Children’s Birthday Party Ideas in Cornwall


Filled with wonderment and wishes, a child’s party is a magical moment dreamt about long before it arrives – for a child that is – as the story may altogether be very different for a parent! Mums and dads are often consumed with endless checklists to think about and may feel ever so slightly overwhelmed. So to help whittle through those never ending lists, we have produced this Party Guide to help ensure nothing is forgotten...

Cornwall’s Crealy Adventure Park
Tel: 01841 540276
Birthday boys and girls get the VIP treatment at Cornwall’s Crealy Great Adventure Park. Children will receive a free gift from the park along with a free ticket for the Water Walkerz and a pony ride. Birthday party guests can enjoy all of the fantastic attractions including thrilling rides, animal encounters and indoor play before feasting on a delicious party meal. Birthday visits must be booked in advance.
Cornish World – Kidzworld
Tel: 01726 815553
If you go to Kidzworld near St Austell for your special occasion you’ll be surprised at what they have to offer. For as little as £9.50 and £10.50 per child Kidzworld can keep the party guests entertained for hours. Not only do you get unlimited play in the indoor and outdoor play areas but you also get unlimited squash for the whole visit, a private party room for 1 hour, a party buffet, jelly and ice-cream, party bags for all the children plus a special present for the party child. Party adults go free (1 per party child) so all you need to do is bring a birthday cake and the children of course!
Funny Faces
Tel: 01736 787191 or 07736 400960       
Funny Faces can tailor-make parties and events to suit your children and your budget. They specialise in high quality face painting and themed activities such as outdoor treasure quests, pirate and princess adventures, and amazing arty party events. Covering the whole of Cornwall, and with a reputation built up over the past 10 years working in the county, Funny Faces offers professional and affordable packages to make a child’s party or event completely unforgettable. Check out their Facebook page or website for more information.
Tel: 07531 066398
Relax while KidiPics capture your child’s party for you! For only forty-nine pounds, get 2 hours of party coverage snapped up. Afterwards all the photos will be transferred onto a DVD. KidiPics’ photographer is based in Launceston and covers the surrounding areas. Travel expenses may apply to parties outside this area. Find KidiPics on Facebook.
Country Skittles
Tel: 01736 850209
Country Skittles in Townshend, near Hayle, is an excellent choice for your kid’s birthday party. They offer fantastic birthday packages that are amazing value at only £9.50 per head and there is no limitation on the minimum number of party guests required.  The package includes bowling, a main course meal, ice-cream, a soft drink, balloons and banners around the table, plus there’s a chance for the party guests to have a go on the mini crazy golf.
Cheeky Monkey Parties
Tel: 07765 793447 or 01209 201002

Cheeky Monkey Parties can help you find an entertainer for your child’s birthday party, fancy dress for any themed birthday party, decorations, wedding decorations, Christening decorations and a homemade party cake for any occasion. If you can’t find what you’re looking for your child’s party then why not give Cheeky Monkey Parties a ring or take a look at their website?
Newquay Zoo
Tel: 01637 873342
Celebrate a special occasion at Cornwall’s biggest zoo! Newquay Zoo gets you even closer to an amazing array of species than anywhere else – and now you can celebrate a special occasion in style in one of Cornwall’s most unique locations. Whether it is a birthday party, christening party or anniversary, Newquay Zoo has all the ingredients to make your party an unforgettable experience! Little ones can choose a Little Monkeys birthday party, and a Jungle birthday party is a perfect way for bigger kids to celebrate their special day - they may even see baby animals.
Hengar Manor
Tel: 01208 850382
A Go Party at Hengar Manor will allow your child to celebrate in style and is especially appealing to parents as each party is designed to ensure maximum fun for a minimum price. Choose from Waterwalkerz, archery or swimming or a range of parties for the younger children including: Pirates Paradise, Junior Musketeers, Wild Wild West and Robin Hood Fun. Each session is run by highly skilled instructors and every party group receives a selection of party food. Why not take advantage of the New Year offer - book a Waterwalkerz, archery or fencing party and enjoy a free swim. Prices start from £7 per person.
Monkey Sanctuary
Tel: 0844 272 1271  
Treat your cheeky monkey to a party at The Monkey Sanctuary – an experience they will remember forever! Kids’ parties are new for 2014 and will offer plenty of monkey-based fun activities, party food, goody bags and birthday cake, plus unlimited play time – what more could they want! Prices start at just £7 per child, and two adults go free with a minimum of 10 children. The Monkey Sanctuary is just 18 miles from Plymouth and 2 miles from Looe.  
Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre
Tel: 01637 881224
Springfields, Fun Park and Pony Centre at St Columb Major near Newquay is a wonderful location for a child’s party. Children can enjoy all the fun of the park: can bottle feed the lambs, enjoy train rides and the birthday child can help in the pony show. Party prices are £8.75 per child age 3 and over with discounted rates for younger children. One adult enters free with every full paying child.  Prices include a Party Tea in a decorated party room and T-shirt for the birthday child.
Monkey Music
Tel: 01872 276766
Monkey Music parties are great fun for children and babies of all ages. The material that Monkey Music uses is similar to that which is used in a Monkey Music class. An hour of musical activities suitable for babies from 3 months up to children aged 4 with each party tailored to the birthday child. Monkey Music parties include musical games, percussion, songs, props, moving games and can incorporate favourite themes too. 
Paradise Park
Tel: 01736 758721
A child will have a birthday to remember at this award-winning party venue! Paradise Park offers four themed party rooms, fun and healthy party food, free printed invitations, a free place setting gift and all the fun of Paradise Park including unlimited play in the huge JungleBarn indoor play zone. When the sun is shining party guests can enjoy outdoor adventure play in Paradise Island and receive free entry into Paradise Park. Two adults gain free entry with each party and there is a discounted price for all other adults.
The Party People
Tel: 01208 851733
The Party People comprise of husband and wife team Timbo and Dianne who are dedicated to providing first class children’s entertainment throughout Cornwall and Devon. They pride themselves on entertaining the children for the duration of a 2 hour party making it a fun yet stress free occasion. Its magic shows are tailored to the age range required and evoke a pantomime atmosphere. The Party People also provide a mini disco for the children on arrival, a party game involving all of the children all of the time, tattoo painting, balloon modeling and party dance fun with the mascot ‘The Funny Bunny’. Older children may enjoy the crazy game challenges or even some karaoke fun.
Karla’s Parties
Tel: Karla on 07545 756765
Sit and relax while Karla and her friends entertain your children, giving them a magical and action packed party to remember. The parties are 2 hours long and are carefully planned to suit the children attending. At the parties children dance, sing, and play loads of fun, active games; plus they get messy with the arts and crafts, play with the parachute, and have a great time with balloons and bubbles. The children can (for an extra charge) have their faces painted and have a truly fantastic time.
Healthy Young Hearts
Tel: 07971 294554
Treat your child and his or her friends to a fun fitness party with Healthy Young Hearts. Parties are action packed and include high intensity games which are great at burning off energy. One hour and two hour packages are available for up to 25 children. Healthy Young Hearts is passionate about children's fitness and getting children active so their parties are a fun way to disguise fitness with traditional, as well as modern playground games but with a party twist. Prizes are won throughout and the birthday child receives an active gift to promote exercise afterwards.
Jules the Children's Entertainer
Tel: 07779 306497
As seen on TV, the amazing Jules the Children's Entertainer, can create a magical birthday party or children's show. Jules, a fantastic ventriloquist, with characters including Monkey and Oswald the chicken, provides enthralling entertainment for children of all ages. Shows include silly interactive magic where the children become the magicians and maybe a guest appearance from Monty Moose. Parties can include a disco with flashing lights, party dances, plus competitions and games for older children. Jules will make the birthday child feel like a celebrity. Jules works as a children's entertainer at many of the prestigious hotels, holiday parks and schools in Cornwall and Devon. 
Mark’s Ark Wildlife Encounters
Tel: 01736 333293 or 07761 810900
Mark's Ark provides a fantastic resource for playgroups and primary schools, suitable for all ages and abilities. Whatever the subject, Mark can give a fascinating insight into rainforests, animal senses, the difference between animals and mini-beasts - just to name a few themes. Mark's encounter can last for the duration of 30-60 minutes depending on your requirements. Parties are very cost-effective and give the children a brilliant opportunity to engage with exotic animals at very close quarters in a safe, controlled, hands-on show. Booking early is essential!
Woodlands Family Theme park
Tel: 01803 712598
Most mums are looking for birthday parties that are good value for money where the kids have plenty to do and there’s a good choice of menus to suit all appetites. Birthdays at Woodlands Family Theme Park are easy to organise with free admittance for two adults which helps to share the load. Keeping the kids entertained for hours is no problem with a wide variety of indoor and outdoor attractions. Friendly staff, themed rooms with a throne, and a present for the birthday child makes the day special. There are no hidden extras as all the rides, family play zones and vast indoor action centres are included. The Creepy Crawlies Show and Animal Encounters at the Zoo Farm are very popular with party goers. 99% of birthday organisers say Woodlands offer excellent value for money.
Little Kitchen Magicians
Tel: 07968 606 580
Little Kitchen Magicians offer healthy cooking parties for children and will provide all the equipment, ingredients and crafts/games to make the day super special. Little Kitchen Magicians can tailor a party to follow a theme of your choice, where a bespoke cooking birthday package is designed especially for your little one or you can choose one of their own themes. Cooking parties will give your child and their friends (and parents) the opportunity to design, make and eat their own food to their taste. The party guests will develop cooking skills, learn about healthy cooking, where ingredients come from, and try new ingredients whilst having fun at the same time. Also, party games and crafts will be designed around the party theme.
Raze The Roof
Tel: 01326 377481
Raze The Roof will make celebrating your child’s birthday lots of fun! With so many party options available your child is sure to find the perfect one for them. Mega Play frame parties are £10.50 per child (adults go free) and include help from a fantastic party host, your choice of three themed party rooms, hot or cold food, unlimited juice, ice lollies and tons of soft play fun. Add Laser Storm for just £3 extra per child. Ask about the Toddler Parties for the under 5’s or the Big Space parties which are perfect for the bigger kids. 
Molly Music
Tel: 07775 446 254
Stuck for birthday party ideas? Then let Molly Music bring its unique combination of laughter, play, music and fun to make it a really special birthday! Molly Music can provide a structure of activities using music, dancing, singing and action songs to keep your young guests fully entertained. Bubble-time fun and parachute play (space permitting) can also be incorporated. Molly Music is even happy to include traditional party games to add more variety – and to keep little ones busy! Molly Music uses a choice of high quality musical instruments to suit age groups together with exciting props to capture their attention.
The Esplanade Hotel
Tel: 01637 873333
The Esplanade Hotel in Newquay is well equipped and experienced in hosting children's parties for kids of all ages. The spacious ballroom is an ideal space for a party and with excellent catering options you can't go wrong! Children’s parties cost from just £7.95 per child (minimum 10 children) and include two hours exclusive hire of the party room, choice of hot or cold food, use of indoor soft-play and outdoor pirate ship adventure play area, and disco lights and music equipment are available for dancing or party games. Birthday cakes and party bags are also available.
Kernow Party Karts
Tel 07794 053996
Kernow Party Karts offer an exciting range of mobile party entertainment for children of all ages. They offer parties featuring Go-Karts, Laser Tag and a Soft Mountain, and will go to a venue near you across Cornwall. The variety of Laser Tag arenas suit children aged 6 to adults – so mums and dads can join in too. Be thrilled by Go-Kart racing or experience the unique bouncy fun of the Soft Mountain.
Blue Reef Aquarium
Tel: 01637 878134
Blue Reef birthdays are great fun whatever your age.  Celebrate your big day with weird and wonderful creatures like sharks and seahorses as well as clownfish, angelfish, giant crabs and lobsters!  An undersea safari guide will lead you on a fascinating tour of the aquarium where you’ll be surrounded by hundreds of amazing aquatic creatures.  There are three great themes to choose from: a Pirate raiding party, a special Shark discovery adventure or a myths and legends inspired Mermaid Princesses party.  Whichever one you choose it will include a specially-themed guided tour with fish feeding, as well as a Rockpool Encounter followed by a birthday tea and a take home bag for every child as well as a special gift for the birthday boy or girl!
Ocean Bowl
Tel: 01326 313130
Ocean Bowl in Falmouth is Cornwall's largest Tenpin Bowling Centre catering for people of all ages. There are 12 lanes of computerised scoring, a host of the latest video games and pool tables. Ocean Bowl serves food all day every day in their large licensed bar, diner and restaurant. They host children’s parties which include the bowling, food and drinks.  They also offer teenage and adult bowling parties too. Ocean Bowl is open 7 days a week for your complete family entertainment.