Get involved with these great activities close to our holiday cottages in Cornwall

April 14th, 2016

With spring well and truly under way down here in the Duchy, it’s now the time to make the most of our exquisite beaches, lakes, rivers as well as our beautiful and varied landscapes from moorland hills and valleys to the windswept seaside cliffs.

What makes these stunning locations even better are the abundant activities you can get involved with in these glorious locations, and even better, there all close to our holiday cottages in Cornwall, meaning after an adventure packed day outside you can return to your luxurious accommodation and rest up in ultimate comfort and recharge for the next adventure!

Have a look below at some of our favourite things to do out and about in Cornwall:


  • Sea Kayaking and Foraging in Falmouth – Learn about Cornwall’s wild food and bush crafts on a kayaking and foraging course on Cornwall’s south coast. Wild food and foraging expert Chris will take you out to catch fish from your kayak, then forage on the shore for shellfish, seaweed and wild plants before setting up camp and cooking it up by the fire.
  • Harlyn Surf School – described by the Sunday Times as “the best surf school on the North Cornish coast” is Cornwall’s premier surf school and the perfect place to hone your skills. Located close to the harbour town of Padstow, after your surf, head there for a fantastic after surf dinner at one of the many fantastic restaurants.
  • Cornwall garden tours – Take part in a garden tour and see the best of Cornish gardens whenever you visit. With over 100 gardens open to the public Cornwall offers choice for any garden lover. For more information, click here for dates and times.
  • Colliford Lake – Located south of Jamaica Inn the famous smugglers haunt immortalised by Daphne du Maurier and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Colliford is the second largest lake in Cornwall that has a 14km walk leading to some excellent moorland trails. This is the place to be for the anglers among you, it offers up some of the best fly fishing in the county for brown trout.
  • Talland and the Giants Head, Looe – A 7.4 mile route that takes in an important ancient boundary wall, thought to be 1200 years old, through an old oak woodland teeming with wildlife. As you descend down into Talland bay you will see the secluded coves and beaches that were a smuggling paradise many years ago.



Other articles you may also find helpful when you’re preparing for your holiday in Cornwall:

A guide to wild swimming in Cornwall

The best dog friendly beaches in Cornwall


Photo by: Buckerstc