Cycling in Portreath
There's a great 12 mile cycle route that takes you from Portreath right across Cornwall to Devoran. There are many cycle tracks in the area, mainly old mining tramways where you can see the historical mine buildings. Local bike hire is available and there's even a BMX track nearby.
Other things to do nearby
The North Cornish Coast and lakes offer a range of water sports both inland and on the sea.
There's a great 12 mile cycle route that takes you from Portreath right across Cornwall to Devoran.
A 25 minute walk through lovely woodland ends at the coast in Portreath. Enjoy the great surfing beach or relax in one of the cafes and watch people riding the waves!
Experience Cornwall’s famously spectacular coastline with a Coasteering adventure, a unique combination of swimming, climbing, scrambling, traversing and cliff jumping. Visit the Coastal Rush websi
4 miles Experienced guides offer two hour coastal tours from Trevaunance Cove (St Agnes), or river kayaking on the Frenchman Creek Adventure. Visit the website
Wander the site and meet the craftsmen who extract the ore, dress it, smelt it, refine it and make it into fantastic jewellery. Visit the Blue Hills website
Cligger Head between Perranporth and St Agnes offers pleasant climbs at the lower grades up to 120ft. (Climbs 26, granite, tidal altitude, NW).
Pay homage to this state-of-the-art brewing facility, including the press house and distillery, followed by a free tasting. Have a look around their museum. Take a ride around the orchards
Take to the waves! The hostel is just ten minutes from Perranporth beach, one of the finest surfing and body boarding locations in Cornwall.
Try a four mile section of the stunning walk from Perranporth to St Agnes, discovering the industrial and geological heritage of the area.
The Coast to Coast trail from the Atlantic north coast at Portreath to the Channel South Coast at Devoran, follows the Bissoe tram line through a beautiful valley, rich with wildlife and Cornish minin
The Cornish Cycle Way passes nearby, revealing historic towns and fishing villages, distinctive landscapes and friendly pubs as well as a colourful tradition of arts and crafts and festivals.
This well established surf school prides itself in providing fun and informative lessons for all ages and abilities. Visit the website
This world heritage site offers a fascinating look into the underground world of mining. The beautiful rural setting belies its industrial past. Visit the Heritage Centre website
Get outdoors and have fun at this exciting activity centre. As a charity, they help hundreds of disadvantaged children in Cornwall too.
Home of the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, this wonderful seaside town has great views and sandy beaches.