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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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The Scarecrows' Wedding is Heligan's Easter activity for families
The Scarecrows’ Wedding at The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The team at Heligan always come up with innovative ideas to entertain families in the school holidays, and this Easter was…

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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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Polkerris Beach
Polkerris and a beach clean with a toddler

Last week Jasmine and I headed down to the lovely local little fishing harbour of Polkerris, situated on the north-eastern shore of St…

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Children in waterproof clothing sitting on stools outdoors
Rainy day activities with kids in Cornwall

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day… Just because it’s wet doesn’t mean you can’t have just as much fun…

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Pinetum Park in St Austell, Cornwall, is a delight for plantsmen
Nanny Pat’s child friendly days out: Pinetum Gardens

I had driven past Pinetum Gardens hundreds of times (as it sits alongside the main A390 road in St Austell), but…

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Kidzworld offers rainy day fun for children in Cornwall
Kidzworld: toddler heaven on a rainy day

I had lots of plans for my latest Nanny Pat day, but the weather intervened and I was driven indoors by…

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