Surfers at the beach in Cornwall


  • Perranporth beach near liskey hill holiday park
  • sundial near perranporth beach
  • A beautiful row of houses in Cornwall
  • A family building a sandcastle at Perranporth Beach
  • The Eden Project in Cornwall
  • St. Agnes Heritage Coast in Cornwall

Cornwall is the most southerly county in Great Britain and has been a popular UK holiday destination for decades due to its spectacular coastline and balmy weather. With picturesque villages to visit, sandy beaches to relax on and wild moorland to explore, it is  a perfect holiday destination for the whole family to enjoy. 

Holidays in Cornwall

Cornwall is famous for its coastal activities such as surfing and cliff-top walks, as well as culinary delights including the Cornish pasty, fresh seafood and creamy Cornish ice cream.

Enjoy all of this and more when you stay at Liskey Hill or Perran Heights towards the north of Cornwall.

These holiday parks are located close to the picturesque seaside town of Perranporth and its 3-mile long golden beach (found often on the best beaches of Britain lists); the St Agnes Heritage Coast, both a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a World Heritage site; and 8 miles up the coast you’ll find the bustling town of Newquay, with plenty to do and also Cornwall’s only airport.

These are the perfect holiday parks for making the most of the surrounding coastline and countryside. Whether it’s an adventure holiday you’re looking for, exploring the local areas or experiencing some of the fantastic water sports on offer, or perhaps you want to just relax on the beach or enjoy the Cornish countryside, there is something the whole family will enjoy at Liskey Hill or Perran Heights.

Our holiday parks in Cornwall

  • Liskey Hill Holiday Park has spectacular coastal views over the town of Perranporth and its world-famous beach. Whether you want a caravan or chalet holiday, there’s plenty of choice for every budget!

    Stay at Liskey Hill Holiday Park

  • Perran Heights Holiday Park is an exclusive holiday park in the Cornish countryside, only a 5-minute drive from Perranporth, which is home to luxury caravans and lodges, many of which have hot tubs.

    Stay at Perran Heights Holiday Park

Our Holiday Parks

  • Liskey Hill Holiday Park

    Liskey Hill Holiday Park

    Liskey Hill Holiday Park is a peaceful holiday park in Cornwall with spectacular coastal views over the seaside town of Perranporth and its world-famous beach.
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  • 2 luxury lodges at Perran Heights

    Perran Heights Holiday Park

    Perran Heights is an exclusive, boutique holiday park near Perranporth, Cornwall. It’s the perfect base to explore the best of north Cornwall - nearby are world-famous beaches, family fun attractions...
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • QWhat can I do in Cornwall?


    Stuff you have to do in Cornwall:

    • Relax on the beach and swim in the ocean!
    • Walk along the miles of breathtaking coastal path
    • Learn to surf the famous waves at Newquay
    • Try the local delicacies - from pastries, to cream tea, to ice cream
    • Explore picturesque seaside towns and fishing villages
    • Visit Land’s End - the most south-westerly point in mainland Britain
    • Cycle across the charming countryside
    • Take your little ones rock-pooling
    • Visit the many beautiful gardens around the county
  • QWhat are the best beaches in Cornwall?


    The best overall beach in Cornwall is Perranporth Beach

    The best beaches in Cornwall include:

    • Best dog friendly beach: Porthkidney Beach
    • For surfing: Fistal beach
    • Best hidden gem beach: Polly Joke Beach
    • For seaglass, seashells and rock pooling: Talland Bay
    • For families: Marazion beach
    • For swimming: Port Gaverne
  • QWhere to visit in Cornwall?


    In Cornwall, make sure to visit these places:

    • The Eden Project
    • St Michael’s Mount
    • Healey’s Cyder Farm
    • The Minack Theatre
    • Cornish Seal Sanctuary
    • Newquay Zoo
    • Pendennis Castle
    • Dairyland Farm World
    • Lappa Valley Steam Railway
    • Royal Cornwall Museum
    • Tate St Ives
  • QWhen to visit Cornwall for the best weather


    Visit Cornwall from June to September for the best weather

    July and August are the hottest months in Cornwall

    June gets the most hours of sunlight per month

  • QWhere to eat in Cornwall?


    The best places to eat in Cornwall are:

    • Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant
    • The Deck Restaurant, Bar and Grill 
    • Daisy's Cafe
    • Paul Harwood’s Fish House
    • Trelawny Tea Room
    • Chapel Porth Cafe
    • Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen
    • The Tolcarne Inn
  • QHow do I get to Cornwall?


    How to get to Cornwall:

    From London

    Driving to Cornwall from London takes approximately 4-5 hours. Get to the M3, before joining the A303 and finally the A30 to travel through Cornwall.

    From the north east

    Drive to Cornwall from Newcastle, Leeds and the north east via the A1(M) and M1, then join the A42 (which then merges into a motorway) and before heading onto the M5. At junction 31, merge onto the A30 to get through Cornwall.

    From the north west

    Drive to Cornwall from Manchester, Liverpool and the Lake District via the M6, before coming off at Junction 8 to join the M5. At junction 31, merge onto the A30 to get through Cornwall.

    When driving through Cornwall, travel along the A30, as it is generally much faster than the A38.

  • QHow to get to Cornwall by train?


    You can travel to Cornwall by train from around Great Britain

    • Cornwall has many train lines which connect it to the North and East of the UK.
    • Trains going through Cornwall enjoy beautiful views of the coast and countryside. Trains are a scenic way to arrive into Cornwall.
    • By train, it takes approximately five hours to get to Cornwall from London
    • The Great Western train route runs from London Paddington to Penzance, departing every 2 hours.
  • QHow to get to Cornwall by plane?


    You can fly to Cornwall, which is served by Newquay Airport

    • Fly direct to Cornwall from London Heathrow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow
    • Flights to Cornwall from around the UK take less than an hour
    • Fly direct to Cornwall from Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Portugal and Spain 

Things to do in Cornwall

  • Beach at Perranporth, Cornwall

    Perranporth Beach

    This famous beach at Perranporth attracts many people to this region and is known for some of the best surfing, swimming and sunbathing in Cornwall. Boasting a beautiful long stretch of golden sand, rolling dunes and great surf, this is a holidaymakers’ paradise. Plus, at three miles long, there is plenty of room for everyone to find their own space to relax.

  • St. Agnes Heritage Coast near Vale Holiday Parks

    St. Agnes Heritage Coast

    Just a few miles away is the St Agnes Heritage coast, a designated AONB and a World Heritage Site. The South West Coast Path hugs this beautiful coastline and is a haven for wildlife, including seals, dolphins and even the odd shark. This small historic mining community is home to a range of pubs serving award-winning real ales, and fresh, local produce.

  • Newquay zoo lion

    Newquay Zoo

    Just up the coast  from Perranporth is the seaside town of Newquay, with its nearby Newquay Zoo. It’s one of Cornwall’s leading visitor attractions and home to over 1,000 rare and endangered animals. Set in 13 acres of lush tropical gardens, this brilliant facility offers plenty of family activities including a children's play area, woodland walk and a dragon maze for the little ones. 

  • The Eden Project

    Eden Project

    The Eden Project is a completely unique attraction in the UK. The famous domes act as mini-biomes and house thousands of plants and flowers from around the world. One of the domes acts as a rainforest biome - making it the largest indoor rainforest in the world - and the other replicates a Mediterranean environment. The Eden Project is a fascinating day out for all ages.

  • A surfer at Perranporth beach

    Surf School

    Have you ever tried surfing? If you want to learn, the north Cornish coast is the perfect place for you, with some of the best waves in the country. There are plenty of surf schools in Perranporth and up the coast in Newquay, where you can take group or individual lessons on how to ride the waves. There are classes for children, teenagers and adults of all skill levels - it's never too late to learn!

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