tear the children away from the beach, take them to Crealy, where they can meet farmyard animals face to face. www.crealy.co.uk There are many other paying attractions for children and adults, too. www.cata.co.uk for details.
Cornwall’s most iconic attraction, The Eden Project, is within easy reach of Mother Ivey's Bay. Visit the world's largest greenhouse and enter the tropics where you will find exotic plants and information on eco systems from across the globe. The Eden project also comprises of a thriving outdoor performance arena, a temperate biome and fair-trade shop and café. More recently, The Core educational building opened with new exhibitions and information for visitors. Further details at www.edenproject.com.
The historic town of Tintagel is a short distance up the north coast from Padstow. Here you will find the ruins of Tintagel Castle, focus of Cornwall's connection to the Arthurian legend. Apart from the fictional, Tintagel holds an important place in Cornwall's history with the castle being the seat of power for the Earl of Cornwall for many years. Tintagel is under the custodianship of English Heritage for castle details see www.english-heritage.org.uk/....
Padstow is a location that allows a leisurely exploration of Cornwall’s fantastic north coast. If you tire of the sea, why not have a change of scenery and head inland to the wild landscape of Bodmin Moor? Climb Roughtor or visit the famous Jamaica Inn and nearby Golitha Falls.