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    Activities in the surrounding area.

 
Walking

Walking

The campsite is only 250 metres away from the coastpath, walk east for Penberth, Lamorna, Mousehole and Penzance. Walk west for the Minack Theatre, Porthgwarra( 4o mins) and Lands (2 1/2 to 3 hours).

Running

Running

There are many lovely short loops or long runs along the coast path suitable for all abilities.

Surfing

Surfing

Best beaches for board surfing are on the north coast, Sennen Cove- 4 miles, has two surf schools and picks up Atlantic surf, good for body boarding and traditional short and long boards. Nearby beaches are good for body boarding and belly boards i.e. Pedn Vounder, Porthcurno and Porthchapel.

Climbing

Climbing

The local granite cliffs which are stable and full of natural seams, attract many climbers to enjoy the excitement of sea cliff climbing. Best, but most challenging spots are at Gwennap Head (Porthgwarra), Sennen Cove and Bosigran (north of St. Just)

Cycling

Cycling

West Cornwall is a popular destination with cyclists with many steep and challenging hills, north coast moors and wooded river valley's, many rides having spectacular sea views and riding on quiet country lanes. The National Cycle route starts at Lands End and has many bridleways to enjoy. We have a few bikes on site which can be loaned if you are unable to bring your own.

Fishing

Fishing

Rock and beach fishing on many marks within walking distance, will produce mackerel,bass and pollock mainly, with wrasse and garfish providing good sport along with turbot, plaice and dabs on the sand if you are lucky! Boat t rips from Penzance run daily.

Foraging

Foraging

Foraging courses leave the campsite three times a week. We meet at the Tipi and head off on a spectacular walk taking in the site of an Iron Age fort, a traditional fishing cove and an amazing wet woodland, learning about edible wild plants, seaweeds and the local wildlife. Private walks can also be arranged.

Local history

Ancient & Local History

West Cornwall has a large number of ancient sites, stone circles, standing stones, quoits, burial chambers, ancient villages and cliff castles.