Paradise Park, Hayle
Paradise Park at the coastal resort of Hayle on the west Cornish coast is a wildlife sanctuary, with animals and tropical birds in exotic gardens and a huge JungleBarn indoor play area for children.
The attraction is located in attractive Victorian walled gardens and features tropical plants which thrive in Cornwall's mild climate. The park grounds are home to over 650 birds and animals including otters, meerkats, red pandas, red squirrels, flamingos, toucans, red-billed Cornish choughs, a collection of rare and endangered parrots and a fun farm including donkeys, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs and more.
Paradise Park is currently the home of the World Parrot Trust. There are daily feeding times and flying displays with eagles, owls and parrots and daily events bring visitors closer to the wildlife. .
Paradise Park features an all weather JungleBarn indoor play centre with giant slides, challenging soft play and a special toddlers' zone with ball fountain. there is also i a circular 750-foot (230 m) long 15 in (381 mm) gauge railway, which encircles the house at the centre of the park. The railway is open for trains to carry passengers in good weather, and is operated from April through October.
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary is a great choice for a day out with worthwhile conservation work and entertaining for all ages.