things to do in Camelford

Top 10 Places to Visit in Camelford – for Fun and Profit!


If you plan your visit here, we offer you top list of 10 the most interesting places in Camelford.

Camelford used to be an important trading center in ancient times. Nowadays it is a small English town, which is situated on the River Camel. Every year many tourists come here to swim, to go fishing, to surf or to play golf. If you plan your visit here, we offer you top list of 10 the most interesting places in Camelford.

Top 10 for the Best Day Out

  1. Camelford Leisure Centre
    Camelford Leisure Centre

Every person dreams about great body nowadays. It is not easy to look like a model, especially if you are staying in an office all day long and prefer car driving to walking. Camelford leisure centre offers different kinds of fitness activities for people of all ages and levels! If you come to Camelford to spend your vacation, find two or three hours to visit this centre. It will be a real delight to your body and plenty of tips from the coach to follow them when you return home.

The paying system in this centre is very flexible. You can book one session and pay for it or pay for 10 sessions in one time and get a discount. Personal training is a very useful kind of service that you also can book here – thus you will discuss with a coach the individual system of training for yourself!

One more site the center is proud for is the swimming pool. It is huge and very comfortable for training and having fun here! You should bring your child with you – it will cost you just £2.80.

The swimming pool can be booked for birthday parties – thus you will have a lot of fun with your friends on your most important day of the year and make excellent photos for sure! It is one of the most popular places of interest in Camelford.

Camelford leisure centre address: Station Road, Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9UE, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1840 213188


Camelford leisure centre opening times:
Monday- Friday –  7:30–21:00
Saturday – Sunday – 7:00 – 15:00


  1. The Arthurian Centre
    The Arthurian Centre

I am sure, you have heard about King Author. Legends say he has been here!

The Arthurian Centre is located at the Medieval Market in Camelford. Famous King Author stone is situated in this Centre just in the central part of it. Visitors can see the place, where the battle of King Author and Mordred took place for the first time. Then they can come to the exhibition room and read the stories about King Author and his knights. Children like these stories very much, as well as visiting souvenirs shop (it is affordable here too) and playing a castle. So parents can leave the children for a while to play and to answer the questions of children’s quiz and visit Lady Falmouth’s Secret Garden that was restored in 2005.

The centre looks really attractive and mysterious, maybe that’s why many Hollywood producers choose it to make their historical movies. They say some episodes of “Lord of the Rings” were staged here!
The Arthurian Centre

The Arthurian Centre address: Slaughter Bridge, Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9TT, ,United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1840 213947

The Arthurian Centre opening times:  
7 days a week from 10:00 – 17:00
(March 28th – October 31st 2015)


  1. Tintagel Castle
    Tintagel Castle

It is the medieval fortification. The place has magnificent historical meaning and that’s why it is visited by many tourists from year to year. Thus last year 190,000 people have been there! Tourists are attracted by the ruins of Richard’s castle. The legend says that in the 13th century Earl Richard build a luxurious castle as a residence for himself. He tried to make it as beautiful as it was possible and later he has ruined the great castle in the minute of depression.

Richard’s ruined castle is not the only place of interest here. Since 1930 this castle has become an archeological centre too. Old English and even Ancient Romans heritage can be found there.

Although excellent views and the possibility to steep into the history attract people here, only the most fit can enjoy the beauty of Tintagel Castle as a lot of climbing can make unfit people really tired!

Tintagel Castle address: Castle Rd, Tintagel, Cornwall PL34 0HE, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1840 770328

Tintagel Castle opening times:
Open Every Day 10:00 – 18:00

  1. Trethorne Premiere Bowl
    Trethorne Premiere Bowl

Do you like playing bowling? It is the best kind of activity, when the weather is bad. It suits both – adults and children.

Trethorne Premiere Bowl is the main bowling centre in the city. Ten bowling lanes work there every day, so you can come here with your kids to play.  It is recommended to book the lane in advance, because it is quite crowded here, especially at weekends, so all the lanes can be busy – and what is more terrible for kids than to be refused to have some fun!

If the children are too little, they can still have a chance to win with the help of bumper rails and ball ramps, made especially for the youngest visitors!

Trethorne Premiere Bowl address: Kennards House, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8QE, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1566 86324

Trethorne Premiere Bowl opening times:
Open 10.00 – 18:00 – 7 days a week until 1st November 2015.
Bowling  Open Daily Monday to Saturday 10.00 – 23:00 and Sunday 10.00 – 18:00

  1. Hidden Valley Discovery Park
    Hidden Valley Discovery Park

Do you want to hang upside down or to open concealed doors? Hidden Valley Discovery Park is the best family attraction in Camelford! Children are so happy here to look for hidden clues and to solve the mysteries of knights.

Come here together; leave the car at the comfortable parking and let your children play!

You can spend the whole day here, as there are cafes, toilets and everything necessary for a long staying here!
Hidden Valley Discovery Park

Hidden Valley Discovery Park address: Tredidon, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8SJ,United Kingdom

Telephone:  +44 1566 86463

Hidden Valley Discovery Park opening times:
Daily until September 25th
October half term 25th-31st
10:00 – 17:00, Last entry 15:00
Free entry to Restaurant and Shop

  1. The Splash
    The Splash

It is a popular place for a family rest! Swimming is useful for people of all ages, so come here with your spouse and children and take a great swim! Both, parents and children will enjoy lying on the waves, produced by huge wave machine or riding the flume.

Besides such services as swimming for toddlers, length swimming, aquafit lessons are affordable! If you get hungry – the cozy café is situated just on the territory of the Splash!
The Splash

The Splash address:
Stucley Road
EX23 8AR ,United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 01288 356191

The Splash opening times: 
Pool opening:
Mondays to Fridays 7:00 to 21:00
Saturdays 7:45 to 17:00
Sundays 9:00 to 17:00
Bank Holidays 10:00 to 14:00

  1. Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary
    Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary

I am sure, you children are fond of birds and animals and are always ready to visit the zoo. This place is not the zoo, although its owner, Grenville Allen keeps constant contact to different zoos and wild parks.

This person has created his own private collection of rare species of birds and animals long ago. Now he keeps adding new and new kinds of rare birds and animals every day. All of them are cared at Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary and children can watch this process – every detail of it. They will see, how the workers feed the animals and birds, clean the cages etc. It is very interesting and useful place to visit for the whole family!
Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary

Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary address:
Moorlands Farm
PL24 2TX ,United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 01726 825222

Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary opening times: 
7 days a week 10:00 to 17:00 with last entry at 16:00.

  1. Kidzworld Indoor Play
    Kidzworld Indoor Play

Parents may have a rest at a comfortable bench, while their children are busy with playing. There are two playing zones for children here – indoor and outdoor one. The last one is affordable during summer season.

Children can spend several hours here, exploring smuggler’s cove, climbing the highest point of a tree house and playing mini golf. For sure, the weekend will be great for all members of the family!
Kidzworld Indoor Play

Kidzworld Indoor Play address:
Stadium Retail Park
Par Moor Road
St Austell
PL25 3RP ,United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 01726 815553

Kidzworld Indoor Play opening times:
Open 6 days a week: 10:00 Close: 19:00, closed Mondays.

  1. Eden Project
    Eden Project

It is the greenhouse that will be interesting for everyone. If you have kids, bring them with you, because visiting this place will make a great educational impact on them! They will see different kinds of landscapes, watch weird plants, which grow in different parts of our planet. Warm temperature biome will make everyone feeling like in South Africa or California. Children can play outdoors in summer and do some skating in winter. Eden project is really worth visiting!
Eden Project

Eden Project  address: Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG,United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1726 811911

Eden Project opening times:
10:00 – 18:00
Last entry at ticket desk 16:30

  1. Constantine Bay
    Constantine Bay

Do you like go to the beach? So, visiting Constantine Bay is a must for you! Getting tanned and swimming are the main but not exclusive activities, affordable on the beach. For surfers it is a real paradise as the waves are always big enough. If you have forgotten some of your surfing equipment at home, the shop for surfers works here all day long. From May till September lifeguides work at the beach, so you can be sure, you and your kids are safe here.

Constantine Bay address: Padstow, United Kingdom

So, Camelford is a great place to visit all year round. There are many leisure activities for adults and children here. It is a great idea to spend vacation there to steep into the history of the town and to make yourself more fit!