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In: Nanny Pat’s Child Friendly Days Out

Squashbox production for children at the Minack Theatre
A Family Day Out at the Minack Theatre and Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

On the first day of the Easter holidays I grabbed my grandchildren and set off to the Minack Theatre near Porthcurno…

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If you live in Devon or Cornwall, Bosinver is ideal for a short break out of season
Family friendly February half term activities in Cornwall

From make & take workshops to children’s trails and animal adventures, there are heaps of fantastic child-friendly activities happening in Cornwall over…

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Exploring the the Royal Cornwall Museum with children
Nanny Pat’s days out – hands-on history at the Royal Cornwall Museum

The Royal Cornwall Museum is a magnificent granite building in River Street in the heart of Truro. It houses thousands of…

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Heligan by Night - garden illuminations
Heligan by Night & family friendly festive activities

As most of you know I am a big fan of the Lost Gardens of Heligan as a place to visit…

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Little Kitchen Magicians children's cookery class in Cornwall
A children’s cookery class with Little Kitchen Magicians

I know Lizzie from Little Kitchen Magicians and have been looking for a chance to take my grandchildren to one of…

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Children's Halloween trail at the Lost Gardens of Heligan
Halloween Trail & Activities at the Lost Gardens of Heligan

We are so lucky to have the Lost Gardens of Heligan on our doorstep. No matter whether it’s a quick walk…

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Nanny Pat feeding animals with grandaughter Jasmine
Nanny Pat’s reflections on the delights of days out in Cornwall with her pre-school grandchildren

My youngest grandchild starts school next week and I feel sad. It marks the end of an era of having each…

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Callestick Farm, Cornwall
A visit to Callestick Farm to see ice cream being made

My grandchildren have two favourite Cornish ice cream makers: Roskilly’s, at St Keverne, which we have visited several times and Callestick…

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Bluebell walks on the Lanhydrock estate, Cornwall
A child friendly bluebell walk at Lanhydrock

There are two places in Cornwall that I consider top of my list to visit for a child friendly bluebell walk –…

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Highway Rat Trail at Cardinham Woods
The Highway Rat Trail in Cardinham Woods

Cardinham Woods near Bodmin is one of our favourite places to visit for outdoor fun. It’s managed by the Forestry Commission…

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