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Return to the Caribbean | May Half Term at Pirate’s Quest

Separate pirate fact from fiction with special tours at Pirate’s Quest this May Half Term, 27 May – 4 June, and help the crew track…

Rainy Days This May Bank Holiday

With rainy days forecast for the May Bank Holiday in Newquay, Cornwall if you’re looking for things to do – Pirate’s Quest is a great hour…

Blackbeard’s Bank Holiday Weekend!

Don’t miss Blackbeard’s Bank Holiday Weekend, from 29 April – 1 May, at Pirate’s Quest Newquay. For one weekend only, the most infamous pirate to…

William Kidd Famous Pirate

All there is to know about William Kidd the Famous Pirate

William Kidd was born in Scotland in 1645. He sailed to New York where he met Sarah Bradley Cox, who he married and started a…

Cornish Piskies

Cornwall is not short of legendary characters, but undoubtedly the most famous of all of the county’s faery folk are the Cornish Piskies. These tiny…

Cornish Smuggling Stories at Pirate's Quest Newquay

Zephaniah Job

Polperro is a 13th century fishing village, originally belonging to the ancient Raphael Manor mentioned in the Domesday Book. Fishing has been the principal occupation…

Tristan and Isolde

Long before Romeo and Juliet, there was Tristan and Isolde – Cornwall’s tragic romance. Legend has it that Sir Tristan was one of King Arthur’s…

Top 10 things to do in Newquay this Easter

Grab a Cornish pasty It would be absurd to come to Cornwall and not indulge in a delicious Cornish pasty. Our favourite stop in Newquay…

Betty Stogs

Betty Stogs is said to have been a lazy girl who lived at Towednack. She had a life many would have been envious of –…

Swashbuckling Start to the Season for Newquay’s Pirate’s Quest

Newquay’s Pirate’s Quest has had a swashbuckling start to the season after a busy February Half Term. The buccaneering attraction has also qualified with flying…