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Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall is a really popular family attraction offering a variety of activities for all ages. Here is a detailed guide to help you plan your visit.

About Flambards Theme Park

Flambards is the biggest family fun day out in Cornwall, featuring a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. The park includes thrilling rides, award-winning indoor attractions, and a life-sized Victorian Village, making it an ideal destination for families looking for an exciting and educational day out.

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Getting to Flambards

Flambards is located in Helston, Cornwall, making it easily accessible for visitors to Devon and Cornwall. The address is Flambards, Clodgey Ln, Helston TR13 0QA and you can use your sat nav for this. If you use “what3words”, search for mothering.goofy.royally

Opening Times

The park’s opening hours are subject to change, so it’s recommended to check the official website for the most up-to-date information. As of the latest available information, the park is typically open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Prices

The prices may change, so check the website for updates. Ticket prices are currently:

Adult £21.95 | Child £16.95 | Under 5 Free |Disabled or carer £12.95

It is worth noting that the prices are 10% cheaper if you book ahead online.

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Special Events and Themed Days

Flambards regularly hosts special events and themed days, adding an extra layer of excitement to the visitor experience. From seasonal celebrations at Christmas to themed entertainment at Halloween, these events provide additional value and entertainment for families. It’s recommended to check the park’s official website for any upcoming events during your planned visit, as they can enhance the overall enjoyment of your day out at Flambards.

Food at Flambards

The park offers loads of dining options to cater to different tastes and preferences. From casual eateries serving classic theme park fare to sit-down restaurants offering a more extensive menu, visitors can find a range of food and drink choices to refuel during their day at the park.

As well as the restaurants, there are designated picnic areas for those who prefer to bring their own food, making it convenient for families to enjoy a packed lunch while taking a break from the attractions.

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Souvenir Shops

Flambards features several souvenir shops where visitors can purchase mementos and gifts to commemorate their day at the park. Whether it’s a branded item, a toy, or a unique keepsake, these shops offer a variety of merchandise for guests to browse and choose from. We found that, as in many themre parks and holiday places, the gift shop is reasonably expensive, but the quality is good and there is a great choice of merchandise to buy from. It’s worth noting that the souvenir shops can also be a convenient source of essential items, such as sunscreen or hats, in case visitors need them during their visit.

Rides and Attractions

The park offers a fantastic selection of rides and attractions, catering to both thrill-seekers and families with young children. Some of the highlights include:

  • The Hornet Rollercoaster: A thrilling rollercoaster ride that provides an adrenaline-pumping experience for thrill-seekers.
  • SkyRaker: This twisting drop ride offers a unique and exhilarating experience for those seeking an adrenaline rush.
  • Thunderbolt: A classic amusement park ride that promises fun and excitement for visitors of all ages.
  • Colorado River log flume: Perfect for those looking to cool off on a hot day, this water ride offers a refreshing and enjoyable experience.
  • Sky-Force: As the largest thrill ride in the South West, Sky-Force provides an unforgettable experience for adventure enthusiasts.
  • Ferdi’s Funland: This area features traditional rides suitable for young families, making it an ideal spot for parents with small children.
  • Jurassic Journey: An educational and entertaining adventure that allows visitors to discover dinosaurs and fossils, making it a must-visit for those interested in prehistoric creatures.

Victorian Village

One of the unique features of Flambards is the life-sized Victorian Village, where visitors can step back in time and explore over 50 sets and scenes depicting Victorian Britain. This indoor attraction offers an educational and immersive experience, allowing guests to witness snapshot scenes of lives “frozen in time” and gain insight into the daily lives of people during the Victorian era.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it accessible for wheelchairs? – the park offers facilities and services to accommodate guests with disabilities, including accessible parking, toilets, and entrances. The majority of the rides and attractions are designed to be accessible to individuals with mobility challenges too

Is there parking? – Yes, there is loads of free parking on site

Do height restrictions apply to any of the rides? – Yes, there are some restrictions on the bigger rides. Check here for more details.

Are dogs allowed? – Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted in the theme park itself. However, there is a designated dog walking area outside the main entrance. Assistance dogs are allowed.

Other palces to visit nearby

When you are in the area, think about some of the follwing places too:

  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum – Located in Penzance, this art museum houses a significant collection of paintings by the 19th century Newlyn School artists colony documenting life in fishing communities.
  • Helston Railway – Ride heritage trains pulled by vintage steam locomotives along the historic Helston Railway Line from nearby Trevarno to the town of Helston itself.
  • Porthleven Harbour – Found along the coast from Helston, this pretty Cornish fishing port clusters around a picturesque harbour historically used to export tin and copper, now filled with small fishing boats, cafes and pubs.
  • Loe Pool – This large freshwater lake abundant with wildlife and surrounded by beautiful parkland sits just minutes from Helston town centre. Walking trails and a shingle beach encircle it.
  • Cornish Seal Sanctuary – Get up close to rescued grey seal pups and watch feeds and talks at this esteemed wildlife hospital and visitor centre located between Helston and Falmouth along the Helford River.
  • Mullion Cove – Around 15 scenic minutes’ drive south, tall cliffs studded with craggy rock stacks cradle this hidden sandy and shingle cove near Mullion Harbour, with amazing coastal walks above it.
  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall – Located in Falmouth, this fascinating museum celebrates Cornwall’s maritime heritage through hands-on exhibits about fishing, sailing, Discovery voyages and marine ecology.
  • Glendurgan Gardens – Just 10 minutes outside Falmouth, these National Trust gardens near the Helford River specialise in exotic Southern Hemisphere plant species arranged within a beautiful wooded coastal valley setting.
  • Lizard Lighthouse – Visit Britain’s most southerly mainland point with dramatic clifftop scenery, historical lighthouse and railway cutting plus a heritage centre detailing stories of numerous shipwrecks at Lizard Point near The Lizard peninsula.

Flambards Theme Park offers an exciting day out for families in Cornwall. With its diverse range of rides, award-winning indoor attractions, and the unique Victorian Village, it provides something for everyone. Definitely worth checking out.

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