Mountain biking 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.
What makes it special
- Lots of options for mountain biking
Other things to do nearby
Get outdoors and have fun at this exciting activity centre. As a charity, they help hundreds of disadvantaged children in Cornwall too.
If you are looking to combine water sports with climbing then Coasteering is for you. Kernow Coasteering offer coasteering adventures on the rocky coastline close to YHA Land’s End.
From monks to a Cornish giant, the history and mythology that layer up on this rocky tidal island near Penzance is richly diverse.
Penzance has the best transport links in West Cornwall, giving great flexibility in choosing your route.
Marazion and Gwithian have regular events for both Kite and Wind Surfing.
Visit the hands-on discovery centre and explore one of the finest mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country.
The most famous and certainly the most influential studio pottery in the world!
Dive in the sea and explore one of the wrecks on the Manacle rocks - the stair case from the Mohegan is in the hostel!
Take a look at a real working Cornish ice cream farm! Meet the herd of cows, go for a stroll around the meadows, and of course get a sample of their delicious ice cream.
Don't miss out on something the area is famous for! Try an action packed surf lesson and take to the waves.
Love boats, the sea and Cornwall? You'll find all things nautical at this amazing museum - packed with interesting exhibits for all the family. Don't miss the stunning views from the looko
The largest, fastest and most exciting race circuit in the South West. Visit for a quick practice or challenge your friends to a race!
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!
The North Cornish Coast and lakes offer a range of water sports both inland and on the sea.
Made famous in the recent Poldark BBC series, this beautiful sandy beach has a little church at one end, jutting out of the cliffs. See the National Trust website for why the area is of archae
Home of the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, this wonderful seaside town has great views and sandy beaches.