Family Holidays in Cornwall: The Insiders Guide

A family holiday in Cornwall is the perfect way to create lasting memories with your children. From exploring magical castles and discovering hidden coves to delicious ice cream and paddling at the beach, there’s something for everyone. To help you plan the perfect family holiday in Cornwall, we answer all your questions about planning your […]

Got teenagers? Have a blast on your family holiday in Cornwall!

Are you looking for exciting and unique ways to keep your teenagers entertained during your family holiday in Cornwall? Hold on tight as we tell you about the ultimate activities for families with teenagers. Outdoor adventure at Via Ferrata Long Downs Nearby Penryn offers a Via Ferrata experience that is sure to get your […]

Family Holiday in Cornwall? How to choose the perfect resort

Maenporth Estate Drink

Summer is coming, which means it’s time to start planning your family holiday. If you’re looking for a beautiful and relaxing destination, Cornwall is the perfect choice. But with so many amazing resorts to choose from, how do you know which one is right for your family? Here are some things to consider when choosing […]

Top 15 Beach Activities for a Family Holiday in Cornwall

There are plenty of fun beach activities for kids to enjoy on a family holiday in Cornwall. From building sandcastles and exploring rock pools, to paddling in the waves and playing games on the beach, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. If your children love being by the beach, we’ve got some lovely activities to […]

9 Reasons why a Cornwall holiday is perfect for young families

Are you looking for a family-friendly holiday destination? Cornwall may just be the perfect spot. With its stunning coastal views and wide range of attractions, it’s no wonder that Cornwall has become a popular destination for young families. Continue reading to find out why a Cornwall holiday is perfect for young families. Enjoying your Cornwall […]

Falmouth Surf School & Watersports – Maenporth Beach

Maenporth beach is a sheltered bay and is a natural playground for watersports.  Falmouth Surf School & Watersports is based here and will be able to help you make the most of your time at the beach.  Falmouth Surf School & Watersports is a family run business and has been around since 1995.  Spence who […]

Local Attractions Near Maenporth


After travelling to Maenporth for your holiday, you may not wish to venture out very far on your first day. The below suggestions either involve a short 10 min journey in the car, or better still, not using the car at all! 

The Four Beaches of Falmouth

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You are spoiled for choice with some of the best beaches in the UK here in Cornwall.  Falmouth is no exception and you do not have to travel far to enjoy a great day out at the beach while you are on your holiday.    There are four beaches to choose from in Falmouth – here […]

Introduction to Maenporth

Set on the South coast of Cornwall, the unique location of Maenporth is perfect for a peaceful family trip to get to know the untouched Cornish coast. Nestled between the maritime town of Falmouth and the unspoilt natural ravines of the Helford, Maenporth is a true hidden gem that stands proudly in an area of […]

The swimming pool at Maenporth Estate

Maenporth swimming pool

The swimming pool at Maenporth Estate is a fantastic facility that is enjoyed by all ages during guests’ holiday with us.  One of the longest pools in Falmouth, it has a maximum depth of 1.8 metres and safety steps in the shallow end to allow easy access.  The jacuzzi and sauna are popular places to […]