Parks & Recreation In Cornwall

Looking for a good park and recreation spot in your neighbourhhod in Cornwall? Look no further than Seek South West!

Finding time to unwind with friends and family together has been proven to boost health and wellness, as well as social bonding. However, finding a good quality park and recreation centre in your neighbourhood in Cornwall that offers lots of fun and interesting indoor and outdoor games and activities may be hard.

A lovely castle in a lush green field

One of the things we love the most about Cornwall is the amount of flora and fauna you can easily access in various parts of the city. Each location has something unique to offer when it comes to both beauty and serenity.

You can take either a leisurely stroll or an energetic ride through any of Cornwall’s parks either by yourself or with family – A lot of them even allow pets. Because we want you to experience the same magic we’ve experienced at Cornish parks, here are some of our favourites.

  1. Kit Hill

This park covers more than 400 acres and it’s all open for the public to enjoy. The area is arguably the most dominant piece of landscape in East Cornwall and it is located between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor. The area possesses its own intriguing history and is a favoured location for picnickers, bird watchers, and kite flyers.

  1. Seaton Valley

    A beautiful park

This local park is rich in wildlife and is popular among both local and non-local visitors. Kingfishers, otters and fritillary butterflies are common sights in the park. Some of the beloved features of Seaton Valley include the beach, a sensory garden, picnic area with benches, children’s play area, outdoor gym and more.

  1. Mount Edgcumbe

This House and Country Park is a carefully cared for beauty that draws in guests from all over Cornwall and other neighbouring cities.

  1. Tehidy

    A beautiful garden

This large area of woodland in West Cornwall consists of peaceful woods and lakes as well as a café and picnic area. You can easily book to use the park as an educational area or camping ground.

  1. Gyllyngdune Gardens

Gyllyngduneis open to everyone to come visit and relax, play, exercise or learn. You can also enjoy music, art, theatre and more within the gardens. It’s a great family location for parents with kids of different ages.

  1. Morrab Gardens

Asides from flora and fauna, Morrab also possesses impressive architectural designs. It’s located not far from the Penzance town centre. Entry is free and well-behaved pets are allowed.

  1. Princess May Recreation Ground

This park has everything from a skate bowl to a playground, multi-user game courts, and lots of green open space for a picnic.

Some other notable mentions include; Tuckingmill Valley Park,Penbeagle Park and St Just Recreation Park.

SWW Tips to enjoying Cornwall Parks

Parking is very important when visiting Cornwall Parks so be sure to have already researched good parking options before reaching the park of your choice. Also, verify what’s allowed into the park of your choice and what isn’t. For example, no point taking your dog along if it won’t be allowed in. And most important, plan to have a good time.

At Seek South West, we are here to help. Reach us now and we’ll help you locate a standard quality park and recreation spots that’s perfectly made for you!