Beer gardens, play areas and children’s menus…three essential ingredients for a relaxing summers afternoon in the pub with little ones! We’ve found over 25 pubs in Cornwall with play areas, read on to find out where they are!
Marine Drive, Widemouth Bay, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 0AW
Children are always welcome at the Bay View Inn in Bude, with a large play area, and a bouncy castle (weather permitting).
Prislow Lane, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4PZ
The Boslowick Inn in Falmouth has outside seating and a play area.
A389, Dunmere, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2RD
The Borough Arms in Dunmere near Bodmin has a family friendly atmosphere and an outdoor play area, featuring a multiplay unit with tunnel, tunnel slide, open slide and wobbly bridge.
St Austell Road, Tregrehan, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SL
The Britannia Inn, near St Austell in Par has a large beer garden with outside bar and a play area.
Crosstown, Morwenstow, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 9SR
The Bush Inn is in Morwenstow near Bude, on the Devon/Cornwall border. It is a family pub with beer garden and play area.
Grasmere Lane, Minions, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 5LE
The Cheesewring Hotel on Bodmin Moor claims to be the highest pub in Cornwall, and has a play area in its garden.
Juliots Well Holiday Park, Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9RS
The Coach House is situated within the grounds of Juliots Well Holiday Park in Camelford. There is timber play equipment in the garden including agility trail, slide and cradle swing.
Lanner, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 6JB
The Coppice at Lanner has large gardens and an adventure playground.
Fore Street, Tintagel, Cornwall PL34 0DA
The Cornishman Inn in Tintagel has large gardens with a play area.
B3254, Langdon Cross, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8NL
The Countryman Inn is a traditional pub in Langdon Cross near Launceston, with a large garden and enclosed play area.
School Road, Metherell, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 8BQ
The Cross House Inn is a family friendly pub in the village of Metherell on the Devon/Cornwall border, with a large beer garden and a play area.
B3303, Crowntown, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0AD
The Crown Inn & Lodges, in Crowntown near Helston, has a beer garden with children’s play area.
A30, Sennen, Cornwall, TR19 7AD
The First and Last Inn in Sennen has a brand new outdoor play area for 2015, based on a castle with towers, wobbly bridge and slide.
63 Fore Street, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HA
The Fort Inn in Newquay is a great spot for a family meal, and has indoor and outdoor play areas.
Draceana Avenue, Falmouth, Cornwall, TT11 2EW
The Fourwinds Inn in Falmouth welcomes families, and has a large garden and a children’s play area.
Cliff Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2NE
The Great Western in Newquay has a kids menu and large outdoor space with train-themed play area and sea views.
A394, Rame, Cornwall, TR10 9ED
The Halfway House at Rame Cross, between Penyrn and Helston, is a child friendly pub with outside seating and children’s play area.
Downderry, Torpoint, Cornwall, PL11 3JY
The Inn on the Shore in Downderry near Looe has an outside seating area with beach views and a lawn with children’s play area.
New Road, Fraddon, St Columb, Cornwall, TR9 6NA
The Penhale Round, located just off the A30 in Fraddon, is a Brewers Fayre pub with an outdoor play area.
Burgois, St Issey, Cornwall, PL27 7QQ
The Pickwick Inn, in St Issey in North Cornwall has a large beer garden with children’s play area.
Alverton Road, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4PS
The Pirate Inn in Penzance is a friendly pub with beer garden and play area.
Rock Road, St Minver, Wadebridge, PL27 6PQ
Children are welcome at the Pityme Inn near Wadebridge, and there is an outdoor play area, high chairs and baby changing facilities.
Fore Street, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3PF
The Plume of Feathers Pool is a traditional pub with a children’s play area in the garden.
A3047, Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 5BN
The Plume of Feathers in Scorrier near Redruth offers a warm welcome to all, including children, and has a children’s menu and children’s play area.
Breage, Cornwall, TR13 9UL
The Queens Arms in Breage has outside seating and a play area.
East Road, Quintrell Downs, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4LQ
The Quintrell Inn, in Quintrell Downs near Newquay, welcomes families, and has a free to use indoor play barn and a beer garden.
50 Churchtown, Gwinear, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5JL
The Royal Standard in Gwinear has opened a community playground in its garden, featuring an adventure assault course – open to customers of the pub and the local community.
Polmear Hill, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2AR
The Ship Inn in Par has gardens and a play area for the children.
Trebellan, Cubert, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5PY
The Smugglers Den Inn is a countryside pub in the hamlet of Trebellan, near Newquay, with a beer garden and play area.
Trewardreva, Constantine, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 5QD
The Waymarker is an accredited family friendly restaurant, with an enclosed play area adjacent to the restaurant which includes a raised wendy house, slide , see-saws and giant snakes & ladders.
A3075, Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9LQ
The Whitehouse Inn, in Penhallow near Truro has an indoor soft play area and a large outside play area with multiplay unit and sandpit.
If you know of any Cornwall pubs with play areas that we’ve missed, please let us know by commenting below or sending us a message! And if you are close to the border with Devon, check out the guide to Devon pubs with play areas too!