Wildlife

Cardinham Woods - autumn

Sitting on the western fringes of Bodmin Moor, Cardinham Woods offer a different, but equally picturesque, kind of scenery to the familiar Cornwall seen on postcards. Riddled with footpaths and trails, its shady glades feel a world away from the...

Porfell Wildlife Park

Cornwall’s biggest exotic animal sanctuary. Located only a few miles from Looe in South East Cornwall itoffers sanctuary to many different animals from around the world. They might be neglected, injured, imported illegally or simply no longer wanted. For whatever reason they come to us, they’re always welcome.

Newquay Zoo

Newquay Animal World is Cornwall's only zoo and has become one of the leading wildlife parks in the country

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

Overlooking a popular Newquay surfing beach, the Blue Reef Aquarium is a stunning collection of marine displays from the Cornish coast to as far afield as the Caribbean

Grey Seal

The National Seal Sanctuary is a haven for injured and orphaned seal pups set on the picturesque Helford Estuary in the lovely village of Gweek

National Lobster Hatchery - Padstow

Centre set up to conserve the local lobster population and preserve marine biodiversity. Lobsters are raised from eggs through the most vunerable stage of their life cycle before being released back into the wild. The visitor centre is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Paradise Park - Hayle

Paradise Park carries out conservation work on native UK species, including the Cornish Chough, Otters, Owls, and Red Squirrels.
It is also home to rare and endangered parrots, and is an excellent and informative day out for any family.

Small aquarium located in a four-storey town house in the heart of Falmouth. Wide range of tanks and exhibits including an interesting assortment of tropical species on the ground floor and native Cornish species upstairs.

Donkey!

Home to about 30 donkeys, offers donkey rides, encounters with lots of animals and lots of other family attractions

Cornish Birds of Prey

Over 50 birds of prey, many of which take part in regular flying displays plus 'hands-on' experiences.

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