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Anne Bonny

Anne Bonny was arguably the most famous female pirate to sail the seven seas. Along with Mary Read she found fame when she served as…

St Piran

March 5th marks St Piran’s Day, a celebration named after one of Cornwall’s patron saints. According to legend, St Piran was born in the 6th…

Captain Calico Jack reading a book to celebrate World Book Day at Pirate's Quest Newquay, Cornwall

Top Ten Favourite Pirate Books!

For World Book Day, the crew at Pirate’s Quest have selected their ‘top ten’ great Pirate books for some swashbuckling story telling! 10. PIRATE FREEDOM…

Howell Davis

Born in Wales in 1690, Captain Howell Davis was one of the most successful pirates that operated during the so called ‘Golden Age’. He started…

Samuel Bellamy

‘The Prince of Pirates’ and ‘Robin Hood of the Sea’- just a few of the nicknames given to Samuel Bellamy, more famously known as ‘Black…

Huer’s Hut

On a cliff top, overlooking Newquay Harbour, a whimsical white building can be found. Huer’s Hut is believed to date back to the fourteenth century,…

Jack the Giant Killer

There are many tales of Cornish Giants – perhaps one of the most famous is of Giant Cormoran and Jack the Giant Killer. Legend tells…

A Pirate Love Story

Famous pirate, Captain Jack Rackham secured his place in history books for a few reasons. Firstly his choice of colourful clothing, earning him the nickname…

Cornish piskies Trevose Head Cornwall

Calico Jack’s Roadtrip

To collect research for his ‘Captain’s Blog’, Calico Jack recently embarked on a voyage around Cornwall. With his trusty sidekick, Alice, Captain Jack visited some…

Pirates, Calico Jack and Anne Bonny waiting for visitors in the cornish myths and legends section of the attraction

Escape the Pirate Hunters this February Half Term

Pirate’s Quest is pleased to present a brand new storyline for 2017; Escape the Pirate Hunters! Set sail with the swashbucklin’ crew at the Newquay…