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Local Dog Friendly Beaches

If you are bringing a dog to the Woodland Collection there are a great range of nearby beaches that are ideal for taking your dog for a long walk.
Dog Friendly Beaches

IWalk Cornwall

IWalk Cornwall is a fantastic little app that you can download to your phone or IPad with circular walks graded by effort required, plus things of interest to look out for on your journey and pit stops too. We have so many beautiful walks around us, that are dog friendly too, we highly recommend this app!

St Michaels Mount

St Michaels Mount is now owned by the National Trust, but the St Levan family still live in the Castle today. It is one of the two, most visited National Trust properties in the UK and is a fantastic day out and only 4 miles away! We recommend visitors get there at 10am before it gets too busy. If the tide is in, you can go across on one of the mini passenger ferries run by the ‘Hobblers’ who have some great stories to tell. If the tide is out, you can walk across the causeway. Don’t forget to either take a picnic to have on the beach or in their lovely gardens if they are open on the day. Check tide times before you go, so you can plan your day in advance.
St Michaels Mount

The Tate Gallery

The Tate Gallery at St Ives is an iconic building in itself, situated just 10 miles away, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Porthmeor beach in St Ives. It’s worth taking the park and ride from St Erth train station along the most beautiful short railway track in Cornwall, and strolling through the pretty cobbled streets of St Ives to take in the little independent art galleries in St Ives before arriving at the Tate. There is a cafe at the Tate or a lovely little cafe and restaurant on Porthmeor beach.
St Ives

The Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre at Porthcurnow, is a unique theatre perched on the cliffs high above the Atlantic ocean. They put on a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling for the children during the day and evenings. A 35 minute drive from us, Porthcurnow beach is absolutely stunning! You could literally be in the Caribbean with the soft golden sand and clear aqua marine water. The Minack is a brilliant place to take along a fresh hot Cornish pasty to enjoy before the performance begins, with some locally grown strawberries and fizz for the interval. Heaven!

Polgoon vineyard

7 miles away overlooking Penzance, is Polgoon vineyard. Polgoon is dedicated to producing a range of artisan Cornish wines, ciders and juices on the family-run vineyard and orchard and we recommend a tour and tasting visit which they can do throughout the year! Their shop is always open and their award winning wines, ciders and juices are certified vegan. We particularly recommend their Bacchus 2016 and their Fizz!
Wine Tasting Cornwall

Country Skittles

Country Skittles is just a mile away and is a fun place to go when the weather is dull or for an evening out. There is a bar and restaurant with 6 lane automatic skittle alleys and some great indoor games. We recommend booking beforehand as it does get quite busy, especially when the weather is inclement.
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A rainy dull day? Jump4 is the South West’s best trampoline park, packed with fun features for your entertainment! Explore their 66 interconnecting trampolines, the famous angled wall trampolines, launching decks, foam pits with launch pads, dodgeball court, Battle Beams, Ninja Warrior course and The Wall! Jump4 is great fun for all age groups as long as you don’t have dodgy knees! Situated only 10 miles away, it’s worth also visiting Heartlands www.heartlandscornwall.com on your way there, to learn about our mining heritage. Heartlands is a free visitor attraction.

Kernow Adventure Park

Kernow Adventure Park is absolutely epic if you love the outdoors! Situated about 30 minutes from us at Penryn, we highly recommend this place for bored teenagers and action heroes alike! Kernow Adventure Park is Cornwall’s hidden outdoor activity centre, for family days out and thrill-seekers, with an Aquapark, open water swimming, wakeboarding and paddleboarding all set on a secret, tranquil, crystal-clear lake sunk into the earth. With a glass-fronted clubhouse, cafe, bar and its own beaches, this idyllic quarry is a little oasis, a safe playground and a social sanctuary cocooned within nature.
Kernow Adventure Park

A Cornish Holiday Story -

Get ideas from this family who previously stayed at the Woodland Collection in 2020. "Our holiday to Cornwall was filled with the most wonderful, sweet memories, spectacular coastlines and the coziest, family-friendly accommodation."
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