Watersports

Watersports in Portreath

Overview

The North Cornish Coast and lakes offer a range of water sports both inland and on the sea. Options include surfing, canoeing and swimming, so make sure you bring your swimming gear to enjoy the fun on the waves!

What makes it special

  • A range of water sports inland and on the sea

Hostels nearby

Watersports in Portreath

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SW657452

Lat/Lng: 50.260642, -5.288665

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

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.

coasteering

Coasteering in Land's End

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.

St Michaels Mount

St Michael's Mount

From monks to a Cornish giant, the history and mythology that layer up on this rocky tidal island near Penzance is richly diverse.

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle

Visit the hands-on discovery centre and explore one of the finest mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country.

Leach Pottery

Leach Pottery

The most famous and certainly the most influential studio pottery in the world!

Porth Kerris Dive School

Porth Kerris Dive School

Dive in the sea and explore one of the wrecks on the Manacle rocks - the stair case from the Mohegan is in the hostel!

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

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.

surfing

Cornwall Surf Academy

Don't miss out on something the area is famous for! Try an action packed surf lesson and take to the waves.

National Maritime Museum Cornwall (Falmouth)

National Maritime Museum Cornwall (Falmouth)

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

St Eval Karting Centre

St Eval Karting Centre

The largest, fastest and most exciting race circuit in the South West. Visit for a quick practice or challenge your friends to a race!

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!

Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

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

St Ives

St Ives

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