Cycling in Portreath

Cycling in Portreath

Overview

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.
 

Hostels nearby

Cycling in Portreath

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SW 65748 45322

Lat/Lng: 50.261312, -5.2880432

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Walking

Walking and Rambling in Portreath

 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!

Group of people Coasteering on the Cliffs in Newquay, Cornwall

Coastal Rush

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

Koru Kayaking

Koru Kayaking

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  

Abandoned Cornish tin mine buildings

Blue Hills Mine

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

Climbing in Perranporth

Climbing in Perranporth

Cligger Head between Perranporth and St Agnes offers pleasant climbs at the lower grades up to 120ft. (Climbs 26, granite, tidal altitude, NW).

Cider is under the apple tree branch

Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm

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

Watersports in Perranporth

Watersports in Perranporth

Take to the waves! The hostel is just ten minutes from Perranporth beach, one of the finest surfing and body boarding locations in Cornwall.

Walking and Rambling in Perranporth

Walking and Rambling in Perranporth

Try a four mile section of the stunning walk from Perranporth to St Agnes, discovering the industrial and geological heritage of the area.

Mountain biking in Perranporth

Mountain biking in Perranporth

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

Cycling in Perranporth

Cycling in Perranporth

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.  

Surfing school, sitting on sand being instructed

Perranporth Surf School

This well established surf school prides itself in providing fun and informative lessons for all ages and abilities. Visit the website

Panorama of a Cornish Mine

Poldark Mine - Cornish Mining World Heritage

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

abseiling

BF Adventure

Get outdoors and have fun at this exciting activity centre. As a charity, they help hundreds of disadvantaged children in Cornwall too.

St Ives

St Ives

Home of the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, this wonderful seaside town has great views and sandy beaches.