Cornwall Holidays - Welcome to Cornwall

From picturesque harbours to adrenalin zipwires, Cornwall is the UK’s most popular staycation spot. Hoburne Doublebois puts you at the heart of the action.

Cornwall

Whether it’s Easter egg hunts at the Eden Project or firework championships in the summer, whatever time of the year you visit Cornwall, you’ll always find plenty of things to do. See for yourself on our events calendar.

Head north of the park and you’ll find buzzing towns that are great for surfing. Or if you’re looking for some peace and quiet, visit the quaint villages in the south where you’ll find the perfect spot for a cream tea.

Our events calendar tells you what’s happening when you’re here. 

Places to visit

Click the links below to view them on the interactive map.

  • Take a tour of Carnglaze Caverns
  • Watch the fishing boats at Polperro
  • Eat a picnic on Plymouth Hoe
  • Go on a 490m long zipwire at Adrenalin Quarry
  • Get competitive at Kartworld
  • Spend the day at Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary
  • See the sharks at National Marine Aquarium
  • Explore Royal William Yard
  • Learn something new at Mayflower Museum
  • Discover The Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Visit the Eden Project
  • Eat the catch of the day at Padstow

Holiday Parks in Cornwall

Doublebois
Dobwalls Nr. Liskeard,
Cornwall,
PL14 6LD

Call 01579 320049
Or email enquiries@hoburne.com

From soaking up the sun to an afternoon of fishing

Carnglaze Caverns

Carnglaze Caverns

Carnglaze Caverns is a much recommended all-weather family tourist attraction near the village of St Neot, on the southern edge of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, halfway between Liskeard and Bodmin just off the A38.Visit this former slate mine where slate was both quarried and mined underground in Cornwall. Carnglaze is affiliated to the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site as members of the Cornish Mining Attractions Marketing Association

Where: Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 6HQ

When: Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm (8pm Aug)

Cost: Adults - £6.00 Children 3 to 15 - £4.00

 

When: Wednesday 10 May 2017 - Thursday 30 November 2017
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Porfell Wildlife Park

Porfell Wildlife Park

Discover Porfell Wildlife Park - Visit Cornwall’s biggest exotic animal sanctuary. Porfell Wildlife Park is a wild family attraction only a few miles from Looe in South East Cornwall.  It offers sanctuary to many different animals from around the world.

Where: Porfell Wildlife Park, Porfell, Trecangate Lanreath, Liskeard

When: 1st April – 30th Sept – open DAILY from 10am – 5pm | 1st Oct – 31st Oct – open DAILY from 10am – 4pm

Cost:  Adults: £9.50 | Seniors: £7.50 | Children (Age 3-15): £6.50 | Under 3s: FREE

 

When: Wednesday 10 May 2017 - Tuesday 31 October 2017
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Roald Dahl's Halloweden

Roald Dahl's Halloweden

Where: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG

When: 21–29 October, 9.30am – 6pm daily

Cost: Most activities included within Eden admission ticket

It’s Halloweden... but not as you know it. This half-term, come and pit yourself against Roald Dahl’s infamous villains, as you encounter themes from five of the best-selling books.

When: Saturday 21 October 2017 - Sunday 29 October 2017
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Festival of Light and Sound

Festival of Light and Sound

Where: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG

When: The Festival can be enjoyed at any time between 5pm and 8pm on the following dates: 25–26 November; 1–3, 8–10, 15–23, 27–30 December

Cost: Free (with standard admission / Pass), no pre-booking required

A celebration of nature in light and music

Join us for an unforgettable display of light, music and colour as the Festival of Light and Sound returns. Step out onto the viewing platform and gaze in awe as dramatic lasers pierce through the darkness to create a canopy of light, illuminating Eden’s lush landscape.

When: Saturday 25 November 2017 - Saturday 30 December 2017
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Meet Father Christmas and his elves

Meet Father Christmas and his elves

Where: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG

When: He'll be available to meet you and your family at the following times, every hour starting at half past:

  • 25–26 November: 12.30–6.30pm
  • 1–3 December: 12.30–6.30pm
  • 8–10 December: 11.30–6.30pm
  • 11–14 December: 3.30–5.30pm
  • 15-17 December: 11.30–6.30pm
  • 18–19 December: 10.30–6.30pm
  • 20–23 December: 10.30–7.30pm
  • 24 December: 10.30–3.30pm

Cost: Tickets cost £6 per child (aged 1 year plus) and £4 per adult – with discounted tickets for November sessions of £5 per child, and £3 per adult.

Our Father Christmas experience

There are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas is keen to meet you and your children, so they can help.

Inside the cosy tent you’ll get to see ‘behind the scenes’, including the elves’ bunkbeds, the pigeonholes full of children’s letters, and all the stockings laid out ready for the big day.

After settling down for a story beside an open fire, each child can enjoy a special moment with the man in red. 

When: Saturday 25 November 2017 - Sunday 24 December 2017
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Royal Cornwall Show

Royal Cornwall Show

Where: Royal Cornwall Show, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE

When: 7 Jun 2018 to 9 Jun 2018

Cost: You can buy tickets, grandstand seats, memberships, camping pitches and vouchers for official catalogues and programmes online. Visit website here

For three days each year the dedicated showground at Wadebridge is transformed into a living town, bustling with life, energy, agriculture, entertainment and trade. It is a significant event on the Cornish calendar with around 130,000 people attending.

When: Thursday 7 June 2018 - Saturday 9 June 2018
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Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival

Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival

Where: Saltash Regatta & Waterside Festival, Waterside, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 4EJ

When: 9 Jun 2018 to 10 Jun 2018

Cost: FREE

Saltash Regatta is one of the most colourful waterside festivals in South East Cornwall. You will find gig rowing events as well as entertainment on the shore.

When: Saturday 9 June 2018 - Sunday 10 June 2018
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  • “Peaceful and well maintained retreat was the perfect base to explore..the lovely attractions of Cornwall”

    RachelO, August 2015, Trip Advisor, Doublebois Guest