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Things to do in Cornwall in the Rain

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Discover the best things to do in Cornwall in the rain

It can be tough going on a staycation when the UK’s weather is notoriously unpredictable. However, a rainy Cornwall does not mean a boring Cornwall! There are ample indoor activities to keep you entertained, including escape rooms, galleries and aquariums.

If it’s forecast to rain when you’re due to come down to this wonderful county, don’t worry! We’ve compiled a selection of indoor things to do in Cornwall that are suitable for all ages.

If you’re after a day out that’s filled with culture and history, a visit to a landmark is a must. From Truro Cathedral to Lanhydrock House and Garden, there’s so much to discover about Cornwall’s past.

When it comes to Cornwall things to do in the rain that are unique, be sure to visit the Eden Project or board the Helston Railway. Alternatively, kick back and relax with a tipple after a tour of one of the region’s many breweries, such as the St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre.

Wondering what else there is to do in rainy Cornwall? Be sure to bring out your artistic side at the glass centres of Atlantic Glass Studio and Beau Nidol. Or, put your thinking skills to the test during a visit to one of the many indoor activities in Cornwall, such as Cornwall’s Great Escape Rooms and Eureka Escape Cornwall.

There are so many things to do in Cornwall in the rain! Keep scrolling to uncover them all…

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  • Eureka Escape Room Cornwall

    Eureka Escape Cornwall

    The Basement
    The Old Telephone Exchange
    43 – 44 New Street
    TR18 2LZ

    01736 366663

    With escape rooms in Falmouth, Truro, and Penzance, you can enjoy a challenge wherever you’re based in Cornwall.

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  • Falmouth Art Gallery

    Falmouth Art Gallery

    Municipal Buildings
    The Moor
    TR11 2RT

    01326 313863

    Visitors can discover over 2,000 artworks as well as unique exhibitions and a shop showcasing the work of local artists.

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  • Falmouth Bookseller

    Falmouth Bookseller

    21 Church Street
    TR11 3EG

    01326 312873

    Retreat to this beautiful bookshop situated in the heart of the busy working port of Falmouth.

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  • Falmouth lifeboat on Customs House Quay

    Falmouth Lifeboat Station

    Tinners Walk, Port Pendennis, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XZ


    Climb aboard a Falmouth Lifeboat and find out about the challenges of rescue operations in Cornwall.

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  • Falmouth Seafront Promenade

    Falmouth Seafront Promenade

    The Docks
    TR11 4NR

    Head to Falmouth’s seafront where visitors can access local points of interest, shops and eateries, all while taking in sea views.

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  • Flambards Theme Park

    Flambards Theme Park

    Clodgey Ln
    TR13 0QA

    01326 573404

    Flambards Theme Park is the perfect destination for an unforgettable family day out with its fun mix of rides, indoor attractions and entertainment. From thrill seekers to those who prefer a gentler pace, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Flambards.

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  • fowey aquarium

    Fowey Aquarium

    Town Quay
    PL23 1AT

    07815 840467

    A truly special aquarium, made up entirely of local species and a fantastic day out for the whole family.

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  • Fowey Museum

    Fowey Museum

    1 South Street
    PL23 1BA

    01726 833513

    Step into Cornish history at this single-room museum housed in one of the oldest buildings in Fowey.

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  • Fowey Parish Church

    Fowey Parish Church

    5 Church Avenue
    PL23 1BU

    01726 833091

    Visitors will receive a warm welcome at this grade I listed church dating back to the 14th Century.

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  • Fowey River Gallery

    Fowey River Gallery

    38 Fore Street
    PL23 1AQ

    01726 833828

    A clean and simple gallery showing a dynamic and ever-changing array of artwork.

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