Top Sports and Adventure Activities in Cornwall

Cornwall’s coast isn’t all about beaches, quaint resorts, gardens, and cafes. There are plenty of action-packed adventures to keep adrenaline rush seeking enthusiasts on their toes. Whether you seek fast-paced adventures, sports or relaxing activities, Cornwall will seldom disappoint. Here are some recommendations for top sports and adventure activities in this quaint coast county.

Swan Adventure Sail

The adventure is suitable for seasoned sailors as well as absolute novices. Get your dose of adrenaline rush as you sail aboard the classic Swan 55 Kira. The yacht company allows you to join an experienced race crew, embark on a thrilling sail or charter a private yacht.

Adrenaline Quarry

Located in southern Cornwall, Adrenaline Quarry is Great Britain’s biggest zip wire. It features a couple of 490m giant zip wires that offer memorable zipline adventures. Not just that, there is a mammoth 50 ft Giant Swing that throws you 150 ft above the pristine lake. Enjoy a host of Freshwater Coasteering activities such as wild swimming, tombstoning and more.

Raven Surf School

Raven Surf School is one of the nation’s most premier surf instruction schools, where you take surf learning sessions from Mike Raven (Europe’s surfing sensation). The institution also has an instructor training centre for aspiring surfing instructors. In addition to sessions for learners of multiple abilities, it also has a local kids club to identify national champions within the community.

Camel Trail

The 17-mile stretch runs along the route of the region’s erstwhile steam engine trains. If you’re looking to savour a slice of Cornwall’s distinguished history or go cycling through an adventure packed route, this is your paradise! Suitable for all abilities and ages, the Camel Trail spans from St. Breward to Padstow. A nice place to take your dog for a pleasant early morning or an evening walk.