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You'll want to make the most of Cornwall's amazing beaches, rivers, lakes and estuaries with all the fantastic watersports on offer. Walkers will love the diversity of the landscape, windswept moors, coastal cliff top walks, areas of natural beauty and trails through mining heritage landscapes. Whatever your interest, be it, fishing, adventure sports, horseriding, or golf, you'll find it in Cornwall.
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A premier surf school and watersports centre offering a choice of fantastic activities, surfing, coasteering, stand up paddleboarding and guided sit on top kayak tours. Multi activity days, based at Harlyn Bay.
This section of Cornwall Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty follows the coastline from Marazion, Mount's Bay eastward and across the Lizard through the Helford estuary to the outskirts of Falmouth.
Come down to the beach and get out on the water at Polkerris! The Polkerris Beach Company has an award-winning watersports centre offering sailing, windsurfing, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.
Nestling in a valley close to Penryn, Argal Lake offers a great opportunity for a peaceful day in the countryside. The lake is noted for its wildlife and beautiful walks, there is a circular walk of about two miles through woods and meadows.
Enterprise Boats are a well established, family run business operating a seasonal service linking Truro with Falmouth by sea along The River Fal. The service also calls at other places en route such as Malpas, Trelissick, Tolverne (Smugglers cottage) and St. Mawes, offering a superb facility for sightseers, walkers and shoppers.