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At Futureworld @ Goonhilly

Segway Taster Sessions - Summer 2009. Throughout 2009 Futureworld are looking to bring their amazing "Segway" personal transporters to Truro, Falmouth and other town around Cornwall. These taster sessions will allow people to experience the thrill of the Segway and to find out more information on how you can book a fab "Segway Safari" at Future World @ Goonhilly. Look out for set dates!

At Flambards in Helston Wednesday 8th April - meet a Cyberman from thr hit TV Series Dr Who. Time Travel Special – Fun and Competitions. Appearances in the afternoon.

come rain or shine, lots of things to do

There are many visitor attractions and beautiful sights to see on the Lizard Peninsula and further afield, each offering its own unique features and characteristic appeal. With so much to see there is sure to be something for everyone! If you are looking for a thrill experience try the rides at Flambards, or if technology is more what you are after, see the ‘Giants’ at Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station. Travel on horseback or take a boat trip from one of the traditional fishing coves, you could even try a bit of sea fishing.

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station offers a fascinating experience for the family. Explore a massive satellite dish up close, the fastest internet café in the world, play in our Xbox play zone, discover alien life forms in our new S.E.T.I. display and film show. Tour the command complex, relax in our coffee shop and immerse yourself in technology, history and entertainment.

The Flambards Experience appeals to all ages with the famous Victorian Village, ‘Britain in the Blitz’ and the best family thrill rides in Cornwall.

The National Seal Sanctuary is open from 10am most days. New for 2007 Sea Lion Lagoon, café and gift shop. Kennack Divers provide training & guided dives around The Lizard Peninsula.

Poldark Mine, part of the new Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, has a tour described as the most atmospheric in Britain, gemsands where you can find real diamonds and a range of other activities, a Museum and much more.

The Marconi centre at Poldhu houses a fascinating telecommunications exhibition to mark this historic site where in 1901 the first wireless radio message was sent to Canada. The Lizard Wireless station restored by The National Trust in 2001 contains replicas of the original equipment Marconi used in his pioneering wireless experiments.

attractions to visit - highlights

Cornish Camels

Visit our traditional working farm: See our 10 friendly camels. Organic farm shop and cafe....
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Coverack windsurf

The Coverack Windsurf Centre offers holidays and courses to suit all standards, from complete beginners to advanced windsurfers....
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Cycle Hire

The Bike Barn Cycle Hire offers a wide range of cycles for all ages including tag-a-longs, kiddie trailers, child seats, tandems, safety equipment and more....
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Fishing Trips

UK Saltwater Flies offer a professional salt water fly fishing lodge in Cornwall and guiding as well as casting and technique instruction....
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The Flambards Experience is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the South West of England, with both indoor and outdoor activities, rides and amusements....
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Future World Goonhilly Experience

Unfortunately this attraction has been closed by BT until further notice....
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Godolphin House

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Helford River Boats

Enjoy the coves and quiet beaches of this beautiful seawater river estuary, immortalised by Daphne du Maurier....
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Helston Museum

One of the largest folk museums in the South West hosting a massive collection of exhibitions arranged over two floors....
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Kenneck Diving

Dive with us here in Cornwall and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the Lizard Peninsula....
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Lizard Surf School

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Lizard Wireless Centre

The Lizard Wireless Station is the oldest Marconi station to survive in its original state and is located to West of the Lloyds Signal Station....
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Marconi Centre

Poldhu Cove the site of one of the first transmitters to send the first transatlantic radio signal to Newfoundland....
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National Trust SW Cornwall.

Cornwall offers a complete spectrum of places of historic importance and outstanding natural beauty....
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Newton Equestrian

We provide horse riding holidays and lessons in Cornwall....
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Newton Leisure & Equestrian

Fun family holiday, 80 acres....
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Poldark Mine

In addition to its important heritage, the site also offers a wide range of activities ideal for the all the family, such as Gemsands, Pan for Gold and Throw a pot....
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Sailaway St.Anthony

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The Lizard Lighthouse

The Lizard Lighthouse is a landfall and coastal mark giving a guide to vessels in passage along the English Channel....
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The Seal Sanctuary

Set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek, we rescue, rehabilitate and release seals all year round....
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Kerrier District Council