If you’re anything like us, you’ll be delighted that things are starting to open again, including some of Cornwall’s best open-air attractions. Discover 7 of Cornwall’s popular tourist attractions that will be opening in April 2021!
The lost Gardens of Heligan, located near Mevagissey, is now open to visitors! The gardens are open from 10am to 6pm daily, with last entry at 4pm. All visitors must have pre-booked tickets to visit the gardens. Visitors must also follow Covid-19 guidelines and stay at least 2m from other visitors and staff at all times.
Newquay Zoo will be opening back up to visitors on Monday 12thApril! The first two days of opening will be reserved exclusively for Annual Pass holders. The zoo will then be opening to the general public on Wednesday 14thApril 2021. In line with government guidance, only open-air exhibits will be open during this period, until indoor attractions are allowed to open. The outdoor exhibits that will be open include the African Savannah, the Oriental Garden and the Village Farm. The zoo will be open from 10am to 5pm daily, with last entries at 3.30pm.
Adrenalin Quarry is back open to guests! Visitors are advised that pre-booking is essential before visiting the park. One of the main attractions is the aquapark. When booking to visit the aquapark, wetsuits are included in the ticket price for bookings during April, May and June. Other rides that can be booked online include: axe throwing, the giant swing, go karting and the zip wire. The indoor changing rooms and the shower blocks are currently closed, due to the current Covid-19 guidance from the government.
Healey’s Cyder Farm, located near Truro, will be re-opening its doors on Monday 12thApril! In line with current government guidance, Healey’s plans to re-open its open-air sections of the farm from this date. Details of the re-opening will soon be revealed on Healey’s Facebook page, so keep your eyes peeled for updates!
The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno will be re-opening to guests from 12thApril! The Minack advises that pre-booking is essential, in line with current government guidance. Indoor spaces, such as the gift shop, café and the Rowena Cade Exhibition will all be closed. The theatre auditorium, backsage walkway and gardens will all be open. The Terrace Coffee Shop and the Shack will both be open for takeaway light refreshments.
Flambards theme park in Helston will be opening from 12thApril 2021! To ensure that the park can operate safely, visitor numbers will be significantly reduced. For this reason, pre-booking is highly advised. Most open-air rides and attractions will be open, however some indoor attractions will remain closed. This is until government guidance allows for indoor attractions to re-open, which is expected to be from 18thMay. The indoor areas that will be closed in the meantime include: the Space Race, Demon Drop and the Exploratorium play areas. The Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz will also remain closed for the meantime.
Lappa Valley, near Newquay, will be re-opening to guest from Monday 12thApril! Visitors are advised that advanced booking is essential, to ensure that visitor numbers are managed safely. Book your steam train ride and enjoy a range of other activities on the 35-acre site. With a boating lake, crazy golf and a fleet of trains to see and learn about, you’ll have lots of fun visiting Lappa Valley this April!