Plan your visit
We're open for selected winter weekends from 3 November. Enjoy wintery family fun at Lappa Valley!


How to get here

Follow the brown signs from the A3075 via the Cubert crossroad for main road access. 

We are also signposted from the A30 and A3058. Please note this takes you via narrow Cornish lanes.


By Bus
The 85 bus runs between Truro and Newquay and stops in St Newlyn East.   

By Coach

Access for coaches is via the A3075; follow the brown signs from the Cubert crossroads.

By Bicycle

We are located just a few minutes off the St Piran Way (National Cycle Route).

Opening Times

We are open on the following weekends during the winter: 

9 and 10 November, 16 and 17 November, 23 and 24 November, 30 November and 1 December. 

Departures: 10.40am, 11.20am, 12pm, 12.40pm, 1.20pm, 2pm, 2.40pm and 3.20pm

The last train out of Lappa Valley will be at 3.40pm to bring you back to the ticket office. 

The Ticket Office will open at 10am and will close as the last visitor leaves the park, usually around 4pm. 

TICKET OFFICE: Please allow at least 15 minutes before your preferred train departure to park your car and  purchase your tickets.


Admission to Lappa Valley cost £7.50 per person during our winter weekends, for all adults and children aged 3-15 years old.

Dogs are welcome on their lead: £1.00

Children aged 2 and under are FREE 

*Ticket price not valid with any other offer. 
We provide a buggy wagon for prams and pushchairs on the Steam Railway.

Disabled access

We have two wheelchairs available to borrow. If you are bringing your own wheelchair, please note that the maximum size we can fit into the steam train carriage is:-

130 cm high x 120 cm long (front to back) x 70 cm wide

The steam train has specially adapted (ramped) compartments suitable for wheelchairs and staff will assist with access. Around half of the leisure park is accessible by wheelchairs with hard paved paths connecting the leisure park steam platform with the café and main toilet block. Disabled facilities are provided at the Ticket Office and main toilet block. Please note that the two miniature trains are too small to accommodate wheelchairs.

Please view our Access and Inclusivity Policy for full details of accessibility.

If you have any questions about our Inclusivity Policy please contact We would be more than happy to help in any way we can to ensure you enjoy a great day with us.

Disabled Adult £8.00  Disabled Child £6.00  Carer £8.00   Assistance dogs FREE


The Whistle Stop Café offers a range of excellent light bites, lunches, snacks and drinks on all dates we are open.

Our Ice Cream Express provides a great selection of Kelly’s ice creams and cold drinks. Seasonal opening only.

The Carriage open at peak times only, offering cakes, cream teas and hot and cold drinks

We offer a range of gluten free, vegetarian, vegan and dairy free options. Please ask a member of the team for assistance.


We offer a great range of hot children's meals from £2.50. We also offer the handy Lappa Lunch Bag for just £4.95

A fun Lappa Valley activity bag containing a roll with choice of fillings, crisps, fruit snack, cookie, low sugar fruit juice and crayons!

Cafe Cake


Annual pass

Take advantage of our great value Annual Pass offering unlimited visits for one year. This offer includes Winter Weekends and Spring Fun at Lappa.
Adult £32
Child (3 - 15) £30
Over 60's £30
Family of four (2 Adults & 2 Children) £115
Family of five (2 Adults & 3 Children) £130
Dog £5
Valid for 12 months from date of purchase. The pass doesn't include Santa Specials.
Ask us about our Disabled and Childminder rates.

Discount Returns

Pay just £1 per person extra on the day of your visit and you can then return up to four times for just £7 per person per visit.

Please ask at the Ticket Office for further details.

Discount returns are available 30 March 2019 to 3 November 2019, and exclude Winter Weekends, Spring Fun at Lappa and Santa Specials.


We are delighted to host birthday parties at Lappa Valley with exclusive use of our party carriage.

Birthday parties from April to October cost £14 per child and include:

  • A FREE adult place with every paying child booked
  • Personalised welcome sign on arrival
  • Lappa Valley birthday badge for birthday child
  • Birthday decorations for the party
  • Cab ride with the driver turning around at Benny Station for the birthday child
  • Lappa Lunch bag with drink for each child
    A fun Lappa Valley activity bag containing a roll with choice of fillings, Pom Bears, fruit based snack,  apple juice and crayons!
  • Personalised certificate for the birthday child
  • Choice of morning or afternoon for exclusive use of party carriage 
  • Self print Lappa Valley party invitations

Limited edition Lappa Valley Birthday Bears are available to purchase, please ask for further details when booking.  During off-peak opening weekends - from Saturday 9 November to Sunday 1 December, February & March - our party package is just £10 per child.


Contact us for further details, dates and availability.

A minimum £30 deposit is required at the time of booking.
A minimum number of 10 children required per booking.
A maximum of 20 children can be seated in the party carriage. Larger numbers can be accommodated using the decking area.


What does the admission price include?
All advertised attractions, including the return steam train journey, canoeing lake, crazy golf, pedal cars, play areas, indoor play carriages and our other two miniature railways. The coin-operated cars are charged at an optional, additional £1.

When are you open?
Weekends until we fully reopen Saturday 30 March 2019

How often and when do the trains run?
During Winter Weekends and our Spring Fun Weekends, the steam train runs every 40 minutes starting at 10.40am. The journey time is 10 minutes. Additional trains run at peak periods. The two miniature railways run on separate complimentary timetables which are more frequent in busy periods.

Can I bring my dog(s) with me?
Yes, well behaved dogs on leads are welcome. We charge £1 per dog and they are welcome on the Steam Railway, canoe boats, Newlyn Downs Branch Line and numerous nature walks. Assistance dogs are welcomed free of charge.

Do you apply any age restrictions?
Our pedal cars are for under 5’s only and the coin operated cars are recommended for ages 5 to 12 years.

Can I ride on all the trains as often as I would like?
Yes, we just ask that you are considerate to other visitors.

Are the mine buildings accessible?
Both the mine engine house and the chimney have no internal access.

Can I bring a picnic?
Yes, we have many outdoor picnic areas. Our Whistle Stop Café at the park has an excellent snack and children's menu including Lappa Lunch Bags.