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Cornwall offers a diverse range of sports and recreational activities for locals and visitors alike. Here are some popular sports in Cornwall:

Surfing: With its extensive coastline and consistent waves, Cornwall is a haven for surfers. Spots like Newquay, Fistral Beach, and Perranporth attract surfers of all levels. There are surf schools and rental shops available for beginners to learn and experienced surfers to enjoy the waves.

Golf: Cornwall is home to several beautiful golf courses that cater to players of all skill levels. The Point at Polzeath has a fabulous course and is highly regarded.

Walking and Hiking: Cornwall's diverse landscapes make it an ideal destination for walkers and hikers. From the South West Coast Path, which offers breathtaking cliff-top walks, to the rugged moorland of Bodmin Moor and the beautiful countryside of the Roseland Peninsula, there are trails for every level of fitness and interest.

Horse Riding: Horse riding is a popular activity in Cornwall, and there are numerous equestrian centers and riding schools offering lessons and guided hacks. Explore the countryside, beaches, and bridleways on horseback for a unique experience.

These are just a few examples of the sports and recreational activities available in Cornwall. The county's natural beauty and outdoor spaces provide ample opportunities for individuals to engage in their favorite sports or try something new.


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Whether it's some friendly competition, or just a breath of fresh air, there's a sporting activity to suit you in Cornwall. See our listings to discover what you can get up to on your next visit.


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  • Cornwall is famed for its world-renowned beaches which make it a surfing haven in the UK as well as one of the leading holiday destinations in the UK.

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